How to Install a Car Mount Dashboard Device HolderUpdated: Mar. 27, 2023
Handy brackets save the day
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Mounting a GPS or cell phone
Photo 1: Attach the bracket to the radio
Remove the trim bezel and one of the bolts that hold the radio in place. Then attach the bracket and reassemble.
Photo 2: Install the device-specific adapter
Connect the adapter to the dash bracket. Then slide your GPS or cell phone into the adapter.
Want a great way to mount your electronics without drilling holes? How about a vehicle-specific bracket/adapter mounting system? You can buy a version for just about any car or device from pro-fit-intl.com. The mounting bracket for this 1999 Toyota Camry fits onto one of the radio fasteners (Photo 1). Other versions mount in different places. Then the device-specific adapter mounts to it (Photo 2).
Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- 4-in-1 screwdriver
- Socket/ratchet set
- Wrench set
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here’s a list.
- Adapter for electronic device
- Mounting bracket