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How do I turn on announcing names of streets?

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Hi,Please see this link on how to enable the TTS (text to speech) mode so your unit will speak street names,

http://www.sharc.net/discus/messages/6/74.html?1260198848


Thanks and take care

Posted on May 28, 2010

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