Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Setup, Troubleshooting, and review

The Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S is a sat nav (satellite navigation) GPS that is specially made for searching the location without using the internet. The GPS connects with your vehicle wheel so that it easily locates the location. It is a Friction mount bundle GPS that usually comes with updated lifetime maps of North America. It contains a power key, callout number two, callout number three, hands-free calling, lithium-ion battery, USB power, and data port, map, and data memory card slot, callout number four, and microphone for voice command.

The Garmin SmartDrive device usually comes with effective features that can easily help you to encourage safer driving with a safety alert and it also increases your efficiency. Similarly, it mainly gives slower traffic alert to driving in a familiar area like a school, etc. This also provides a warning signal alert. It gives an audible tone alert, message, and displays information at any warning location. It is easily navigate to your destination, navigating off-road, routes, starting a route, your route on the map, arriving at your stopping the route, using suggested routes, avoiding delays, tolls, and areas on its touch screen display.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Features

The Garmin (010-01681-06) drivesmart 61 provides driver awareness features and also gives alerts with enabling or disabling audible driver alerts. Here are some more Garmin drivesmart 61 specs, this is given in be.

  • It gives a red light driver alert, especially for controlling the vehicle speed If it is high with easy-to-follow directions. If you go anywhere then, just tap your location in the Garmin and look ahead and stay drive safe.
  • You can use it easily without any struggle and by following the directions of the GPS navigator, you can easily reach your location. It displays the location of the city tour and street location with a bright 6.95-inch capacitive touch.
  • It gives an edge-to-edge display with actually detailed maps of North America and this also shows the free lifetime updates.
  • The Garmin drivesmart 61 na lmt-s GPS w/ smart features are that it provides live parking alerts and also gives a high traffic alert.
  • You can also pair your device with the mobile phone Bluetooth to take your urgent calls and voice-activate navigation.
  • If you have to use the Wi-Fi network connection then you can easily use its map navigations and software updates.

So, these are some Garmin drivesmart 61 lmt-s GPS navigator smart features.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Installation

Its installation is very easyy. So, to find the use of it, install it first. There are some steps for the Garmin DriveSmart 61 Installation.

  • Firstly, you have to read the Garmin drive smart 61 lmt-s manual to use it and know its instructions about protecting the battery system.
  • If it is new, then you have to charge it first to turn on its power.
  • After charging it, to use its service plug it with your vehicle power cable Callout number one.
  • You have to connect it by using the USB port of your Garmin 61 lmt-s device with the vehicle cable.
  • So, its power now turn on, kindly complete the process of the Garmin DriveSmart 61 mount assembly with callouts
  • So, according to the manual you have to tap on Callout number two onto the Garmin Drivesmart 61 suction cup mount and also press on the Callout number three until it has not gone into the right place.
  • Make sure you put the SD card in the SD card slot, to save all the activities and after that fit it.
  • Finally, you have to also plug the other endpoint of the vehicle power cable and turn on it power by pressing the power button.

Now, it screen altogether working or running up successfully. So, the Garmin DriveSmart 61 lmts installation is complete now.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S connecting with mobile device using the Bluetooth

If you want to handle your calls and messages without using the mobile phone then you have to connect it with your mobile phone by pairing it through the bluetooth. So, by using the below steps, you pair it.

  1. First, use your smartphone and open its bluetooth connection.
  2. After that, make sure that your mobile is near the GPS system. Thus, your smartphone Bluetooth connection can be connected to your device without any hassle.
  3. Now, go to the settings menu which is already displayed on your Garmin DriveSmart 61 GPS device.
  4. So, go to Settings and after that you click on the Bluetooth setting option given under it.
  5. On clicking this, turn on it first and after this, you will see the names of many Bluetooth connections on the screen of your mobile.
  6. Select the name of your Bluetooth connection from this shown list and pair it to your Garmin smart drive 61 GPS.
  7. Please wait for a while according to the notification shown on the screen of your Garmin DriveSmart 61 system, it is getting connected with your mobile phone Bluetooth connection right now.
  8. If it connects, then an automatic message will come on your Garmin screen.

Thus, your device is completely connect to your mobile phone’s Bluetooth. Now, your Garmin GPS is fully able to receive your mobile calls, messages, etc with voice alerts.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S connecting with the WiFi connection

To connect the Garmin DriveSmart 61 with the wifi connection using the Garmin drivesmart 61 apps. Then, use some steps for connecting the network that is given below.

  • First of all, turn on the hotspot of your mobile and also add the mobile data along with it.
  • It’s just you can go into the Garmin DriveSmart 61 settings through the Garmin GPS system screen, under it you go to network settings
  • Under this, you click on the wireless setting (WiFi setting) and then turn it on.
  • Now, the list of the wifi network connection is automatically disable on the screen.
  • In this list, click on the name of your mobile network and then click on the Connect option.
  • If it is not connected, it means you will have to enter the password, then connect it by entering the password of your mobile network.
  • Now, check your device network status, the Garmin drivesmart is successfully connect with your smartphone network.

