Owner`s manual | Garmin 3000 Marine GPS System User Manual

nüvi 3700 series
®
owner’s manual
for use with these nüvi models:
3750, 3760, 3790
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Getting Started..................... 1
Setting Up Your Device.............. 1
Powering the Device.................. 1
Mounting Your Device................ 2
Configuring The Device.............. 3
Front Cover................................ 3
Acquiring Satellites . .................. 4
Rotating the Screen.................... 4
About the Automatic Screen
Lock......................................... 4
Main Menu.................................. 5
Using the On-screen Buttons..... 5
Adjusting the Master Volume...... 6
Transportation Modes................. 6
Finding a Point of Interest.......... 6
Using the On-screen
Keyboard.................................. 7
Adding Points to the Active
Route....................................... 8
Changing the Destination of the
Active Route............................. 9
Taking a Detour.......................... 9
Stopping the Route..................... 9
Navigating Off Road................... 9
Finding Locations.............. 10
Finding an Address................... 10
Using the Go! Page...................11
Setting a Home Location.......... 12
Viewing a List of Recently Found
Locations................................ 12
About Favorites........................ 13
Finding Parking........................ 14
Planning a Trip......................... 15
Using the Map Buttons............. 16
Browsing the Map by Touching
the Screen.............................. 16
Entering Coordinates................ 18
Using Photo Navigation............ 18
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Speaking Commands........ 19
About Voice Commands........... 19
Setting your Wakeup Phrase.... 19
Activating Voice Command...... 19
Tips for Using Voice
Commands............................. 20
Navigating to a Popular Location
Using Voice Commands......... 20
Speaking an Address............... 21
About Icons and Tones............. 21
About the Map Pages........ 22
Viewing the Map While
Navigating.............................. 22
About myTrends™..................... 23
Viewing Trip Information .......... 23
Viewing the Turn List ............... 24
Viewing the Next Turn.............. 25
Viewing the Junction View........ 25
Using the Pedestrian Navigation
Map........................................ 26
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Hands-free Phone Calls.... 27
Pairing Your Devices................ 27
Receiving a Call ...................... 29
Using the Device During a
Call . ...................................... 29
Dialing a Point of Interest......... 30
Dialing a Number...................... 30
Entering Your Phone
Number.................................. 30
Placing Calls Using Voice
Dial......................................... 31
Checking the Phone Status...... 31
Using the Tools.................. 32
Viewing Current Location
Information............................. 32
Using Help................................ 32
About ecoRoute™..................... 32
Maximizing Your Fuel
Economy................................ 33
Viewing Fuel Economy
Information............................. 34
Using the Picture Viewer.......... 36
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Using the World Clock ............. 36
Using the Calculator................. 37
Capturing Screen Shots........... 37
Using the Unit Converter ......... 37
Traffic.................................. 39
Traffic Receiver........................ 39
Subscription Activation............. 39
Receiving Traffic Information.... 40
About the Traffic Icon............... 40
Traffic on Your Route................ 41
Viewing the Traffic Map............ 41
Searching for Traffic Delays..... 41
About Offers............................. 42
Data Management.............. 44
File Types................................. 44
Connecting Your device to Your
Computer............................... 45
Transferring Files To Your
Computer .............................. 45
Deleting Files . ......................... 46
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Customizing the Device.... 47
System Settings....................... 47
Automobile Navigation
Settings.................................. 48
Pedestrian Navigation
Settings.................................. 49
Route Preferences................... 50
Display Settings........................ 51
Language Settings................... 52
Viewing Map Information ......... 52
Bluetooth Settings.................... 52
Enabling Traffic......................... 53
About Traffic Subscriptions....... 53
Restoring All Original
Settings.................................. 54
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Table of Contents
Appendix............................ 55
About GPS Satellite Signals..... 55
Caring for Your Device............. 55
Locking Your Device................. 57
Updating the Software.............. 58
Clearing User Data................... 58
Battery Information .................. 58
Changing the Fuse in the Vehicle
Power Cable.......................... 59
Mounting on Your
Dashboard............................. 60
Removing the Device, Cradle,
and Mount.............................. 60
nüMaps Guarantee™................ 61
nüMaps Lifetime™..................... 61
Purchasing Additional Maps..... 61
About Extras............................. 62
Contacting Garmin Product
Support.................................. 63
Registering Your Device........... 63
Specifications........................... 64
Troubleshooting . ..................... 65
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Index................................... 67
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Getting Started
Getting Started
‹ WARNING
See the Important Safety and
Product Information guide in the
product box for product warnings
and other important information.
Setting Up Your Device
When using your device for the first
time, complete the following tasks.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Power your device (page 1).
Mount your device (page 2).
Configure your device (page 3).
Turn the device on and off
(page 3).
5. Acquire satellites (page 4).
6. Understand the main menu
(page 5).
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Powering the Device
Connect your device to the
vehicle power cable while it is
plugged into your vehicle.
Your nüvi charges as you drive.
Power Cables
Your device can be powered three
ways.
• Vehicle power cable
• USB cable (page 58)
• AC adapter (optional accessory)
If you do not plan to use your device
while it is connected to a power
source, press the Power button to
lock the device. For more on locking
the device, see page 4.
Getting Started
Mounting The Device
‹ 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.
Notice
Before mounting the device, see
the Important Safety and Product
Information guide for information
about laws pertaining to windshield
mounting.
1. Remove the clear plastic from the
suction cup.
2. Place the suction cup on the
windshield.
3. Flip the lever back toward the
windshield.
4. Snap the mount onto the suction
cup arm.
Mount
Suction cup
Vehicle power Speaker
cable
5. Fit the bottom of your device into
the mount.
6. Tilt your device back until it
snaps into place.
Vehicle power
cable connector
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Getting Started
Configuring The Device
1. Plug the vehicle power cable into
the mount.
2. Plug the other end of the vehicle
power cable into a power outlet in
your vehicle.
The device should turn on
automatically if it is plugged in
and the vehicle is running.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
4. If you are using a traffic receiver
in Europe, connect the external
antenna to the traffic receiver and
secure it to the windshield using
the suction cups.
Front Cover
Microphone
Power key
Memory card
slot
micro-B connector
Speaker
(on back cover)
Turning the Device On and
Off
Press and hold the Power key.
Resetting Your Device
You can reset your device if it stops
functioning.
Press and hold the Power key for
10 seconds.
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Getting Started
Acquiring Satellites
The
bars indicate satellite
strength.
1. Go outdoors to an open area,
away from tall buildings and
trees.
2. If necessary, turn on your device.
Acquiring satellite signals can take a
few minutes.
Rotating the Screen
Rotate your device to view in
horizontal (landscape) or vertical
(portrait) mode.
About the Automatic
Screen Lock
The device automatically locks if
you do not use it for a specified
amount of time.
