nüvi 2585TV
®
owner’s manual
nüvi 2585TV Owner’s Manual
February 2012
190-00784-00_0A 1
Printed in Taiwan
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Table of Contents
Getting Started�������������������������������������������� 5
Connecting the Device to Vehicle Power�������������� 5
About myDashboard��������������������������������������������� 5
Adjusting the Screen Brightness�������������������������� 6
Adjusting the Master Volume�������������������������������� 6
Status Bar Icons��������������������������������������������������� 6
Satellite Signals���������������������������������������������������� 6
Using the On-screen Buttons������������������������������� 7
Using the On-screen Keyboard���������������������������� 7
About Shortcuts���������������������������������������������������� 7
Finding Locations��������������������������������������� 8
About Locations���������������������������������������������������� 8
About Search Tools�������������������������������������������� 10
Saving a Home Location�������������������������������������11
Finding Recently Found Places�������������������������� 12
Finding Parking��������������������������������������������������� 12
Setting a Simulated Location������������������������������ 12
Saving Locations������������������������������������������������ 12
Navigation������������������������������������������������� 13
Starting a Route�������������������������������������������������� 13
Automobile Routes��������������������������������������������� 14
About Exit Services�������������������������������������������� 15
Avoiding Road Features������������������������������������� 15
About Custom Avoidances��������������������������������� 16
Enabling Advanced Detours������������������������������� 16
Navigating Off Road������������������������������������������� 17
Map Pages������������������������������������������������� 17
Customizing the Map������������������������������������������ 17
Viewing Turns����������������������������������������������������� 18
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Viewing Current Location Information���������������� 19
Pedestrian Routes���������������������������������������������� 19
Hands-Free Phone Calls�������������������������� 20
About Hands-Free Calling���������������������������������� 20
Pairing Your Phone��������������������������������������������� 20
Pairing with a Bluetooth Audio Device���������������� 21
Placing a Call������������������������������������������������������ 22
Receiving a Call ������������������������������������������������� 22
Using the Call History����������������������������������������� 22
Using In-Call Options ����������������������������������������� 22
Saving a Home Phone Number�������������������������� 22
Using the TV���������������������������������������������� 23
Digital TV������������������������������������������������������������ 23
Recording TV Footage��������������������������������������� 24
Adjusting the Screen Aspect Ratio��������������������� 24
Viewing Subtitles������������������������������������������������ 24
Changing the Region������������������������������������������ 24
Changing the Audio Language��������������������������� 25
Outputting the TV to an External Device������������ 25
Returning to the Main Menu from the TV����������� 25
Using the Apps����������������������������������������� 25
Using Help���������������������������������������������������������� 25
About ecoRoute ������������������������������������������������� 25
Planning a Trip���������������������������������������������������� 27
Viewing Pictures������������������������������������������������� 28
Viewing a Video�������������������������������������������������� 28
Media Player������������������������������������������������������� 29
Viewing Previous Routes and Destinations�������� 30
Using the World Clock ��������������������������������������� 30
Finding Your Last Parking Spot�������������������������� 30
About the Driving Recorder�������������������������������� 30
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Video Input��������������������������������������������������������� 31
Using the Calculator������������������������������������������� 31
Converting Units ������������������������������������������������ 31
Using the Language Guide��������������������������������� 32
Traffic��������������������������������������������������������� 32
Enabling Traffic��������������������������������������������������� 32
Receiving Traffic Data���������������������������������������� 33
Traffic Receiver�������������������������������������������������� 33
Traffic on Your Route������������������������������������������ 33
Traffic in Your Area��������������������������������������������� 34
Understanding Traffic Data��������������������������������� 34
Traffic Subscriptions������������������������������������������� 34
Changing the Fuse in the Vehicle Power Cable� 40
Removing the Device, Cradle, and Mount���������� 40
Updating Maps��������������������������������������������������� 41
Safety Cameras�������������������������������������������������� 41
Custom Points of Interest����������������������������������� 41
Purchasing Accessories������������������������������������� 41
Troubleshooting ������������������������������������������������� 42
Index���������������������������������������������������������� 44
Data Management������������������������������������� 35
File Types����������������������������������������������������������� 35
About Memory Cards������������������������������������������ 35
Transferring Files from Your Computer ������������� 35
Deleting Files ����������������������������������������������������� 36
Customizing the Device��������������������������� 36
Map and Vehicle Settings����������������������������������� 36
Navigation Settings��������������������������������������������� 36
Display Settings�������������������������������������������������� 37
Bluetooth Settings���������������������������������������������� 37
Traffic Settings���������������������������������������������������� 38
Units and Time Settings������������������������������������� 38
Language and Keyboard Settings���������������������� 38
Proximity Alerts Settings������������������������������������� 39
Device and Privacy Settings������������������������������� 39
Restoring Settings���������������������������������������������� 39
Appendix��������������������������������������������������� 39
Power Cables����������������������������������������������������� 39
Caring for Your Device���������������������������������������� 39
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Getting Started
6 Tilt your device back until it snaps into place.
 WARNING
S
ee the Important Safety and Product Information
guide in the product box for product warnings and
other important information.
1 Mount the device (page 5).
2 Register the device (page 6).
3 Check for updates.
• Software updates (page 6).
• Free map update (page 6).
Connecting the Device to Vehicle
Power
 WARNING
This product contains a lithium-ion battery. To
prevent the possibility of personal injury or product
damage caused by battery exposure to extreme
heat, remove the device from the vehicle when
exiting or store it out of direct sunlight.
Before you use your device on battery power, you
should charge it.
1 Plug the vehicle power cable ➊ into the USB
port on the mount ➋.
2 Snap the mount onto the suction cup ➌.
3 Press the suction cup to the windshield.
4 While pressing, flip the lever ➍ back toward
the windshield.
5 Fit the bottom of your device into the mount.
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➋
➍
➊
7 Plug the other end of the vehicle power cable
into a power outlet in your vehicle.
8 If necessary, connect the external antenna
to the traffic receiver and secure it to the
windshield using the suction cups.
About myDashboard
Use myDashboard to register your device, check
for software and map updates, access product
manuals and support, and more.
Setting Up myDashboard
1 Connect the USB cable ➊ to the USB port on
the device ➋.
➊
➋
2 Connect the USB cable to the USB port on
your computer.
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3 Go to www.garmin.com/dashboard.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
2 Use the slider bar to adjust the brightness.
Registering the Device
1 From myDashboard, click Register Now.
2 Follow the on-screen instructions.
1 Select Volume.
2 Select an option:
Updating the Software
1 Open myDashboard (page 5).
2 Under Software Updates, click Update Now.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
nüMaps Guarantee™
To receive one free map update (if available),
register your device at http://my.garmin.com within
90 days of acquiring satellites while driving with
your device. You are not eligible for the free map
update if you register by phone or wait longer
than 90 days after the first time you acquire
satellites while driving with your device. For more
information, go to www.garmin.com/numaps.
Updating Maps
1 Open myDashboard (page 5).
2 Register the device (page 6).
3 Under Map Updates, click Update Now.
If a free map update is no longer available,
click Buy Now.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Adjusting the Screen Brightness
1 Select Settings > Display > Brightness.
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Adjusting the Master Volume
• Use the slider bar to adjust the volume.
• Select
to mute the device.
• Select
> Audio Mixer and use the
slider bars to adjust the volume for
navigation prompts, phone, and media.
Status Bar Icons
The status bar is located at the top of the main
menu. The status bar icons display information
about features on the device. You can select
some icons to change settings or view additional
information.
GPS signal status.
Bluetooth® technology status (appears
when connected to a compatible device).
Transportation mode indicator.
Current time.
Battery status.
Satellite Signals
After the device is turned on, it begins acquiring
satellite signals. The device may need a clear
view of the sky to acquire satellite signals. When
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at least one of the
bars is green, your device
has acquired satellite signals.
battery and then fully charge it. Do not unplug the
device until it is fully charged.
Viewing GPS Satellite Signals
Using the On-screen Buttons
For more information about GPS, go to
www.garmin.com/aboutGPS.
Hold
for 10 seconds.
Transportation Modes
Automobile mode
Pedestrian mode
Routing and navigation are calculated differently
based on your transportation mode.
For example, in Automobile mode, the estimated
time of arrival is calculated using the speed
limit of the roads on the route. Pedestrian mode
calculates time of arrival based on walking speed.
NOTE: Pedestrian routes do not include highways.
