Garmin talk


Is There A Garmin Automobile Navigator With A-GPS?

We have had some discussion recently on how smartphones use A-GPS to start navigating while waiting for a more accurate GPS signal from satellites. While most automobile navigators aren't connected to the cellular networks some are. Specifically, the Garmin nuvi 1690 and 1695 come to mind.

POI megafile for Base Camp

I am switching from S&T to Base Camp. When using S&T, I downloaded a .stt POI megafile and installed it.
I would like to do the same for Base Camp, but I can’t find the megafile in .CSV format. Any suggestions. Keep in mind that I am a newbie at this.

Have a safe trip

Garmin Express 3.2.13 Released - You may like this one!

Check out the change log, especially the second last entry:

•Improve Sync function for 910XT, 610 and 310XT devices
•Garmin Express will automatically detect golf devices when they are connected
•Fix an issue where the download status does not display the speed in KBs
•Fix an issue where Express would not correctly set up WIFI network on a FR620

Nuvi 350, 760, 1695LM, 3790LMT, 2460LMT, 3597LMTHD, DriveLuxe 50LMTHD, DriveSmart 61, Garmin Backup Camera 40 and TomTom XXL540s.

how to gain space on 3597LT

I purchase a Europe map but cannot download as I have NO space on my new Australian device - can I clear space? If so How?


Does anyone remember City Navigator North America NT

Garmin City Navigator North America NT that you could get on a DVD for free if you called Garmin?

I still have mine but not have used it in a while..

Bobkz - Garmin Nuvi 3597LMTHD/2455LMT/C530/C580- "Pain Is Fear Leaving The Body - Semper Fidelis"

Can't remove custom POIs from Garmin 2557

I have used POI Loader to add some custom POIs to my Garmin 2557LMT. When updated CSV files were available I deleted the GPI files in the POI folder on the device, and used POI loader to create and add the new GPI files to the device. Later I noticed I had multiple POI categories with the same name on the unit. I now have some POIs on the 2557 that I cannot remove by any means.

Garmin 2797 Directions

I had some problems with the 2797 telling me to turn the wrong direction to my driveway and at least one other location out of town. Somebody in a forum here had suggested turning off some avoidances. Turned all avoidances off now it tells me i'm home when i am in front of my house. Doesn't tell me to turn either way. Not sure about the other location

Question for Alaska map users ......

Does the Alaska map data base include land locked cities such as Juneau and Ketchikan ? Thanks.

Garmin 2797LMT

Any opinions on using SmartLink with the 2797LMT? Specifically, transferring recent locations from the smartphone to the GPS.

660 worked beautifly!

Just got back from 2 week trip to mountains of NC...
Beautiful weather! Anything I asked of the 660 was entirely successful!

A 2689LMT in both our cars that we love... and a Nuvi 660 with Lifetime Maps that we have had literally forever.... And a 2011 Ford Escape with Nav System that is totally ignored!

GE updates

For those of you that use Garmin Express, and there are updates available, do you update it no matter what?. Even though the update is for a foreign country? I only update if it pertains to me in the US. Is this correct? There isn't something special in the updates, is there?

nuvi 1390 LT, nuvi 1450 LMT, Vista, Win 10

City Navigator North America NT 2015.20

Let's start! grin

Michael (Nuvi 2639LMT)

Maximum Number of POI Files

Can someone tell me if there is such a thing as a maximum number of POI files that you can put on a GPS or SD card or is basically limited by the memory size in the GPS or SD card. eg, if you put 50 POI's on your SD card will the GPS see them all.

Maps on 3580 SD card.

I recently purchased a Garmin 3580 GPS with USA maps. I have UK and Ireland maps on another SD card, which worked perfectly when put in my Garmin 52LM slot. But when I put this card in the slot of the 3580, it does not recognize the maps. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks.


What exactly does it mean when u have a 'Windmill' badge?!

So I checked my account and I now have a 'Windmill' badge.
I think it's a big deal on this forum if you have this badge but what exactly does it mean and what benefits do you get because of it?

Streets and Trips no more?

I read that Streets and Trips will no longer be updating to newer years. The 2013 will be available until the end of 2014. They will service it into 2015 sometime.
I liked it as I could print out a detail of various trips planned.

nuvi 1390 LT, nuvi 1450 LMT, Vista, Win 10

Issues with Nuvi 50LM

First of all, I did a full system backup before I started so I can always go back if I have to.

I offered to update the map on a friend's Nuvi 50LM but made the mistake of not understanding the differences between it and my Nuvi 1450.

Issue #1:

Phil in Mentor, Ohio -- Garmin Nuvi 1450

wouldn't it be a cool Garmin app?

Hey all smile

So I'm driving around and I'm using my Garmin 3597 and needed some gas. So i use my Garmin to find me a gas station which it does with no issues; but then i start to think... wouldn't it be really cool if it could also sort (instead of just by distance) by lowest price?

Remove vehicle "bundles" ??

GE shows I have ALL of the vehicle bundles installed. However, I only have one vehicle on unit, and a couple of backups in a directory on the SD.

So where are these? ANd, how do I get rid of them. Heck, I don't remember even downloading them, unless Garmin backgrounded it somehow.

Saving an intersection on the 2597 LMT

So I'm having an issue that is only occurring with intersections. I know that you can save intersections because I have others saved, but in this particular instance, I find the intersection, click the "i" and then click on the menu pullout and click save. The menu pullout disappears, but nothing happens.