If the device is in the mount with
external power, the screen will not
automatically lock.
Manually Locking the Device
Press the Power key.
Unlocking the Device
1. Quickly press the Power key, if
necessary.
2. Double-tap .
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Getting Started
Main Menu
➊
➋ ➌
➍ ➎ ➏ ➐➑
➊
Touch to select a transportation
mode.
➋ Touch to find a destination.
➌ Touch to view the map.
➍ Touch to stop a route.
➎ Touch to detour a route.
➏ Touch to make a call when
connected to a compatible
mobile phone.
See www.garmin.com/bluetooth
for information.
➐ Touch to adjust the volume.
➑ Touch to open the menu of
tools and settings.
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Using the On-screen
Buttons
• Touch and hold to quickly
return to the main menu.
• Touch and to see more
choices.
• Touch and hold and to
scroll faster.
Adjusting the Master
Volume
1. Touch Volume.
2. Adjust the slider left to right.
Muting the Audio
1. Touch Volume > .
Getting Started
Transportation Modes
Pedestrian
Bicycle
Automobile
The device offers several
transportation modes for navigation
methods. Routing is calculated
differently based on your mode.
Changing Your
Transportation Mode
1. Touch the transportation mode
icon on the upper-left corner.
2. Select a mode.
3. Touch Save.
Finding a Point of
Interest
The detailed maps loaded in your
device contain points of interest,
such as restaurants, hotels, and auto
services.
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Points of Interest.
2. Select a category.
3. If necessary, select a subcategory.
4. Select a destination.
5. Touch Go!.
Finding a Location by
Spelling the Name
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Points of Interest
> Spell Name.
2. Enter all or part of the name.
3. Touch Done.
4. Select a destination.
5. Touch Go!.
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Getting Started
Using the On-screen
Keyboard
• Touch a character on the
keyboard to enter a letter or
number.
• Touch
to add a space.
• Touch
and
to move the
cursor.
• Touch to delete a character.
• Touch and hold to erase the
entire entry.
• Touch
to select the keyboard
language mode.
• Touch
to enter special
characters, such as punctuation
marks.
See “Changing the System Settings”
to change the keyboard layout (page
47).
Finding Points of Interest in
Pedestrian Mode
While in pedestrian mode in certain
cities, you may use cityXplorer™
maps to navigate using public transit.
Go to www.garmin.com for more
information on cityXplorer maps.
1. Select Pedestrian transportation
mode (page 6).
2. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Points of Interest.
3. Select a category.
4. If necessary, select a subcategory.
5. Select a destination.
6. Select an option:
• Touch Walk to calculate a
route you will navigate by
walking.
• Touch Public Transit to
calculate a route that uses
public transit and walking.
7. Touch Go!.
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Getting Started
Adding Points to the
Active Route
1. While navigating a route, touch
to return to the main menu.
2. From the main menu, touch
Where To?.
3. Select a category.
4. If necessary, select a subcategory.
5. Select a destination.
6. Touch Go!.
7. Touch Add to Current Route.
Changing the
Destination of the Active
Route
Before you can change destinations,
you must be navigating a route.
1. Touch to return to the main
menu.
2. Touch Where To?.
3. Search for the location.
4. Touch Go!.
5. Touch Start New Route.
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Getting Started
Taking a Detour
Navigating Off Road
NOTE: If the route you are currently
taking is the only reasonable option,
the device might not calculate a
detour.
1. From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation >
Automobile > Route Preference.
2. Touch Off Road.
3. Touch Save.
While navigating a route, you can use
detours to avoid obstacles ahead of
you, such as construction zones.
1. While navigating a route, touch
.
2. From the main menu, touch
Detour or Recalculate.
If you are not following roadways as
you navigate, use Off Road mode.
Stopping the Route
1. While navigating a route, touch
.
2. From the main menu, touch Stop.
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Finding Locations
Finding Locations
The Where To? menu provides
several different categories you
can use to search for locations. To
perform a simple search, see page 6.
Finding an Address
NOTE: Depending on the version of
the built in map data on your device,
the button names and the order of
steps could be different than the steps
below.
6. If necessary, select the city/postal
code.
NOTE: Not all map data provides
postal code searching.
7. Enter the number of the address.
8. Touch Done.
9. Enter the street name.
10.Touch Done.
11.If necessary, select the street.
12.If necessary, select the address.
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Address.
2. If necessary, change the state, the
country, or the province.
3. Touch Spell City
4. Enter the city/postal code.
TIP: If you are unsure of the city/
postal code, touch Search All.
5. Touch Done.
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Finding Locations
Using the Go! Page
The Go! page opens when you select
a location to navigate to.
➊ ➋
➌
➏
➎
➍
➐
➊ Touch to call the selected
➋
➌
➍
➎
➏
location when your device is
connected to phone, or to save
the location to your favorites.
Touch to switch between 2-D
and 3-D view.
Touch to rotate the view.
Touch to view more
information for the location.
Touch to zoom in and out.
Touch to return to the previous
page. Touch and hold to return
to the main menu.
➐
Touch to create a turn-by-turn
route to this location.
Reporting an Incorrect Point
of Interest
When your search results contain
an outdated or incorrect point of
interest, you can remove the location
from future searches.
1. From the ���������������������
Go! page, touch the
information box.
2. Touch
> Report Error > Yes.
The location is removed from
future searches.
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Finding Locations
Setting a Home Location
You can set your home location for
the location you return to most often.
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Go Home.
2. Select Enter My Address,
Use My Current Location, or
Recently Found.
Going Home
Before you can navigate to home,
you must set a home location.
From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Go Home.
Resetting Your Home
Location
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? >
> Set Home
Location.
2. Select an option to change your
address.
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Editing Your Home Location
Information
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Favorites > Home.
2. Touch
> Edit.
3. Enter your changes
4. Touch Done.
Viewing a List of
Recently Found
Locations
Your device stores the last 50
locations you have found.
From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Recently Found.
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Finding Locations
Clearing the List of Recently
Found Locations
From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Recently Found >
> Clear > Yes.
Saving Locations to
Favorites
1. Search for the location (page 6).
2. From the Go! page, touch
>
Save > OK.
About Fa���������
vorites
Finding Favorites
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Favorites.
2. If necessary, select a category.
3. Select a saved location.
You can save locations in your
Favorites so you can quickly find
them and create routes to them.
Your home location is also stored in
Favorites.
Saving Your Current Location
to Favorites
1. From the map, touch the vehicle
icon.
2. Enter a name.
3. Touch Save.
The location is saved in Favorites.
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Finding Locations
Editing Favorites
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Favorites.
2. Select a category.
3. Select a favorite.
4. Touch the information box.
5. Touch
> Edit.
