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When i try to type in address the wrong letters keeps coming up

This is for the GPS
the letters are not responding or it selects the wrong letter

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Do a screen calibration. There are different ways to get to it depending on which GPS you have but that usually fixes problems like that.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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Hi there why is it that my sat nav only allows me to enter part of address or postcode and blanks out the rest of the input keyboard. There is no setting on my device to allow all functions of the alphabet...


magellan gps is that kind.the blanking out is to prevent errors. let put it this way. 123 west pine lane . for example
type city... then street. as soon as one letter is typed. search is narrowed to a minimum to make it easier to gps to search your destination with much less errors
type p.( for pine)
then. all letters visible. are for all street names that start with p in the city you selected before. .
then p i
a few letters will be displayed.meaning that only names that start with pi will show. like picture picnic pine pin pint pine pines
when you type pine as for address..
it wil show you all streets that matches city and street
123 west pine
123 east pine lane
123 north pine lane
123 south pine rd
123 south pine ave
your selection will be 123 west pine lane.
if you dont want to strugle with that gps. i highly recommend GARMIN GPS devices

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When i try and type in an address it comes up with the wrong letters for example if i try and type in a B i get a V etc the letter to the left of the one that I want


You cannot calibrate the screen yourslef like in windows mobile. I would try to reset it back to factory defaults by hitting thesmall whole at the rear and retry. If the problem stays your device needs to be serviced

there is no work around. I opened several of these things

sorry

rene

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My touch screen keeps messing up, certain letters dont work.


I recommend you backup your favorites.

Then attempt a hard reset.

Finally, replace the firmware and system software using webupdate.
Replacing the system software will most likely correct the malfunctioning keying of letters.

I hope that helps.

Apr 03, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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Not letting me put in the address


It searches the database for street names. keep typing your street name until it is the only one availiable. If it cannot find your street, then either: you are spelling it wrong, you have the wrong city/state or the street is newer than the database

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Does not select the letters that you want


I saw that someone suggested that I hold the power button for several seconds
until i got more on screen instructions - follow the bouncing dot and it seemed to
clear the problem - time will tell

Apr 12, 2009 | Garmin StreetPilot c530 GPS Receiver

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Alphabet letters are off


That did it....I didn't know there was a screen calibration tool on it. Thanks for the assist!

Aug 19, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

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Cannot select another state on Garmin 660.


1. From the Where To? View Map, Travel Kit page press WHERE TO

2. Press ADDRESS

3. Press SPELL STATE (should be the 2nd blue box on the page & may read SPELL COUNTY)

4. Press the letter K and Kansas + Kentucky will come up; Press the letter T and Tennessee + Texas will come up, etcetera

5. If the information does not automatically appear, hit DONE and the information will appear. For example on my nuvi 660 if I hit the letter “A” nothing happens until I hit DONE.

6. After pressing the single letter for the sate/province in which you are interested, the unit will prompt you to spell the CITY name.

You will then enter the information as it applies.

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