Will it work with Tomtom GPS

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by kency79, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. kency79

    kency79 New Member

    I am planning to buy an Iphone and I want to know will the bluetooth of iPhone connect with Tomtom one.

    Replies will be appreciated.

    Thank you.
  2. retrocactus

    retrocactus New Member

    I haven't been able to get it to work with my TomTom One.
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  4. carlgt1

    carlgt1 New Member

    yeah, I'm afraid the iphone bluetooth services are a bit "dumb" -- you can pair with a headset and that's about it; nothing really use such as using it as a "router" to the Internet for the tomtom or your laptop etc.
  5. hexonxonx

    hexonxonx New Member

    I do know that the iPhone pairs up nicely with Garmin Nuvi 660 and 680 GPS units. I have a 680 and don't have any problems.

    Hopefullly TomTom will fix the pairing problem soon with updates.
  6. artjr

    artjr New Member

    iphone and GPS

    Are there any Bluetooth GPS units that will operate with the iphone?
  7. minivini

    minivini Member

    When you say "pairs up", I assume you mean the hands free function? What does it do with those gps units specifically? Since the iPhone isn't yet enabled for serial bt functionality, there haven't been any gps units that have been able to work for navigation with the iPhone. Its a real shame, too.
  8. Flyingstar

    Flyingstar Member

    It will allow hands free but NO trafic or weather

    Tomtom says: "We are thinking about it"
  9. hanako66

    hanako66 New Member

    I have not been able to get my iphone to link up with TomTom. It is very frustrating as the blue tooth functionality was one of the "big plusses" with my investment in the phone.
  10. hexonxonx

    hexonxonx New Member

    This will be somthing TomTom has to update. My Garmin GPS works perfectly with my iPhone.
  11. foyeburger

    foyeburger New Member

    so does that mean you use google maps with it . I mean how does that work with garmon explain please.
  12. minivini

    minivini Member

    What I understood about the Apple's implementation of BT on the iPhone was that it was purely a telephone audio function only application. To get a GPS or hard drive or sync with a computer, etc. to work it has to be enabled as a serial bt device. Even though the iPhone has BT2.0 (and should be capable), these features are currently turned off by Apple on this device (unless the recent update unlocked it).

    Please tell us what, exactly, you can do with the iPhone and Garmin! Is it just a hands free thing? GPS functionality isn't supposed to work with the iPhone right now - so I'm dying to know what's working...
  13. hexonxonx

    hexonxonx New Member

    Yes. The only thing Tom Tom users as well as Garmin users will be able to do is use their GPS as a handsfree option. You can make calls and take calls all from the screen of the GPS. You can also see your contacts and make calls from that.

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