6. Select an option:
• Name
• Phone Number
• Categories
• Assign Photo—touch to
select a saved photo (page
36).
• Change Map Symbol
7. Edit the information.
8. Touch Done.
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Finding Parking
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Parking > Find
Parking.
2. Select a parking location.
3. Touch Go!.
Finding Your Last Parking
Spot
The device saves your parking spot
when you remove the device from
the mount while power is applied
to it.
From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Parking > Last
Spot.
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Finding Locations
Planning a Trip
You can use Trip Planner to create
and save a trip with multiple
destinations.
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Trip Planner.
2. Touch .
3. Touch Select Start Location.
4. Search for a location (page 6).
5. Touch Select.
6. Touch
to add an additional
location.
7. Touch Select.
8. Repeat steps 4–6 to add
additional locations to your trip.
9. Touch Next.
10.Enter a name.
11.Touch Done.
Navigating to a Saved Trip
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Trip Planner.
2. Select a saved trip.
3. Touch Go!.
Editing a Saved Trip
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Trip Planner.
2. Select a saved trip.
3. Touch .
4. Select an option:
• Touch Rename Trip to edit
the trip name.
• Touch Edit Destinations to
add or delete locations.
• Touch Delete Trip to delete
the entire trip.
• Touch Optimize Order to
arrange your trip locations in
the most efficient order.
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Finding Locations
Using the Map Buttons
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Browse Map.
2. Touch anywhere on the map.
• Touch
and
to zoom in
and out.
• Touch
to switch between
2D and 3D views.
• Touch
to rotate the view.
Browsing the Map by
Touching the Screen
• Touch an area on the map to
select a location.
An information box appears
next to the location.
• Touch and drag the map to
view different parts of the
map.
• Tap the map twice to zoom in
and center on a location.
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• Touch two points near the
center of the map and drag
your fingers apart to zoom in.
• Touch two points near
opposite edges of the screen
and drag your fingers toward
the center of the screen to
zoom out.
• Touch and drag two fingers
down the map to move from
an aerial view to a birds-eye
view.
• Touch and drag two fingers up
the map to move from a birdseye view to an aerial view.
• Touch and drag two fingers
right or left to rotate the map.
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Finding Locations
Finding a Location Using the
Map
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Browse Map.
2. Touch a location.
An information box appears next
to the location.
3. Touch the information box.
4. Select an option:
• Touch
> Save.
5. Touch Go!.
Setting a Simulated Location
You can use the GPS simulator to
select another location, near which
you can search for and save points of
interest. This may be helpful when
planning trips.
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > System > GPS
Simulator > On.
2. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Browse Map.
3. Touch an area on the map.
4. Touch
> Set Location.
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Finding Locations
Entering Coordinates
If you know the geographic
coordinates of your destination, you
can use your device to navigate to
the destination using the latitude and
longitude coordinates. This can be
especially helpful when geocaching.
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Coordinates.
2. Touch a field to enter the latitude
and longitude data.
3. Touch View on Map.
4. Touch Go!.
Changing the Map
Coordinate Format
1. From the Home Screen, touch
Where To? > Coordinates >
Format.
2. Select a format.
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Using Photo Navigation
You can upload onto your device or
memory card pictures that include
location information and create
routes to the pictured locations.
1. Connect your device to your
computer (page 45).
2. Go to http://connect.garmin.com
/photos.
3. Follow the instructions on the
Web site to select and load
pictures.
4. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Favorites >
Photos.
A list of pictures with locaiton
information appears.
5. Touch a picture.
6. Touch Go!.
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Speaking Commands
Speaking Commands Setting your Wakeup
About Voice Commands
NOTE: The voice command feature
is not available for all languages or
regions. The voice command feature
is available on some device models.
The voice commands allow you to
use your device by speaking the
words you see on the screen or by
speaking certain commands. The
voice command menu provides a list
of available commands to use.
Phrase
The wakeup phrase is a word or
phrase you can say to activate voice
command. The default wakeup
phrase is Voice Command.
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Voice Command > Customize
Phrase.
2. Enter a new wakeup phrase.
3. Touch Done.
Activating Voice
Command
Speak your wakeup phrase.
The Voice Command menu
appears.
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Speaking Commands
Tips for Using Voice
Commands
• Speak in a normal voice
directed at the device.
• Speak commands as they
appear on the screen.
• Respond to voice prompts
from the device as needed.
• To reduce the number of
accidental Voice Command
wake-ups, increase the length
of your Wakeup Phrase.
• Speak Exit to exit voice
command.
Navigating to a Popular
Location Using Voice
Commands
You can speak the names of very
popular, well-known locations.
2. Speak Find by Name.
3. Listen for the voice prompt and
speak the name of the location.
A list of locations appears.
4. Speak the line number.
“Line 1”
5. Speak an option:
• Speak Navigate to navigate to
the location.
1. Speak your wakeup phrase.
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Speaking Commands
• Speak Call to call the
location when connected to a
compatible mobile phone.
• Wait until the
icon is green
to speak your command.
Speaking an Address
1. Speak Voice Command.
2. Speak Find Address.
3. Follow the on-screen prompts.
About Icons and Tones
• The device sounds two tones
when it enters and exits voice
recognition mode.
• A
red icon appears in the
upper-right corner of the screen
when the device is not ready for
your command.
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About the Map Pages
About the Map
Pages
Viewing the Map While
Navigating
notice
In no event shall Garmin be liable
for any incidental, special, indirect,
or consequential damages, including,
without limitation, damages for any
traffic fines or citations, whether
resulting from the use, misuse,
or inability to use the product or
from defects in the product. Some
states do not allow the exclusion of
incidental or consequential damages,
so the above limitations may not
apply to you.
Your route is marked with a magenta
line. A checkered flag marks your
destination.
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As you travel, your device guides
you to your destination with voice
prompts, arrows on the map, and
directions at the top of the map. If
you depart from the original route,
your device recalculates the route
and provides new directions.
A speed limit icon displaying the
current speed limit may appear as
you travel on major roadways.
Using the Navigation Map
➊
➋
➌
➏
➐
➍ ➎
➊ Touch to view the next turn.
The turn indicator also tells you
which lane you should be in to
prepare for your next maneuver,
when available.
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About the Map Pages
➋ Touch to view the turn list.
➌ Touch to zoom in and zoom out.
➍ Touch to return to the main
menu.
➎ Touch to display a different data
field.
➏ Touch to view information for
the location.
➐Touch to view trip information.
About myTrends™
When the myTrends feature is
enabled, your estimate time of
arrival and traffic information for
your frequent destinations, like your
workplace, automatically appear in
the navigation bar at the top of the
map.
Enabling myTrends
From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation
> Automobile > nüRoute >
myTrends > Enabled.
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, touch the Speed
field.
When myTrends information appears
in the navigation bar, you can touch
the navigation bar to view a route
options for the suggested destination.
