Owner`s manual | Garmin Navigator IV GPS Receiver User Manual

BMW Motorrad
owner’s manual
BMW Motorrad Navigator IV
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April 2009
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Navigator IV Manual
When you are instructed to “touch”
something, use your finger to touch an item
on the screen.
The small arrows (>) used in the text indicate
that you should touch a series of items. For
example, if you see “touch Where To? >
Favorites” you should touch Where To?,
and then touch Favorites.
Contact Information
If you encounter any difficulty while using
your BMW Navigator IV, or if you have
any questions, in the USA contact Garmin
Product Support by phone at 913/397.8200
or 800/800.1020. You can also e-mail
product support at BMWNavigatorUSA@
Go to http://my.garmin.com to access the
latest services for your Garmin products:
• Register your Garmin unit.
• Subscribe to online services for safety
camera information (see page 35).
• Unlock optional maps.
In Europe, contact your BMW Motorrad
dealer or contact Garmin (Europe) Ltd. at
+44 (0) 870.8501241 (outside the UK) and
0808 2380000 (within the UK).
Navigator IV Tips and
• To quickly return to the Menu page, touch
and hold Back.
• Touch
to see more choices.
Touch and hold to scroll faster.
• Pages appear differently based on your
usage mode and settings.
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Table of Contents
Navigator IV Manual Conventions..............1
Navigator IV Tips and Shortcuts.................1
Contact Information.....................................1
myGarmin™ ................................................1
Getting Started.......................................4
Your Navigator IV........................................4
Looking at the Motorcycle Mount................5
Installing the Battery...................................5
Install Your Navigator IV in the Mount.........5
Mounting Your Navigator IV in an
Configuring Your Navigator IV.....................7
Acquiring Satellites.....................................7
Using the Menu Page.................................7
Finding Your Destination.............................8
Following Your Route..................................9
Adjusting the Volume..................................9
Where To?............................................10
Finding an Address...................................10
Searching Near Another Location.............10
Go! Page Options.....................................10
Selecting a Route...................................... 11
Setting a Home Location........................... 11
Finding a Place by Spelling the Name ..... 11
Finding Recently Found Places................12
Using Favorites.........................................12
Using Photo Navigation............................12
Using Extras..............................................13
Finding a Place Using the Map.................13
Entering Coordinates................................13
Using Custom Routes.........................14
Creating a Custom Route.........................14
Editing Custom Routes.............................14
Sharing Routes.........................................14
Using the Main Pages.........................15
Map Page..................................................15
Turn List Page...........................................15
Next Turn Page.........................................15
Junction View Page..................................16
Trip Computer Page..................................16
Using Hands-free Calling....................17
Pairing Your Devices.................................17
Receiving a Call .......................................18
In a Call . ..................................................18
Phone Menu..............................................18
Using Traffic Information....................20
MSN® Direct..............................................20
Receiving Traffic Information....................20
Traffic in Your Area....................................20
Severity Color Code..................................20
Traffic on Your Route................................21
Viewing the Traffic Map.............................21
Using the Media Players.....................22
Playing Music............................................22
Listening to Audible Books........................23
Managing Files.....................................24
Loading Files.............................................24
Supported File Types................................24
Deleting Files ...........................................24
Using the Tools....................................25
Where Am I?.............................................25
Media Player.............................................25
MSN® Direct..............................................25
Picture Viewer...........................................25
Custom Routes.........................................25
My Data.....................................................26
Managing Trip Logs..................................26
World Clock .............................................27
Language Guide.......................................27
Calculator . ...............................................28
Unit Converter . ........................................28
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Customizing the Navigator IV.............29
Changing the System Settings..................29
Changing the Navigation Settings.............29
Adjusting the Display Settings..................30
Updating the Time Settings.......................30
Setting the Languages..............................30
Changing the Map Settings.......................31
Adding Security.........................................31
Viewing FM TMC Traffic Subscription
Changing Bluetooth Technology
Changing the Proximity Points Settings....32
Changing the Fuel Gauge Settings...........33
Restoring All Settings................................33
Clearing User Data...................................33
Battery Information ..................................36
Replacing the Battery in the
Navigator IV............................................36
Charging Your Navigator IV......................36
Changing the Fuse in the Automotive
Power Adapter (Optional).......................37
About GPS Satellite Signals.....................37
Removing the Navigator IV and Mounts...37
Caring for Your Navigator IV ....................37
Declaration of Conformity.........................38
Software License Agreement....................38
Audio Options for the Navigator IV...........34
Resetting the Navigator IV........................34
Calibrating the Screen..............................34
Locking Your Navigator IV.........................34
nüMaps Guarantee™ ................................35
Additional Maps........................................35
Updating the Software..............................35
Extras and Optional Accessories..............35
Custom Points of Interest..........................35
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Getting Started
Getting Started
Your Navigator IV
Power button:
Press and hold to turn the Navigator IV on/off.
Press quickly to adjust the volume and the backlight brightness.
GPS antenna
audio-out jack
(under the weather cap)
External antenna
(under the weather cap)
Release key: Slide and
release to open the
battery cover
Serial number (under
the battery)
S ee the Important Safety and Product Information guide in the product box
for product warnings and other important information.
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Getting Started
Looking at the Motorcycle
Touch the buttons on the left side of the
Navigator IV motorcycle mount to quickly
access software features. The motorcycle
mount must be connected to external power
for the buttons to function.
Installing the Battery
1. Locate the lithium‑ion battery that came in
the product box.
2. Slide the release key until the battery
cover on the back of the Navigator IV
pops up.
3. Locate the metal contacts on the end of
the lithium‑ion battery.
4. Insert the battery so that the metal
contacts on the battery align with
the metal contacts inside the battery
5. Replace the battery cover.
Install Your Navigator IV in
the Mount
1. Fit the bottom of your Navigator IV into
the cradle.
2. Tilt the Navigator IV back until it snaps
into place and the release button is
completely flat.
Release button
➊ Touch to zoom in and out on the map.
➋ Touch to toggle through Map page, trip
computer, and media player. Hold to
open brightness settings.
➌ Touch to hear the current instruction.
(“Turn left on Main St.,” for example.)
Hold open volume settings.
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Caution: Always keep the battery
installed when the Navigator IV is on.
arning: This product contains a lithiumW
ion battery. To prevent damage, remove the
unit from the vehicle when exiting or store it
out of direct sunlight.
Getting Started
Mounting Your Navigator IV
in an Automobile
1. Plug the automotive power cable into the
power connector on the right side of the
4. Slide the locking lever into the locked
5. Snap the cradle onto the friction mount
pivot arm.
Release button
power cable
2. Place the friction mount on the
3. Slide the mount arm with cradle attached
into the friction mount.
Friction mount
Mounting base
Mount arm
6. Fit the bottom of your Navigator IV into
the cradle.
7. Tilt the Navigator IV back until it snaps
into place.
8. Plug the other end of the automotive
power cable into a power outlet in your
9. If you are using a traffic receiver in
Europe, secure the antenna on the traffic
receiver to the windshield using the
suction cups.
Note: The automotive mount is included
with the optional car kit.
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Getting Started
Configuring Your Navigator
Your unit should turn on automatically if it
is plugged in and your vehicle is running. To
manually turn on your Navigator IV, press
the Power key. Follow the on-screen
Acquiring Satellites
1. Go outdoors to an open area, out of
garages, and away from tall buildings.
2. Stop your vehicle, and turn on the
Navigator IV.
Acquiring satellite signals may take a few
minutes. The
bars indicate GPS
satellite strength. When one bar is green,
the Navigator IV has acquired satellite
signals. Now you can select a destination and
navigate to it.
Using the Menu Page
➊ ➋ ➌ ➍
➑ ➒ ➓
➊ GPS satellite strength.
➋ Bluetooth® technology status.
➌ Touch to select motorcycle, scooter,
automobile, or pedestrian mode.
Battery status.
