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Typing the name of the street and can not get the name

Please help I was trying to type the street Fleatherbed Lane and it comes up with Fleetwood and I can not seem to get the street name Fleatherbed Lane. Is there was a zipcode.

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If you put in the "F" and the "L" and say "done", it will tell you all the "FL" streets it knows. So if it's not there, it doesn't know it.

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Hi there why is it that my sat nav only allows me to enter part of address or postcode and blanks out the rest of the input keyboard. There is no setting on my device to allow all functions of the alphabet...


magellan gps is that kind.the blanking out is to prevent errors. let put it this way. 123 west pine lane . for example
type city... then street. as soon as one letter is typed. search is narrowed to a minimum to make it easier to gps to search your destination with much less errors
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Need updated map that will tell us the right lane to be in.


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How to find a location through the address I try to type the street name but found out is no match found. Please assist.


If your exact address cannot be found, it is possible that your installed Map is not up to date.
Short from updating the map (with no guarantee that 'new' street will be included), you can navigate to streets intersections instead or nearby street or some other POI landmark.
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When i type in an address it says no matches found. any address


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enter in the house number 123 done.
enter in the street name bank st done.

this should come back with a street for you. if not make sure there is a map location for the street you are trying to find. a newer neighbourhood may not be listed in your gps.

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I bought Garmin nuvi 765T after having Viamichelin navigator in my car fo some years. . In the old GPS I could navigate to "city center" which was quite useful, when you travel and want to visit a place...


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I have been advised to keep on typing the street name


try this type in the zip first if you have it then try your steet name if all else falls find the closet street to where you want to go see if it will let you load that street at least it will get you in the area you want to be in

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My Garmin will not let me finish typing the street name.


Hard to solve over the net like this, but it sounds like your unit thinks you are somewhere other than your current location. This can happen if you turned the unit off at your destination and you aren't allowing it to update the location prior to typing in the street name.

So turn the unit on and click on the View Map icon to see where IT thinks it is. If it's somewhere else, check the satellite bars and make sure they are GREEN. (You may have to go outside to get reception.)

If your device is showing you at the correct location, I'm at a loss on what to advise.

Is Long Lake Road fairly new? If so, it may just not be on the maps yet.

Another "work-around" (government jargon) is to use a USB cable to connect to your computer, and then use the Maps from Google to find your address. Once you do, you can transfer the address to your Garmin by selecting the "Send" link on the box the points to the location on the map.

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Not letting me put in the address


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Typing street names


It's predictive text, if you have spelt the name properly it should be in the suggested street names. If it's not then it's not on the unit.

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