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About the Map Pages
Resetting Trip Information
1. From the map, touch the Speed
field.
2. Touch .
3. Select an option:
• Touch Reset Trip Data to
reset the information on the
trip computer,
• Touch Reset Max. Speed to
reset the maximum speed.
• Touch Reset Trip B to reset
the odometer.
Viewing the Turn List
When you are navigating a route,
you can view all of the turns for your
entire route and the distance between
turns.
1. From the map, touch the text bar
on the top of the map.
2. Select an option:
• Select a turn on the list to
view the next turn.
• Touch
> Show Map to
view the entire route on the
map.
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About the Map Pages
Viewing the Next Turn
Before you can view the next turn,
you must be navigating a route.
The next turn shows the turn on the
map and the distance and time left
before you reach the turn.
Touch the turn indicator in the
top left corner of the map.
Viewing the Junction
View
Before you can view the junction
view, you must be navigating a route.
On some device models, the junction
view displays a view of some
upcoming junctions and in which
lane you should be driving.
From the map, touch the upperleft corner of the screen.
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About the Map Pages
Using the Pedestrian
Navigation Map
➊
➌
➋
➊
➍
In Pedestrian mode, your route is
displayed on a two-dimensional map.
➊ Touch to switch between legs of
the route.
➋ Touch to view the route
itinerary.
➌ Touch to center the map on your
current location.
➍Touch to zoom in and zoom out.
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Public Transit Options
If you have cityXplorer maps
installed, your device calculates a
route that uses a combination of
public transit options, such as riding
a bus or subway, and walking.
NOTE: cityXplorer maps are not
included with your device. See
http://my.garmin.com to purchase
cityXplorer maps.
The , , , , , , and
icons indicate the navigation method
used in each section of the route. For
example, when you see , board a
bus at that point in the route.
The black dots on the map are public
transit stops along your route.
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Hands-free Phone Calls
Hands-free Phone
Calls
Bluetooth wireless technology
establishes a wireless link between
two devices, such as a mobile phone
and your device. To determine
whether your mobile phone with
Bluetooth technology is compatible
with the device, go to www.garmin
.com/bluetooth.
®
Pairing Your Devices
The first time you use two devices
together, you must pair them by
establishing a relationship using a
PIN or passkey.
Your phone and the device must be
turned on and be within 33 ft. (10 m)
of each other.
Pairing Using Your Phone
Settings
You can initiate pairing from
your phone. Refer to your phone
instructions.
1. From the main menu of the
device, touch Tools > Settings >
Bluetooth > Enabled.
2. Enable the Bluetooth component
on your phone.
NOTE: This might be in a
menu called Settings, Bluetooth,
Connections, or Hands-free.
3. Search for Bluetooth devices
using your phone.
4. Select the device from the list of
devices.
5. Enter the device Bluetooth PIN
(1234) into your phone.
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Hands-free Phone Calls
Pairing Using the Device
Settings
1. From the main menu of the
device, touch Tools > Settings >
Bluetooth > Enabled.
2. Touch Tools > Settings >
Bluetooth > Add Phone.
3. Enable the Bluetooth component
on your phone.
4. Enable Find Me/Discoverable/
Visible mode on your phone.
NOTE: This might be in a
menu called Settings, Bluetooth,
Connections, or Hands-free.
5. Touch OK on the device.
6. Select your phone from the list of
devices.
7. Touch Save.
8. Enter the device Bluetooth PIN
(1234) in your phone.
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Tips After Pairing Your
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 have to set your
mobile phone to connect to the
device automatically when it is
turned on.
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Hands-free Phone Calls
Receiving a Call
• Touch Answer.
The internal microphone is in
the front of the device. Speak
normally.
• Touch Ignore to ignore the call.
Using the Device During
a Call
During a call, appears. Depending
on the screen shown on your device,
the In Call icon could look different.
1. From the main menu, touch >
End Call.
2. Select an option:
• Touch Keypad to view
a keypad page for using
automated systems such as
voice mail.
• Touch Use Handset to turn
off the device but remain
on the call, or if you need
privacy.
TIP: To switch back, touch
Use nüvi.
• Touch Mute to turn off the
sound on a call.
Using Call Waiting
When you are on a call and you
receive a second call (call waiting), a
window appears.
• Touch Answer to answer the call
and place the first call on hold.
• Touch > Switch To.
• Touch End Call to hang up.
This does not disconnect the call
on hold.
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Hands-free Phone Calls
Dialing a Point of
Interest
1. From the main menu, touch
Phone > Points of Interest.
2. Search for a point of interest.
3. Touch Call.
Dialing a Number
1. From the main menu, touch
Phone > Dial.
2. Enter the number.
3. Touch Dial.
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Entering Your Phone
Number
You can enter the phone number you
want the device to call when you
touch Call Home.
1. From the main menu, touch
Phone > Call Home.
2. Touch Enter Phone Number.
3. Enter the phone number.
4. Touch Done > Yes.
The device dials your home
phone number.
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Hands-free Phone Calls
Calling Home
Before you can call home using the
Call Home button, you must enter
a phone number for your home
location. (page 30).
From the main menu, touch
Phone > Call Home.
Checking the Phone
Status
You can check the battery level and
signal strength for your phone.
From the main menu, touch
Phone > Phone Status.
Placing Calls Using
Voice Dial
Before you can place calls using
voice dial, you may need to train
your phone to recognize your voice
dial commands. Refer to your phone
instructions.
1. From the main menu, touch
Phone > Voice Dial.
2. Speak the contact name.
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Using the Tools
Using the Tools
Viewing Current
Location Information
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 main menu, touch Tools
> Where Am I?.
Finding Nearby Services
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Where Am I?
2. Touch Hospitals, Police
Stations, or Fuel to view the
nearest locations in that category.
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Using Help
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Help to view information about
using your device.
Searching Help Topics
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Help.
About ecoRoute™
The ecoRoute feature calculates
your vehicle fuel economy, carbon
footprint, and the fuel price of
navigating to a destination, and
offers tools for improving fuel
efficiency.
The data provided by the ecoRoute
feature are estimates only. The
data is not actually read from your
vehicle. To receive more-accurate
fuel reports for your specific vehicle
and driving habits, calibrate the fuel
economy (page 33).
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Using the Tools
Using ecoRoute
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute.
2. If prompted, enter fuel and
mileage information.
The first time you use the
ecoRoute features, you must
enter vehicle information.
Calibrating the Fuel Economy
Calibrate the fuel economy to receive
more-accurate fuel reports for your
specific vehicle and driving habits.
Calibrate when you fill up your fuel
tank.
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute > At the Pump.
2. Enter the current fuel price.
3. Enter how much fuel your
vehicle has used since the last fill
up.