Current time. Touch to change settings.
Touch to find a destination.
Touch to view the map.
Touch to make a call when connected to
a compatible mobile phone.
➒ Touch to adjust the volume.
➓ Touch to use the tools such as settings,
Where Am I?, Help, and routes.
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Selecting a Usage Mode
Your Navigator IV offers several usage
modes for different modes of transportation.
Routing and navigation are calculated
differently based on your usage mode.
For example, one‑way streets are treated
differently in walking mode than they are in
driving mode.
When you place your Navigator IV in a
mount that does not correspond to its current
usage mode, the Navigator IV will ask you
whether you want to change usage modes.
Changing your Usage Mode
1. Touch the usage mode icon.
2. Select a mode, and touch OK.
3. Touch Yes, and follow the on‑screen
instructions to configure your settings.
Getting Started
Finding Your Destination
The Where To? menu provides several different categories for you to use when searching for addresses, cities, and other locations. The detailed
map loaded in your Navigator IV contains millions of points of interest, such as restaurants, hotels, and auto services.
1. Touch Where To?.
2. Select a category.
3. Select a subcategory.
4. Select a destination.
5. Touch Go!.
6 Enjoy the route!
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Getting Started
Following Your Route
Your route is marked with a magenta line. As
you travel, your Navigator IV guides you to
your destination with voice prompts, arrows
on the map, and directions at the top of the
map. The upper-left corner indicates the
distance to your next maneuver and the lane
you should be in for the maneuver.
If you deviate from the original route, your
Navigator IV recalculates the route and
provides new directions.
A speed limit icon could appear as you travel
on major roadways.
Adding a Via Point
You can add a stop (via point) to your route.
The Navigator IV gives you directions to the
stop and then to your final destination.
1. With a route active, touch Menu > Where
2. Search for the extra stop.
3. Touch Go!.
4. Touch Add As a Via Point to add this
stop before your destination.
If you want to add more than one stop to the
route, edit the current route. See page 14.
Taking a Detour
If a road on your route is closed, you can
take a detour.
1. With a route active, touch Menu.
2. Touch Detour.
note: The map page may vary depending
on your locale.
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Stopping the Route
1. With a route active, touch Menu.
2. Touch Stop.
Adjusting the Volume
From the Menu page, touch Volume. Touch
and to adjust the master volume.
Touch Mute to mute all audio except for the
phone audio.
To adjust the volume levels for the voice
prompts, the media player, and the phone,
touch Mixer. Adjust the levels as needed.
Touch Restore to return the volume settings
to the original levels.
NOTE: Press and release the power
button to quickly access the volume and
brightness settings.
The Navigator IV attempts to get you back
on your original route as quickly as possible.
If the route you are currently taking is the
only reasonable option, the Navigator IV
might not calculate a detour.
Where To?
Where To?
The Where To? menu provides several
different categories you can use to search for
locations. To learn how to search for a point
of interest, see page 8.
Finding an Address
The steps to find an address can vary
depending on the maps that are loaded on
your Navigator IV. Not all map data provides
postal code searching.
1. Touch Where To? > Address.
2. Touch Change State or Country, if
3. Touch Search All.
Touch Spell City or Spell Postal Code,
enter the city/postal code, and touch
Done. Select the city/postal code in the
4. Enter the number of the address, and
touch Done.
5. Enter the street name, and touch Done.
6. Select the correct street in the list, if
7. Touch the address, if necessary.
Go! Page Options
Touch an item in the search results list to
view the Go! page.
Searching Near Another
Your Navigator IV automatically searches
for places near your current location.
1. Touch Where To? > Near.
2. Select an option:
• Where I Am Now—search near your
current location.
• A Different City—search near the city
you enter.
• My Current Route—search along
your route.
• My Destination—search near your
current destination.
3. Touch OK.
➊ Touch to call this location, if a mobile
phone with Bluetooth wireless
technology is connected.
Touch to view the Routes page. See
page 11.
➌ Touch to create a turn-by-turn route to
this location.
➍ Touch to view this location on the map.
➎ Touch to save this location to your
Favorites. See page 12.
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Where To?
Selecting a Route
Setting a Home Location
You can set a Home location for the place
you return to most often.
1. Touch Where To? > Go Home.
2. Select an option.
1. On the Go! Page, touch the route
information tab, which lists your usage
mode and the distance and time to your
2. Touch
to scroll between
routes: fastest time, shortest distance,
and off road..
3. Touch Go! to select a route.
Going Home
See page 29 for more information on route
1. Touch Tools > My Data > Set Home
2. Select an option.
In pedestrian usage mode, only off-road and
on-road routes are displayed.
After you set your Home location, you can
route to it at any time. Touch Where To? >
Go Home.
1. Touch Where To? > Points of Interest >
Spell Name.
2. Using the on-screen keyboard, enter
letters in the name.
3. Touch Done.
Using the On-Screen Keyboard
When an on-screen keyboard appears, touch
a letter or number to enter it.
Changing Your Home Location
To set a new location as your Home location,
use the Tools menu.
Finding a Place by Spelling
the Name
If you know the name of the location you
are looking for, you can spell it using the onscreen keyboard. You can also enter letters
contained in the name to narrow the search.
• Touch
to add a space.
• Touch
to delete the character.
• Touch
to select words you have
recently typed and selected.
• Touch Lang. to change the keyboard
language mode.
• Touch
to enter special characters.
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Where To?
Finding Recently Found
Your Navigator IV stores the last 50 of your
recent finds in the Recently Found list. The
most-recently viewed places appear at the
top of the list. Touch Where To? > Recently
Found to view your recently found items.
Clearing Recently Found Places
To remove all places from the Recently
Found list, touch Clear > Yes. All items
from the list are removed, but this does not
delete the actual place from your Navigator
Using Favorites
You can save places in your Favorites, so
you can quickly find them and create routes
to them. Your home location is also stored in
Saving Your Current Location
From the Map page, touch the vehicle icon.
Touch Save Location to save your current
Saving Places You Find
1. After you have found a place you want to
save, touch Save on the Go! page.
2. Touch OK. The place is saved in
Finding Saved Places
1. Touch Where To?.
2. Touch Favorites.
3. Touch a category. Your saved locations
are listed.
Editing Saved Places
1. Touch Where To? > Favorites.
2. Touch the location you want to edit.
3. Touch Edit.
• Change Name—enter a new name,
and touch Done.
• Attach Photo—select a picture to
assign to the location. To load pictures
on your Navigator IV or memory card,
see page 24.
• Change Map Symbol—touch a new
• Change Phone Number—enter a
phone number, and touch Done.
• Change Categories—create or
change the category in which this
location is saved.
• Delete—touch Yes to remove this item
from the Favorites list.
Using Photo Navigation
You can load pictures that include location
information onto your Navigator IV or a
memory card, and then create routes to them.
1. Go to http://connect.garmin.com
/photos to download pictures with location
2. Follow the instructions on the Web site to
select and load pictures.
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Where To?
3. Touch Where To? > Favorites >
Panoramio™ Photos. Pictures with
location information are listed.
4. Touch a picture.
Using Extras
For information about extras such as safety
camera information and Garmin Travel
Guide, see pages 35–36.
Finding a Place Using the
To find a location on the map, touch Where
To? > Browse Map or touch anywhere on
the map.
• Touch and drag to view different parts of
the map.
• Touch and to zoom in and out.
• Touch anywhere on the map. An arrow
points to the location.
• Touch Save to save this location.
• Touch Go! to navigate to the location.
• If the Navigator IV is in simulator mode,
touch Set Loc. to set your location to the
selected location. (See page 29.)
to switch between a 3D
• Touch
(three-dimensional) map and a 2D (twodimensional) map.
to rotate the viewing angle in
• Touch
3D view.
• As you zoom out, the map changes to
a digital elevation map showing the
contours of the area.
• Zoom far out to view a globe. Touch and
spin the globe to quickly find different
areas of the world.