If you have cityXplorer™ maps loaded on your
device, pedestrian routes may include public
transit (page 20).
Choosing a Transportation Mode
Select
.
Battery Information
After the device is connected to power, it begins
to charge.
in the status bar indicates the status of the
internal battery. To increase the accuracy of the
battery gauge, you should fully discharge the
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•
•
•
•
Select
to return to the main menu.
Hold
to quickly return to the main menu.
Select or
to see more choices.
Hold or
to scroll faster.
Select
to see a menu of options for the
current screen.
Using the On-screen Keyboard
See Language and Keyboard Settings to change
the keyboard layout (page 38). Select a character
on the keyboard to enter a letter or number.
• Select
to add a space.
• Hold
to delete a character.
• Select to erase the entire entry.
• Select
to select the keyboard language
mode.
• Select
to enter special characters, such
as punctuation marks.
• Select
to change character capitalization.
About Shortcuts
You can add shortcuts to the Where To? menu. A
shortcut can point to a location, a category, or a
search tool.
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Adding a Shortcut Icon
The Where To? menu can contain up to 36
shortcut icons.
1 Select Where To? > Add Shortcut.
2 Select an item.
Removing a Shortcut
1 Select Where To > > Remove
Shortcut(s).
2 Select the shortcut to remove.
3 Select the shortcut again to confirm.
Finding Locations
The device offers many methods for finding
locations.
• By category (page 8)
• Near another location (page 9)
• By spelling the name (page 10)
• By address (page 10)
• Using recently found locations (page 12)
• Using coordinates (page 10)
• Using the map (page 11)
• Using saved locations (page 12)
About Locations
The detailed maps loaded in your device contain
locations, such as restaurants, hotels, and auto
services. You can use categories to browse for
nearby businesses and attractions.
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Finding a Location by Category
1 Select Where To?.
2 Select a category, or select Categories.
3 If necessary, select a subcategory.
4 Select a location.
Searching Within a Category
To narrow your search results, you can search
within some categories.
1 Select Where To?.
2 Select a category, or select Categories.
3 If necessary, select a subcategory.
4 If necessary, enter all or part of the name in
the search bar (page 8).
Finding a Location Using the Search Bar
You can use the search bar to search for locations
by entering a category, brand name, address, or
city name.
1 Select Where To?.
2 Select the search bar ➊.
➊
3 Enter a search term.
Suggested search terms appear below the
search bar as you type.
4 Select an option:
• To search for a type of business, enter a
category name, such as “movie theaters.”
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• To search for a business by name, enter all
or part of the name.
• To search for an address near you, enter
the street number and street name.
• To search for an address in another city,
enter the street number, street name, city,
and state.
• To search for a city, enter the city and state.
• To search for coordinates, enter latitude
and longitude coordinates.
Select
an option:
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• To search using a suggested search term,
select the term.
• To search using the text you entered,
select .
6 If necessary, select a location.
Changing the Search Area
By default, your device finds locations closest to
your current location. You can find a location near
another city or location.
1 Select Where To? > Searching Near.
2 Select an option.
3 If necessary, select a location.
Reporting a Closed or Missing Location
If your search results include an outdated or
incorrect location, you can report the error to
Garmin and remove the location from future
searches.
1 Search for a location (page 8).
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From the search results, select a location.
Select .
Select
> Edit.
Select Report as Closed or Report as
Missing.
This information is sent to Garmin when you
connect your device to myGarmin using your
computer.
Editing Location Information
You can change the address or phone number for
a location that appears in the search results.
1 Search for a location.
2 From the search results, select a location.
3 Select .
4 Select > Edit.
5 Select Address or Phone Number, and enter
the new information.
Rating a Point of Interest
You can assign a star rating to a point of interest.
1 Search for a location.
2 From the search results, select a location.
3 Select .
4 Select the stars to rate the point of interest.
The star rating updates on your device.
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About Search Tools
You can search for locations by using the onscreen keyboard or by entering the location’s
address or coordinates.
Finding an Address
Before you can find an address, you must add a
shortcut to the address search tool (page 8).
NOTE: The order of the steps may change
depending on the map data loaded on your device.
1 Select Where To? > Address.
2 Enter the address number, and select Done.
3 Enter the street name, and select Next.
4 If necessary, select Searching In to change
the city, state, or province.
5 If necessary, select the city, the state, or the
province.
6 If necessary, select the address.
Finding a City
Before you can find a city, you must add the city
search tool to the Where To? menu (page 8).
1 Select Where To? > Categories > Cities.
2 Select Enter Search.
.
3 Enter a city name, and select
4 Select a city.
Finding an Intersection
Before you can find an intersection, you must add
a shortcut to the intersection search tool (page 8).
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1 Select Where To? > Categories >
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4
5
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Intersections.
Select a state or province.
NOTE: If necessary, select State or Country
to change the country, state, or province.
Enter the first street name, and select Next.
If necessary, select the street.
Enter the second street name, and select
Next.
If necessary, select the street.
If necessary, select the intersection.
Finding a Location Using Coordinates
Before you can find a location using coordinates,
you must add a shortcut to the coordinates search
tool (page 8).
You can find a location using latitude and longitude
coordinates. This can be helpful when geocaching.
1 Select Where To? > Categories >
Coordinates.
2 If necessary, select > Format, select the
correct coordinate format for the type of map
you are using, and select Save.
3 Select the latitude coordinate.
4 Enter the new coordinate, and select Done.
5 Select the longitude coordinate.
6 Enter the new coordinate, and select Done.
7 Select View on Map.
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Finding a Location by Browsing the Map
Before you can find places included in the map
data, such as restaurants, hospitals, and fuel
stations, you must enable the map layer for places
along the road (page 17).
1 Select View Map.
2 Drag and zoom the map to display the area to
search.
3 If necessary, select , and select a category
icon to view only a specific category of places.
Location markers ( or a blue dot) appear on
the map.
4 Select an option:
• Select a location marker.
• Select a point, such as a street,
intersection, or address location.
5 If necessary, select the location description to
view additional information.
Searching within a Category
After you have performed a search for a point of
interest, certain categories may display a Quick
Search list that displays the last four destinations
you selected.
1 Select Where To?.
2 Select a category, or select Categories.
3 If applicable, select a destination from the
Quick Search list.
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4 If necessary, select the appropriate destination.
Saving a Home Location
You can set your home location for the location
you return to most often.
1 Select Where To? > > Set Home
Location.
2 Select Enter My Address, Use My Current
Location, or Recently Found.
The location is saved as “Home” in the Saved
folder (page 12).
Going Home
Select Where To? > Go Home.
Editing Your Home Location Information
1 Select Where To? > Saved > Home.
2 Select > Edit.
3 Enter your changes.
4 Select Done.
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Finding Recently Found Places
Your device stores the last 50 locations you have
found.
1 Select Where To? > Recent.
2 Select a location.
Clearing the List of Recently Found Places
Select Where To? > Recent >
Yes.
> Clear >
Finding Parking
1 Select Where To? > Categories > Parking.
2 Select a parking location.
Setting a Simulated Location
If you are indoors or not receiving satellite signals,
you can use the GPS to set a simulated location.
1 Select Settings > Navigation.
2 Select GPS Simulator.
3 Select View Map.
4 Select an area on the map.
The address of the location appears at the
bottom of the screen.
5 Select the location description.
6 Select Set Location.
Saving Locations
You can save locations so you can quickly find
them and create routes to them.
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Saving a Location
1 Search for a location (page 8).
2 From the search results, select a location.
3 Select .
4 Select > Save.
5 If necessary, enter a name, and select Done.
Saving Your Current Location
1 From the map, select the vehicle icon.
2 Select Save.
3 Enter a name, and select Done.
4 Select OK.
Starting a Route to a Saved Location
1 Select Where To? > Saved.
2 If necessary, select a category, or select All
Saved Places.
3 Select a location.
4 Select Go!.
Editing a Saved Location
1 Select Where To? > Saved.
2 If necessary, select a category.
3 Select a location.
4 Select .
5 Select > Edit.
6 Select an option:
• Select Name.
• Select Phone Number.
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• To assign categories to the Favorite, select
Categories.
• To save a photo with the Favorite, select
Assign Photo (page 28).
• To change the symbol used to mark the
Favorite on a map, select Change Map
Symbol.
Edit
the information.
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8 Select Done.
Assigning Categories to a Saved Location
You can add custom categories to organize your
saved locations.
