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On the bottom right corner of the screen which has WHERE TO and VIEW MAP there's a spanner symbol.

  • Press the spanner symbol
  • This brings you to another screen. Press SETTINGS (the spanner symbol) of if it doesn't have a spanner symbol press LOCALE (the blue symbol)
  • Press LANGUAGE (The lips symbol)
  • This takes you to a screen with 3 items on it; VOICE, TEXT LANGUAGE and KEYBOARD
  • Press VOICE and select an English speaking voice. Press TEXT LANGUAGE and select English or American English if you're in the USA.
This should solve your problem.

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SOURCE: how do i change the voice language of my nuvi

Hello Jenny,

Maybe this will help you some. I have found you the complete manual which covers most of the models of the Garmin Nuvi. It is the full manual from start to finish with complete operating procedures as well as schematics, operation instructions complete with pictures, and trouble shooting section and even other contact numbers to deal direct with Garmin, if your model is not covered in this manual.


Here is the link for you:

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Also if you can, please rate my solution if you can and some kind words would be appreciated. I also took the liberty to put my link at the bottom of this page that directs you to my personal page for all my areas of expertize, such as Automotive, Appliance, Electronics. Feel free to check it out anytime and save my link for future problem. Thanks So, Much Mike.

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Garmin 1490 LMT came from box with foreign language. How do I change it to English?


On the bottom right corner of the screen which has WHERE TO and VIEW MAP there's a spanner symbol.
  • Press the spanner symbol
  • This brings you to another screen. Press SETTINGS (the spanner symbol) of if it doesn't have a spanner symbol press LOCALE (the blue symbol)
  • Press LANGUAGE (The lips symbol)
  • This takes you to a screen with 3 items on it; VOICE, TEXT LANGUAGE and KEYBOARD
  • Press VOICE and select an English speaking voice. Press TEXT LANGUAGE and select English or American English if you're in the USA.
This should solve your problem.

Jan 29, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

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on May 27, 2010 | GPS

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on May 27, 2010 | GPS

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I have a garmin nuvi 1300 I just took it out of the box. Charged it but it is spanish I need english Help


  • Press TOOLS (the spanner symbol on the screen which shows WHERE TO and VIEW MAP)
  • Press SETTINGS (The spanner symbol) or LOCALE (the blue symbol) on satnavs that don't have a SETTINGS menu
  • Press LANGUAGE (The lips menu)
This brings you to a screen with 3 items on it. VOICE, TEXT LANGUAGE and KEYBOARD
  • Press VOICE and select an English speaking voice
  • Press TEXT LANGUAGE and select English
This should solve your problem.

Dec 29, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1300 Car GPS Receiver

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Nuvi stopped talking. where is the mute button located on the unit?


If you are no longer getting the voice guidance from your gps, then you need to check if the volume is on the highest or lowest. There is no mute button on the gps, it is when the volume is at the lowest it seems muted. Ensure the volume is turned up by adjusting the scroll whell that is by the right hand side of the unit.
If that does not help, then you check the language settings in the unit. Verify that the voice is enabled, by following these steps:
  1. from the 'where to? view map' screen, touch 'tools',
  2. Touch 'language',
  3. Next to 'voice language' you will see 'jill' listed in the blue box on the right (if so the unit should be ready to use)
  4. If you do not see a 'voice' listed in the blue box, touch on the blue box,
  5. Select 'voice',
  6. Touch 'ok' at the bottom,
That should do the work for you.

Dec 23, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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I hope that helps.
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on May 27, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1490T 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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2de2302.jpg

Have you lost your Owner's Manual for your Garmin Nuvi 1490 GPS?

Would you like a digital copy of the Garmin Nuvi 1490 Users Guide for easy searching of terms and quick reference?

The Nuvi 1490 manual is available free in pdf format, just follow the photo link below:

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Download Garmin Nuvi 1490 Manual


I hope that helps.
________________________________________________
Garmin Nuvi 1490 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1490 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1490 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1490 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1490 Hard Reset

on May 27, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

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No voice nav on my 1490


If if like most Nuvi's go to Tools.....Settings.....Language...under Voice make sure you chose one ending with ( TTS ) text to speech

Nov 12, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

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My Nuvi 750 has stopped talking, still shows the map but no voice


That has happened to me several times. When it happens I go to Tools > Settings > Language. In my case, the Voice field is empty, so I click on the Voice field and then select American English-Jill (TTS) and it's okay afterwards.

May 05, 2009 | Garmin (010-00583-00) for nuvi 750/760/770

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Lost the voice on my garmin nuvi


Go to settings, you will see blank box for language settings (where you tell it to use TTS or normal or other spoken language etc.) select language of your choice again. You will be all set. Nuvi tends to loose its voice settings sometimes.

Jan 03, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 760 Handheld GPS Receiver

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