Entering Coordinates
If you know the geographic coordinates of
your destination, you can use your Navigator
IV to navigate to your destination using the
latitude and longitude coordinates (or other
coordinate formats). This can be especially
helpful when geocaching.
1. Touch Where To? > Coordinates.
2. Touch Format, and select the correct
coordinate format for the type of map you
are using.
3. Touch a direction field to select a new
4. Touch a numeric field to enter the
coordinates, and touch Done.
5. After you have entered the proper
coordinates, touch Next.
Note: You can only see detailed map
information for areas for which you have
maps loaded on your Navigator IV.
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Custom Routes
Using Custom Routes
Use your Navigator IV to create, save, edit,
and share up to 20 routes.
Creating a Custom Route
1. Touch Where To? (or Tools) > Custom
Routes > New.
2. Touch Add New Start Point.
3. Find a location for your starting point, and
touch Select.
4. Touch Add New End Point.
5. Find a location for your ending point, and
touch Select.
6. Touch
to add another location to your
route. Touch
to remove a location.
7. Touch Next to calculate your route and
view it on the map.
8. Touch Save to save the route and exit.
Editing Custom Routes
1. Touch Where To? (or Tools) > Custom
2. Select the route you want to edit.
3. Touch Edit.
4. Touch an option to edit the route:
• Change Name—enter a new name,
and touch Done.
• Add or Remove Points—add or
remove points from the route.
• Manually Reorder Points—change
the order of points along your route.
• Optimally Reorder Points—
automatically order the points.
• Recalculate—change the route
preference to calculate by faster time,
shorter distance, or off road.
• Delete—remove this route.
Your changes are automatically saved when
you exit any of the route edit pages.
Sharing Routes
Share your saved routes with other Navigator
IV owners by using a memory card or a
wireless Bluetooth connection. You can
access the imported route in Where To? >
Custom Routes.
Sharing Routes with a Memory
1. Touch Where To? > Custom Routes.
2. Select the route you want to share.
3. Touch Share > Export > Memory Card >
4. Select the route you want to share, and
touch Export > OK.
5. Remove the memory card and insert it
into the other Navigator IV.
6. A message appears. Touch Yes to import
the shared route.
7. Touch Routes, and then select the route
you want to import.
8. Touch Import > OK.
Sharing with Bluetooth
1. Touch Where To? > Custom Routes.
2. Select the route you want to share.
3. Touch Share > Export > Bluetooth >
4. A list of nearby Bluetooth devices
appears. Select the other Navigator IV,
and touch OK.
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Using the Main Pages
Using the Main Pages
Map Page
View Map to view the Map page.
• A vehicle icon shows your current
• Touch anywhere on the map to select an
overhead view.
• Touch and drag the map to view a
different area of the map (see page 13).
• A speed limit icon could appear as you
travel on major roadways.
Touch to zoom in and out.
Touch to view the Trip Computer.
Turn List Page
Touch the vehicle icon to view the
Where Am I? page.
Touch to return to the Menu page.
Changing Data Fields
You can display different information when
you are driving and routing.
1. While navigating a route, touch a data
field in the lower left corner or lower right
corner of the Map page.
2. On the Trip Computer page, touch a data
field you would like the map to display.
When you are navigating a route, the Turn
List page displays turn-by-turn instructions
for your entire route and the distance
between turns. Touch the text bar on the top
of the Map page to view the Turn List page.
Touch a turn on the list to view the Next
Turn page for that turn. Touch Show Map to
view the entire route on the map.
Next Turn Page
Touch to view the Next Turn or Junction
View (when available) page.
Touch to view the Turn List page.
When you are navigating a route, the Next
Turn page shows the turn on the map and the
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Using the Main Pages
distance and time left before you reach the
To view an upcoming turn on the map, touch
the upper-left corner of the Map page, or
touch any turn on the Turn List page.
Trip Computer Page
data fields
Direction to
Fuel gauge
Junction View Page
The Trip Computer provides helpful statistics
about your trip. To view the Trip Computer,
touch a data field on either side of Menu on
the Map page.
When available, the Junction View page may
display an image of the upcoming junction
and in which lane you should be driving.
To view the Junction View page touch the
upper-left corner of the Map page. You can
also access the Junction View page from the
Next Turn page.
Green check marks appear beside the data
fields that are currently displayed on the Map
Resetting Trip Information
To ensure accurate trip information, reset the
trip information before beginning a route.
1. While on the Map page, touch a data field
to access the Trip Computer page.
2. Touch Reset and then select an option:
• Touch Max. Speed to reset the
maximum speed.
• Touch Trip Data to reset the
information on the Trip Computer
• Touch Fuel Gauge to reset the fuel
gauge on the trip computer. For more
information on the fuel gauge, see
page 33.
You can navigate using a GPS compass. No
calibration is required; however, you must
have a clear view of the sky. When you are
traveling, the compass rotates.
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Using Hands-free Calling
Using Hands-free
Using Bluetooth technology, your Navigator
IV can connect to your mobile phone and
wireless headset/helmet to become a handsfree device.
To determine whether your device with
Bluetooth technology is compatible with the
Navigator IV, go to www.garmin.com
Pairing Your Devices
Bluetooth wireless technology establishes
a wireless link between devices, such as a
mobile phone and the Navigator IV. The first
time you use two devices together, you must
“pair” them by establishing a relationship
using a PIN/passkey. After the initial pairing,
the two devices can connect automatically
each time you turn them on.
To pair and connect, your device and the
Navigator IV must be turned on and be
within 33 feet (10 meters) of each other. The
Navigator IV can be connected to a phone
and a headset at the same time.
Initiate pairing from your Navigator IV or
from your device. Refer to the instructions
for your devices.
When you turn on the Navigator IV, it tries
to connect to the last device to which it was
connected. You might have to set your device
to connect to the Navigator IV automatically
when it is turned on.
When your phone is connected to your
Navigator IV, you are ready to make phone
calls. From the Menu page, touch Phone to
access the Phone menu.
Pairing Your Phone Using the
1. From the Menu page, touch Tools >
Settings > Bluetooth > Enabled.
2. Enable the Bluetooth component on your
phone. This might be in a menu called
Settings, Bluetooth, Connections, or
3. Initiate a search for Bluetooth devices.
4. Select the Navigator IV from the list of
5. Enter 1234 into your phone.
Pairing the Navigator IV with
Your Mobile Phone
1. From the Menu page, touch Tools >
Settings > Bluetooth > Enabled.
2. Under Phone, touch Add.
3. Enable the Bluetooth component on your
phone. Enable Find Me/Discoverable/
Visible mode. These settings might be in
a menu called Bluetooth, Connections, or
4. Touch OK on the Navigator IV.
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Using Hands-free Calling
5. Select your phone, and touch OK.
6. Enter 1234 into your phone.
Pairing the Navigator IV with
Your Wireless Headset
To listen to high-quality audio, you can
connect an Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile (A2DP) Bluetooth headset.
When the Navigator IV is in the motorcyle
mount, the internal speaker will be disabled,
and you can only receive calls and listen to
voice prompts and MP3s through a wireless
headset/helmet. For more information, see
the audio options table on page 34.
1. From the Menu page, touch Tools >
Settings > Bluetooth > Enabled.
2. Under Audio, touch Add.
3. Turn on your headset, and enable
Find Me/Discoverable/Visible mode, if
4. Touch OK on the Navigator IV.
5. Select your headset, and touch OK.
6. Enter the Bluetooth PIN/passkey for your
headset, if necessary, and touch Done.
7. Touch OK.
Receiving a Call
When you receive a call, the Incoming Call
window appears. Touch Answer to answer
the call. Touch Ignore to ignore the call and
silence the ring.
While the Navigator IV is in the motorcycle
mount, you can only receive a call through a
In a Call
To end a call, touch > End Call. Touch
> Call Options for the following options:
• Transfer Audio To Phone—this is
helpful if you want to turn off the
Navigator IV but stay on the call, or if
you need privacy. To switch back, touch
Transfer Audio To Device.
