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Change Home Location on Nuvi 660

Does anyone knows how to change Home Location on 660 Nuvi. I have recently moved and wanted "Home" to point to my new location.

 

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  • dpenn Jan 16, 2009

    Need to know how to change the HOME setting on the 660

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Go into 'Where To', 'Favorites', 'HOME', 'Edit...', 'Delete'. Then from the main map screen you can tap the screen and 'Save' the location as your new home. You can't save a 'Home' location if there's already one called that in memory, so you have to delete the old one first.

 

(I have a 680, but I assume it's the same)

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