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How do I get it to verbalize strret names as opposed to turn right for example it says Q4-01

How do I get it to say street names?

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Your unit must have TTS (Text to speech) for this feature to work. Not all voices have TTS. It is possible that your unit does not have TTS, or that the voice you have chosen does not do TTS. Check to see if there is an alternate voice with TTS.

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When to capitalize words such as NORTH, EAST, WEST, SOUTH, RIVER, BRIDGE, AVENUE, STREET, PRAIRIE, MONUMENT, BUILDING, GORGE, PARK, STATUE, CHURCH??


When it's the first word of a sentence or as part of a proper noun or name.

For example: I'm going down to the river.
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When to capitalize words such as SOUTH, NORTH, EAST, WEST, RIVER, PRAIRIE, GORGE, BRIDGE, PARK, MONUMENT, STATUE, BUILDING, CHURCH, AVENUE, STREET??


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My garmin 205w doesn't tell me verbally names of streets and exits. My brother has the same exact model and his does this function.


Some of the voices on Garmin satnavs speak streetnames and others don't. Press Tools, then press settings, then press Language. You'll see the Voice name. Press it and select a different one. (American English Jack or Samantha TTS will speak the streetnames). Press OK and it should then be ok.

Aug 14, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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How to make it talk


For your GPS to speak, please select the sound files. Procedure explained below. Please note that although all GPS speak, only those that has an "S" in their Name (for example: ONEXL 340S) speak the street names. If there is no S at the end of their name, you can select any sound file for your GPS to speak. Not all sound files speak out the street names. If you would like to have the street names spoken, you need to select a voice that ends with computer. For example, the voice file selection: Simon, English UK, Computer will speak street names. But the voice file, Bonnie, English US, will not speak Street names. Dave, English US, computer will give you street names but Lori or Mandy, English US will not. Procedure to get the street names spoken: Tap on main screen. Tap on change preferences. Tap on arrow. Tap on change voices. Tap (select) a voice that ends with computer. Tap select. Tap done till you reach the main screen.

May 28, 2010 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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I have a tomtom xxl.s gps does not speak streets name


Not all sound files speak out the street names. If you would like to have the street names spoken, you need to select a voice that ends with computer. For example, the voice file selection: Simon, English UK, Computer will speak street names. But the voice file, Bonnie, English US, will not speak Street names. Dave, English US, computer will give you street names but Lori or Mandy, English US will not.Procedure to get the street names spoken: Tap on main screen. Tap on change preferences. Tap on arrow. Tap on change voices. Tap (select) a voice that ends with computer. Tap select. Tap done till you reach the main screen.

May 17, 2010 | Tomtom XXL 540S GPS Receiver

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Xxl 530s spoken street names


Not all sound files speak out the street names. So, in a way, it is your set up that needs to be changed. It is is not a wrong information. If you want, street names spoken, you need to select a voice that ends with computer. For example, the voice file selection: Simon, English UK, Computer will speak street names. But the voice file, Bonnie, English US will not speak Street names. Dave, English US, computer will give you street names but Lori or Mandy, English US will not. Procedure to get the street names spoken: Tap on main screen. Tap on change preferences. Tap on arrow. Tap on change voices. Tap (select) a voice that ends with computer. Tap select. Tap done till you reach the main screen.

Apr 11, 2010 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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HOW DO I GET MY TOM TOMXL TO SPEAK STREET NAMES ? FOR EXAMPLE, IT WILL SPEAK TURN LEFT 100 YARDS, BUT DOES NOT SPEAK STREET NAME


you need to select a computer voice. no gps can say street names while using a human voice.

tap the map screen, then preferences, then scroll to the 4th page where it says change voice and select a computer voice.

if you need more help, just reply to this post


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Feb 10, 2010 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Error when trying to download MS strrets and trips 2006 w/ GPS lo


I have used every version of streets & Trips since 05, and have never had any issue with Win Media Player, currently using streets 2009 on one machine with Windows 7 RC1, which has WMP 11, and on another PC streets 2008 and Vista with WMP 11. You may need to change your default program settings for media back to WMP if you ever had another media player installed.

Jun 13, 2009 | Microsoft Streets & Trips GPS 2006 x GPS...

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Doesn't name streets to turn on before the turn.


Go to https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/ and look up your specific GPS system, some do not name the street by name, some (like the nuvi 780) do.

Apr 21, 2009 | Garmin (010-00583-00) for nuvi 750/760/770

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Gamin nuvi 260W - Cannot set to text-to-voice.


Garmin automotive GPS devices that have text-to-speech (speak street names) are also loaded with pre-recorded voices that do not speak street names (example: "Turn Right in 500 feet"). If one of these pre-recorded voices has been selected, the voice prompts will not speak street names.
To change the voice prompt to spoken street names:
  1. Touch Tools (Wrench icon) from the Main Menu
  2. Touch Settings*
  3. Select Language or Locale
  4. Touch the Voice language option
  5. Select a voice option that includes a person's name (ex. Emily) or TTS. Options without a name or the TTS label will say the distance until the next turn, but will not include the street name.
  6. Select OK
The device should now speak street names.
*Note: The Setting option is not required on all nuvi units.



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Aug 17, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 260W GPS Receiver

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