• Mute Microphone.
Phone Menu
From the Menu page, touch Phone to view
the Phone menu. Touch Status to view the
signal strength, the battery level, and the
name of the connected phone.
Note: Not all phones support all features
of the Navigator IV Phone menu.
• Touch Tones—displays a keypad page so
you can use automated systems, such as
voice mail.
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Using Hands-free Calling
Using Your Phone Book
Each time your mobile phone connects
with the Navigator IV, the phone book is
automatically loaded into the Navigator IV. It
may take a few minutes for the phone book
to be available.
1. Touch Phone > Phone Book.
2. Touch the phone book entry (contact) you
want to call.
3. Touch Dial to call the contact.
Dialing a Point of Interest
1. Touch Phone > Points of Interest.
2. Search for the point of interest you want
to call.
3. Touch Dial or .
Dialing a Number
1. Touch Phone > Dial.
2. Enter the number, and touch Dial.
Viewing Your Call History
Each time your phone connects to
the Navigator IV, your call history is
automatically transferred to the Navigator
IV. It may take a few minutes to transfer this
data to the Navigator IV.
1. Touch Phone > Call History.
2. Touch a category to view those calls. The
calls are listed in chronological order, with
the most recent calls at the top of the list.
3. Touch an entry, and touch Dial.
Calling Home
Enter a phone number for your Home
location so that you can quickly call home.
Placing Calls Using Voice Dial
You can place calls by speaking the contact
1. Touch Phone > Voice Dial.
2. Speak the contact name.
NOTE: You may need to “train” your
mobile phone to recognize your voice dial
commands. Refer to the instructions for
your phone.
To enter your phone number:
1. Touch Phone > Call Home.
2. Touch Enter Phone Number to use the
keypad page, or touch Select From
Phonebook (only available if your phone
supports phone book transfer).
3. Touch Done > Yes. The Navigator IV
dials your home phone number.
To call home:
Touch Phone > Call Home.
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Using Traffic Information
Using Traffic Information MSN® Direct
Your Navigator IV can receive FM TMC
(Traffic Message Channel) traffic or MSN®
Direct traffic content, depending upon the
traffic receiver connected to your Navigator
Your Navigator IV displays both types of
traffic content in the same manner.
Note: Garmin is not responsible for the
accuracy of the traffic information.
You can only access MSN Direct content
with an optional MSN Direct receiver. For
more information, visit http://garmin
.msndirect.com or www.garmin.com/traffic.
To purchase an accessory, visit
Receiving Traffic
You can only access the traffic information
if your Navigator IV is connected to an
optional FM traffic receiver. For more
information, see www.garmin.com/traffic.
Internal antenna
Note: Heated (metallized) windshields
could degrade the performance of the
traffic receiver.
Traffic in Your Area
When you are receiving traffic information,
a traffic icon appears in the upper-left corner
of the Map page. The traffic icon changes
To power outlet in car
color to indicate the severity of traffic
External antenna
conditions on your route or on the road you
are currently traveling.
To power connector on the cradle
To receive traffic information, the following
conditions must be met:
• The traffic receiver must be connected to
the auto mount.
• The auto mount must be connected to an
external power source.
• The traffic receiver and the Navigator IV
must be in data range of an FM station
transmitting traffic information.
Severity Color Code
Low severity
Traffic is flowing
Traffic is slightly
High severity
Traffic is heavily
congested or
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Traffic on Your Route
When calculating your route, the Navigator
IV 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
Navigator IV automatically recalculates
the route. You might still be routed through
traffic if no better alternative routes exist.
If a non-severe traffic delay occurs on your
route, the traffic icon shows how much time
the delay has added to your route. This time
is included in your estimated arrival time.
Manually avoiding traffic on your
1. On the Map page, touch the traffic icon.
2. Touch Traffic On Route.
3. Touch the arrows to view other traffic
delays on your route, if necessary.
4. Touch Avoid to avoid the traffic delay.
Viewing the Traffic Map
The traffic map shows color-coded traffic
flow and delays on nearby roads.
1. On the Map page, touch the traffic icon.
2. Touch Show Traffic Map to view the
traffic incidents on a map.
To return to the normal map from the traffic
map, touch the traffic icon, and then touch
Show Normal Map.
Viewing Traffic Delays
1. On the Map page, touch the traffic icon.
2. Touch Traffic Search to view a list of
traffic delays.
3. Touch an item in the list to view the delay
on a map and details about the delay. If
there is more than one delay, touch the
arrows to view the additional delays.
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Using the Media Players
Using the Media Players
Playing Music
Load music files to the internal memory or
memory card. See page 24.
1. Touch Tools > Media Player.
2. Touch Source to view the MP3 player.
3. Touch Browse.
4. Touch a category and a subcategory, if
5. To play the entire category from the
beginning of the list, touch Play All. To
play a specific song, touch the title.
Current track
Album art
• Touch
to play the current song from
the beginning; touch again to play the
previous song on the playlist. Touch and
hold to rewind through the current song.
to skip to the next song. Touch
• Touch
and hold to fast-forward through the
current song.
• Touch
to pause the song.
• Touch
to repeat the current
to shuffle the playlist.
• Touch
• Touch the album art to view details about
the song or to remove this song from the
Supported File Types
The Navigator IV supports MP3 music files,
and M3U and M3U8 playlist files.
• Touch the playlist to add songs, remove
songs, and skip to another song in the
• Touch
Note: If your phone is paired via
Bluetooth with your Navigator IV, you
cannot play MP3s on your phone through
the Navigator IV.
Creating and Listening to
Using your Navigator IV, you can listen to
playlists created on your computer. You can
also save playlists using your Navigator IV.
To save your current playlist:
1. While listening to music, in the music
player, touch Browse > Playlist > Save
Current Playlist.
2. Enter a name, and touch Done.
To create a new playlist:
1. In the music player, touch Browse >
Playlist > Create New Playlist.
2. Select songs.
3. Touch Back when you have finished
adding songs to your playlist.
To create a playlist on a computer:
1. Using your computer and an audio
program, create a playlist of music files.
Save the playlist as an M3U or M3U8 file.
to adjust the volume.
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2. If necessary, use a text editor application
to remove the path to the file names in
the M3U file. The M3U file should only list
the music file names. Refer to the audio
program Help file.
3. Transfer the playlist and the music files to
the Navigator IV (see page 24). The M3U
file must be in the same location as the
music files.
To play a playlist:
1. In the music player, touch Browse >
Playlist > Open Saved Playlist. All
available playlists appear.
2. Touch a playlist to start playing the music
To edit the current playlist:
1. While listening to music, in the music
player, touch the playlist.
2. Edit the playlist:
• Touch Add to add a song to the end of
the playlist.
• Touch a song, and then touch
Remove to remove it from the playlist.
Listening to Audible Books
To purchase books from Audible.com®, go to
Listening to a Book
1. Touch Tools > Media Player.
2. Touch Source to view the audible book
3. Touch Browse.
Using Bookmarks
To create a bookmark, touch
Bookmark. To view your bookmarks,
, and then touch a bookmark.
Touch Play to listen to the book from the
4. Touch a category, and then touch a book
Book cover
• Touch
to adjust the volume.
to skip a section and
• Touch
to jump back. Touch and hold to move
forward or backward.
to pause the book.
• Touch
• Touch the book cover art to view
more-detailed information.
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Managing Files
Managing Files
You can store files, such as JPEG and GPX
image files, in the Navigator IV internal
memory or on an optional memory card.
Note: The Navigator IV is not
compatible with Windows® 95, 98, Me, or
NT. It is also not compatible with Mac® OS
10.3 and earlier.
Loading Files
Step 1: Insert a Memory Card
To insert or remove the card, press it in until
it clicks. This step is optional.
