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I purchased a garmin map for Florida and when i inserted it in my nuvi 250,the already installed map of Ireland UK and Europe was wiped. Also the voice command is no longer functioning. The Florida map worked well despite the lack of voice command Can I get the map back and the voice command. Thanks Gerry Wall

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Hello,

I suggest you reset your GPS, to reset your gps, follow this steps, turn off Garmin device. Press down on bottom right corner of the touchscreen, 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.
Once the Garmin GPS unit is reset, remember to place the device outside where there is a clear unobstructed view of the sky for 15 – 30 minutes in order for it to requires fix to GPS satellites. with this, this should fix the problem.
Take care.

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