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Is it possible to turn off the ant-distraction feature on the garmin nuvi 1490tv so the kids can continue to watch tv in the back of the car while it's moving? Thanks.

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Hello djjonesz,

Maybe this will help you some. I have found you the complete manual which covers most of the models of the Garmin Nuvi. It is the full manual from start to finish with complete operating procedures as well as schematics, operation instructions complete with pictures, and trouble shooting section and even other contact numbers to deal direct with Garmin, if your model is not covered in this manual.


Here is the link for you:

http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/nuvi_1100_1200_1300_1400_OM.pdf

Also if you can, please rate my solution if you can and some kind words would be appreciated. I also took the liberty to put my link at the bottom of this page that directs you to my personal page for all my areas of expertize, such as Automotive, Appliance, Electronics. Feel free to check it out anytime and save my link for future problem. Thanks So, Much Mike.

http://beta.fixya.com/users/mc1bean

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Update garmin nuvi 1490


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Garmin Nuvi 1250 Hard Reset Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245...


Garmin Nuvi 1250 Hard Reset

Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490


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Does your Garmin Nuvi 1250 Freeze at Loading Maps?
Does it lock up or stop working?

This tip will describe how to perform a hard reset of the device, and how to backup your 'Favorites' in case the hard reset erases them. The next step in fixing your Nuvi when it doesn't start properly is to update its system software using Garmin WebUpdater.

A hard reset (or Clear All User Data) has been known to resolve unit quirks and strange behavior. It's generally recommended to perform it after a firmware update but is not required by any means. However, if you're seeing quirks and strange behavior with your unit after the firmware update, it is a good idea to do a hard reset of the unit.

Backup and Restoration Procedure for Favorites:

The Hard Reset procedure has been known to delete your Favorites, so back them up beforehand.

  1. From the Nuvi drive, copy '/Garmin/GPX/current.gpx' to a backup location on your computer.
  2. After the hard reset, copy your backed up 'current.gpx' from your computer back to the '/Garmin/GPX/' folder on the Nuvi, but be sure to rename it 'temp.gpx'.
  3. On the next power cycle, the Favorites will be read from 'temp.gpx' into the non-user accessible memory area on the Nuvi where they are actually stored.
Perform the Hard Reset:

*Note that this will clear all user selected settings on the unit

  1. Power the unit off.
  2. Remove the battery and wait several minutes.
  3. Install the battery.
  4. Press and hold (and continue to hold) the bottom-right corner of the screen while powering the unit on.
  5. Continue to hold the screen until the "Do you want to erase all user data?" prompt appears.
  6. Press "yes" and the unit will reboot. This resets all your location settings and user preferences.

If possible after the hard reset, let the unit sit outdoors in the open for about 30 minutes or so to let the unit re-acquire the satellite almanac data.


You have now performed a hard reset of your Garmin Nuvi 1250 series GPS unit.

I hope that helps.
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Garmin Nuvi 1250 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1250 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1250 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1250 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1250 Hard Reset

on May 15, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1250 Car GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 1200 Hard Reset Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245...


Garmin Nuvi 1200 Hard Reset

Models: Nuvi 1200, Nuvi 1210, Nuvi 1240, Nuvi 1245 , Nuvi 1250, Nuvi 1255, Nuvi 1260
Models: Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1300, Nuvi 1310, Nuvi 1340, Nuvi 1350, Nuvi 1370, Nuvi 1390
Models: Nuvi 1410, Nuvi 1440, Nuvi 1450, Nuvi 1490


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Does your Garmin Nuvi 1200 Freeze at Loading Maps?
Does it lock up or stop working?

This tip will describe how to perform a hard reset of the device, and how to backup your 'Favorites' in case the hard reset erases them. The next step in fixing your Nuvi when it doesn't start properly is to update its system software using Garmin WebUpdater.

A hard reset (or Clear All User Data) has been known to resolve unit quirks and strange behavior. It's generally recommended to perform it after a firmware update but is not required by any means. However, if you're seeing quirks and strange behavior with your unit after the firmware update, it is a good idea to do a hard reset of the unit.

Backup and Restoration Procedure for Favorites:

The Hard Reset procedure has been known to delete your Favorites, so back them up beforehand.