Step 2: Connect the USB Cable
Connect the USB cable to the connector
under the battery cover of the Navigator IV.
Connect the larger end of the cable to a USB
port on your computer.
Your Navigator IV and memory card appear
as removable drives in My Computer in
Windows and as mounted volumes on Mac
Note: On some operating systems or
computers with multiple network drives,
the Navigator IV drives may not appear.
See the operating system Help file to learn
how to map the drives.
Step 3: Transfer Files to the
Navigator IV
Copy and paste files from your computer
onto the Navigator IV drives/volumes.
1. Browse your computer for the file you
want to copy.
2. Highlight the file, and select Edit > Copy.
3. Open the “Garmin” or memory card drive/
4. Select Edit > Paste.
Step 4: Eject and Unplug the
USB Cable
When you are finished transferring files,
in your system tray, or drag the
volume icon to the
trash can on Mac
computers. Unplug your Navigator IV.
Supported File Types
MP3 music files
M3U and M3U8 music playlist files
AA audio book files
JPEG and JPG image files
GPX route files
GPI custom POI files from the POI
Loader application
• Maps, routes, trip logs, and waypoints
from MapSource®
Deleting Files
1. With the Navigator IV connected to your
computer, open the Navigator IV or
memory card drive/volume.
2. Highlight the file that you want to delete,
and press the Delete key on your
computer keyboard.
Note: If you are not sure about the
purpose of a file, do not delete the file.
Your Navigator IV memory contains
important system files that should not
be deleted. Be especially cautious of files
located in folders entitled “Garmin.”
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Using the Tools
Using the Tools
The Tools menu provides many features that
are helpful when you are traveling across
town or across the globe.
For information about the settings, see
pages 29–33.
Where Am I?
Touch Tools > Where Am I? to view
information about your current location.
This is a helpful feature if you need to tell
emergency personnel your location. Touch
a button on the right to view the nearest
locations in that category. Touch Save
Location to save your current location.
Picture Viewer
Media Player
1. Touch Tools > Picture Viewer.
2. Touch a picture to view a larger image of
it. Touch Info to view file information and
to view this photo when you turn on the
Navigator IV.
3. Touch Back.
4. Touch the arrows to view all the images.
Touch Tools > Help to get information about
using your Navigator IV. Touch a category to
view information about a topic. To search the
topics for a keyword, touch Search.
For information about the media player, see
pages 22–23.
MSN® Direct
View pictures that you have stored in your
Navigator IV.
With an optional MSN Direct Receiver, you
can access MSN Direct content. For more
information, go to www.garmin
.com/traffic or http://garmin.msndirect
.com. To purchase an accessory, go to
Viewing a Slide Show
For information about activating MSN Direct
service or using MSN Direct, refer to the
MSN Direct Owner’s Manual Supplement at
For information about routes, see page 14.
1. Touch Tools > Picture Viewer > Slide
Show to start a slide show.
2. Touch anywhere on the screen to stop the
slide show.
Custom Routes
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Using the Tools
My Data
Touch Tools > My Data to manage and
delete your saved data, such as your
If you have transferred a route from
MapSource, touch Import Route from File
to use the route in your Navigator IV.
Viewing Trip Logs
1. Touch Tools > My Data > Manage Trip
2. To view a trip log for a route you are
navigating, select Current Trip Log, or
select a saved trip log.
3. Select a segment or touch View All
Managing Trip Logs
Trip logs are recorded while you are
navigating a route.
Saving Trip Logs
1. Touch Tools > My Data > Manage
Trip Logs > Current Trip Log > Edit >
Archive Log.
2. Enter a name for the trip log.
3. Select Done.
While viewing a trip log, touch Archive
Showing Trip Logs on the Map
1. Touch Tools > Settings > Map.
2. Under Trip Log, select Show or Hide.
An archived trip appears as a colored line on
the map.
Deleting Trip Logs
1. Touch Tools > My Data > Manage Trip
2. Select a trip log.
3. Touch Edit > Clear Log.
Viewing an Elevation Chart for a
Trip Log
1. Touch Tools > My Data > Manage Trip
2. Select a trip log.
3. Select a segment or View All Segments.
4. Touch
Sharing Trip Logs
If a memory card is installed on the unit,
touch Share > Export to save the trip log on
the card.
Editing Trip Logs
1. Touch Tools > Custom Routes.
2. Select a trip log.
3. Touch Edit.
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Using the Tools
World Clock
Touch Tools > World Clock to view the
current time for different cities around the
world. Touch World Map to view a map.
Changing Cities
1. Touch Tools > World Clock.
2. Touch the city you want to change.
3. Enter the new city and touch Done.
4. Touch the new city in the list, and touch
Language Guide
The Garmin Language Guide puts data
from Oxford’s multilingual resources and
five bilingual dictionaries in the palm of
your hand. To purchase an accessory, go
to http://buy.garmin.com, or contact your
Garmin dealer.
Words and Phrases
1. Touch Tools > Language Guide >
Words and Phrases.
2. Touch Language, select the From and
To languages, and touch Back.
3. Select a category, and search for a
4. Touch Search to spell the word or phrase,
if necessary. Touch a phrase to view the
5. Touch
to hear the translation.
Words and Phrases Tips
• Use Search for keyword in phrases
to find all of the phrases that contain a
specific word.
• Touch an underlined word to use a
different word.
• Touch More Variations to change
words in the phrase or to get a different
Bilingual Dictionaries
The Garmin Language Guide provides five
bilingual dictionaries.
1. Touch Tools > Language Guide.
2. Touch Bilingual Dictionaries.
3. Touch a translation option. If necessary,
touch To English.
4. Search for the word, and touch it.
5. Touch
to hear the translation.
Bilingual Tips
• Touch Search to spell the word or the
beginning of the word.
• Touch Legend to view information on
abbreviations, labels, and pronunciation
symbols for the selected language.
All Dictionary, Word and Phrase content is © Oxford
University Press. Voice files are © Scansoft.
Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary © Oxford
University Press 2005. Pocket Oxford Italian
Dictionary © Oxford University Press 2004. Oxford
Portuguese Minidictionary © Oxford University Press
2002. Multilingual Wordbank © Oxford University
Press 2001. Multilingual Phrasebank © Oxford
University Press 2001. Pocket Oxford-Hachette French
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Using the Tools
Dictionary © Oxford University Press and Hachette
Livre 2005. Pocket Oxford-Duden German Dictionary
© Oxford University Press and Bibliographisches
Institut & F.A. Brockhaus 2003.
1. Touch Tools > Calculator.
2. Enter the first number of your calculation.
3. Touch an operator (÷, ×, -, or +).
4. Enter the second number of your
5. Touch =.
6. Touch C to perform a new calculation.
Unit Converter
1. Touch Tools > Unit Converter.
2. Touch Conversion, select a unit to
convert, and touch OK.
3. Touch the unit of measure you want to
change from.
4. Select a unit of measure, and touch OK.
Repeat if necessary.
5. Touch a blank rectangle.
6. Enter a value, and touch Done to convert
the unit.
7. Touch Clear to enter another value.
Update Conversion Rates
The Navigator IV allows you to update the
currency conversion rates manually so that
you are always using the most-current rates.
1. Touch Tools > Unit Converter >
Conversion > Currency > OK > Update.
2. Touch the rate you want to update.
3. Touch
to erase the current rate.
Enter a new rate, and touch Done.
4. Touch Save to finish.
Touch Restore to use the original rate.
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Customizing the
Navigator IV
1. Touch Tools > Settings.
2. Touch the setting you want to change.
3. Touch the button below the setting name
to change it.
Changing the System
Touch Tools > Settings > System.
GPS Simulator—enable the simulator
to turn off the GPS mode and simulate
navigation. This also saves battery power.
Usage Mode—specify your navigation
method to optimize routes: Automobile,
Motorcycle, Pedestrian, or Scooter.
See page 7.
Units—change units of measure to
Kilometers or Miles.
