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How to set language

Opens up in a foreign language does not give option to change language?

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  • Tap the screen to bring up the menu
  • Tap the icon of a spanner, this is the 'Change preferences' option
  • Tap the arrow to the right until you see an icon of flags, tap this icon
  • use the up/down arrows to find the language you require, and tap it.

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How do i get my tom tom back to english


change preferences, change language.
I realize you have a foreign language on your screen.
The change language option is the image surrounded by flags of different countries.

Jan 21, 2013 | Tomtom XXL 540S GPS Receiver

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Wrong language.how do I change it. .


If your tom tom is in a wrong language, to set it back or change it to the normal language, all you need to do is to reset it. To reset it, hold down the power on/off button for about 15 seconds, it will restart the tom tom, that way the language will be restored back to its normal language.
If you are not requesting to change the language back to its normal language, then to change the language to any other foreign language, what you have to do is to go to the gps settings, then you select from the options where you find language, then you select your choice language, that way your language will be changed.

That should do the job for you.

Dec 26, 2010 | Tomtom ONE 130S Car GPS Receiver

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Want to change language?


If your tom tom is in a wrong language, to set it back or change it to the normal language, all you need to do is to reset it. To reset it, hold down the power on/off button for about 15 seconds, it will restart the tom tom, that way the language will be restored back to its normal language.
If you are not requesting to change the language back to its normal language, then to change the language to any other foreign language, what you have to do is to go to the gps settings, then you select from the options where you find language, then you select your choice language, that way your language will be changed.
hope this helps.

Dec 23, 2010 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Can't change language to english. preference


Setting this up could be a little awkward because, one cannot understand most of the text. Your case seems to be even worse, because, your system seems to be set up to show few menu options. There should be an icon that turns on, more menu options. (It may look something like Toon mindr menu opties. Check for this menu opties thing or something like that). If you can find that click on it. That will open up more menu options. If this works look for an icon with flags. click on it. That will give you the option to change the language.

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I can't select text language and keyboard language Only the voice language can be change


For Garmin anyway: Make sure you have latest software first.
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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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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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Garmin nuvi 215..set in spanish want to change it too 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

Aug 08, 2009 | Sony NV-U53G GPS Receiver

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I need to return my Garmin nuvi to a different


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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

Jun 26, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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I need to change from Spanish to English on my new Garmin 260W


That's funny. Guess you need to brush up on your Spanish!
Here's how to fix assuming you have a 260 or 260w:
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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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Change language


Start your tomtom. Tap the screen and then tap "change preferences" on the screen. tap the ARROW to move to the next screen. repeat this until you see a set of FLAGS and under this it says " CHANGE LANGUAGE ". Tap this Icon and then select your language. When you have done this an option come up asking YES OR NO , select YES and youre done.

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