Garmin Smartphone Link app update adds Dynamic Parking and Tracker functions
Finding parking spots can be a real hassle, so we’re excited to let you know that we just launched an update for our Smartphone Link app that adds a feature to help you find available parking spots at commercial garages and airports. The new version of Smartphone Link also adds a tracking functionality, so your friends and family can keep track of where you’re headed. Additionally, the update includes the ability to send addresses from Google Maps on your Android phone straight to your nüvi. The new version is available today at no cost in Google Play.
Here’s what’s new for the Smartphone Link app:
This new feature helps you locate parking areas close to your destination. For some commercial garages, it also provides you with the number of spots available and the current cost of theparking spot. Covered are 42 major metropolitan areas and 79 airports in North America with details about the garage, including addresses, phone number, capacities, size regulations and prices (early-bird, evening, holiday, specials, etc.).
Garmin Tracker allows you to track the location of your nüvi on the Garmin website or with the Tracker app, so your friends and family can see where you’re headed. It is also possible to send a link via Facebook, Twitter or email to track you as you travel with your nüvi.
Send Google Maps Addresses
Smartphone Link now lets you send locations and addresses from Android's Google Maps to your nüvi. You can simply click on an address in Google Maps to open a pop-up window that will allow you to send it to your nüvi via Smartphone Link.
Smartphone Link is an app for Android phones to provide services to nüvi devices, utilizing the smartphone's mobile data plan.Garmin Smartphone Link is available at no cost in Google Play and includes several free services as well as premium in app purchase options such as Premium Traffic, Fuel Prices, Advanced Weather and photoLive traffic cameras.
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