NOTE: Categories appear in the saved locations
menu after you have saved more than 12
locations.
1 Select Where To? > Saved.
2 Select a location.
3 Select .
4 Select > Edit > Categories.
5 Enter one or more category names, separated
by commas.
6 If necessary, select a suggested category.
7 Select Done.
Sharing a Saved Location
If you save the location of a business that is not
in the map data, you can share the location with
Garmin so that it can be added to future map
updates and shared with the Garmin community.
1 Select Where To? > Saved.
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If necessary, select a category.
Select a location.
Select .
Select Share Place.
Enter one or more categories that apply to the
location, and select Done.
7 Select Share.
This information is sent to Garmin when you
connect your device to myDashboard using your
computer (page 5).
Deleting a Saved Location
NOTE: Deleted locations cannot be recovered.
1 Select Where To? > Saved.
2 Select > Delete Saved Places.
3 Select the box next to the saved locations to
delete, and select Delete.
Navigation
Starting a Route
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2
3
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Search for a location (page 8).
Select a location.
Select Go!.
If necessary, select an option.
• Select Drive.
• Select Walk.
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• Select Public Transit to calculate a route
that combines public transit and walking.
NOTE: You must have cityXplorer™ maps
loaded to navigate using public transit
(page 20).
5 If necessary, select a route.
Previewing Multiple Routes
1 Search for a location (page 8).
2 From the search results, select a location.
3 Select Routes.
4 Use the on-screen buttons to select a route.
5 Select Go!.
Automobile Routes
The route is marked with a magenta line. A
checkered flag marks your destination.
As you travel, the device guides you to the
destination with voice prompts, arrows on the map,
and directions at the top of the map. If you depart
from the original route, the device recalculates the
route and provides new directions.
2 If the zoom controls are hidden, select the map
to display the zoom controls.
3 Select the map to switch to browsing mode.
Map buttons appear.
4 Select an option:
• To zoom in or out, select
or .
• To rotate the map view, select
.
• To switch between North Up and 3-D
views, select
.
• To add or remove map layers, select
.
• To view specific location categories, select
and select a category icon.
• To center the map on your current location,
select
.
• To view shortcuts for map and navigation
features, select .
Adding a Point to a Route
Before you can add a stop to a route, you must be
navigating a route in Automobile mode.
1 While navigating a route, select to return to
the main menu.
2 Select Where To?.
3 Search for the location (page 8).
4 Select Go!.
5 Select Add to Active Route.
Using the Navigation Map
1 From the main menu, select View Map.
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Taking a Detour
While navigating a route, you can use detours
to avoid obstacles ahead of you, such as
construction zones.
NOTE: If the route you are currently navigating is
the only reasonable option, your device might not
calculate a detour.
From the map, select
> Detour.
Stopping the Route
From the map, select
.
Updating Speed Limits
notice
The speed limit icon feature is for information only
and does not replace the driver’s responsibility to
abide by all posted speed limit signs and to use
safe driving judgment at all times. Garmin will not
be responsible for any traffic fines or citations that
you may receive for failing to follow all applicable
traffic laws and signs.
An icon displaying the current speed limit may
appear as you travel on major roadways.
> Set Speed Limit.
1 From the map, select
and
to set the speed
2 Select
limit.
About Exit Services
While you navigate a route, you can find petrol,
food, lodging, and toilets near upcoming exits.
Services are listed under tabs by category.
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Petrol
Food
Lodging
Toilets
Finding Exit Services
1 From the map, select > Exit Services.
2 Use the arrows to select an upcoming exit.
3 Select an exit service tab.
4 Select a point of interest.
Navigating to an Exit
1 From the map, select
.
2 Select Go!.
> Exit Services >
Avoiding Road Features
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Avoidances.
2 Select the road features to avoid on your
routes, and select Save.
Avoiding Transit Types
NOTE: Transit types are available when
cityXplorer maps are loaded (page 20).
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Public
Transit.
2 Select the transit type to avoid on your routes.
3 Select Save.
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About Custom Avoidances
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Custom
Avoiding an Area
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Custom
Deleting Custom Avoidances
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Custom
Custom avoidances allow you to avoid specific
areas and sections of road. You can enable and
disable custom avoidances as needed.
Avoidances.
2 If necessary, select Add New Custom
Avoidance.
3 Select Add Avoid Area.
4 Select the upper-left corner of the area to
avoid, and select Next.
5 Select the lower-right corner of the area to
avoid, and select Next.
The selected area is shaded on the map.
6 Select Done.
Avoiding a Road
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Custom
2
3
4
5
Avoidances.
Select Add Avoid Road.
Select the starting point of the section of road
to avoid, and select Next.
Select the ending point of the road section,
and select Next.
Select Done.
Disabling a Custom Avoidance
You can disable a custom avoidance without
deleting it.
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Avoidances.
2 Select an avoidance.
3 Select > Disable.
Avoidances.
2 Select an option:
• To delete all custom avoidances, select
.
• To delete one custom avoidance, select the
avoidance, and select
> Delete.
Enabling Advanced Detours
Select Settings > Navigation > Advanced
Detours.
Taking a Detour Around Specified Areas
You can take a detour for a specified distance
along your route or detour around specific roads.
This is useful if you encounter construction zones,
closed roads, or poor road conditions.
1 Enable Advanced Detours.
2 Select a destination, and select Go! (page 8).
3 From the map, select > Detour.
4 Select Next .5mi on Route, Next 2mi on
Route, Next 5mi on Route, or Detour by
Road(s) on Route.
5 If necessary, select a road to detour around.
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Navigating Off Road
If you are not following roadways as you navigate,
you can use Off Road mode.
1 Select Settings > Navigation.
2 Select Calculation Mode > Off Road > Save.
The route will be calculated as a straight line to
the location.
Map Pages
Customizing the Map
Customizing the Map Layers
You can customize which data appear on the
map, such as icons for points of interest and road
conditions.
1 From the map, select .
2 Select Map Layers.
3 Select which layers you want to include on the
map, and select Save.
Viewing the Trip Log
Your device keeps a trip log, which is a record of
the path you have traveled.
1 Select Settings > Map and Vehicle > Map
Layers.
2 Select the Trip Log check box.
Changing the Map Data Field
1 From the map, select the data field in the lower
left-hand corner.
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2 Select a type of data to display.
3 Select Save.
Changing the Map Perspective
1 Select Settings > Map and Vehicle > Driving
Map View.
2 Select an option:
• Select Track Up to display the map in two
dimensions (2-D), with your direction of
travel at the top.
• Select North Up to display the map in 2-D
with North at the top.
• Select 3-D to display the map in three
dimensions.
Customizing Map Buttons
You can include up to three icons on the right side
of the main map.
1 Select Settings > Map and Vehicle > Map
Buttons.
2 Select an icon, and select OK.
3 Select .
4 Select a different icon.
Removing Buttons from the Map
You can remove all buttons from the right side of
the map.
1 Select Settings > Map and Vehicle > Map
Buttons.
2 Select an icon, and select OK.
3 Select Save.
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Changing the Map Dashboard
The dashboard displays trip information at the
bottom of the map. You can select different
dashboards to change the style and layout of the
information.
1 Select Settings > Map and Vehicle >
Dashboards.
2 Use the arrows to select a dashboard.
3 Select Save.
Viewing the Next Turn
While navigating an automobile route, a preview
of the next turn, lane change, or other maneuver
appears in the upper-left corner of the map.
The preview includes the distance to the turn or
maneuver and the lane in which you should be
traveling, if available.
From the map, select
to view the next turn
on the map.
Viewing Turns
Viewing a List of Turns
When you are navigating a route, you can view all
of the turns and maneuvers for your entire route
and the distance between turns.
1 Select the text bar on the top of the map.
2 Select a turn.
Viewing Junctions
While navigating an automobile route, you can
view the junctions on major roadways. When you
approach a junction in a route, the image of that
junction appears briefly, if available.
From the map, select
to view the junction,
if available.
The details for the turn appear. If available, an
image of the junction appears for junctions on
major roadways.
Viewing the Entire Route on the Map
1 While navigating an automobile route, select
the navigation bar at the top of the map.
2 Select > Map.
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Viewing Traffic Alerts
While you navigate an automobile route, a traffic
alert may appear.
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Select the alert to view more information.
Viewing Trip Information
The trip information page displays your present
speed and provides statistics about your trip.