4. Enter the distance you have
traveled since the last fill up.
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5. Touch Next.
The device calculates your
average fuel economy.
Maximizing Your Fuel
Economy
The ecoChallenge helps you
maximize your fuel economy by
scoring your driving habits. The
higher your ecoChallenge scores,
the more fuel you save. The
ecoChallenge collects data and
calculates a score whenever your
device is moving and in Automobile
transportation mode.
Viewing Your ecoChallenge
Scores
From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute > ecoChallenge.
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Using the Tools
About Your ecoChallenge
Score
The leaf color on the ecoChallenge
icon changes depending on your
performance in the challenge.
Overall—displays an average of
the speed, acceleration, and braking
score.
Speed—displays your score for
driving at your vehicle’s 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.
Removing the ecoChallenge
Score From the Map
From the map, touch >
>
Settings > Hide.
Resetting the ecoChallenge
From the map, touch >
>
Reset.
Viewing Fuel Economy
Information
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute > Fuel Economy.
2. Touch a section of the graph to
zoom in.
Braking—displays your score for
smooth and gradual braking. You
lose points for hard braking.
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Using the Tools
Adjusting Your Vehicle Profile
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute > Vehicle Profile.
2. Select an option to manually
adjust your fuel settings.
• Fuel Type
• City Fuel Economy
• Hwy. Fuel Economy
• Fuel Price
TIP: For best results, calibrate
your fuel economy (page 33)
instead of adjusting the city and
highway fuel efficiency.
About the Mileage Report
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 your device, a mileage
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report is created for the distance you
traveled.
Viewing a Mileage Report
You can view saved mileage reports
on your device. You can also access
mileage reports in the Reports folder
on your device drive/volume (page
45).
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute > Mileage Report.
2. Select a report.
Viewing Driving Tips
From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute > Tips.
Resetting ecoRoute Data
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> ecoRoute.
2. Select a category.
3. Touch
> Reset.
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Using the Tools
Using the Picture Viewer
Setting a Picture as
Wallpaper
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Picture Viewer.
2. Touch a picture.
3. Touch
> Set as Wallpaper.
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Picture Viewer.
• Touch the arrows to scroll
through the images.
• Touch a picture to view a
larger image of it.
• Touch to view a slide show
of the pictures.
Touch anywhere on the screen
to stop the slide show.
Deleting Pictures
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Picture Viewer.
2. Select a picture.
3. Touch
> Delete > Yes.
View pictures that you have stored
in your device or on a memory card.
See page 44 for more information
about loading pictures on your
device.
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Using the World Clock
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> World Clock.
2. Touch a city name.
3. Enter a new city name
4. Touch Done.
5. If necessary, select a city.
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Using the Tools
Viewing the World Map
From the main menu, touch Tools
> World Clock > .
Nighttime hours appear in the
shaded area.
Using the Calculator
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Calculator.
Capturing Screen Shots
1. From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Display >
Screenshot.
2. Touch Enabled.
3. Touch to take a screen shot.
The picture bitmap file is saved in
the screenshots folder on the device
drive (page 45).
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Using the Unit Converter
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Unit Converter.
2. Touch the box with a unit of
measure listed.
3. Select a unit of measure.
4. Touch Save.
Two units of measure are listed.
5. Touch a unit of measure to
change.
6. Select a unit of measure.
7. Touch Done.
8. Repeat steps 5–6, if necessary.
9. Enter a value.
10.Touch Done.
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Using the Tools
Setting Currency Conversion
Rates Manually
You can update the currency
conversion rates manually so that
you are always using the mostcurrent rates.
10.Touch Done.
11.Repeat steps 8–9, if necessary.
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Unit Converter.
2. Touch the box with a currency
listed.
3. Select Currency.
4. Touch Save.
5. Touch a currency box.
6. Select the currency you want to
update.
7. Repeat steps 3–6 to select
a currency to conver to, if
necessary.
8. Touch a box under a currency.
9. Enter a new value for the
currency.
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Traffic
Traffic
NOTICE
Garmin is not responsible for the
accuracy or timeliness of the traffic
information.
Your device can receive FM Traffic
Message Channel (TMC) traffic
content.
For information about traffic
receivers and coverage areas, go to
www.garmin.com/traffic.
The FM TMC traffic receiver, which
is integrated in the vehicle power
cable, is included in some packages
and is an optional accessory for all
series models.
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Traffic Receiver
➊
➋
➌ ➍
➎
➊ Mini-USB connector
➋ Internal antenna
➌ Power LED
➍ External antenna
connector
➎ Vehicle power adapter
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.
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Traffic
Receiving Traffic
Information
About the Traffic Icon
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.
Color Description Meaning
Green Low severity Traffic is flowing
freely.
Yellow Medium
Traffic is moving
severity
but there is a
delay. There is
moderate traffic
congestion.
Red
High severity Traffic is not
moving or
moving very
slowly. There is
a severe delay.
Gray No data
Traffic
information is
not available
The vehicle power cable and the
device must be in data range of
an FM station transmitting traffic
information.
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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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Traffic
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, the device
automatically recalculates the route.
You might still be routed through
traffic if no better alternative routes
exist.
Manually Avoiding Traffic on
Your Route
1. From the map, touch the .
2. Touch Traffic On Route.
3. If necessary, touch the arrows to
view other traffic delays on your
route.
4. Touch Avoid.
Viewing the Traffic Map
The traffic map shows color-coded
traffic flow and delays on nearby
roads.
1. From the map, touch .
2. Touch Traffic Map to view the
traffic incidents on a map.
Searching for Traffic
Delays
1. From the map page, touch .
2. Touch Traffic Search to view a
list of roads with traffic delays.
3. Touch an item in the list to view
delays on the road.
4. If there is more than one delay,
touch the arrows to view
additional delays.
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Traffic
Adding a Subscription
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Traffic.
2. Select an option:
• For non-North American
units, touch Subscriptions
> .
• For North American units,
touch .
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.
5. Touch Next on the device.
6. Enter the code.
7. Touch Done.
The traffic subscription code cannot
be reused. You must obtain a new
code each time you renew your
service. If you own multiple FM
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traffic receivers, you must obtain a
new code for each receiver.
About Offers
If your device package includes a
traffic receiver, you will receive
location-relevant offers and coupons.
Ad-based traffic information is only
available in North America.
The traffic receiver must be
connected to external power and you
must be in a coverage area to receive
ad-based traffic information.
See our privacy statement at www
.garmin.com/products/privacy for
important privacy information.
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Traffic
Viewing Offers
‹ CAUTION
Do not attempt to write down the
coupon codes while driving.
1. Touch an offer that appears
on the screen to search for the
nearest location related to that
offer.
2. If the offer includes an icon,
touch the icon on the Go! page to
receive a coupon code.