  1. From the Nuvi drive, copy '/Garmin/GPX/current.gpx' to a backup location on your computer.
  2. After the hard reset, copy your backed up 'current.gpx' from your computer back to the '/Garmin/GPX/' folder on the Nuvi, but be sure to rename it 'temp.gpx'.
  3. On the next power cycle, the Favorites will be read from 'temp.gpx' into the non-user accessible memory area on the Nuvi where they are actually stored.
Perform the Hard Reset:

*Note that this will clear all user selected settings on the unit

  1. Power the unit off.
  2. Remove the battery and wait several minutes.
  3. Install the battery.
  4. Press and hold (and continue to hold) the bottom-right corner of the screen while powering the unit on.
  5. Continue to hold the screen until the "Do you want to erase all user data?" prompt appears.
  6. Press "yes" and the unit will reboot. This resets all your location settings and user preferences.

If possible after the hard reset, let the unit sit outdoors in the open for about 30 minutes or so to let the unit re-acquire the satellite almanac data.


You have now performed a hard reset of your Garmin Nuvi 1200 series GPS unit.

I hope that helps.
__________________________________________
Garmin Nuvi 1200 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1200 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1200 Webupdate
Garmin Nuvi 1200 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1200 Hard Reset

on May 14, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1200 Car GPS Receiver

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Maximum size sd card


The largest "recognized" card is 32GB. You can use a larger one, but it will only "see" 32GB.

Jan 13, 2014 | Garmin nuvi GPS

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I would like to watch the DVD in my car as im driving (for the Kids) but when it comes out of Park I can only hear it but not view it. Dodge Caliber 2010


That is a safety feature and to override it invites driver distraction no matter if you say it is for the kids. So the answer is don't try to bypass the lock out.

Oct 09, 2012 | 2010 Dodge Caliber

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My nuvi 1490tv restarts every time i connect it to car charger.what is the solution


Hello simbo_x2,

Maybe this will help you some. I have found you the complete manual which covers most of the models of the Garmin Nuvi. It is the full manual from start to finish with complete operating procedures as well as schematics, operation instructions complete with pictures, and trouble shooting section and even other contact numbers to deal direct with Garmin, if your model is not covered in this manual.


Here is the link for you:

http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/nuvi_1100_1200_1300_1400_OM.pdf

Also if you can, please rate my solution if you can and some kind words would be appreciated. I also took the liberty to put my link at the bottom of this page that directs you to my personal page for all my areas of expertize, such as Automotive, Appliance, Electronics. Feel free to check it out anytime and save my link for future problem. Thanks So, Much Mike.

http://beta.fixya.com/users/mc1bean

Aug 04, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

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Hi, got a nuvi 1490tv and can't receive tv programms with normal antenna or even the 2 more antennas ! tried just my phone wich include digital tv and it works (on the phone) ! options on the tv page...


Hello corn,
Maybe this will Help?

Here is the manual for you with step by step instructions on how to use your unit. I have link you to the complete manual with specifications, resources, Picture illustrations as well as trouble shooting section. I hope this helps you. If this does, please if you can, rate my solution accordingly and some nice words would be appreciated.


http://ec1.images-amazon.com/media/i3d/01/A/man-migrate/MANUAL000036051.pdf


Also if you like, here is my link to my own pages on fixya of other areas in my expertize. I am also completely trained and certified in Automotive, Appliance and of course Electronics. Here is my personal Link to my page. Thanks Mike



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May 09, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1490T GPS Receiver

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When you turn it on it continues to say loading maps never stops


A Garmin Nuvi 1300 that won't start, freezes on 'loading maps,' or is acting erratically is symptomatic of having corrupt firmware.

To correct this, I recommend backing up your favorites, clearing all user data, and if it still is stuck, then updating your Nuvi firmware.

Follow these three steps to take to get your Garmin Nuvi 1300 running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
_______________________________________
Garmin Nuvi 1300 Manual Download
Garmin Nuvi 1300 QuickStart Download
Garmin Nuvi 1300 Favorites Backup
Garmin Nuvi 1300 Hard Reset
Garmin Nuvi 1300 Webupdate

Mar 08, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1300 Car GPS Receiver

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My kids locked my garmin nuvi 260w all my screen says is enter pin in i dont know it


Unfortunately, even if you perform master reset on Garmin GPS unit, it does not reset Garmin Lock security feature, which password-protect most Garmin electronic devices to deter theft. If you forget the PIN or password unlock code to unlock the Garmin unit, the best solution is to bring it to Garmin to get unlocked. “Secure Location” does not unlock a locked Garmin unit either as it’s only a temporary fix as when it’s turn on outside the security location, the device is locked again."

So unfortunately, there is only one option: You have to send your nüvi into the Garmin, who can unlock it. Remember original receipt.

Mar 10, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 260W GPS Receiver

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