GPS With Missed Call alert?

Discussion in 'GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me' started by mattlikesbikes, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. mattlikesbikes

    mattlikesbikes Been here awhile

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    Anyone know of a GPS unit (pref. Garmin) that will display if you have a missed call?

    When I am out on a ride I rarely hear my phone ring or feel it vibrate. It's in my chest pocket and would prefer to keep it there. But if I had some kinda of Bluetooth caller ID, hell even just a plinky red light, I'd be fine.

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  2. Emmbeedee

    Emmbeedee Procrastinators

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    I'm not aware of any unit that will, but why don't you just get a headset intercom and you could answer the call if it's important enough to you? I answer calls on my Scala G4, and often people can't even tell I'm on a ride.
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  3. bobbo

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    I have a garmin nuvi , it has bluetooth to my phone and acts like a speaker phone in my car, may need a headset or something for it to work , but it shows the call and text msg on the screen , hope this helps
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  4. mattlikesbikes

    mattlikesbikes Been here awhile

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    This is a great start. I had looked at the Nuvi, but it says very little on the garmin site about the features.

    I don't really want to take calls while I ride, thus I am staying away from temptation with a headset. But if the GPS wants to think it is a speakerphone and give me caller ID, that would be great.
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  5. bobbo

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    ill figure out what nuvi i have today , its an older one , it plays mp3 and has an fm transmitter , worked great for what i have used it for , i bought a cheap waterproof mount off ebay and use it on my triumph
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  6. Emmbeedee

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    What your Nuvi does depends on which phone it's paired with. Back when I had a POS Samsung phone, my 780 read and allowed me to reply via the keyboard to text messages, gave me a lot of the features the phone offered, but now that I have an iPhone, this same Nuvi 780 only gives me hands free phone features. Nothing else.

    So test any gps units with your own phone.
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  7. bhb

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    Similar to in-dash OEM car nav systems. My cars nav allows for text message display, but iPhone doesn't support it.


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  8. kenny61

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    last time I missed a cal it was on my phone:huh



































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  9. OkieTom

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    My Zumo 665 will display the incoming call when paired to your phone, personally I would suggest a headset but if you just want to know when you have an incoming call it will do that without one.
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