Question about Garmin n?vi 265WT Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Activation code for garmin 265 WT

I am unable to activate preloaded FM traffic subscription

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Jeep Brainy solved the problem.
He was the second solution

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

Testimonial: "Jeep Brainy had the solution the first time without refering me to a Pdf."

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hello, I have a Garmin nuvi 3790T GPS and also the cable with built-in FM receiver. How can I receive traffic alerts? Do I need to purchase anything? Technically I am a novice, hope you can help. Thank...


To make it work, buy a subscription on a traffic alert service (RDS - TMC) available in your region/country at garmin.com. For crossborder service buy the traffic service there too.

Its possible to buy a lifetime variant - meaning it will stay active for your receiver.

Jul 05, 2011 | Garmin Nuvi 3790T 3790 3760T 3760 3750...

1 Answer

Haveing proplem to activateing the FM traffic in myGarmin 1490T,if you have a plone # I will call that #..


Hello,

If you are plugged into 12v power and you are in an area with coverage you should be receiving updates to your nuvi, since the FM traffic receiver is built into the cigarette power there is no activation process or code necessary.

Hope this helps!

Feb 12, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

1 Answer

My 265WTS says to subscibe to the traffic reportsI have to file the unit's I.D number. Where do I do that?


Hello,

your nuvi will receive its traffic updates through an FM channel that requires no subscriptions. The receiver is located in the 12v power cable so aslong as you are powered you should receive updates.

Hope this helps!

Feb 08, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 265 Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer

I just bought the garmin nuvi 265wt. I tried to activate the free lifetime traffic that comes with the unit but when I touched the screen to enable the traffic it told me I first must go to www.garmin/fm...


Check the information that came in your box. With my TomTom Lifetime Traffic and Maps, there was an "activation" number on one sheet of paper. I had to activate (per instructions) before I could enable the lifetime goodies.

Jan 30, 2011 | Garmin n?vi 265WT Car GPS Receiver

2 Answers

I bought a Garmin /Nuvi 265wt do I need to suscribe to receive traffic reports


Many Garmin nuvi GPS units that are traffic capable come with a complimentary 1 (or more) month trial of the service. After that period is over, a subscription must be obtained to continue to receive traffic reports. The GPS will continue to provide routing and mapping without a traffic subscription however. Only the real-time data will be missing without a subscription.

Pay close attention to which traffic service you get. The MSN traffic service will be going away in the next year or two. The FM traffic service appears to continue to grow. Phone a Garmin Customer Service Rep to discuss your traffic subscription options and possibly active your choice with them over the phone.

Please rate this reply - good luck!

Aug 26, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

1 Answer

How do i activate traffic alert


Question? Is traffic alert available where you live? If not then you will not be able to get it. Traffic alert is available in certain places only, and usually cities with a population of couple million or more. Hope this helps.

Apr 25, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

1 Answer

I Purchased a Garmin GPS 265WT and a liftime FM TRAFFIC subscription but I can Not Activate it. Do I need some other sort of device to make this feature operate


According to page 32 and garmin's website, the traffic subscription comes as part of the package and automatically activates when the GPS receives a satellite signal and is connected to the FM receiver (the car adapter).

Apr 10, 2010 | GPS

1 Answer

Our garmin product, Nuvi 465 T is telling us to go to www.garmin.com/fmtraffic to get a subscription code, so that we can enter a unit ID to get a free subscription to FM traffic. Every time we go there,...


Yes, you do not have to enter a subscription code for this unit because it comes with a lifetime subscription. All you have to do is be sure you plug your adapter in first, and also be in an area where there are traffic broadcasts, when your unit powers up, you will see a small green traffic symbol in the upper left corner of the screen. this indicates that it is picking up the signal. If it turns gray, then you do not have a signal in that area. Again, be sure you are in an area that has traffic broadcasts, plug in adapter first, then you should be fine. Again, it is not necessary to enter a code. Good luck and have fun!

Jul 26, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 465T Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Magellan 3250


I'm almost positive that they never come traffic ready. My Magellan came in the mail today, and the box had the registration code/directions on activating the live traffic.

From magellangps.com:

To retrieve the Subscription Code you should use a 20 Digit Coupon Code which is found towards the bottom of the 8 X 11 sheet of paper included in the box of your GPS that is titled "Magellan TrafficKit Service Activation".
The Subscription Code can be retrieved by following the below mentioned Steps:
  1. In a browser window, navigate to www.magellangps.com
  2. Under the "Products" option select "Magellan Traffic Service".
  3. Under "Traffic Subscription Services" click "Redeem a Subscription Coupon" Note: You can Purchase/Renew Subscription if the free subscription has expired by Clicking "Purchase a Traffic Subscription/ Renew a Traffic Subscription"
  4. Select the product model from the list provided
  5. Type your Email Address & Password to login to the Magellan Note: If you dont have a user account, Select "Click here to create an account"
  6. Click the option "Select" corresponding to the correct Product Serial Number
  7. Click the "Yes" tab to confirm the Serial Number
  8. Enter the Coupon Code provided in the box and click "Retrieve Subscription Code"
  9. Write down the Subscription Code to use it in the GPS for activation

Jun 06, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 3250 GPS

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garmin n?vi 265WT Car GPS Receiver Logo

Related Topics:

1,262 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garmin GPS Experts

SHARCNET-USA
SHARCNET-USA

Level 3 Expert

2130 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

78257 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3289 Answers

Are you a Garmin GPS Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...