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TracBack not saving to Favorites on Nuvi 500

When you save a track in TracBack on the Nuvi 500 it should save to your Favorites. Mine is saving to the Custom Routes which messes up the track. Sometimes it puts you on a different continent. At one point it worked correctly. I have tried doing a master reset and restored the software, but nothing works. Any help would be appreciated.

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I am sorry that I cannot solve your problem, but I can tell you I have the same one, Garmin knows about it, but ignores it, and if you clear your trip log before you create the track you want, it MIGHT work.

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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How do I transfer favorite from one garmin to another ?

you can use a pc and usb cable to save your favorites and then upload them to the other nuvi. You can download "Base Camp" software for free on the Garmin website. The software is quite powerful and can transfer your data for you.

Jan 07, 2012 | Garmin Nuvi 465T Car GPS Receiver

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Trying to add favorites in a new Garmin Nuvi 265

There are at least three ways:
  1. At the GPS position and you want to save it, select the car image (or what ever you use for your position) then Save. Then you will be prompted to enter the Name then Done and then Save to Favorites? Select Yes.
  2. Enter the address, if it is found, then select the car image. The rest just follow no. 1 above.
  3. Enter the coordinate. If it is found, then select the car image. The rest just follow no. 1 above.

Aug 25, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 265 Car GPS Receiver

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How to add a favorite to my nuvi 255

You enter an address, instead of selecting "GO", select "save" on the lower right, then it will be saved into favorites.

Jun 13, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 255 Car GPS Receiver

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How do you save an entry of a place

50 previous entries are automatically saved. You can view them by tapping "Where To", "Recently Found".
You can also add a route to your favorites by entering the address of the location, or by doing a points of interest search, etc. When you get to the screen that says "Go", just tap "Save" and the location will be saved to your favorites.
Hope it helps.
Please let me know.

Apr 26, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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How can i add or delete favorites in my garmin?

Please update your O/S by downloading WEBUpdater from Garmin.
Once installed on your PC, each time you connect the 200W to the cable - it will recognize it, and verify you have the latest software.

A simple software update will fix most problems.

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Apr 19, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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Hi I have a garmin nuvi 765 that just stopped working

I called Garmin and they had me do a restoral and it solved my problem.
If you have a lot of favorites and you want to keep them you will need to save them first to reinstall later.
To save your favorites: Plug in your unit to your PC. Open an explorer window and navigate to the drive associated with your Garmin. Double click on Garmin and you will see a sub folder named Garmin. Click this folder and click on the GPX folder. Copy the current.gpx file to your desktop. Be sure you rename it.. They had me rename it to current1.gpx
Now, unplug your unit from your PC and shut your Garmin off…. Then hold the bottom right of your touch screen and turn the unit back on while holding the screen…. Follow the prompts… I cannot recall each, but answer yes to you all…
Once you are back on the main screen (Where To and View Map) plug your unit back to your pc so you can bring your favorites back.
Navigate to the drive that is associated with your Garmin and copy the current1.gpx file from your PC desktop to the GPX folder… you should now have two; one called current.gpx and the one you just pasted called current1.gpx…
You are now ready to go and try it out in your car… Mine worked and all my favorites where there as well.
Hope this works for you as well

Jan 20, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 765T GPS Receiver

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Entering and deleting addresses in "Favorites"

Probably go to the favorites menu and manually add it there? if not, when you click the address when it ends up in the recently found, is there no menus that say, maybe , add to favorites?

May 25, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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Notes field for Favorites

You cannot add "notes" to favorites, however, if the unit is bluetooth capable (if I recall correctly, the Nuvi 350 is NOT) then you can add a phone number to a favorite. Other than that, you can simply add a name.

Nov 08, 2007 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

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Lost all my Saved Favorites!?!

If the favorites do not show up, unfortunately they may be gone forever. Check the Recently Found and see if any are there, then re-save them. I don't know why it would lose the favorites to begin with, but once gone, they are usually gone. By the way, resetting can remove them also.

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