Live Services, Traffic, and Smartphone Features

The Garmin Drive™ app allows your device to receive smart notifications and live information, such as live traffic data and weather information.

Live traffic data

Sends real-time traffic data to your device, such as traffic incidents and delays, construction zones, and road closings (Traffic).

Weather information

Sends real-time weather forecasts, road conditions, and weather radar to your device (Viewing the Weather Forecast).

Smart Notifications

Displays phone notifications and messages on your device. This feature is not available for all languages.

Hands-Free calling

Allows you to place and receive phone calls using your device, and allows you to use the device as a hands-free speaker phone. If the selected language supports the voice command feature, you can place calls using voice commands.

Send locations to device

Allows you to send locations from your smartphone to your navigation device.

Foursquare® check in

Allows you to check in to Foursquare locations using your navigation device (Checking in with Foursquare®).