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download (sound and icon)

when you download a poi and it has sound or a badge does it automatic download with poi? stupid guess after instaling poi does it just pop up on gps when you are driving?

Tour Bus Driver

Who is the member here that is a Tour Bus driver? Anyone remember? Is he still around? I have some questions for him. I have started part time driving Tour/Charter buses.

Frank DriveSmart55 37.322760, -79.511267

Garmin Express 4.1.7

Garmin Express 4.1.7 has been released. Must be getting time for 2016.20 to be released.

Backing up and Restoring Garmin 1370T Favorites

I backed up and deleted the favorites on my Garmin 1370T. When I restored them using Basecamp all of my categories were missing. What is the best way to backup and restore Garmin favorites?

Garmin DriveSmart 5LMT Garmin Nuvi 1359LMT

custom Points of Interest (POI) files with corresponding icon

I have loaded several Custom POI files and their corresponding Icons for each file into my Nuvi 2595.

When I approach the location of a specified POI, my GPS will display two identical icons near the same location. The icons are not at the same exact location but are near, or overlap each other.

load pictures

how do I load pictures on my sd card and see them on my garmin 760 ltm

where to buy mini USB socket?

Hi there, I have a Garmin Nuvi 270. Its mini USB socket broke off from the circuit board. I took some pictures of it here ( It is mini USB 5-pin surface mount vertical. I couldn't find any local or online store selling it. Do you know where I can buy it?
Thanks a lot!


re loading previous map

Recently updated to 2016.10. Lost the Jvc file. Is it possible to reload 2015.10 on my Nuvi 2557? And if so how ?

Garmin CIty Navigator NA 2016.20 Manifest Has Been Uploaded

The question is, when will it be released grin

Nüvi 255WT with nüMaps Lifetime North America born on 602117815 / Nüvi 3597LMTHD born on 805972514 / I love Friday’s except when I’m on holidays ~ canuk

Good Price on a NEW Nuvi 3597 LMTHD!

Best Buy is selling brand new Nuvi 3597's on their eBay store for $260 with free shipping.

With refurbs going for $240, this is the best price I've seen for a new unit in quite some time.

I Just Updated My Nuvi 1300WT GPS

Seeing my wife and I are going on vacation next month grin I decided to Map and Software update my older Nuvi 1300WT GPS.

I'm now running CN North America NT 2015.10 map... and v.6.30 software. I'm running my new map off of a 8GB SanDisk Micro SD.

While I was at it, I deleted all of the extra voices other than English Australian Karen cool and English American Jill. wink

I'm not really lost.... just temporarily misplaced!

What Were The Last Garmin Automobile Navigators That Still Had External Antenna Jacks?

As posted above, what were the last Garmin Automobile navigators that still had an option to use an external GPS antenna?


Hi guys there,

I lost my memory card contenu data for Road(map) of my nuvi 710 garmin gps, is there any one with an idea how to get the data to allow my garmin to work. because when i switch on it goes well and by the time you press address it says "NO DATA AVAILABLE"

I need you help guys.


last new update

Portland Or. maps are out of sinc now after my last new update.

I usually come into Portland on 84 and then i run down to

Los Angeles on 5 South. After the last update now my 760 tells

me to run back on 84 to 15. anyone having similar problems.

large 2016.1 JCV file for 1490LMT

I downloaded large JCV file in (4) parts from post on this do I go about assembling these 4 zipped files into (1) useable file I can load to my 1490LMT ?

Does Live Traffic ever go on sale?

Alright, about to take a chance on Live Traffic as most have reported good and improved traffic info. Just wondering if anyone has seen it go on sale and when.

Downloading POIs to my garmin NUVI 2589

Once I see the POI file available on this web site how to do download it to my Garmin NUVI2589? All that seems to be available is a .csv spreadsheet file for Garmin users. Please help this newby. Ian


Linux Mint and Basecamp

Has anyone here installed Basecamp and used it successfully on a Linus OS? ...or other software provided by Garmin and what has been your experience? Inquiring minds need to know. I'm thinking of pitching Windows 10 and switching to Linux.

******************Garmin Nüvi 1300T****************Member 6523*******************

voice-changing safety feature

Saw this on Kim Komandos web site.

nuvi 1390 LT, nuvi 1450 LMT, Win 10

GE is out

Just update the GE as today.
No problem with it. Win 7 64x

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