Altogether, your mobile network is successfully connect with the Garmin drive smart 61 GPS system.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Manual

The Garmin drive smart manual instructions and its specifications about the product are very clear and helpful. Using the Drivesmart 61 manual, get your all queries answered. You can easily find some query answers from the user manual. These questions areHow to set up Garmin drivesmart 61 LMT-S? What should I do to use the Garmin drivesmart 61 lmt-s? How to charge Garmin lmt-s drivesmart 61? Can I update the Garmin drivesmart 61 lmts? What can I do to turn
on Garmin drive smart 61 lmts? How to reset Garmin drive smart lmt-s 61? How to factory reset Garmin drivesmart 61 lmts?. Therefore, the manual instructions and specifications are very helpful to special users that do not use this type of device in your whole life. So, to get more relevant instruction and the Garmin drivesmart 61 LMT-S specifications in detail, then follow here instructions.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Setup

You can also change its settings through its smart screen if you are causing it. There are some Garmin drivesmart 61 setup steps, which are given below.

  • Firstly, install the Garmin SmartLink app from the play store on your phone, and then pair your device with the Smartphone Link app.
  • Pair your Garmin smartphone link compatible device by clicking on the “+” option and add this by pairing the Garmin drivesmart 61 by using your smartphone. Now, it’s connect with the app.
  • After pairing your device, it shows the notification on the screen that is connected or not connected.
  • After this, launch the SmartLink Mobile app on your mobile and aslo join your mobile with the network connection before using it.
  • Similarly, go into the setting and then choose the setting menu to change your device settings.
  • Under it, you have to set your Garmin GPS settings like advance settings, etc.
  • Choose settings accordingly and fix them.
  • After completing changes tap on the ok and save changes option.

Thus, using the Garmin GPS app on your Android phone successfully makes changes in your system.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Issues

Here are some Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S issues, which are given below.

  • The Garmin Smartphone Link not working.
  • Garmin connects not compatible with the phone.
  • Sometimes, the Garmin Connect app is not working.
  • Garmin connects but no internet connection.
  • The Garmin drivesmart 61 won’t turn on.
  • Garmin DriveSmart 61 keeps restarting.
  • Many times, the Garmin DriveSmart 61 not charging.
  • The Garmin attach power cable cannot charge your device.
  • Garmin DriveSmart GPS USB port charge power is not working.
  • The GPS power cable with a mini USB plug shows the problem.
  • The Garmin shows the message on the touch screen the power cable is not compatible with traffic.
  • Garmin shows the error messages like Garmin is not communicating with our servers.
  • Many times the GPS not update and the updating process is fail due to a server connection issue creates.
  • Many times, the Garmin DriveSmart 61 not charging.
  • The server of the GPS is not working and keeps showing errors.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S Troubleshooting

Here are some Garmin drivesmart 61 problems. That is given the b.

  • If your Garmin Smartphone Link is not working, then again install it.
  • To fix the Garmin drivesmart 61 won’t turn on, then reset it.
  • If your Garmin DriveSmart 61 keeps restarting, then it means it is not properly set. You have to set it properly to solve the problem.
  • To solve the Garmin DriveSmart 61 not charging, then you have to again put the battery or if it is not working then change it.
  • To troubleshoot the Garmin error messages like Garmin sorry we’re having a problem communicating with our servers, then you have to check the user manual.
  • If your Garmin GPS USB port charges a power cable with a mini USB plug with no PC sync problem, then update your device.
  • If your Garmin connects but no internet connection, then you have to reboot it.

So, these are some troubleshooting tips for the Garmin GPS.

Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S review

I will need a GPS before long. Because my mobile phone GPS not working when I attend the call through my mobile. So, I can not reach my destination, because its network connection is not working. Then I will search for many products but finally, I see the Garmin DriveSmart 61 reviews on amazon. I was really impress by the amazon costumes’ review regards this product. So, I use this in my car and I easily set it up just reading the manual instructions and I have not struggl with it. No, I am finally happy with its services. I also give suggestions to many people to use it.

Frequently asked questions

Q1. How to update Garmin drivesmart 61?

You can update this firmware through the Garmin screen displaying the system update option. Just, follow its instructions and update it.

Q2. How to use Garmin drivesmart 61?

You can use it, just turn on the power first and then follow its on-screen instructions and use it accordingly.

Q3. How to charge Garmin drivesmart 61?

Just, using its charging cable and charge its battery with this. Before changing it please check the manual instructions.

Q4. How to update Garmin drivesmart 61?

You can update this firmware through the Garmin screen displaying the system update option. Just, follow its instructions and update it.

Q5. How to turn on Garmin drivesmart 61?

By using the vehicle power cable, you can easily turn on its power. Just, connect it with its USB port and turn on its power.

Q6. How to reset Garmin drivesmart 61?

By using the reset button of the Garmin Drive smart 61, you can easily reset it. Just, hold them according to screen instructions.

Q7. How to factory reset Garmin drivesmart 61?

You can reset the Garmin factory settings through the setting menu. Just, go through the Garmin GPS touch screen settings and tap on the factory settings and reset it.

Q8. Is Garmin compatible with android?

Yes, of course, teh Garmin GPS is compatible with all android phones. You can easily use it to pair it and connect to the wifi network.

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