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Home address. I have programmed my home address into my x3-02 but when I get to my home it says to turn right for destination , but my home is left. I have lived at this address for 21 years and I'm sure that it is correct. What's the deal?

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The map they are using for your GPS unit is incorrect. You can report the error to Navteq but until they release a new map update for your unit.. you will just have to deal with it.

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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.

While driving, use the Nuvi 1450 to create a route to your destination and get step-by-step directions, to hear the names of upcoming streets, to tell you when to change lanes and to find out the speed limits on unfamiliar streets.


As a pedestrian, you can have the Nuvi 1450 create a route for you that uses a mixture of walking and public transportation, such as the subway or bus system, if you have purchased cityXplorer maps for that area.


Tap "Where to?" to set up a route. The "Where to?" icon is a large magnifying glass.


Tap "Addresses." The available categories are address, points of interest, go home, recently found, favorites and intersections.


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.

Follow the voice prompts and map highlight to your destination.


Navigate Using Coordinates


Tap "Where to?" and then tap "Coordinates."

Tap the coordinate you want to adjust/input a new coordinate.


Tap "Format" to choose the right coordinate format for the map you are using.


Enter the coordinates. Tap "Next."


Tap the green "Go" button to calculate a route.


Use the Map Page


Navigate to your destination by following the voice prompts, highlighted route on the map and directions located at the top of the map screen.
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.


Hope this helps

Oct 29, 2012 | Garmin Nuvi 1450 GPS Standard Red LED Wall...

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Do you have to type in your home address before you type in your destination address and do you always have to remove the map film covering to do so?


You can set your home destination so you don't need to enter it more than once. To do this;
  1. Press WHERE TO
  2. Press GO HOME
You'll be given a list of options. You can either enter your home address, Press SELECT CURRENT if you're at your home address, or select it from recently visited locations.

There's no need to enter it again. When you want to go home just press WHERE TO and then GO HOME.

The plastic film that covers the screen can be removed and left off

Aug 26, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Was just given a TomTom and car adappter to use on my trip from MI to MD. I've never used a GPS and no manual was included how to program it from start to final destination


The TomTom only needs for you to enter your destination address. Once that's in, you're ready to go. Along your route you can tap the center of the screen to find POINTS OF INTEREST such as FOOD, LODGING, etc...but will retain destination info 'til either cleared or changed to new destination.

To enter your destination, tap center of screen. There you choose house address, business address or city's center. If you choose street address screen opens to:keyboard. Type in destination State, ie; Maryland. Once you've typed state, hit DONE in bottom right corner. The screen then goes to CITY. Type in destination city then hit done again. Follow the same steps for STREET NAME & HOUSE #. Click DONE & CONTINUE as prompted. TomTom will then target your location and you're ready to hit the road. It will show you your distance and time (ETA). It will also show you the speed limit where you are and the actual speed you are going.

When you pull over for gas, food, lodging, shopping, sight-seeing or whatever, it will automatically account for this and will continuously update your coordinates to get you back to the highway/road you need to be on. And when you're ready to come back to MI all you have to do is hit the home icon and it will automatically map your trip back.(Home is - or should be - set to the home address of the owner of the GPS).

All-in-All it is user friendly and very simple to use.

If you need additional info, please don't hesitate to ask.

I hope this info was helpful to you. Good Luck!
Have a great trip and drive safely. :-)

Jan 31, 2010 | Tomtom XL 340S Car GPS Receiver

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I had put my work address as home on my gps instead of my home address can you help me fix it? i have a tomtom 125-se thanks!!!


Tap on your TomTom One screen to bring up 'Change preferences' then scroll right by taping on the right arrow to locate 'Change Home location' and then either enter from 'Address' or 'Recent destination' .
Hope it helps! Let me know how you go.

Jan 07, 2010 | Tomtom ONE 125 GPS Receiver

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I programed the home address in my tom tom but it was wrong. how do i delete it


Quite simple:
Instead of using 'Navigate to' option, use the 'Change preferences' then select 'Change Home Location' and re-enter the correct address via 'Address' or 'Recent destination'.

Hope it helps!

Dec 26, 2009 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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How to change home address


using your touch screen, go to tools> my data> set home location> you can use your current position or you can enter it. then it will be save as a home address

Sep 27, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 265 Car GPS Receiver

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Changing home address


  • Tap the screen to bring up the menu
  • Tap the 'Change preferences' icon
  • Tap the arrow to the right to the 'Change home location' icon (looks like a house with a spanner)
  • Choose the best option to identify your address (postcode, address, recent destination, etc)

Dec 27, 2008 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Unable to program the destination from home


Here is the link to the manual http://www.magellangps.com/assets/manuals/2000_RUG_US.pdf the information you need starts from page 9 i think. Merry Xmas!

Dec 07, 2008 | Magellan RoadMate 2000 GPS Receiver

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How to program a destination


In general, once you key in an address and then select a route, the name/route will be saved in "recent destinations." If you want to use that destination, just select it. If you want to add it to "Favorites", then select "Add Favorite" and all your recent destinations will appear. Select the one you want and rename it: E.g., instead of "220 W. Walnut St." rename it "Grandma's House" and it is set.

Oct 08, 2007 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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