TIP: If you make frequent stops, leave the device
turned on so it can accurately measure elapsed
time during the trip.
From the map, select
> Trip Computer.
Viewing Current Location
Information
You can use the Where Am I? page to view
information about your current location. This
feature is helpful if you need to tell emergency
personnel your location.
From the map, select
> Where Am I?.
Finding Nearby Services
You can use the Where Am I? page to find nearby
services, such as hospitals or police stations.
1 From the map, select > Where Am I?.
2 Select a category.
Resetting Trip Information
1 From the map, select > Trip Computer.
2 Select Reset Field(s).
3 Select an option:
• When not navigating a route, select Select
All to reset every data field, except the
speedometer, on the page.
• Select Reset Trip Data to reset the
information on the trip computer.
• Select Reset Max. Speed to reset the
maximum speed.
• Select Reset Trip B to reset the odometer.
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Getting Directions to Your Current
Location
If you need to tell another person how to get to
your current location, your device can give you a
list of directions.
From the map, select
> Where Am I? >
> Directions to Me.
Pedestrian Routes
Following a Pedestrian Route
In Pedestrian mode, your route is displayed on a
two-dimensional map.
If you have cityXplorer maps installed, the device
calculates a route that uses a combination of
public transit options, such as riding a bus or
subway, and walking.
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NOTE: cityXplorer maps are not included with the
device. Go to http://my.garmin.com to purchase
cityXplorer maps.
NOTE: You can change the types of public transit
and limit the distance spent walking during a
pedestrian route (page 37).
Using the Pedestrian Navigation Map
See page 14 for more map functions.
➊
➋
• The black dots on the map show public transit
stops along your route.
Enabling Transit Types
NOTE: Transit types are available when
cityXplorer maps are loaded (page 19).
1 Select Settings > Navigation > Public
Transit.
2 Select the transit type to include in your routes,
and select Save.
Hands-Free Phone Calls
About Hands-Free Calling
• Select ➊ to switch between sections of the
route.
• Select ➋ to view the route itinerary.
About Map Icons
• When you are navigating in Pedestrian mode,
indicates your approximate position and
your direction of travel on the map.
• The circle around indicates the accuracy
of your position on the map. A smaller circle
means the displayed position is more accurate.
• The yellow icons indicate the transportation
method used in each section of the route. For
example, when you see , board a bus at
that point in the route.
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Using Bluetooth® wireless technology, your device
can connect to your mobile phone to become
a hands-free device. To determine whether
your mobile phone with Bluetooth technology is
compatible with your device, go to www.garmin
.com/bluetooth.
Your phone may not support all of the hands-free
phone features your device provides.
Enabling Bluetooth Wireless Technology
1 Select Settings > Bluetooth.
2 Select Bluetooth.
Pairing Your Phone
Before you can use hands-free calling, you must
pair your device with a compatible mobile phone.
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Pairing your phone with your device allows your
phone and device to recognize each other and
connect quickly.
1 Place your phone and your device within 33 ft.
(10 m) of each other.
2 On your device, enable Bluetooth wireless
technology (page 20).
3 Select an option:
• Select Add Phone.
• If you have already paired a different
phone, select Settings > Bluetooth >
Phone > .
4 On your phone, enable Bluetooth wireless
technology.
5 On your device, select OK.
A list of nearby Bluetooth devices appears.
6 Select your phone from the list, and select OK.
7 If necessary, on your phone, confirm that the
device is allowed to connect.
8 If necessary, enter the device Bluetooth PIN
(1234) into your phone.
Disconnecting Your Phone
1 Select Settings > Bluetooth.
2 Select Phone > None > Save.
Your phone is disconnected from your device but
remains paired with your device.
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Tips After Pairing the Devices
• After the initial pairing, the two devices can
connect automatically each time you turn them
on.
• When your phone is connected to your device,
you are ready to make phone calls.
• When you turn on the device, it tries to connect
to the last phone to which it was connected.
• You might need to set your mobile phone to
connect to the device automatically when the
device is turned on.
Pairing with a Bluetooth Audio
Device
Using Bluetooth wireless technology, you can
transmit the device audio to a hands-free or A2DP
Bluetooth audio device.
1 Set your Bluetooth audio device to
discoverable mode.
2 From the main menu, select Settings >
Bluetooth > Audio > OK.
3 Select your Bluetooth audio device from the
list.
4 When the Bluetooth pass key appears, select
OK.
5 Confirm the pairing on your Bluetooth audio
device, if necessary.
See the owner’s manual for your Bluetooth
audio device for more information.
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Placing a Call
Dialing a Number
1 Select Phone > Dial.
2 Enter the number.
3 Select Dial.
Calling a Contact in Your Phone Book
Your phone book is loaded from your phone to
the device each time your phone and the device
connect. It may take a few minutes for the phone
book to be available. Some phones do not support
this feature.
1 Select Phone > Phone Book.
2 Select a contact.
3 Select Call.
Calling a Location
1 Select Phone > Browse Categories.
2 Select a point of interest (page 8).
3 Select Call.
Receiving a Call
When you receive a call, select Answer or
Ignore.
Using the Call History
Your call history is loaded from your phone to
the device each time your phone and the device
connect. It may take a few minutes for the call
history to be available. Some phones do not
support this feature.
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1 Select Phone > Call History.
2 Select a category.
A list of calls appears, with the most recent
calls at the top.
3 Select a call.
Using In-Call Options
1 While on a call, select
2 Select an option:
.
• To transfer audio to your phone, select
Handset.
TIP: You can use this feature if you want to
turn off your device and remain on the call,
or if you need privacy.
• To display a keypad, select Keypad.
TIP: You can use this feature to use
automated systems, such as voice mail.
• To mute the microphone, select Mute.
• To hang up, select End Call.
Saving a Home Phone Number
TIP: After you save a home number, you can edit
the home number by editing “Home” in your list of
saved locations (page 12).
Select Phone >
> Set Home Number,
enter your phone number, and select Done.
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Calling Home
Before you can call home using the Call Home
button, you must enter a phone number for your
home location.
Select Phone > Call Home.
➊
Using the TV
 Warning
Do not attempt to watch TV while driving. Failure
to pay full attention to the operation of the vehicle
could result in death, serious injury, or property
damage. You assume total liability and risk for
using this device.
Digital TV
You can stream digital TV on your device.
Before you can watch digital mobile TV, the
device must be in a Digital Video Broadcasting for
Terrestrial devices (DVB-T) coverage area. For
more information, go to www.dvb.org.
Setting up the TV Antennas
NOTE: External antennas are included with the
device. The external antennas are intended to
improve the TV reception.
You may need to extend the internal antenna or
attach external antennas to receive channels.
1 Pull out the TV antenna ➊.
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2 For the best reception, attach the external
antennas to the mount and arrange them at a
perpendicular angle to each other.
Watching TV
1 Select TV.
2 If necessary, select Agree.
> Channel Scan.
3 If necessary, select
Changing the TV Channel
Before you can change the TV channel, You must
be receiving channels.
1 While watching TV, touch anywhere on the
screen.
2 From the menu, select .
3 Enter a channel number.
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Recording TV Footage
NOTE: You must insert a microSD™ card into
the slot on the device before you can record TV
footage.
1 Select TV.
2 Select a TV channel.
to start recording.
3 Select
stop recording.
4 Select
Viewing Recorded TV Footage
1 Select TV.
2 Select the screen.
> Video Playback.
3 Select
4 Select a video.
Adjusting the Screen Aspect Ratio
When the TV page is inactive for several seconds,
the TV menu will disappear and the picture will
expand to fill the screen. You can choose the
aspect ratio of the picture.
1 While watching TV, select the screen.
> TV Settings > Screen Ratio.
2 Select
3 Select an option:
• To maintain the aspect ratio in which the
channel is broadcast, select Keep Ratio.
• To stretch the picture to fill the screen,
select Full Screen.
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Viewing Subtitles
NOTE: The subtitle language is determined by the
broadcaster.
1 While watching TV, select the screen.
> TV Settings > Subtitles.
2 Select
Changing the Region
The default region is the same as your navigation
region.
1 While watching TV, select the screen.
> TV Settings > Region.
2 Select
3 Select a region.
Changing the Back Button Settings
When you press
on the TV menu, a prompt
appears that allows you to keep the TV audio
playing or turn off the TV.
> TV Settings > When Back
1 Select TV >
Button Pressed.
