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I have a Garmin 205 and I have tried everyway that I know to enter a state, city, street address for my trip. The unit will not give me an option to enter a state. I downloaded a users manual, but I don't know what I am doing wrong. I want to enter, State ( az ) city ( Tucson ) and then the street address. Please advice. Thank you Paul

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This might be a long shot but I read some time ago that you must select American English as the language to have the option to change states. I know it sounds crazy. To change the language to American English:
Press TOOLS (The spanner symbol)
Press SETTINGS or LOCALE (which ever is on your satnav)
Press LANGUAGE
You'll get a screen with Text Language, Voice Language and Keyboard.
Press Text Language and select American English.
That might solve the problem.

Another person who had the same problem updated his map and software. That solved the problem for him. However it's chancy spending money if you're not sure it's going to work so I'd suggest updating the software which is free first. To update the software;
Download and install webupdater from http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27
Connect your satnav to your computer and run the webupdater program. It will search for updates to your software.

If you decide to update your map you can find details on how to do so at http://www.fixya.com/support/r5628920-update_garmin_satnav_maps
I hope one of these will solve your problem.

I hope one of these will solve your problem

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