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How do I change my Garmin GPS to English? It is showing KABUL in the Map and I cannot understand any of the word appearing in my GPS. Please help asap

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The garmin is offered in many markets and instructions areavailable in numerous languages, including German, Italian, Spanish andEnglish. If your instructions are in a language other than English, you can usethis article to get started and make a journey.
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Hi, i sign me in garmin and refresh mi garmin and then the map disapear :S, appear a map from mexico, can i take back the map, im from argentina, mi english so so thanks


All you need to do is to disconnect the nuvi, do not safely remove the gps device, just pull off the USB cable and power it on. Reset the unit by holding the power button for about 15 seconds, then it will restart, once it restarts, it will remain the way it was before you connected it the computer.
That should do the job for you. Hope this was helpful.

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When I first started my Garmin 255W I chose the wrong country? How do I switch the language format to English?


  1. Press TOOLS (the spanner symbol in the right bottom corner of the screen which shows VIEW MAP and WHERE TO)
  2. Press SETTINGS (The spanner symbol) or LOCALE (The blue symbol) on models that don't have a settings symbol
  3. Press LANGUAGE (the Lips symbol)
You will see a screen with 3 items on it. VOICE, TEXT LANGUAGE and KEYBOARD
If you need to change the voice to english press VOICE and select an English voice.

If you need to change the text language press TEXT LANGUAGE and select English or American English if you're in the USA

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How do I change language on Garmin Nuvi 750?


  1. Press TOOLS (The spanner symbol on the screen that shows WHERE TO and VIEW MAP)
  2. Press SETTINGS (The spanner symbol)
  3. Press Language (The lips symbol)
  4. There are 3 items on this screen VOICE, TEXT LANGUAGE and KEYBOARD
  5. If you need to change the voice to english press voice and select an english voice.
    If you need to change the text to english press TEXT LANGUAGE and select english

Oct 02, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 750 GPS Receiver

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Cannot get information in English. I seem to get what is relevant in Kabul.


To change the text to english
  1. Touch Wrench icon on the screen with the Magnifying Glass and Map icon
  2. Touch the Gears icon
  3. Touch the down arrow
  4. Touch the second option from the top1
  5. Touch the middle blue box on right
  6. Touch the up arrow until American English appears2
  7. Touch American English
  8. Touch OK
  9. Touch Back
The text should be in english.

To change the voice to english:
Press Tools, Settings, Language
Press the Voice setting and select an English one from the selection.

If your satnav doesn't have an english voice connect it to a computer. Download webupdater from http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27 and install it. It will search for software updates. Afterwards it will allow you to select voices. Tick the ones you want and click next. The voices will be downloaded to your satnav. After you have disconnected the satnav from the computer you'll have to select one of them by going back to tools, settings, language as described above

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My language got changed on my garmin nuvi


How did it happen???
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To change the text language:
  1. Touch Wrench icon on the screen with the Magnifying Glass and Map icon
  2. Touch the Gears icon
  3. Touch the down arrow
  4. Touch the second option from the top1
  5. Touch the middle blue box on right
  6. Touch the up arrow until American English appears2
  7. Touch American English
  8. Touch OK
  9. Touch Back
The device should be in selected text language.
Note 1 - In some cases, if there are Custom POIs loaded to the device then it may be the first option at the top.
Note 2 - If American English is not the language needed, please selected the desired language

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Cannot change language to english on GPS


Press Wrench.
Press the button with the picture of gears on it.
Press Down arrow.
Choose second menu item from the top.
Press the middle of the 3 boxes on the right.
Press up arrow to find American or British English.

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To change the text language:
  1. Touch Wrench icon on the screen with the Magnifying Glass and Map icon
  2. Touch the Gears icon
  3. Touch the down arrow
  4. Touch the second option from the top1
  5. Touch the middle blue box on right
  6. Touch the up arrow until American English appears2
  7. Touch American English
  8. Touch OK
  9. Touch Back
The device should be in selected text language.
Note 1 - In some cases, if there are Custom POIs loaded to the device then it may be the first option at the top.
Note 2 - If American English is not the language needed, please selected the desired language

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To change the text language:
  1. Touch Wrench icon on the screen with the Magnifying Glass and Map icon
  2. Touch the Gears icon
  3. Touch the down arrow
  4. Touch the second option from the top
  5. Touch the middle blue box on right
  6. Touch the up arrow until American English appears
  7. Touch American English
  8. Touch OK
  9. Touch Back
The device should be in selected text language.

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