2 Select an option:
• To see a prompt every time your press
on the TV menu, select Always Ask Me
What To Do.
• To keep the audio on while you use the
device, select Keep Audio On.
• To turn off the TV when you leave the TV
menu, select Turn Off TV.
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Changing the Audio Language
Depending on the broadcaster, you may be able
to change the language in which a channel is
broadcast.
> TV Settings.
1 Select TV >
2 Select Audio Language.
3 Select a language.
NOTE: Garmin is not responsible for the broadcast
languages.
Outputting the TV to an External
Device
You can output the TV audio and video to an
external device.
1 Connect the external device to the TV Out port
on the device.
The TV Out port accepts a 3.5 mm plug for
video only, video with mono audio, or video
with stereo audio.
2 From the main menu, select Settings >
Display.
3 Select the TV Output check box.
4 Select Composite, and select the format
appropriate for your region or for your external
device.
5 Return to the main menu, and select TV.
Returning to the Main Menu from
the TV
2 Select .
3 Select an option:
• To continue listening to the TV audio,
select Keep Audio On.
• To turn off the TV, select Turn Off TV.
Using the Apps
Using Help
Select Apps > Help to view information about
using the device.
Searching Help Topics
Select Apps > Help >
.
About ecoRoute
In some areas, before you can use ecoRoute
features, you must purchase an unlock code. Go
to www.garmin.com/ecoroute for more information.
The ecoRoute™ feature calculates the fuel
economy and the fuel price of navigating to a
destination, and offers tools for improving fuel
efficiency.
The data provided by the ecoRoute feature is an
estimate only.
To receive more-accurate fuel reports for your
specific vehicle and driving habits, calibrate the
fuel economy (page 26).
1 While watching TV, select the screen.
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Setting Up the Vehicle Profile
The first time you use the ecoRoute features, you
must enter vehicle information.
1 Select Apps > ecoRoute™.
2 Enter fuel and mileage information.
Changing the Fuel Price
1 Select Apps > ecoRoute™ > At the Pump.
2 Enter the current price of fuel, and select Next.
3 Select Yes.
Calibrating the Fuel Economy
You can calibrate the fuel economy to receive
more-accurate fuel reports for your specific vehicle
and driving habits. You should calibrate when you
fill up your fuel tank.
1 Select Apps > ecoRoute™ > At the Pump.
2 Enter the current fuel price.
3 Enter the amount of fuel the vehicle has used
since the last time the fuel tank was filled.
4 Enter the distance you have travelled since the
last time the fuel tank was filled.
5 Select Next.
The device calculates the average vehicle fuel
economy.
6 Select Save.
About the ecoChallenge
ecoChallenge helps you maximize the vehicle
fuel economy by scoring your driving habits. The
higher your ecoChallenge scores, the more fuel
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you have saved. The ecoChallenge collects data
and calculates a score whenever your device is
moving and in Automobile mode.
Viewing ecoChallenge Scores
• View your current score in the
ecoChallenge icon on the map.
• Select
to view detailed scores.
About the ecoChallenge Score
Current: Displays the score for your current
driving activity.
Overall: Displays an average of the speed,
acceleration, and braking score.
Speed: Displays your score for driving your
vehicle at the optimal speed for conserving fuel
(45–60 mph for most vehicles).
Acceleration: Displays your score for smooth and
gradual acceleration. You lose points for rapid
acceleration.
Braking: Displays your score for smooth and
gradual braking. You lose points for hard
braking.
Resetting the ecoChallenge Scores
Select >
> Reset.
Viewing Fuel Economy Information
You can view your fuel consumption, your total fuel
cost, and your average fuel economy.
1 Select Apps > ecoRoute > Fuel Economy.
2 Select a section of the graph to zoom in.
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Mileage Reports
Mileage reports provide the distance, the time,
the average fuel economy, and the fuel cost of
navigating to a destination.
A mileage report is created for every route that you
drive. If you stop a route on the device, a mileage
report is created for the distance you traveled.
Viewing a Mileage Report
You can view saved mileage reports on the device.
TIP: You can access mileage reports in the
Reports folder on the device drive or volume
(page 35).
1 Select Apps > ecoRoute™ > Mileage Report.
2 Select a report.
Resetting ecoRoute Information
1 Select Apps > ecoRoute™ > Vehicle Profile.
2 Select > Reset.
Planning a Trip
You can use the trip planner to create and save a
trip with multiple destinations.
1 Select Apps > Trip Planner.
2 Select .
3 Select Select Start Location.
4 Search for a location (page 8).
5 Select Select.
6 To add additional locations, select .
7 Select Next.
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8 Enter a name, and select Done.
Editing a Trip Itinerary
1 Select Apps > Trip Planner.
2 Select a saved trip.
3 Select an option:
• To change the arrival or departure time,
select a location in the trip.
• To record how long you will stay at a
location, select a location in the trip, and
then select Duration.
• To change the transportation mode or route
preference for a trip leg, select a leg, and
select Transportation Mode.
• To view the trip on the map, select Map.
Navigating to a Saved Trip
1 Select Apps > Trip Planner.
2 Select a saved trip.
3 Select Go!.
4 If prompted, select a route (page 13).
Editing a Saved Trip
1 Select Apps > Trip Planner.
2 Select a saved trip.
3 Select .
4 Select an option:
• Select Rename Trip.
• Select Edit Destinations to add and
delete locations, or to change the order of
locations.
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• Select Delete Trip.
• Select Optimize Order to arrange the
stops on your trip in the most-efficient
order.
Viewing Pictures
 Warning
Do not attempt to view pictures while driving.
Failure to pay full attention to the operation of the
vehicle could result in death, serious injury, or
property damage. You assume total liability and
risk for using this device.
You can view pictures that you have stored in the
device or on a memory card. See page 35 for
more information about loading pictures on the
device.
1 Select Apps > Gallery.
2 Select All Pictures, or select a folder.
3 Select a picture.
Viewing a Slideshow
1 Select Apps > Gallery.
2 Select All Pictures, or select a folder.
3 Select .
Deleting Pictures
1 Select Apps > Gallery.
2 Select All Pictures, or select a folder.
3 Select a picture.
4 Select .
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Viewing a Video
 Warning
Do not attempt to view video while driving. Failure
to pay full attention to the operation of the vehicle
could result in death, serious injury, or property
damage. You assume total liability and risk for
using this device.
1
2
3
4
Select Apps > Gallery.
Select All Videos, or select a folder.
Select a video.
Select the screen to view the playback
controls.
Supported Formats
Gallery supports videos that use any of these
video and audio formats.
NOTE: Some files may not be compatible due to
encoding differences, digital rights management
(DRM), or file container format.
• Video
◦◦ MPEG1
◦◦ MPEG2
◦◦ H.263
◦◦ AVC (H.264)
◦◦ VC-1 (WMV)
◦◦ XviD
• Audio
◦◦ MP1
◦◦ MP2
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◦◦
◦◦
◦◦
MP3
MP4
AAC
WMA
Media Player
Playing a Song
Before you can play a song, you must upload song
files to the device (page 35).
1 Select Apps > Media Player.
2 Select an option:
• Select Artists, and select an artist and an
album.
• Select Albums, and select an album.
• Select Songs.
• Select Playlists, and select a playlist.
3 Select a song.
The selected song begins playing, and all songs in
the list are added to the current playlist.
Creating a Playlist
You can create playlists, which allows you to
quickly queue a list of songs for playback.
1 Select Apps > Media Player.
2 Select > New Playlist.
3 Enter a name, and select Save.
4 Add songs to the playlist.
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Adding Songs to a Playlist
1 Select Apps > Media Player.
2 Select an option:
• Select Artists, and select an artist and an
album.
• Select Albums, and select an album.
• Select Songs.
• Select Playlists, and select a playlist.
3 Hold a song title until the context menu
appears.
4 Select an option:
• To add the song to an existing playlist,
select the playlist.
• To add the song to a new playlist, select
New, and enter a name.
Supported Formats
Gallery supports videos that use any of these
video and audio formats.
NOTE: Some files may not be compatible due to
encoding differences, digital rights management
(DRM), or file container format.
• MP3
• WMA
• WAV
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Viewing Previous Routes and
Destinations
Before you can use this feature, you must enable
the travel history feature (page 38).
You can view your previous routes and places you
have stopped on the map.
Select Apps > Where I’ve Been.