3. Write down this code and present
it when you arrive at the location.
Viewing a Offer List
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Offers.
Disabling Traffic and Offers
Before you can disable offers, you
must disable traffic.
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Traffic.
2. Select Disabled.
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Data Management
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.
File Types
The device supports the following
file types:
• JPEG and JPG image files (page
36).
• Maps and GPX waypoint files
from MapSource® (page 61).
• GPI custom POI files from
Garmin POI Loader (page 62).
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About Memory Cards
You can purchase memory cards from
an electronics supplier, or purchase
preloaded MapSource detailed map
data cards from your Garmin dealer.
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.
Installing a Memory Card
1. Insert a memory card into the slot
on the right side of the device.
2. Press it in until it clicks.
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Data Management
Connecting Your device
to Your Computer
1. Connect the USB cable to a USB
port on your computer.
2. Connect the micro-B connector to
the device.
An option to install myGarmin
Agent™ appears. This service
monitors your computer USB
ports and allows you to easily
check for available updates
(page 63).
micro-B connector
3. Connect the larger end of the
cable to a USB port on your
computer.
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.
Transferring Files To
Your Computer
1.
2.
3.
4.
Browse your computer for a file.
Highlight the file.
Click Edit > Copy.
Open the “Garmin” or memory
card drive or volume.
5. Select Edit > Paste.
The file appears in the list of files
in the device memory or on the
memory card.
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Data Management
6. Repeat steps 1–5 to transfer
additional files.
Disconnecting the USB Cable
1. Complete an action:
• 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.
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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. Open the “Garmin” drive or
volume.
2. If necessary, open a folder or
volume.
3. Select a file.
4. Press the Delete key on your
keyboard.
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Customizing the Device
Customizing the
Device
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings.
2. Touch a setting category.
3. Touch the setting to change it.
System Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools >
Settings > System.
• GPS Simulator—stops the
device from receiving a GPS
signal, and saves battery power.
• Units—allows you to change the
units of measure for distance.
• Time Format—allows you to
selet a 12-hour or a 24-hour
display time.
• Current Time—allows you to
manually change the time.
• Safe Mode—disables all
functions that require significant
operator attention and could
become a distraction while
driving.
• Garmin Lock—locks the device
(page 57).
• About—displays the software
version number, the unit ID
number, and information on
several other software features.
NOTE: You need this
information when you update
the system software or purchase
additional map data (page 61).
• End User License Agreements
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Customizing the Device
Restoring the System
Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > System >
>
Restore.
Automobile Navigation
Settings
From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation >
Automobile.
• nüRoute™ (page 50)
• Map Detail—sets the level
of detail on the map. More
detail may result in slower map
drawing.
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• Map View—sets the perspective
on the Map page (page 49).
• Map Theme—changes the color
of the map data.
• Map Data Layout—changes
the amount of data visible on the
map.
• Vehicle—changes the icon to
represent your position on the
map. Go to www.garmingarage
.com for more icons.
• Trip Log
◦ Show on Map—displays the
path of your travels on the
map.
◦ Clear Trip Log
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Customizing the Device
Changing the Map
Perspective
1. From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation >
Automobile > Map View.
2. Select an option:
• Touch Track Up to display
the map in two dimensions
(2-D), with your direction of
travel at the top.
• Touch North Up to display
the map in 2-D with North at
the top.
• Touch 3-D to display the map
in three dimensions.
Pedestrian Navigation
Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools >
Settings > Navigation > Pedestrian.
• Limit Walking—controls how
much of a public transit route
will include walking.
• Public Transit—avoids selected
transit types.
• Trip Log—displays the path of
your travels on the map.
Avoiding Transit Types
NOTE: Transit types are available
when cityXplorer maps are loaded
(page 26).
1. From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation >
Pedestrian > Public Transit.
2. Select the transit type to avoid on
your routes.
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Customizing the Device
Route Preferences
From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation
> Automobile > nüRoute >
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 point-topoint routes (without roads).
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Avoiding Road Features
1. From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation
> Automobile > nüRoute >
Avoidances.
2. Select the road features to avoid
on your routes.
3. Touch Save.
About trafficTrends™
When the trafficTrends feature is
enabled, your device uses historic
traffic information to calculate moreefficient routes. Different routes may
be calculated based on traffic trends
for the day of the week or based on
the time of day.
Enabling trafficTrends
1. From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Navigation
> Automobile > nüRoute >
trafficTrends.
2. Select Enabled.
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Customizing the Device
Restoring the Original
Navigation Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Navigation >
>
Restore.
Display Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools >
Settings > Display.
• Color Mode—sets a light
background (Day), a dark
background (Night), or
automatically swithces between
the two based on the sunrise
btime and the sunset time for
your current location (Auto).
• Brightness—changes the
brightness of the screen.
Decreasing the brightness can
save battery power.
• Display Timeout—sets how the
screen automatically shuts off
if the device is inactive for the
selected length of time.
• Screenshot—allows you to take
a picture of the device screen
(page 37).
Restoring the Original
Display Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Navigation >
>
Restore.
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Customizing the Device
Language Settings
Viewing Map Information
• 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.
Enabling Maps
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > myMaps.
2. Touch a map.
From the main menu, touch Tools >
Settings > Language.
Restoring the Original
Language Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Language >
>
Restore.
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From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > myMaps.
Bluetooth Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools >
Settings > Bluetooth.
• Add Phone or Phone—see (page
53).
• Bluetooth—enables the
Bluetooth component.
The Bluetooth icon appears
on the main menu if the
Bluetooth component is turned
on.
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Customizing the Device
• Friendly Name—allows you
to enter a friendly name that
identifies your nüvi on 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. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Bluetooth > Phone.
2. Select an option:
• Select a phone for your device
to connect with.
• Touch to add a phone to
the menu.
• Touch to delete a phone
from the device memory.
• Touch None to drop your
current connection.
Restoring the Original
Bluetooth Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Bluetooth >
>
Restore.
Enabling Traffic
The traffic receiver is included in
some device packages.
From the main menu, Touch
Tools > Settings > Traffic >
Traffic > Enabled.
About Traffic
Subscriptions
You can purchase additional
subscriptions or a renewal if your
subscription expires. Go to
www.garmin.com/fmtraffic.
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Customizing the Device
Viewing Traffic Subscriptions
From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Traffic >
Subscriptions.
Restoring the Original Traffic
Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Traffic >
>
Restore.
Restoring All Original
Settings
From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > > Restore > Yes.
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Appendix
Appendix
About GPS Satellite
Signals
The device must acquire satellite
signals in order to navigate.
When the device has acquired
satellite signals, the signal strength
bars on the main menu are green
. When it loses satellite signals,
the bars turn red or clear
.
For more information about GPS, go
to www.garmin.com/aboutGPS.
