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Nuvi 350 - How do you get it to say the name of the street?

I have the NUVI 350 and it's advertised as being able to say the name of the street coming up/where to turn. How do you enable this function? Thanks in advance.

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You have to select one of the "TTS" voices (TTS stands for text to speech). These are the voices capable of saying the street names (although the mispronunciations are often amusing)

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