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Mapping starting point to destination.

Gps 350 suddenly started going in a straight line from point to point insteaded of presenting route following streets.

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Re: mapping starting point to destination.

From the "Where To" menu choose Settings > Navigation > Route Preference > This is where you can choose a Faster Time or Shorter Distance and also Off Road. Off Road is used to create a "Straight line" or "Direct Route" This option will NOT follow the roads.

Most will use Fastest and also make sure the Vehicle type is correct.

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My Gamin Nuvi can't unlock maps

Use a Garmin 1450

The Garmin Nuvi 1450 can be used while driving or walking.

While driving, use the Nuvi 1450 to create a route to your destination and get step-by-step directions, to hear the names of upcoming streets, to tell you when to change lanes and to find out the speed limits on unfamiliar streets.

As a pedestrian, you can have the Nuvi 1450 create a route for you that uses a mixture of walking and public transportation, such as the subway or bus system, if you have purchased cityXplorer maps for that area.

Tap "Where to?" to set up a route. The "Where to?" icon is a large magnifying glass.

Tap "Addresses." The available categories are address, points of interest, go home, recently found, favorites and intersections.

Input the name of the state or county, if it is out of town.

Then tap "Spell city." Spell out the name of the city using the pop up keyboard.

Press "Done."

Enter the address number and press "Done."

Then enter the street name and press "Done."

The "Go" screen opens automatically.

Tap the green "Go" button. The Nuvi 1450 will now calculate a route to the address.

Follow the voice prompts and map highlight to your destination.

Navigate Using Coordinates

Tap "Where to?" and then tap "Coordinates."

Tap the coordinate you want to adjust/input a new coordinate.

Tap "Format" to choose the right coordinate format for the map you are using.

Enter the coordinates. Tap "Next."

Tap the green "Go" button to calculate a route.

Use the Map Page

Navigate to your destination by following the voice prompts, highlighted route on the map and directions located at the top of the map screen.
Tap the "turn" icon located in the upper left corner of the screen to see the next turn. It may have a turning or straight arrow and the number of miles until the turn. Tap the bar across the top with the next direction listed on it to see a list of all directions.

Tap the plus or minus signs on the right side of the screen to zoom in or out.

Press the spinning arrow in the lower left corner of the screen to return to the main menu.

Tap the "car" icon traveling along the highlighted route to enter the "Where Am I?" screen and get your exact location, coordinates and nearby emergency services.

Hope this helps

Oct 29, 2012 | Garmin Nuvi 1450 GPS Standard Red LED Wall...

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When you reach the first stop on a saved route the satnav should automatically set the next stop as it's destination. If it doesn't it's possible that the spot you saved as your first stop was not exactly right i.e. you didn't drive to where it's marked on the satnav. If this is the case you need to mark the spot by driving to it and pressing the car (which shows your location on the satnav) and this gives you an option to save present location. Save it and use it instead of the one you entered by address. Then when you're setting your route you'll find it in your favourites and add it from there.

To get back to the map go back to the screen which shows WHERE TO and VIEW MAP. Press VIEW MAP and it will bring you back to your map and should continue with your route.

Aug 01, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

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How do you view your final destination once you have set a route?

After you touch go and it starts navagating, touch the green bar at the top of the screen. You can scroll through the turn by turn directions. at the bottom you can touch MAP and see the whole route on the map.

Apr 04, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Just brought tomtom start. will it give me more than one route to any given destination?

There are settings in the GPS that allow you to pick what type of routes you want to have the unit pick for you. They can be based on time, distance, or least fuel used. You can also do the following: if you know at least part of the route to your destination, and the GPS doesn't pick the particular way you prefer you can just start driving off route. The GPS will realize that you are off route and it will recalculate itself. You can also add "Way Points" to your route that would force the GPS to calculate the route to the way you want it to go.

Mar 25, 2010 | Tomtom GO GPS Receiver

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When you select your destination, before you select go there is an option for map at the bottom of the screen. That will show you the entire route.

Oct 18, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

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When i type in destination, I get map view instead of arrow pointing direction and showing which way to turn ect.I've tried everything to get back to driving directions , follow the arrow in the direction...

depends on which TomTom Go you have (maps preloaded only go700 and go910 no memory card slot)

This is for Go910

Tap Change preferences in the Main Menu.

(When you first start using your TomTom ONE XL, not all the buttons will be shown in the menu. Many buttons and some more advanced features are hidden because you will not need these features very often.To see all of the buttons and features, tap "Show ALL menu options" button in the Preference menu.)

then Tap "Turn off map display" button to turn off the map. Instead of seeing your position on a map in the Driving View, you will only see information about the next instruction.

you can download all TomTom manual

go to tomtom website ----> support scroll down at the right hand side click Find downloads

hope this help


Apr 04, 2009 | Tomtom GO GPS Receiver

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On the map of my nuvi 350, the screen reads" insert in route as via point". Whatis meant by this statement?

When you select a destination on your Nuvi, you start from your present location, we'll call this point "A" and proceed to the final destination, we'll call point "B".

A via point is some place you establish in between, we'll call it point "C". It allows you to go from point "A" to point "B", by going through point "C".

- Jim

Mar 08, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

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I am trying to put in multiple destinations for the same trip. When I try to put in my second destination it keeps going back to my home site not my first destination. It starts the trip for my second...

The Nuvi you have does not support multiple destinations in a route. you can have 1 destination and 1 via point. So if you are going to a destination and you need to add a stop in the route, you can add the 2nd point to go to and then continue to the original destination.

Feb 21, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

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Refuses to consider certain border crossings

does it include the map for North America and Canada?
you may have to reload it
try using shortest route

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