Garmin Connect Bluetooth Issues

[Fixed] Garmin Connect Bluetooth Issues

Garmin Connect comes with Bluetooth feature and by using it you can track your overall physical activity. However, being an electronic device, it is not free from glitches. Millions of users have reported that they experience Garmin Connect Bluetooth issues on their Android devices.

The symptoms of the issue might include not seeing Smart Notifications, getting ‘No Devices Paired’ error message on the display, and many more. Fortunately, you can easily solve any connectivity issue in Garmin Connect using some effective hacks.

Easy Ways to Fix Garmin Connect Bluetooth Issues

To resolve all queries associated with the Bluetooth problems and resolving them, keep reading the following points.

Fix Connectivity Issue

The first thing that you have to do is to find the ‘Device’ option. For that, go to your Connect device and move to the ‘My Day’ view option. Here you will find this device option.

Afterward, you will see the activity status. So, if you see a green indication, it means your device is successfully connected to Bluetooth. However, if you see a red indicating dot, it means there is a connectivity issue.  It can be any of the following issues.

  • Bluetooth is not enabled on your Android phone
  • Garmin Connect is facing any technical glitches

In such a condition, first, reboot the Garmin device as well as your Android phone. You have to reboot your device for at least 1 to 2 minutes. Afterward, try to connect the Garmin device and your Android mobile through Bluetooth. 

If the issue still persists, you have to remove and reconnect the Garmin device. 

Keep Device Up-to-date

If the above solution does not work for you, outdated OS or Android version can lead to Garmin Connect Bluetooth issues. So, let’s take a look at the steps to ensure your device or OS is updated. 

  1. Check for the Available Update

You have to check whether an update is available or not. For that, navigate to the App Store option on your Android device. Here, search for the best-recommended update version for your device. 

Once found, select it and follow the on-screen instructions to install the latest version for your device.

  1. Update the OS

You have to ensure that your Android device is currently using the upgraded version of the software as well. To do so, you have to connect your phone with a computer and install the Garmin Express.



Next, the Garmin Express will automatically search for the available updates. If an update is available, it will automatically download the latest version.

  1. Update your Android Device

In order to update your device, first, you need to ensure that your phone is connected to Wi-Fi. Afterward, proceed to the Settings section on your device. Under ‘Settings’, scroll down and choose the ‘About Phone’ option.

Next, click on the ‘Check for Updates’. In case an update is available, you will see the update button on the display. So, click on it.  Now, depending on the Operating System, you will see the ‘Install Now’ option.



You will also find this option as Reboot and Install, Install System Software, and so on. So, select it accordingly to eliminate Garmin Connect connectivity issues. 

How to Fix Bluetooth Issues on Windows 10 Mobile?

If you come across Bluetooth issues on your Windows 10 device, you can apply the following solution.

Solution 1: Ensure Bluetooth is Activated

In order to do this, at first, you have to access the Quick action tool. For that, swipe down from the top of your Android phone screen. After that, you have to check and confirm that the Bluetooth device is activated.


Solution 2: Check the Connection Status 

To implement this solution you need to launch the Connect mobile application. After that, select the Menu button. On the next page, go to the right-side corner and hit the Garmin device icon.

Now, check the device status and according to that follow the below steps.

If the Status Shows ‘ Not Connected’

You have to reboot both your Android device as well as the Garmin gadget to resolve this issue. After rebooting, you should open the Connect mobile app and move to the ‘Device Status’ or Settings view option.

Now, wait for some time until you see the ‘Connected’ status. However, if the Garmin and your android device fail to reconnect, you might have to perform a reset.  For that, go to the lower right corner of the screen and hit the three dots icon.



Next, tap on the ‘Remove Device’ option. If a confirmation message appears, then click on the ‘Yes’ button and unpair the device. Afterward, you have to again add the Garmin device to the mobile.

 Thereafter, wait at least 2 to 3 minutes and let them connect again. 

The Status Indicates ‘No Devices Paired’ Message

To fix the issue, hit the ‘Add Device’ option. Afterward, you should choose the model that you are trying to connect.  

Now, follow the pairing instructions. Once the pairing procedure has been completed successfully, the Garmin device hopefully connects to the mobile application.

If you see ‘Bluetooth is Turned off’ Status

On your device, tap on the ‘Turn it on’ option. Next, you need to hit the ‘Turn on Bluetooth’ option. Wait for 1 to 2 minutes until you see the ‘Connected’ status.

How to Fix Garmin Edge Bluetooth Connection Issues on Android?

If you experience the Garmin Edge Bluetooth connection issue, then, follow the given steps.

Step 1

You have to remove the Edge from the Garmin Connect app. For that, first, open the Garmin Connect app on your Android device.

Here, scroll down and choose the ‘Garmin Devices’ option. Next, choose the ‘Edge 820’ option. Thereafter, tap on ‘Remove Device’ followed by the ‘Remove’ option.

Step 2

Now, you have to pair the Edge back to the Garmin Connect app again. To do so, open the Garmin Connect application. From the menu, choose the ‘Garmin Devices’ option. On the next page, select the ‘Add Device’ option.  

Furthermore, mark the box beside the ‘Browse all compatible devices’ option. Choose Edge from the next page and tap on the Edge 820 option.

Step 3

Next, you should put the Edge in the Bluetooth pairing mode. To do so, navigate to the Settings section. From the available option choose ‘Phone’.  Next, choose the ‘Pair Smartphone’ option.

To complete the pairing procedure, follow the on-screen instructions. We hope now you will surely overcome the Bluetooth issues on Garmin Connect.

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