Caring for Your Device
• 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.
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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.
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.
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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.
• Use the Garmin Lock feature
(page 57).
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Locking Your Device
Garmin Lock is a theft-deterrent
system that locks your device. Each
time you turn on the device, you
must enter the PIN or drive to the
security location.
1. From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > System > Garmin
Lock > Lock Device.
The Garmin Lock menu appears.
2. Touch Enabled.
3. Enter a 4-digit PIN twice.
4. Drive to a security location.
5. Touch Set.
Changing Your Garmin Lock
PIN
1. From the Garmin Lock menu,
touch Change PIN.
2. Enter a new 4-digit PIN twice.
Changing Your Security
Location
1. From the Garmin Lock menu,
touch Security Location.
2. Drive to the new security
location.
3. Touch Set.
About the Security Location
Your security location should be a
location you return to often, such as
your home. If the device has satellite
signals and you are at the security
location, you do not need to enter
the PIN.
NOTE: If you forget your PIN and
your security location, you must
send your device to Garmin to get
it unlocked. You must also send a
valid product registration or proof of
purchase.
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Updating the Software
1. Connect the device to your
computer using the micro-B cable
(page 45).
The AutoPlay menu opens.
2. Selct an option:
• If you are using a PC, doubleclick to open the myGarmin
Agent download page.
• If you are on a Mac computer, go
to www.garmin.com/agent.
• If the AutoPlay menu does not
open go to www.garmin
.com/agent.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
After you have installed myGarmin
Agent, you are prompted to open
myDashboard when you connect
your device to your computer.
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myDashboard checks your device
for current software and provides
additional information about your
device.
Clearing User Data
1. Turn the device on.
2. Hold your finger on the lowerright corner of the device screen.
3. Keep your finger pressed until the
pop-up window appears.
4. Touch Yes to clear all user data.
All original settings are restored.
Any items that you have saved are
erased.
Battery Information
The
battery icon in the status
bar indicates the status of the internal
battery.
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To increase the accuracy of the
battery gauge, fully discharge the
battery and then fully charge it. Do
not unplug the device until it is fully
charged.
Maximizing the Battery Life
• Press and quickly release the
power key to lock the screen and
put the device in sleep mode.
• From the main menu, touch
Tools > Settings > Display >
Brightness to turn down the
backlight.
• From the main menu, touch Tools
> Settings > Display > Display
Timeout to reduce the timeout
length.
• Do not leave your device in direct
sunlight.
• Avoid prolonged exposure to
excessive heat.
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.
End
piece
Silver tip
Fuse
1. Use a coin to push down the
silver tip, and turn the coin
counter-clockwise one-quarter
turn.
2. Remove the end piece, the silver
tip, and the fuse.
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3. Install a 2 A fast-blow fuse.
4. Verify that the silver tip is located
in the end piece.
Using a coin, replace the end
piece.
Mounting on Your
Dashboard
Notice
The permanent mounting adhesive is
extremely difficult to remove after it
is installed.
Use the enclosed mounting disk to
mount your device to the dashboard
and comply with certain state
regulations.
1. Clean and dry the dashboard
where you are placing the disk.
2. Remove the backing from the
adhesive on the bottom of the
disk.
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3. Place the disk on the dashboard.
4. Remove the clear plastic cover
from the top of the disk.
5. Place the suction cup mount on
top of the disk.
6. Flip the lever down (toward the
disk).
Removing the Device,
Cradle, and Mount
Removing the Device from
the Cradle
1. Press up on the tab on the top of
the cradle.
2. Tilt the device forward.
Removing the Cradle from
the Mount
1. Turn the cradle to the right or
left.
2. Apply pressure until the socket
on the cradle releases the ball on
the mount.
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Removing the Suction Cup
Mount from the Windshield
1. Flip the lever on the suction cup
mount toward you.
2. Pull the tab on the suction cup
toward you.
nüMaps Lifetime™
nüMaps Guarantee™
Purchasing Additional
Maps
To receive one free map update (if
available), register your device at
http://my.garmin.com within 60
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 60 days after the first time you
acquire satellites while driving with
your device. For more information,
go to www.garmin.com/numaps.
For a one-time payment, you can
receive up to four map updates each
year for the life of your device. For
more information, go to www
.garmin.com, and click on Maps.
You can purchase additional maps
for your device.
1. Go to your device product page
on the Garmin Web site (www
.garmin.com).
2. Click the Maps tab.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
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About Extras
You can download additional
content, such as custom POIs, from
www.garminasus.com.
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.
You can create or download custom
POI lists and install them on your
device using POI Loader software
available at www.garminasus.com.
See the POI Loader Help file for
more information.
Finding Extras
1. From the main menu, touch
Where To? > Extras.
2. Touch a category.
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Safety Cameras
‹ Caution
Garmin is not responsible for the
accuracy of, or the consequences of
using, a custom point of interest or a
safety camera database.
Safety camera information is
available in some locations. Go to
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 if
you are driving too fast. The data
is updated at least weekly, so you
always have access to the most upto-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.
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Contacting Garmin
Product Support
You can contact Garmin Product
Support if you have any questions
about this product.
• In the USA, go to www.garmin
.com/support, or contact Garmin
USA by phone at (913) 397.8200
or (800) 800.1020.
• In the UK, contact Garmin
(Europe) Ltd. by phone at 0808
2380000.
• In Europe, go to www.garmin
.com/support and click Contact
Support for in-country support
information, or contact Garmin
(Europe) Ltd. by phone at +44 (0)
870.8501241.
Registering Your Device
You can register your device using
myGarmin Agent.
1. Connect the device to your
computer using the micro-B cable
(page 44).
The AutoPlay menu icon appears
on your taskbar.
2. Double-click to open the
myGarmin Agent download page.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions
to install myGarmin.
4. Keep the original sales receipt, or
a photocopy, in a safe place.
After you have registered your
device, you can subscribe to the
latest Garmin online services.
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Specifications
Physical size 4.79 × 2.85 × .35 in.
(13.5 × 8.6 × 1.5 cm)
Weight
4.14 oz. (117.5 g)
Display
4.3 in. diagonal, 800 ×
480 pixels; 16.2 million
colors; bright WQVGA
TFT landscape display
Case
Not waterproof (IPXO)
Operating
32°F–140°F (0°C–60°C)
temperature
range
Charging
32°F–113°F (0°C–45°C)
temperature
range
Computer
USB 2.0 full speed mass
interface
storage
Operating
Garmin
system
Charge time Up to 4 hours
Power Input Vehicle power using
included vehicle power
cable or AC power using
an optional accessory
Usage
10 W max
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Battery life
Up to 3 hours
Battery type Rechargeable lithium-ion
GPS receiver High-sensitivity with
HotFix
Acquisition
Warm: <1 second
times*
Cold: <38 second
Factory Reset: <45
second
Memory card microSD™ card
slot
*Average acquisition times for a stationary
receiver with a clear view of the sky.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Solution
My device is not acquiring • Verify that the GPS simulator is turned off.
satellite signals
• From the main menu, touch Tools > Settings > System
> GPS Simulator > Off.
