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Pixel 3a unable to connect to BMW Navigator

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by meannugly, May 17, 2020.

  1. meannugly

    meannugly n00b

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    Bought a Pixel 3a and the phone works fine except unable to get it to pair with either the Nav VI or Zumo 595LM. Initial attempts to debug, reset, safeboot, etc. have failed. Pixel 3a will repeatedly connect/disconnect every couple seconds when pairing with Nav VI. The phone will be able to hold a pairing connection with the Zumo but none of the functions will activate (phone, media, garmin smartphone link app,...)

    Wondering if any other inmates have been successful at pairing the Pixel 3, 3a, 4 with a Garmin GPS?
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  2. PDXRider70

    PDXRider70 Adventurer

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    I have the Pixel 4XL and did not have any issues. BUT I may have been lucky. I did disconnect them though, as it seemed to cause more problems than it was worth.
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  3. meannugly

    meannugly n00b

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    Complete phone reset has it working now. Good news is that it's not a firmware thing. But no idea what was causing the problem.
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