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I have lost the street names when directions are given.

I suddenly lost the street names when they are giving the directions. I now get just "turn right in .5 miles."  What happened?

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Let us know if you have sorted out your problem.

You can download all documentation for your Garmin Nuvi here.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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  1. Touch Tools (Wrench Icon) from the Main Menu
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Language*
  4. Touch on the blue rectangle that corresponds with Voice
  5. Touch on a voice that is labeled with (TTS) at the end. These voices will speak street names. Options without a name or the TTS label will say the distance until the next turn, but will not include the street name.
  6. Touch Ok

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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Hi!

Please see the user manual from the link--

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Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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    All of the Garmin automotive GPS units that speak street names are also loaded with basic voice prompts (i.e. 'Turn Right in 500 feet') as well as 'text-to-speech' voices that speak street names. If one of the basic types of voice prompts has been selected, the voice prompts will not speak street names.
    In order to change this setting, please follow these steps:


    1. Touch Tools (Wrench Icon) from the Main Menu
    2. Touch Settings.
    3. Touch Language*
    4. Touch on the blue rectangle that corresponds with Voice
    5. Touch on a voice that is labeled with (TTS) at the end. These voices will speak street names. Options without a name or the TTS label will say the distance until the next turn, but will not include the street name.

    6. Touch Ok

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Your map might be outdated. You should have updated map or firmware from the manufacturer's site

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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