• Take your device out of parking garages and away from
tall buildings and trees.
• Remain stationary for several minutes.
The suction cup will not • Clean the suction cup and windshield with rubbing
stay on my windshield.
alcohol.
• Dry with a clean, dry cloth.
• Mount the suction cup (page 2).
The device does not
• Check the fuse in the vehicle power cable (page 47).
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
charged for very long.
backlight (page 51).
How do I clear all of my 1. Hold your finger on the lower‑right corner of the device
user data?
screen while it is turning on.
2. Keep your finger pressed until the message appears.
3. Touch Yes to clear all user data.
My battery gauge does
Allow the unit to fully discharge, and fully charge it (without
not seem accurate
interrupting the charge cycle).
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How do I know my device When your device is in USB mass storage mode, a picture
is in USB mass storage of a device connected to a computer is shown on the device
mode?
screen. Also, you should see two new removable disk 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
mode.
and into your device.
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
removable drives in my
computer, Windows can have trouble assigning drive letters
list of drives.
to your device drives. Refer to your operating system Help
file to learn how to map or assign drive letters.
My phone will not connect • From the main menu, touch Tools > Settings >
to the device.
Bluetooth. The Bluetooth field must be set to Enabled.
• Your phone must be turned on and be less than 33 feet
(about 10 meters) away from your device.
• Go to www.garmin.com/bluetooth for more help.
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Index
Symbols
2-D, 3-D map view 49
A
accessories 62–63
adding a stop 8
additional maps 61
addresses 10
anti-theft feature 57
audio version 47
avoiding
public transit types 49
road types 50
theft 56
traffic 41
B
battery
maximizing battery
life 59
battery information 58, 65
Bluetooth technology
27–31
calling from Go!
page 11
friendly name 53
pairing with phone 27
settings 52
brightness 51
browsing the map 16
C
calculator 37
calls
answering 29
call waiting 29
hanging up 29
home 31
muting 29
caring for your device 55
changing destinations 9
charging your device 65
city maps 26
cityXplorer maps 8, 26
cleaning your device 56
computer, connecting 45
to computer 56
configuring your device 3
converting
currency 38
units 37
coordinates 18
current location, saving
13
customizing the device
47–53
custom POIs 62
D
dashboard disk 60
deleting
all user data 58
character 7
recent finds list 13
trips 15
detailed maps 8, 44, 52
detours 9
diacritical characters 7
display settings 51
driving directions 24
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E
ecoRoute 32–35
calibrate fuel economy
33
ecoChallenge score
33
fuel economy
information 34
mileage report 35
tips 35
vehicle profile 32
editing
change categories 14
change map symbol
14
destinations 15
favorites 14
home location 12
saved trip 15
end user license
agreements 47
extras 62–63
68
F
Favorites 13
feedback on POI’s 11
files
deleting 46
supported types 44
finding locations
by address 10
by coordinates 18
by name 7
by postal code 10
recent selections 12
saved locations
(Favorites) 13
using photos 18
using the map 17
free map updates 61
fuse, changing 59
go home 12
GPS
about GPS 55
settings 47
simulator 17
G
Garmin Lock 57
Garmin Product Support
63
geocaching 18
Go! page options 11
L
latitude and longitude 18
lithium-ion battery 58
locking
the device 57
the screen 5
H
Help 32
home
phone number 31
setting a location 12
J
JPEG image files 44
junction view 25
K
keyboard 7
language mode 7, 52
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M
main menu 4
map data layout 48
maps 22
adding 61
browsing 16
detail level 48
errors 11
information 52
pedestrian 26
theme 48
view 49
zooming 16
MapSource 44, 61
mass storage mode
44
measurements, converting
37
memory card 44
micro-B connector 45
mileage report 35
mobile phone features 27
modes
transportation 6
mounting the device
on dashboard 60
on windshield 65
removing from mount
60
mute
audio 6
phone call 29
myTrends 23
N
navigation 22
off road 9
pedestrian 26
photo 18
settings 48
nearby services 32
next turn 25
nüMaps Guarantee 61
O
off-road navigation 9, 50
offers 42
disabling 43
viewing 43
on-screen buttons 5
orienting the screen 4
P
pairing a mobile phone 27
Panoramio pictures 18
parking 14
pedestrian mode
settings 49
photo navigation
loading pictures 18
picture viewer 36
PIN
Bluetooth 27
Garmin Lock 57
points of interest
finding 6, 10
in pedestrian
mode 8
POI loader 44
power button 3
product support 63
protecting your device
55
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public transit
avoidances 49
city maps 26
R
recalculating routes 9
recently found locations
12
registering 56
removing the mount 60
renaming trips 15
reporting map errors 11
resetting
home location 12
the max speed 24
trip data 24
your device 3
routes
calculation 50
off road 9, 50
stopping 9
S
safe mode 47
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safety cameras
alerts 62
databse 62
satellite signals 55
acquiring 4
saving
found locations 13
your current location
13
school zone database 62
screen
brightness 51
orient 4
screenshots 37
search area 12
security
location 57
settings 47–54
software
updating 58
version 47
specifications 64
speech recognition 19
speed limit icon 22
storing the nüvi 55
suction cup mount 2
system settings 47
T
text language 52
time settings 47
tools 32–37
touchscreen
settings 51
Track Up 49
traffic 39
activating a
subscription 39
adding traffic
subscriptions 53
icons 40
incidents 40
reciever 39
trafficTrends 50
transportation mode 6
changing 6
trip computer 23
resetting information
23
trip planner 15
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troubleshooting 65
turn-by-turn directions 24
turning on and off the
device 3
turn list 24
U
unit converter 37
unit ID 47
updating
maps 61
USB 66
user data, deleting 58
volume
adjusting 6
W
WebUpdater 58
Where Am I? 32
world clock 36
Z
zoom 16
V
vehicle profile 35
voice command
activating 19
icons and tones 21
navigating with 20
red icon 21
tips for using 20
wakeup phrase 19
voice dial 31
voice language 52
voice mail 29
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For the latest free software updates (excluding map data) throughout the life of
your Garmin products, visit the Garmin Web site at www.garmin.com.
© 2010 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, USA
Garmin (Europe) Ltd.
Liberty House, Hounsdown Business Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9LR UK
Garmin Corporation
No. 68, Jangshu 2nd Road, Sijhih, Taipei County, Taiwan
www.garmin.com
April 2010
Part Number 190-01157-00 Rev. A
Printed in Taiwan
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