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Can the voice in the Magellan be changed -- i.e. celebrity voice, mail/female -- as is possible with Garmin and Tom-Tom?

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  • dtweaks May 26, 2010

    Thank you for the quick response -- I am off to my Maestro as we speak

  • dtweaks May 26, 2010

    Well, I tried the solution posted by Walesarumi but no go. My model Maestro is the 5310. When I log on I get options of : Show Map, Enter Address, Points of Interest, Trip Planner, Exit POI and User Options. Entering User Options gets me: Region, System Settings (Volume,Brightness,Power, Language -- English, French, Spanish --, Time Zone and Unit of Measure), Trip Computer, POI, Address Book Options, Map Options, Detour Options, Simulator Mode, Tone Options --bell, chime or beep--Navigation Instruction, GPS options, Backup and Restore, Map Information and Traffic Option. Nothing about changing voices and no preference option.

    Now what?



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the answer is yes, its is possible to change voice on Magellan.

In case you don't how to change the voice on Magellan, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Turn on your GPS. You can do this quickly and easily by pressing the "POWER" button located on the top of the unit. A "Magellan" screen will appear and after a few seconds you will be given access to the unit's main menu.
  2. Tap the "Preferences" icon with your finger. This will take you to unit's preferences menu. You will see a variety of different things you can change like changing the default "Home" location, among others.
  3. Tap on the option that reads "Change Voice." This will bring up a list of available voices you can have your GPS read your directions in.
  4. Tap on a voice name and press the "Preview" button to hear a short clip of that voice. Make a decision on which voice you'd like to use.
  5. Tap the "Save" button to change the voice in which your Magellan Maestro reads directions. Once you've done this, tap the "Back" button to return to the main menu.
Good luck.

Posted on May 26, 2010


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