Using the World Clock
1 Select Apps > World Clock.
2 If necessary, select a city, enter a city name,
and select Done.
Viewing the World Map
Select Apps > World Clock > .
Nighttime hours appear in the shaded area of
the map.
Finding Your Last Parking Spot
When you remove your device from the vehicle
mount while the device is on, your current location
is saved as a parking spot.
Select Apps > Last Spot.
About the Driving Recorder
Notice
Before using the driver recorder feature in a
vehicle, check the local laws and ordinances
where you drive. Garmin does not assume any
responsibility for any fines, penalties, or damages
that may be incurred as a result of any law or
ordinance relating to the use of your Garmin
device.
You can record audio and video while driving
using the Garmin GDR 20 camera. You can play
recorded footage on the device or on a computer.
For more information, go to www.garmin.com.
NOTE: To play recorded footage on a computer,
you must install the software that came with the
GDR 20 camera on the computer.
Mounting the Driving Recorder
1 Insert the microSD card that came with the
driving recorder kit into the slot on the camera.
2 While the device is mounted, connect the
camera cable to the micro-USB port on the
side of the mount ➊.
Saving a Parking Spot
1 Select Apps > Last Spot.
2 Select > Save.
3 If necessary, enter a name.
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3 Snap the camera onto the second suction cup
arm ➋ of the mount that came with the driving
recorder kit.
4 Press the suction cup arm to the windshield.
5 While pressing, flip the lever back toward the
windshield.
Recording Video with the Driving
Recorder
1 From the main menu, select Apps > Driving
Recorder.
2 Select
3 Select
to start recording.
to stop recording.
Playing a Recorded Video
1 From the main menu, select Apps > Driving
Recorder.
2 Select .
3 Select a video.
Video Input
You can view video from an external device, such
as a backup camera or a DVD player.
1 Select an option:
• Connect the external device to the Video
In port on the vehicle mount.
The Video In port accepts a 3.5 mm input
plug for video only and does not support
audio.
• Connect the external device to the AV IN
port on the device.
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The AV In port accepts a 3.5 mm input plug
for video only, video with mono audio, or
video with stereo audio.
2 From the main menu, select Apps > Video
Input.
Using the Calculator
Select Apps > Calculator.
Converting Units
1 Select Apps > Unit Converter.
2 If necessary, select the button next to Convert,
select a measurement category, and select
Save.
3 If necessary, select a unit button, select a unit
of measurement, and select Save.
4 Select the field below the unit you want to
convert.
5 Enter the number, and select Done.
Setting Currency Conversion Rates
You can update the currency conversation rates
for the unit convertor.
1 Select Apps > Unit Converter.
2 Select the button next to Convert.
3 Select Currency, and select Save.
4 If necessary, select a currency button, select a
different currency, and select Save.
5 Select the button at the bottom of the screen
that displays the currency conversion rates.
6 Select the box next to a currency.
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7 Enter a value, and select Done.
8 Select OK.
Disabling Traffic
1 Select Settings > Traffic.
2 Clear the Live Traffic check box.
Using the Language Guide
Use the optional Language Guide to look up and
translate words or phrases.
Select Apps > Language Guide.
Selecting Languages in the Language
Guide
You can select the languages you want to
translate when translating words and phrases.
1 Select Apps > Language Guide > Words and
Phrases.
2 Select > Language.
3 Select From, select the language to translate
from, and select Save.
4 Select To, select the language to translate to,
and select Save.
Translating Words and Phrases
1 Select Apps > Language Guide > Words and
Phrases.
2 Select a category and subcategories.
3 If necessary, select , enter a keyword, and
select Done.
4 Select a word or a phrase.
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5 Select
to listen to the translation.
Using a Bilingual Dictionary
1 Select Apps > Language Guide > Bilingual
Dictionaries.
2 Select a dictionary.
3 If necessary, select
, enter a word, and
select Done.
4 Select a word.
to listen to the translation.
5 Select
Traffic
NOTICE
Garmin is not responsible for the accuracy or
timeliness of the traffic information.
Traffic information may not be available in all
areas or countries.
A traffic receiver is included in some packages.
It is built into the vehicle power cable. The traffic
receiver and device must be powered and in
data range of a station transmitting traffic data
to receive traffic information. You do not need to
activate the subscription included with your traffic
receiver.
For information about traffic receivers and
coverage areas, go to www.garmin.com/traffic.
Enabling Traffic
1 Select Settings > Traffic.
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2 Select Traffic.
Receiving Traffic Data
When the receiver is within a traffic coverage area,
your device will begin displaying traffic information.
The traffic receiver and the device may need to be
in data range of an FM station transmitting traffic
information.
1 Connect the traffic receiver to an external
power source.
2 Connect the traffic receiver to the device.
NOTE: Heated (metallized) windshields could
degrade the performance of the traffic receiver.
Traffic Receiver
➊
➊
➋
➌
➍
➎
➋
➌
➍
➎
Mini-USB connector
External antenna connector
Internal antenna
Power LED
Vehicle power adapter
About the Traffic Icon
When you are receiving traffic information, a traffic
icon appears on the map. The traffic icon changes
color to indicate the severity of traffic conditions.
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Color
Green
Yellow
Severity
Low
Medium
Red
High
Meaning
Traffic is flowing freely.
Traffic is moving but there is
a delay. There is moderate
traffic congestion.
Traffic is not moving or
moving slowly. There is a
severe delay.
Traffic on Your Route
When calculating your route, the device examines
the current traffic and automatically optimizes the
route for the shortest time. If a severe traffic delay
occurs on your route while you are navigating,
your device automatically recalculates the route.
The traffic icon
changes color to indicate the
severity of traffic conditions on your route or on the
road you are currently traveling.
Your device may route you through a traffic delay if
a better alternative route does not exist. The delay
time is added into your estimated time of arrival
automatically.
Viewing Traffic on Your Route
1 While navigating a route, select
2 Select Traffic on Route.
.
A list of traffic events appears, organized by
their location on the route.
3 Select an event.
Manually Avoiding Traffic on Your Route
1 From the map, select .
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2 Select Traffic On Route.
3 If necessary, use the arrows to view other
traffic delays on your route.
4 Select > Avoid.
Taking an Alternate Route
1 While navigating an automobile route, select
.
2 Select Alternate Route.
3 Select a route.
Viewing Traffic on the Map
The traffic map shows color-coded traffic flow and
delays on nearby roads.
1 From the map, select .
2 Select Traffic Conditions.
Traffic in Your Area
Searching for Traffic Delays
1 From the map, select .
2 Select Traffic Conditions > .
3 Select an item in the list.
4 If there is more than one delay, use the arrows
to view additional delays.
Viewing a Traffic Incident on the Map
1 From the map, select .
2 Select Traffic Conditions.
3 Select a traffic icon.
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Understanding Traffic Data
The traffic legend explains the icons and colors
used on the traffic map.
1 From the map, select .
2 Select Traffic Legend.
Traffic Subscriptions
Subscription Activation
You do not need to activate the subscription
included with your FM traffic receiver. The
subscription activates automatically after your
device acquires satellite signals while receiving
traffic signals from the pay service provider.
NOTE: Models with LT after the model number
include a lifetime traffic subscription and a traffic
receiver.
Adding a Subscription
You can purchase traffic subscriptions for other
regions or countries.
1 From the main menu, select Settings >
Traffic.
2 Select Subscriptions > .
3 Write down the FM traffic receiver unit ID.
4 Go to www.garmin.com/fmtraffic to purchase a
subscription and get a 25-character code.
The traffic subscription code cannot be reused.
You must obtain a new code each time you
renew your service. If you own multiple FM
traffic receivers, you must obtain a new code
for each receiver.
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5 Select Next on the device.
6 Enter the code.
7 Select Done.
Data Management
You can store files, such as JPEG image files, on
your device. The device has a memory card slot
for additional data storage.
NOTE: The device is not compatible with
Windows® 95, 98, Me, Windows NT®, and Mac®
OS 10.3 and earlier.
Installing a Memory Card
The device supports microSD and microSDHC
memory cards.
1 Insert a memory card into the slot on the
device.
2 Press it in until it clicks.
Transferring Files from Your
Computer
1 Connect the device to your computer
File Types
The device supports the following file types:
• JPEG and JPG image files (page 28)
• Maps and GPX waypoint files from
MapSource® (page 41)
• GPI custom POI files from Garmin POI Loader
(page 41)
• BaseCamp™ files
About Memory Cards
You can purchase memory cards from an
electronics supplier, or purchase pre-loaded
Garmin mapping software (www.garmin.com
/trip_planning). In addition to map and data
storage, the memory card can be used to store
files such as maps, images, geocaches, routes,
waypoints, and custom POIs.