Keyboard Layout—select a preference for
your keyboard layout:
NOTE: Some menus and settings change
based on your usage mode. Look for a
usage mode icon next to the setting. Not all
settings are available for all usage modes.
• QWERTY—a layout similar to a
computer keyboard
• ABCDE—an alphabetical layout
• Large Mode—a layout that allows you
to select from a range several letters at a
About—display the software version
number, the unit ID number, and the audio
version number for your Navigator IV. You
need this information when you update
the system software or purchase additional
Restore—restore the original system
Changing the Navigation
Touch Tools > Settings > Navigation.
Route Preference—select a preference for
calculating your route:
• Faster Time—to calculate routes that
are faster to drive but can be longer in
• Shorter Distance—to calculate routes
that are shorter in distance but can take
more time to drive.
• Off Road—to calculate point-to-point
routes (without roads).
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• On Road—to calculate routes using
roads (pedestrian usage mode only).
Avoidances—select the road types that you
want to avoid or that you would prefer to
take on your routes.
Screenshot—enable screenshot mode. Touch
, or
when on a map page, to take a
screenshot. The picture bitmap file is saved
in the Garmin\Screenshot folder on the
Navigator IV drive.
Restore—restore the original navigation
Brightness—adjust the backlight brightness
level. Reducing the backlight brightness
increases your battery life.
Recalculation Mode—select how your
Navigator IV recalculates a route if you
deviate from the route.
Adjusting the Display
Touchscreen—follow on-screen instructions
to calibrate the touchscreen.
Restore—restore the original display
Touch Tools > Settings > Display.
Updating the Time Settings
Color Mode—select Daytime for a
light background, Nighttime for a dark
background, or Auto to automatically switch
between the two.
Time Format—select a 12-hour, 24-hour, or
UTC time format.
Touch Tools > Settings > Time.
Restore—restore the original time settings.
Setting the Languages
Touch Tools > Settings > Language.
Voice—change the language for voice
Text—change all on-screen text to the
selected language. Changing the text
language does not change the language of
user-entered data or map data, such as street
Keyboard—select the keyboard for your
language. You can also change the keyboard
language mode from any keyboard by
touching the Lang. button.
Restore—restore the original languages.
Current Time—select Automatic to update
the time automatically to the current time
zone. When Automatic is not selected, you
can adjust the time in 15-minute increments
to adapt to different time zones.
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Changing the Map Settings
Touch Tools > Settings > Map.
Map Detail—adjust the amount of detail
shown on the map. Showing more detail may
cause the map to redraw slower.
Map View—select a map perspective.
• Track Up—display the map in two
dimensions (2D) with your direction of
travel at the top.
• North Up—display the map in 2D with
North at the top.
• 3D—display the map in three dimensions
(3D) in Track Up.
Vehicle—touch Change to change the icon
used to display your position on the map.
Touch the icon you want to use, and then
touch OK. Download additional vehicle
icons at www.garmingarage.com.
Trip Log—show or hide the log of your
travels. To clear your trip log, touch Tools >
My Data > Clear Trip Log.
Map Info—view the maps loaded on your
Navigator IV and their versions. Touch a
map to enable (check mark) or disable (no
check mark) that map.
Restore—restore the original map settings.
Viewing FM TMC Traffic
Subscription Information
Note: You can only access the traffic
settings if your Navigator IV is connected
to external power and an FM TMC traffic
Adding Security
Touch Tools > Settings > Traffic. Not all
traffic settings are available for all locales.
Garmin Lock—turn on Garmin Lock™
to lock your Navigator IV. Enter a 4-digit
PIN, and set a security location. For more
information, see page 34.
Enable Traffic—turn traffic on and off.
Touch Tools > Settings > Security.
Safe Mode—turn safe mode on or off. When
your vehicle is moving, safe mode disables
all functions that require significant operator
attention and could become a distraction
while driving.
Restore—restore the original security
settings. Restoring the security settings will
not clear your Garmin Lock PIN or security
Current—select which provider to use.
Select Auto to use the best provider for the
area, or select a specific provider to use.
Find More—search for additional TMC
traffic providers. If you are in a new area,
touch Yes to clear the provider table.
Subscriptions—view your FM traffic
subscriptions and expiration dates (these are
listed on the main traffic settings page for
North American devices).
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Add (or Subscriptions > Add)—add a
new subscription to a traffic service. Go to
www.garmin.com/fmtraffic to purchase a
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.
Changing Bluetooth
Technology Settings
Touch Tools > Settings > Bluetooth.
Phone or Audio—select Add > OK to pair
with a device that has Bluetooth wireless
technology. To listen to high-quality
audio wirelessly, connect to a Bluetooth
headset that supports the A2DP profile.
See pages 17–19. Select Change to pair
and connect with a different device. The
Navigator IV PIN code (or passkey) is 1234.
Drop—select the device you want to
disconnect, and touch Yes.
Remove—select the device you want to
delete from the Navigator IV memory,
and touch Yes.
Bluetooth—enable and disable the
Bluetooth component. The Bluetooth
icon appears on the Menu page if the
Bluetooth component is enabled. To prevent
a device from automatically connecting,
select Disabled.
Friendly Name—enter a friendly name that
identifies your Navigator IV on devices with
Bluetooth technology. Touch Done.
Restore—restore the original Bluetooth
settings. This does not clear the pairing
Changing the Proximity
Points Settings
You must have proximity points (such as
custom POIs, a safety camera database,
or a TourGuide® file) loaded to adjust the
proximity point settings. See pages 35–36.
Touch Tools > Settings > Proximity Points.
Proximity Alerts—touch Change to turn the
alerts on or off when you approach custom
POIs or safety cameras.
TourGuide—set how you want the audio for
TourGuide to be activated. Select Auto Play
to hear the complete tour as programmed;
Prompted to show the
speaker icon on
the map when tour information is available
during your route; or Off.
Restore—restore the original proximity
points settings.
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Changing the Fuel Gauge
When connected to the motorcyle mount,
your Navigator IV can alert you when your
fuel tank is low.
Touch Tools > Settings > Fuel Gauge.
Fuel Tracking—touch On. A Fuel Gauge
appears under the compass on the Map page.
Distance Per Tank—enter the total distance
your motorcyle can travel on a tank of fuel.
Low Fuel Warning—select the fuel level at
which you would like to be notified that your
fuel tank is low.
Using the Fuel Alarm
When your fuel tank is low enough to trigger
the Remaining Fuel Alarm,
appears on
the Map page. Touch the icon to view a list of
nearby gas stations.
Restoring All Settings
1. Touch Tools > Settings.
2. Touch Restore.
3. Touch Yes.
Clearing User Data
nOte: This deletes all user-entered
1. Hold your finger on the lower-right corner
of the Navigator IV screen while turning
on the Navigator IV.
2. Keep your finger pressed until the
message appears.
3. Touch Yes to clear all user data.
All original settings are restored. Any items
that you have saved are erased.
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Calibrating the Screen
If the touchscreen is not responding properly, calibrate the
Audio Options for the Navigator IV
mount or
no mount
Audio Option
Bluetooth headset
Internal speaker
Audio-out jack
Bluetooth headset
Internal speaker
Audio-out jack
1. Touch Tools > Settings > Display.
2. Under Touchscreen, touch Calibrate.
3. Follow the on‑screen instructions.
Locking Your Navigator IV
Resetting the Navigator IV
If the Navigator IV stops functioning, turn off the Navigator IV, and
then turn it back on.
If this does not help, press and hold for 8 seconds. Turn on the
Navigator IV again. The Navigator IV should operate normally.
Garmin Lock is a theft-deterrent system that locks your Navigator IV.
Each time you turn on the Navigator IV, enter the PIN or drive to the
security location.
1. Touch Tools > Settings > Security.
2. Touch the button below Garmin Lock.
3. Enter a 4-digit PIN, and drive to a security location.
What is a Security Location?
