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Why did the voice prompts disappear

Why did the voice promps disappear on my garmin nuvi? I have the volume set to 100%?

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Your voice may need to be reselected. I have seen this happen before. I assume you can hear tones when you press the buttons.

Go to your Tools menu by clicking on the wrench icon. Next go into "Language". Choose voice and make sure you have at least one voice selected. If No voices are listed you can reload them through Garmins website.

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Turn the volume up. Turn on the Garmin Nuvi. Tap the "Volume" button on the "Where to?" or home screen. Move the slider for the volume up.

Unmute the Garmin Nuvi. Tap the "Volume" icon again. Uncheck the "Mute" option, if it is currently checked.

Make sure the voice is not faulty. The navigation instructions are provided by a voice.To verify whether or not the present voice is faulty, you must switch the voice. Power on the Nuvi and tap the "Tool" icon. Tap "Settings" in the Tool menu. Tap the "Language" option and tap the language you want. Then select another voice to use. Now go back to the home screen and enter an address into the "Where to?" option. See if you can hear sound now.

Update the Garmin Nuvi with WebUpdater. Download and install WebUpdater from the Garmin website (see Resources). Launch WebUpdater on the computer, and connect the Nuvi to the computer with the USB cable. The software will detect the Nuvi and locate all updates for the device. Confirm that you want to update the device when prompted and WebUpdater will download the updates to the Nuvi.

Reset the Garmin Nuvi. A master reset will restore the Nuvi to its factory configurations and delete all favorites and waypoints that have been added. Power off the Nuvi and unplug it from any power source. Hold your finger down on the bottom right corner of the Nuvi screen, at the same time power the device back on. When asked "Do you really want to erase all user data?," remove your finger from the bottom corner of the screen and tap "Yes." The device will reset and sound should be restored.
Here is a direct link to the user manual >>
http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/nuvi_1100_1200_1300_1400_OM.pdf

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HOW CAN I GET THE VOICE PROMPTS TO WORK ON MY NUVI


Normally on front of screen there is promp for voice to mute or un mute, but if you don't see that go to settings and look for voice controls. But like I said is normally on screen right side area looks like a circle kind of.

Jun 08, 2011 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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No voice. Volume bar shows 100% the bar is not


I assume you checked that the mute box is not ticked. If not check it at the same place as the volume. The most likely cause is that there is no voice selected. To select a voice, press Tools, then Settings, then Language, and then Voice. If a voice is not ticked then press one to select it.

It's possible that the voice files have been corrupted and will not work. IF this is the case connect your satnav to your computer and it should automatically download the latest version of webupdater from the garmin website. When updated you will have the option to download voices. Select the ones you want and follow the prompts and they will be downloaded to your satnav. You may then have to to repeat the voice selection process described in paragraph 1 above

Aug 02, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 885T GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 680 no longer has any audio


Hello :

It's a common software problem with your device . To correct the problem I recommend you to reset it .

Here is how to reset your device :

1:Turn the Nuvi on.

2:Touch the tools icon on the main screen. The tools icon is represented by a wrench surrounded by a blue circle.


3:Touch the "Settings" icon which appears as a wrench.

4:Push the "Restore" button at the bottom of the screen. A confirmation message will appear asking to confirm restoring the Nuvi to factory settings. Push yes to restore the factory settings
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Try this for hard reset .

Turn off Garmin device. Press down on bottom right corner of the touchscreen [ Don't let go ] , and then power on the GPS unit. You should be prompted whether do you really want to erase all user data, or asked if do you really want to start up in maintenance mode. Press “Yes” to reset (warning: all data will be erased and lost, so backup before proceeding) or enter maintenance mode.

PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO RATE !

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My Garmin Nuvi 770 has stopped voice prompts


plug your tomtom into your computer and download all the updates which would include voice

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No voice prompts on my new nuvi 750- volume level not muted.


I had the same problem after I had my Nuvi 750 for a few months.  The voice just stopped.  I called Garmin and they replaced it under warranty.

Feb 11, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 750 GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 250W The voice will not come on. Worked fine this morning. Volume is on 100% and not on mute.


Under tools/settings/language check to make sure you have the correct voices chosen. When the name has "TTS" after it, it means Text To Speech. Make sure one of those are selected

Jan 22, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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I have my garmin nuvi 350 on max volume control and still have difficulty hearing prompts is there a secret way i can override and increase the volume even more?


Maybe you speaker is defective. have you tried plugging in a set of headphones and listening if the audio is louf throgh the headphones?

There is ano secret way to do what you are asking. While there is a way to change the volume for the voice within the voice file, you need a hex editor do this and it's beyond the scope of this forum.

- Jim

Dec 12, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

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Voice prompts disappeared!


It's possible that you just turned the volume all the way down. Otherwise just look into the system settings....

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