I have the garmin nuvi 760 brand new. it gets no sound at all. volume is turned up to 80% and language selected is american english jack. when i drive, there are no voice directions, even tho it maps out the route. does anyone know what is wrong? please??
I'm not a hundred percent sure but you guys could try this. Click on the tools menu; select settings, language, and on the voice textbox, select whatever language you want. It might work, and then again it might not. Good luck.
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if you are still getting sound when you press on the screen then the voice might have just been turned off, turn the unit on and hit tools>settings>language and the voice should say american english jack or jill
Hi, go to
Choose a setting with a person's name at the side of it
IE: American English Jill
This will talk to you then
Also on the menu, check Volume and Mute are good.
Frequently (about 20% of the time) when I have my Nuvi 770 plugged in, in the car and I turn it on, it gets stuck at the start up screen where it says, “Loading maps” I wait several minutes and it never completes. Then I turn it off and turn it back on and it comes right up, but with no voice. When I go to Tools > Setup > Language it shows no language and I cannot select one. I have to plug my Nuvi 770 into the computer, run web updater, it detects that I already have the software loaded and I select the option to download it again. When it has completed, I unplug the Nuvi and then go to Tools > Setup > Language and select American English.
Go back into your tools and settings and re select the voice of american jack and see if it comes back on.
I lost the voice 2 days ago while on a trip from tenn. to florida and this fixed it. we never shut off the voice but somehow while using bluetooth or FM trans it shut off voice transmiting.
I had this problem with the 760. Solved by going to settings>language and discovering I had no choice for "voice". I pressed that selection and picked american english and my problem was solved. Garmin support said sometimes the program gets corrupted and that choice needs to be made again.