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3
4
5
6
(page 5).
Your device and memory card appear as
removable drives in My Computer in Windows
and as mounted volumes on Mac computers.
NOTE: Some computers with multiple network
drives cannot display nüvi drives. See your
operating system Help file to learn how to map
the drives.
On your computer, open the file browser.
Select the file.
Select Edit > Copy.
Open the Garmin or memory card drive or
volume.
Select Edit > Paste.
The file appears in the list of files in the device
memory or on the memory card.
Disconnecting the USB Cable
1 Complete an action:
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• For Windows computers, click the eject
icon
in your system tray.
• For Mac computers, drag the volume icon
to the Trash
.
2 Disconnect the cable from your computer.
Deleting Files
NOTICE
If you do not know the purpose of a file, do not
delete it. Your device memory contains important
system files that should not be deleted.
1
2
3
4
Open the Garmin drive or volume.
If necessary, open a folder or volume.
Select a file.
Press the Delete key on your keyboard.
Customizing the Device
1 Select Settings.
2 Select a setting category.
3 Select the setting to change it.
Map and Vehicle Settings
Select Settings > Map & Vehicle.
Vehicle: Changes the icon to represent your
position on the map. Go to www.garmingarage
.com for more icons.
Driving Map View: Sets the perspective on the
map.
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Pedestrian Map View: Sets the perspective on
the map.
Map Detail: Sets the level of detail on the map.
More detail may cause the map to draw slower.
Map Theme: Changes the color of the map data.
Map Buttons: Sets which icons are included on
the map. Up to three icons can be included on
the map.
Map Layers: Sets the data that appears on the
map (page 17).
Dashboards: Sets the map dashboard layout.
myMaps: Sets which installed maps the device
uses.
Enabling Maps
TIP: To purchase additional map products, go to
www.garmin.com.
1 Select Settings > Map and Vehicle >
myMaps.
2 Select a map.
Navigation Settings
Select Settings > Navigation.
Calculation Mode: Sets route preference.
Avoidances: Sets road features to avoid on a
route.
Custom Avoidances: Allows you to avoid specific
roads or areas.
Advanced Detours: Sets the length of a detour.
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Limit Walking: Controls the maximum walking
distance included in a pedestrian route.
Public Transit: Enables or disables transit types.
Safe Mode: Disables all functions that require
significant operator attention and could
become a distraction while driving.
GPS Simulator: Stops the device from receiving a
GPS signal, and saves battery power.
Route Preferences
Select Settings > Navigation > Calculation
Mode.
The route calculation is based on road speeds and
vehicle acceleration data for a given route.
Faster Time: Calculates routes that are faster to
drive but can be longer in distance.
Shorter Distance: Calculates routes that are
shorter in distance but can take more time to
drive.
Less Fuel: Calculates routes that could use less
fuel than other routes.
Off Road: Calculates a direct line from your
location to your destination.
Display Settings
Select Settings > Display.
Color Mode: Sets a light background (Day), a
dark background (Night), or automatically
switches between the two based on the
sunrise time and the sunset time for your
current location (Auto).
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Brightness: Changes the brightness of the
screen. Decreasing the brightness can save
battery power.
Screenshot: Allows you to take a picture of the
device screen. Screenshots are saved in the
Screenshot folder of the device storage.
Bluetooth Settings
Select Settings > Bluetooth.
Bluetooth: Enables the Bluetooth component.
Add Phone or Phone: Manages connections
between your device and mobile phones with
Bluetooth wireless technology.
Friendly Name: Allows you to enter a friendly
name that identifies your devices with
Bluetooth technology.
Managing the Bluetooth Device List
You can add, disconnect, or delete phones that
your device detects while Bluetooth is enabled.
1 Select Settings > Bluetooth > Phone.
2 Select an option:
• Select a phone for your device to connect
with.
• Select to add a phone to the menu.
• Select
to delete a phone from the
device memory.
• Select None to drop your current
connection.
Disabling Bluetooth
1 Select Settings > Bluetooth.
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Traffic Settings
NOTE: Different routes may be calculated based
on traffic trends for the day of the week or the time
of day.
Select Settings > Traffic.
Traffic: Enables traffic
Subscriptions: Lists current traffic subscriptions.
trafficTrends™: See page 38.
Disabling trafficTrends
To prevent your device from recording or sharing
traffic data, you must disable trafficTrends.
Select Settings > Traffic > trafficTrends.
Enabling Traffic
Units and Time Settings
2 Select Bluetooth.
The traffic receiver is included in some device
packages.
Select Settings > Traffic > Traffic.
About Traffic Subscriptions
You can purchase additional subscriptions or a
renewal if your subscription expires. Go to
www.garmin.com/traffic.
Viewing Traffic Subscriptions
Select Settings > Traffic > Subscriptions.
trafficTrends
When the trafficTrends feature is enabled, your
device records historic traffic data and uses that
data to calculate more-efficient routes.
When you drive with the trafficTrends feature
enabled, your device records traffic data that is
used to improve the trafficTrends historic traffic
information. This information is sent to Garmin
when you connect your device to myGarmin using
your computer.
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Select Settings > Units & Time.
Current Time: Sets the device time.
Time Format: Allows you to select a 12-hour,
24-hour, or UTC display time.
Units: Sets the unit of measure used for
distances.
Language and Keyboard Settings
Select Settings > Language & Keyboard.
Voice Language: Sets the language for voice
prompts.
Text Language: Sets all on-screen text to the
selected language.
NOTE: Changing the text language does not
change the language of user-entered data or
map data, such as street names.
Keyboard Language: Sets the language for your
keyboard.
Keyboard Layout: Sets the keyboard layout.
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Proximity Alerts Settings
Select Settings > Proximity Alerts.
• Audio: Sets the style of alert that plays when
you approach proximity points.
• Alerts: Sets the type of proximity points for
which alerts are played.
Device and Privacy Settings
Select Settings > Device.
• About: Displays the software version number,
the unit ID number, and information on several
other software features.
• EULAs: Displays the end-user license
agreements that apply to your choice.
NOTE: You need this information when you
update the system software or purchase
additional map data (page 41).
• Travel History: Allows the device to record
information for the Where I’ve Been (page 30)
and Trip Log (page 17) features.
• Clear Travel History
Restoring Settings
You can restore a category of settings or all
settings to the factory default values.
1 Select Settings.
2 If necessary, select a settings category.
3 Select > Restore.
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Power Cables
Your device can be powered three ways.
• Vehicle power cable
• USB cable
• AC adapter (optional accessory)
Caring for Your Device
notice
Avoid dropping your device and operating it in
high-shock and high-vibration environments.
Do not expose the device to water.
Contact with water can cause this device to
malfunction.
Do not store the device where prolonged exposure
to extreme temperatures can occur, because it can
cause permanent damage.
Never use a hard or sharp object to operate the
touchscreen, or damage may result.
Cleaning the Outer Casing
notice
Avoid chemical cleaners and solvents that can
damage plastic components.
1 Clean the outer casing of the device (not the
touchscreen) using a cloth dampened with a
mild detergent solution.
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2 Wipe the device dry.
Cleaning the Touchscreen
1 Use a soft, clean, lint-free cloth.
2 If necessary, use water, isopropyl alcohol, or
eyeglass lens cleaner.
3 Apply the liquid to the cloth.
4 Gently wipe the screen with the cloth.
Avoiding Theft
• Remove the device and mount from sight
when not in use.
• Remove the residue left on the windshield by
the suction cup.
• Do not keep your unit in the glove
compartment.
• Register your device at http://my.garmin.com.
Extending the Battery Life
• Keep your device away from extreme
temperatures.
• Decrease the screen brightness (page 6).
• Do not leave your device in direct sunlight.
• Decrease the volume (page 6).
• Disable Bluetooth (page 37).
Changing the Fuse in the Vehicle
Power Cable
notice
When replacing the fuse, do not lose any of the
small pieces and make sure they are put back in
the proper position. The vehicle power cable
does not work unless it is assembled correctly.
If your device does not charge in your vehicle, you
may need to replace the fuse located at the tip of
the vehicle adapter.
