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Garmin nuvi 1390t won't read or recognize microsd

Loaded maps onto 8 gig microsd card but 1390 won't recognize or read

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The 1390t works with microSD cards. Your 8GB card is actually a microSDHC card. While it fits into the slot, it will not work in older devices.
You need to go with microSD cards, 2GB and smaller.

Posted on Feb 09, 2012

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Solution:
1. Quick Format your 8GB SDHC Card as a FAT32 Format.
2. Create a folder on your 8GB SDHC Card Labeled, "Garmin"
3. copy the gmapsupp.img into that folder.
Power on your Garmin and verify your updated map on the device: Tools/Settings/Map/Map Info.

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SOURCE: garmin nuvi says, "no detailed maps found to support routing."

I am very sorry to hear that you are having problems with the unit. You
may need to switch the unit on and press and hold the centre of the
screen until the message ?No detailed maps? message disappears.

If your map detail is missing, then the map information may have been
disabled. To check to see if the mapping has been disabled, follow the
steps below:

From the Where to? and View Map page, touch the Spanner icon, settings
(Tools).
Touch Map.
Touch Map Info.
The unit should display the name of the map that is loaded to the unit.
The box in front of the map name should have a tick in it. If it does
not, touch the box to place a tick in it.

Then please test by searching for an address.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

SOURCE: Garmin nuvi 200w can't update all 49 lower states

OK, I just finally am getting through all of this myself.

First, the bad news. You cannot load all of the lower 49 states onto your Garmin 200W as-is. The map file is over 1GB and the 200W only has 991MBs of memory.

So, go out and get yourself a SD card. I got a 2GB card at OfficeDepot for $8. It was at the counter, not back with the other cards they carry (Note: The speed showed as 60x. The slightly more expensive ones, $12-$15, may be faster, like 150x.)

You'll also need to get yourself MapInstall, available from the Garmin site. BUT, don't try to use this right away, a mistake I made. If you do, you basically get a message that MapInstall can't be installed because it's not already installed. Seriously.

BUT, MapInstall GETS installed, or whatever, when you load your 2010 maps (or partial maps), so after you do your partial install, THEN you can install the MapInstall program. (May not be necessary, but remember, I did this out of order. Look for a "Garmin" folder under your Programs, or All Programs, and see if it's already there after you install your 2010 maps.)

Next, run MapInstall. The next mistake I made was that at the window where it finds your device, I clicked on the NEXT button. DON'T. Notice that your device is shown in a drop-down box. Click on that, and you can select your SD card for the destination.

THEN click NEXT. On my system, it appears as if it shows you what IS already on the 200W, and lets you select whatever you want to add. I put everything else available on the SD card.

I just this minute finished loading "the rest" and checked it out. Works flawlessly. I easily found a seafood restaraunt in Anchorage (Alaska was not loaded in the intitial install.)

Just remember that you have to keep the SD card in the Garmin at all times to use those maps. That really shouldn't be a problem though.

Hope this helps eveyone.

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SOURCE: Is there any free map updates for the garmin nuvi?

Asmany as there are FREE dinners Updates are not free, unless you paid full price for it when you bought it. Free upgrades are a deceptive myth. If you get a free uograde its usually minor and was included in the price of the pack.

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SOURCE: Garmin 1390t freezes at loading maps

Try resetting the unit and also charge it using only the wall charger overnight. Here's how to reset -it just puts everything back to factory settings - 1- Turn unit on WHILE HOLDING your thumb in the lower right corner as shown in picture. 2-Select YES PLEASE Take the time to vote me up this is my only reward for trying to help. Thanks

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How to format the sd card for nuvi 1390t


I found the solution on my own. My PC is a Win 7 64bit machine and I was using Google Chrome Version 18. When I tried the download again using IE, it worked fine. I now have 3 full maps on my Nuvi 1390 (i in the internal memory and 2 in the SD card) and can access each one without a problem.

May 10, 2012 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 1390 Favorites Backup and Restoration Procedure

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Would you like to back up a copy of your Garmin Nuvi 1390 Favorites and Waypoints?

Backup and Restoration Procedure for Favorites:

  1. From the Nuvi drive, copy '/Garmin/GPX/current.gpx' to a backup location on your computer.
  2. After a hard reset or loss of data, copy your backed up 'current.gpx' from your computer back to the '/Garmin/GPX/' folder on the Nuvi, but be sure to rename it 'temp.gpx'.
  3. On the next power cycle, the Favorites will be read from 'temp.gpx' into the non-user accessible memory area on the Nuvi where they are actually stored.
I hope that helps.
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on May 15, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490

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Does your Garmin Nuvi 1390 GPS get stuck or freeze at startup, or when loading maps?

Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device?

Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the system software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
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Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
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on May 15, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Updating maps on garmin nuvi 1390t. Won't take 4g/sdhc card


You are correct. The 1390t works with microSD cards. While microSDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible.
You need to use microSD cards 2GB and smaller.

Feb 18, 2012 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Microsd card won't read


You need to use a microSD card, not a microSDHC card. microSD cards max out at 2GB, anything larger is a microSDHC.
The 1390t works with microSD cards. Your 8GB card is actually a microSDHC card. While it fits into the slot, it will not work in older devices.

Feb 09, 2012 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Have you lost your Owner's Quickstart Manual for your Garmin Nuvi 1390 GPS?

Would you like a digital copy of the Garmin Nuvi 1390 Quickstart Users Guide for easy searching of terms and quick reference?

The Nuvi 1390 Quickstart manual is available free in pdf format, just follow the photo link below:

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I hope that helps.
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on May 15, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
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Have you lost your Owner's Manual for your Garmin Nuvi 1390 GPS?

Would you like a digital copy of the Garmin Nuvi 1390 Users Guide for easy searching of terms and quick reference?

The Nuvi 1390 manual is available free in pdf format, just follow the photo link below:

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I hope that helps.
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Garmin Nuvi 1390 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1390 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1390 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1390 Hard Reset

on May 15, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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Garmin nuvi 1390 stuck on 'Garmin' screen. No maps loading etc.. Also did the reset process with no luck


Hello,

Try running the Garmin WebUpdater.
Download and Install WebUpdater.

If the WebUpdater does not work, you may have to contact Garmin support.

Jul 23, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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My husbands garmine nuvi 1390 is stuck on the loading maps screen. We have tried shutting it down but it stays on the map screen


PRobably needs a firmware restore. Go to Garmin Reset. If it fails you need a new logic board. If they don't give you a new one under warranty, are third party Garmin repair services that will fix it for cheap. Also, I found an DYI GPS repair guide,so you can do it yourself too, not that difficult.

May 27, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1390T Car GPS Receiver

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