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No icon to enter speech directions

When tap Navigate to Then tap Address i have no icon for Speech directions

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  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    I have just actualized my Tomtom GO 920 and in my menu I can not find icon to enter speech directions, and other funkcion, and signal icon on main screen is not horizontal but vertical.
    Please help me.


  • melindabl Jun 09, 2008

    I have the Tomtom 920 and would like to know how to activate the voice recognition and address entry feature?



    Please email me at Dauskent@gmail.com



    Thank you very much

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Since I dont know wich model or software version,
I can only give a generic answer:
You need a data voice selected and active for TTS to work..

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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.

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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.

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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.


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tap the little wrench icon, then settings, then scroll down to the language setting, the select a voice that has TTS next to it.....(TTS = text to speech)

if you need more help, just reply to this post

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Hi,I have a new nuvi 750. It works fine in telling


Street names in speech is only available when a voice with Text to Speech (TTS) is chosen. Please see this link for more info:


http://www.sharc.net/discus/messages/6/74.html?1250060949

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Tap MENU - SETTINGS - REGIONAL.

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The button in the lower right corner is used
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