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Creating POI's with google earth,poi edit, and garmin poi loader


Ok i appolgize if this has been posted before but i am new to the portable GPS and am trying to create my own pois. I first searched google earth found what I wanted and saved as kml file. when I opened the file in POI edit all was left was the name and x/y co-or. I would like to still have the Address and phone numer in my poi's without having to manually edit each one. is this possible? And if so how do I get this info to transfer automatically.

Thanks all


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Garmin Nuvi 360 V8

found it here

Didn't see the search feature and found a response here, is there an easyier way then editing each location name????? Please............

Garmin Nuvi 360 V8

you may want to try this program

Seems to at least support name and description. It supports .kml files.
get it here

thanks found this thread too

Alot of work but better then typing it all out seems to have worked as well. But now I have another problem..... nothinng on my garmin except these POI's????? I downloaded the Beta..... poi loader maybe thats my problem.

Garmin Nuvi 360 V8

Do you mean that you had

Do you mean that you had other POI's that you had loaded and they are now gone? If so, what you need to do is either reload each file every time you use the POI loader, or put all of the files in the same directory and point the POI Loader to that parent directory.

The loader automaticly clears all custom POI's on the GPS before it starts loading.

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I mean all the preloaded garmin POI arghhh!Like under fuel,food etc no matches found.....


Garmin Nuvi 360 V8


I went into settings under map/map info and my map was unchecked? Now I see Garmen POI

Hehe thanks for letting a newb walk threw his problems.

Garmin Nuvi 360 V8

Thanks for posting how you

Thanks for posting how you fixed it. You might save someone else a lot of heartburn trying to fix the same problem.

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