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Saving Directions I travelled to a location and saved that location. When I tried to travel the same way the next time, the GPS still tried to send me away from the original travelled route. Is there a way to save a travelled route when you did not follow the suggested GPS route completetly?

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  • maugly38 Aug 20, 2008

    I know how to find the route I traveled but the GPS still tries to send me off the original route I used and changed as I traveled.

  • maugly38 Aug 20, 2008

    What is the point of saving a destination if you still need other means ie maps, directions to find the best route?

  • maugly38 Aug 21, 2008

    I don't like the solution but at least i now know that I cannot save the directions.
    thank you!

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There is no way to save the route in the gps system.

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Dear,
here are some information about it for you
http://www.buy.com/prod/garmin-streetpilot-c330-mobile-gps-receiver/q/loc/111/90144053.html

check this link and tell me if u want further information

regards,

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  • SALMAN NASEER Aug 20, 2008

    here is mentioned that it can save the last city... so if that one is the city that u have lastly saved then it invain to get through..

    but i still suggest you to check this link in details



    regards,

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Try this website
www.garmin.com

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    ritchie dempacco Aug 20, 2008

    good luck!!!

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    ritchie dempacco Aug 20, 2008

    or this site

    www.garmin.com/products/sp330/


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Sorry to say but there's no way that you can save it as your favorite route , that's why you cannot save it...

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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    Mark Gil Aug 20, 2008

    because what the gps does is it will locate the best router that you can take , even if you want to use another router for your destination...

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HI,

Please CLICK HERE to view the user manual.

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