Select a location you return to often, such as your home, for your
security location. If the Navigator IV 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 Navigator IV to Garmin to get it unlocked. You must also
send a valid product registration or proof of purchase.
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nüMaps Guarantee™
To receive one free map update (if available),
register your Navigator IV at
http://my.garmin.com within 60 days of
acquiring satellites and driving with your
Navigator IV. 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
drive with your Navigator IV.
Additional Maps
You can purchase additional maps for your
Navigator IV. To see a list of maps that
are compatible with your Navigator IV, go
to your Navigator IV product page on the
Garmin Web site (www.garmin.com), and
click the Maps tab.
Updating the Software
1. Go to www.garmin.com/products
/webupdater, and download WebUpdater
to your computer.
2. Connect the Navigator IV to your
computer using the mini-USB cable.
3. Run WebUpdater, and follow the onscreen instructions.
weekly, so you always have access to the
most up-to-date information.
After confirming that you want to perform
an update, WebUpdater automatically
downloads the update and installs it on your
Navigator IV.
You can purchase a new region or extend
an existing subscription at any time. Each
region that you purchase has a specific
expiration date.
Extras and Optional
For more information about optional
accessories, go to www.garmin.com
/products/navigatorIV, or contact your BMW
Motorrad dealer.
Safety Cameras
Safety camera information is available in
some locations. Check http://my.garmin
.com for availability. For these locations,
the Navigator IV includes the locations of
hundreds of safety cameras. Your Navigator
IV 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
Caution: Garmin is not responsible
for the accuracy of, or the consequences
of using, a custom POI or safety camera
Custom Points of Interest
Use the POI Loader to load custom points
of interest (POIs) onto your Navigator IV.
POI databases are available from various
companies on the Internet. Some custom
databases contain alert information for points
of interest, such as school zones.
Go to www.garmin.com/extras, and click
POI Loader to install the POI Loader onto
your computer. For more information, refer
to the POI Loader Help file. Press F1 to view
the Help file.
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To view your Custom POIs, touch Where
To? > Extras > Custom POIs. To change
the proximity alert settings, touch Tools >
Settings > Proximity Points > Proximity
To delete the Custom POIs from your
Navigator IV, connect your Navigator IV to
your computer. Open the Garmin\poi folder
in the Navigator IV drive or the memory card
drive. Delete the file entitled poi.gpi.
The TourGuide allows your Navigator
IV to play third-party, GPS-guided audio
tours. These audio tours can take you on a
route while playing interesting facts about
historical sites along the way. For more
information, go to www.garmin.com/extras,
and click POI Loader.
To view your TourGuide files, touch Where
To? > Extras > Custom POIs. To change
the TourGuide settings, touch Tools >
Settings > Proximity Points > TourGuide.
Garmin Travel Guide
Much like a paper travel guide, the Garmin
Travel Guide provides detailed information
about places, such as restaurants and hotels.
To purchase an accessory, go to http://buy
.garmin.com, or contact your Garmin dealer.
not unplug the Navigator IV until it is totally
Replacing the Battery in the
Navigator IV
To use the Travel Guide, insert the memory
card into your Navigator IV. Touch Where
To? > Extras. Touch the name of your
Travel Guide to view it.
If you need to replace the battery in the
Navigator IV, contact your local BMW
Motorrad dealer. Contact your local waste
disposal department for information about
properly disposing of the battery.
Battery Information
Charging Your Navigator IV
Your Navigator IV contains a
user‑replaceable, lithium‑ion battery. To
maximize the lifetime of the battery, do not
leave your Navigator IV in direct sunlight,
and avoid prolonged exposure to excessive
battery icon in the corner of
the Menu page indicates the status of
the Navigator IV battery. To increase
the accuracy of the battery gauge, fully
discharge the battery and fully charge it. Do
Use the motorcyle mount
Use the automotive power cable.
Use the optional USB cable.
Use an optional AC adapter cable.
Use an optional battery charger.
NOTE: The battery does not charge in the
motorcyle mount while the Navigator IV is
turned off.
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Maximizing the Battery Life
• Turn down the backlight (Tools >
Settings > Display > Brightness).
• Disable Bluetooth; see page 17.
• Do not leave your Navigator IV in direct
sunlight. Avoid prolonged exposure to
excessive heat.
Changing the Fuse in the
Automotive Power Adapter
Notice: When replacing the fuse, do not
lose any of the small pieces, and ensure
they are put back in the proper place.
If your unit does not charge in your vehicle,
you may need to replace the fuse located at
the tip of the automotive adapter.
1. Unscrew the black, round
end piece, and remove it.
2. Remove the fuse (glass
and silver cylinder), and
replace with a 3A fast-blow
Silver tip
3. Ensure that the silver tip is placed in the
black end piece. Screw on the black end
About GPS Satellite Signals
Your Navigator IV must acquire GPS
(Global Positioning System) satellite
signals to navigate. If you are indoors,
near tall buildings or trees, or in a parking
garage, your Navigator IV cannot acquire
satellites. Go outside to an area free from tall
obstructions to use your Navigator IV.
When your Navigator IV has acquired
satellite signals, the signal strength bars on
the Menu page are green
. When it
loses satellite signals, the bars turn red or
For more information about GPS, go to
Removing the Navigator IV
and Mounts
To remove the Navigator IV from the cradle
on both the automobile and motorcyle
mounts, press the button on the side of the
cradle, and tilt the Navigator IV forward.
To remove the cradle from the automobile
mount, turn the cradle to the right or the left.
Apply pressure until the socket on the cradle
releases the ball on the mount.
Caring for Your Navigator IV
Your Navigator IV contains sensitive
electronic components that can be
permanently damaged if exposed to
excessive shock or vibration exceeding that
of normal motorcycle or automobile use.
To minimize the risk of damage to your
Navigator IV, avoid dropping your unit and
operating it in extreme high-shock and highvibration environments.
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Cleaning the Casing
The Navigator IV is constructed of highquality materials and does not require user
maintenance other than cleaning. Clean the
outer casing (not the touchscreen) using
a cloth dampened with a mild detergent
solution, and then wipe dry. Avoid chemical
cleaners and solvents that can damage plastic
Cleaning the Touchscreen
Clean the touchscreen with a soft, clean,
lint-free cloth. Use water, isopropyl alcohol,
or eyeglass cleaner, if needed. Apply the
liquid to the cloth, and then gently wipe the
Protecting Your Navigator IV
• When not in use, store your Navigator
IV in the carrying case included in the
• Do not store the Navigator IV where
prolonged exposure to extreme
temperatures can occur, because it can
cause permanent damage.
• Though a PDA stylus can be used to
operate the touchscreen, never attempt
this while operating a vehicle. Never
use a hard or sharp object to operate the
touchscreen, or damage may result.
Avoiding Theft
• To avoid theft, remove the unit and mount
from sight when not in use. Remove the
residue on the windshield left by the
suction cup.
• Do not keep your unit in the glove
• Register your product at
• Use the Garmin Lock feature. See page
Declaration of Conformity
Hereby, Garmin declares that this Navigator
IV product is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant
provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. To view
the full Declaration of Conformity, see the
Garmin Web site for your Garmin product:
Software License
Garmin grants you a limited license to use
the software embedded in this device (the
“Software”) in binary executable form in
the normal operation of the product. Title,
ownership rights, and intellectual property
rights in and to the Software remain in
You acknowledge that the Software is the
property of Garmin and is protected under
the United States of America copyright
laws and international copyright treaties.
You further acknowledge that the structure,
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organization, and code of the Software are
valuable trade secrets of Garmin and that
the Software in source code form remains a
valuable trade secret of Garmin. You agree
not to decompile, disassemble, modify,
reverse assemble, reverse engineer, or reduce
to human readable form the Software or
any part thereof or create any derivative
works based on the Software. You agree not
to export or re-export the Software to any
country in violation of the export control
laws of the United States of America.