1 Unscrew the end piece.
TIP: You may need to use a coin to remove the
end piece.
2 Remove the end piece, the silver tip, and the
fuse.
3 Install an 2 A fast-blow fuse.
4 Place the silver tip in the end piece.
5 Screw the end piece back into the vehicle
power cable.
Removing the Device, Cradle, and
Mount
Removing the Device from the Cradle
1 Press the tab on the bottom of the cradle.
2 Tilt the device forward.
Removing the Cradle from the Mount
1 Turn the cradle to the right or left.
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2 Apply pressure until the socket on the cradle
Removing the Suction Cup Mount from
the Windshield
1 Flip the lever on the suction cup mount toward
if you are driving too fast. The data is updated at
least weekly, so you always have access to the
most up-to-date information.
You can purchase a new region or extend an
existing subscription at any time. Each region that
you purchase has an expiration date.
2 Pull the tab on the suction cup toward you.
Custom Points of Interest
releases the ball on the mount.
you.
Updating Maps
You can update the maps on your device.
1 Go to www.garmin.com/mapupdates.
2 Select Map Update User Guide.
Purchasing Additional Maps
1 Go to your device product page on the Garmin
website (www.garmin.com).
2 Click the Maps tab.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Safety Cameras
 Caution
Garmin is not responsible for the accuracy of,
or the consequences of using, a custom POI or
safety camera database.
Safety camera information is available in
some locations. Check http://my.garmin.com
for availability. For these locations, the device
includes the locations of hundreds of safety
cameras. Your device alerts you when you are
approaching a safety camera and can warn you
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Custom POIs are customized points on the map.
They can contain alerts that let you know if you
are near a designated point or if you are traveling
faster than a specified speed.
Installing a POI Loader
You can create or download custom POI lists and
install them on your device using POI Loader
software.
1 Go to www.garmin.com/extras.
2 Click Services > POI Loader.
3 Install the POI Loader onto your computer.
Using the POI Loader Help Files
For more information on the POI Loader, refer to
the Help file.
With the POI Loader open, click Help.
Finding Extras
1 Select Where To? > Custom POIs.
2 Select a category.
Purchasing Accessories
Go to http://buy.garmin.com.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Solution
My device is not acquiring • Verify the GPS simulator is turned off (page 36).
satellite signals.
• Take your device out of parking garages and away from tall buildings and trees.
• Remain stationary for several minutes.
The suction cup will not
1 Clean the suction cup and windshield with rubbing alcohol.
stay on my windshield.
2 Dry with a clean, dry cloth.
3 Mount the suction cup (page 5).
The device does not
• Check the fuse in the vehicle power cable (page 40).
charge in my vehicle.
• Verify the vehicle is turned on and is supplying power to the power outlet.
• Your device can only charge between 32°F and 113°F (between 0°C and 45°C). If
the device is placed in direct sunlight or in a hot environment, it cannot charge.
My battery does not stay To maximize the time between charges, turn down the backlight (page 37).
charged for very long.
My battery gauge does not Allow the unit to fully discharge, and fully charge it (without interrupting the charge
seem accurate.
cycle).
How do I know my device When your device is in USB mass storage mode, a picture of a device connected to a
is in USB mass storage
computer is shown on the device screen. Also, you should see two new removable disk
mode?
drives listed in My Computer.
The device is connected 1 Disconnect the USB cable from your computer.
to the computer, but it will 2 Turn off the device.
not go into mass storage 3 Plug the USB cable into a USB port on your computer and into your device.
mode.
The device automatically turns on and goes into USB mass storage mode.
4 Verify your device is connected to a USB port and not a USB hub.
I cannot see any new
If you have several network drives mapped on your computer, Windows can have
removable drives in my list trouble assigning drive letters to your device drives. Refer to your operating system Help
of drives.
file to learn how to map or assign drive letters.
My phone will not connect • From the main menu, select Tools > Settings > Bluetooth. The Bluetooth field must
to the device.
be set to Enabled.
• Turn on your phone and bring it within 33 feet (10 m) of the device.
• Go to www.garmin.com/bluetooth for more help.
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Problem
The device cannot find a
digital TV signal.
I cannot record TV
footage.
Solution
Verify you have the correct region selected (page 24).
The AV Out feed has
audio, but no video.
I lose the TV signal after
driving several miles.
Ensure a 3.5mm connector is inserted into the AV IN slot on the side of the device
(page 25).
Check the aerial connections and re-tune the TV (page 23).
Ensure a microSD card is installed on the device (page 24).
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Index
Symbols
2-D, 3-D map view 17
A
accessories 41
adding a point 14
addresses 10
alerts
safety camera 41
avoiding
public transit types 15, 20
roads 16
theft 40
traffic 33
B
battery 42
Bluetooth technology 20–48
friendly name 37
pairing an audio device 21
pairing with phone 20
settings 37
brightness 37
C
calculator 31
calls
answering 22
hanging up 22
home 23
muting 22
caring for your device 39
category
searching within 8
charging your device 5, 42
44
cityXplorer maps 14, 19
cleaning your device 39
computer, connecting 5
converting
currency 32
units 31
coordinates 10
current location, directions to 19
current location, saving 12
customizing the device 36–43
custom POIs 41
D
deleting
character 7
files 36
pictures 28
recent finds list 12
saved locations 13
trips 28
detailed maps 35, 36
detours 15
advanced 16
diacritical characters 7
display settings 15, 20
driving directions 18
driving recorder 30
mounting 30
recording 31
E
ecoRoute 25–28
calibrate fuel economy 26
ecoChallenge score 26
fuel economy information 26
mileage report 27
vehicle profile 25
editing
categories 13
destinations 27
home location 11
map symbol 13
saved locations 13
saved trip 27
extras 41
F
feedback on POI’s 9
files
deleting 36
supported types 35
finding locations
by address 10
by coordinates 10
recent selections 12
saved locations 12
fuse, changing 40
G
gallery
pictures 28
supported formats 28
video 28
Garmin Live Services 25
geocaching 10
go home 11
GPS
settings 37
simulator 12
H
Help 25
home
phone number 23
setting a location 11
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intersection, finding 10
J
JPEG image files 35
junction view 18
K
keyboard 7
language mode 7, 38
L
latitude and longitude 10
locations 8, 9
report a closed location 9
report a missing location 9
M
maps
adding 41
data layout 17
detail level 36
errors 9
purchasing 41
theme 36
view 17
MapSource 35, 41
mass storage mode 35
measurements, converting 31
media player 29
playing a song 29
playlist 29
memory card 35
mileage report 27
mounting the device
on windshield 42
removing from mount 40
mute
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phone call 22
myDashboard 5
N
navigation 14
off road 17
pedestrian 19
nearby services 19
next turn 18
O
off-road navigation 17, 37
on-screen buttons 7
P
pairing a mobile phone 20
parking 12
last spot 30
saving 30
pedestrian mode
settings 15, 20
pictures 28
deleting 28
viewing 28
PIN
Bluetooth 21
points of interest
finding 8
POI loader 35
protecting your device
39
public transit
avoidances 15, 20
city maps 20
R
recalculating routes 15
recently found locations 12
registering the device 6
removing the mount 40
renaming trips 27
resetting
home location 11
the max speed 19
trip data 19
routes
off road 17, 37
stopping 15
S
safe mode 37
satellite signals 6
Saved Locations 12–13
saving
your current location 12
school zone database 41
screen
brightness 37
screenshots 37
search bar 8
settings 36–48
shortcuts
adding 7
removing 8
software
version 39
speed limit
icon 15
storing the device 39
system settings 36
T
text language 38
time settings 38
tools 25–30
Track Up 17
45
traffic 32–48
activating a subscription 34, 38
adding traffic subscriptions 38
icons 33
incidents 33
receiver 33
trafficTrends 38
traffic alerts 18
transportation mode 7
trip computer 19
trip log 17, 39
trip planner 27
troubleshooting 42
turn-by-turn directions 18
turn list 18
TV
antennas 23
audio 25
changing the region 24
output 25
recording 24
screen aspect ratio 24
watching digital TV 23
audio mixer 6
W
Where Am I? 19
Where I’ve Been
enabling 39
Where To?
customization 7
where to menu 7
customization
shortcut icon, adding 7
shortcut icon, removing 8
world clock 30
U
unit converter 31
unit ID 39
updating
maps 6
software 6
USB 42
V
video player 28
voice language 38
voice mail 22
volume
adjusting 6
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