Physical size (W × H × D): 5.35 × 3.28 ×
0.94 in. (136 × 83.4 × 24 mm)
Weight: 6.17 oz. (270 g)
Display: 4.3 in. diagonal, 480 × 272 pixels;
WQVGA TFT landscape display with white
backlight and touchscreen
Power input: DC vehicle power using
the automotive power cable and cradle or
motorcycle mount, or AC power using an
optional accessory
Usage: 10 W max.
Battery life: up to 4 hours depending on
usage and settings
Case: Waterproof to IPx7
Battery type: Removable lithium-ion battery
Operating Temperature range: from -4°F
to 158°F (from -20°C to 60°C)
GPS receiver: High-sensitivity
Charging Temperature range: from 32°F
to 113°F (from 0°C to 45°C)
Data storage: Internal memory and optional
removable memory card. Data stored
Acquisition times*:
Warm: <1 sec.
Cold: <38 sec.
Factory Reset: <45 sec.
*Average acquisition times for a stationary
receiver with a clear view of the sky.
Computer interface: USB mass storage,
Headphone jack: Standard 3.5 mm
Charge time: Approximately 4 hours
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My Navigator IV never
gets satellite signals.
Take your Navigator IV out of parking garages and away from tall buildings and trees. Remain stationary for several minutes.
My Navigator IV does
not charge in my
Check the fuse in the automotive power cable.
Ensure the vehicle is turned on and is supplying power to the power outlet.
Your Navigator IV can only charge between 32°F and 113°F (0°C and 45°C). If the Navigator IV is placed in direct sunlight or in a
hot environment, it cannot charge.
How do I clear all my
user data?
Hold your finger on the lower-right corner of the Navigator IV screen while it is turning on. Keep your finger pressed until the
message appears. Touch Yes to clear all user data.
The Navigator IV is
locked up/frozen.
If the Navigator IV screen stops functioning, turn off the Navigator IV, and then turn on the Navigator IV. If this does not help, press
the Power button and hold it for 8 seconds. Turn on the Navigator IV again. The Navigator IV should operate normally.
The touchscreen is
not responding to my
touches properly.
Turn off the Navigator IV. Hold your finger on the screen and then press and hold the Power button. Hold until the calibration screen
Follow on-screen instructions.
I cannot hear audio
through the internal
From the Main menu, touch Volume, verify that Mute is not select and the volume is not set at 0%.
The audio you are trying to listen to may not play through the device you are using. See the audio options matrix on page 34
My battery gauge does
Allow the unit to fully discharge, and then fully charge it (without interrupting the charge cycle).
not seem accurate.
My phone will not
connect to the
Navigator IV.
Touch Tools > Settings > Bluetooth. Verify that the Bluetooth field is set to Enabled.
Ensure your phone is turned on and is less than 33 feet (about 10 meters) away from your Navigator IV.
Go to www.garmin.com/bluetooth for more help.
How do I know my
Navigator IV is in USB
mass storage mode?
When your Navigator IV is in USB mass storage mode, a picture of a Navigator IV connected to a computer is shown. Also, you
should see two new removable disk drives listed in My Computer.
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My computer never
senses that the
Navigator IV is
1. Unplug the USB cable from your computer.
2. Turn the Navigator IV off.
3.Plug the USB cable into your computer and your Navigator IV. The Navigator IV automatically turns on and goes into USB mass
storage mode.
I cannot see any new
If you have several network drives mapped on your computer, Windows may have trouble assigning drive letters to your Navigator
removable drives in my
IV drives. See the operating system Help file to learn how to map/assign drive letters.
list of drives.
I cannot get traffic
Verify that you are in a coverage area. You must be in a coverage area to get the traffic information for that area.
Verify that the FM TMC Traffic receiver is connected to the power connector on the cradle and also connected to a power outlet in
your vehicle.
How can I find
restaurants near the
hotel I will be staying at
in the future?
Touch Where To? > Near > Different City (and enter your vacation destination).
Find the hotel and touch Go!.
Touch Menu > Where To? > Near > My Destination.
Search for a restaurant. Restaurants nearest to your hotel are listed first.
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2D map view 13, 31
3D map view 13, 31
A2DP 18
accessories 35
additional maps 35
proximity 32
safety camera 35
anti-theft feature 31, 34
audible books 23
audio options 34
audio version 29
road types 30
theft 38
traffic 20
background color 30
battery information 36
bilingual dictionaries 27
Bluetooth technology 17–19
A2DP 18
headset 18
pairing with phone 17, 32
removing a phone 32
settings 32
bookmarks 23
books 23
brightness 30
calculator 28
answering 18
from the Go! page 10
hanging up 18
history 19
home 19
muting 18
caring for your zūmo 37
charging your zūmo 36, 40
clock for the world 27
computer connection 24
contact Garmin 1
contacting Garmin 1
currency 28
units 28
coordinates 13
cradle 6
currency, converting 28
current location, save 12
customizing the zūmo 29–33
custom POIs 35
Declaration of Conformity 38
all user data 33
character 11
custom POIs 36
Favorites 12, 14
files 24
recent finds list 12
route 14
trip log 26
detail maps 31
detour 9
diacritical characters 11
digital elevation map 13
display settings 30
driving directions 15
emergency assistance 25
extras 13, 35, 36
Favorites 12
editing 12
Panoramio photos 13
saving 12
files 24
deleting 24
managing 24
supported types 24
transferring 24
finding places 8
address 10
by name 11
by postal code 10
Go! page options 10
item on the map 13
near another location 10
recent selections 12
saved places (Favorites) 12
using photos 12–13
fuel tracking 33
fuse, changing 37
Garmin Lock 31, 34
geocaching 13
globe view 13
Go! page options 10
Go Home 11
about GPS 37
off/on 29
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hands-free phone features 17–19
headphone jack 39
Help 25
location 11
phone number 19
incoming call 18
keyboard 11
language mode 11, 30
layout 29
kilometers 29
Lane Assist 16
language guide 27
last position 41
lithium-ion battery 36, 39
loading files on the zūmo 24
locking your zūmo 34
M3U playlist format 22
additional 35
browse 13
customize 31
detail level 31
enable detail maps 31
Map Info button 31
moving 13
update 35
version 31
view 31
zoom 13
map contours 13
MapSource 35
max speed, reset 16, 33
measurements, converting 28
media player 22–23
microphone 4
miles 29
motorcycle mount 5
removing from mount 37
MP3 music files
loading 24
playing 22
MSN Direct 20
music 22
audio 9
phone call 18
My Data 26
myGarmin 1
mode 29
settings 29
Next Turn page 15
nüMaps Guarantee 35
off road, routing 14, 29
on-screen keyboard 11
on-unit Help 25
output, audio 9
headphone jack 39
pairing a mobile phone 17
Panoramio pictures 12
phone book 19
photo navigation 12–13
pictures 25
Bluetooth 32
Garmin Lock 34
playlist 22
creating 22
editing 23
from computer 22
playing 23
saving current 22
position icon 31
postal code 10
Power key 4
QWERTY keyboard 29
registering 38
removing the mount 37
the max speed 16
the trip data 16
adding a stop 9
custom 14
detour 9
editing 14
following 9
importing 26
off road 29
preferences 29
simulating 29
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safe mode 31
safety camera database 35
satellite signals 37
places you find 12
your current location 12, 13, 25
brightness 30
screen shots 30
SD card 24, 39
sharing 14
SD card slot 4
search area 10
security location 34
security settings 31
serial number 4
restoring 33
setting your location 13
sharing routes
using Bluetooth 14
using memory card 14
simulating a route 29
license agreement 38
update 35
version 29
specifications 39
speed limit icon 9, 15
spelling the name 11
storing the zūmo 38
supported file types 24
system settings 29
text language 30
time settings 30
time zone 30
Tools 25–28
calibrating 34
cleaning 38
settings 30
TourGuide 32, 36
traffic 20, 20–21
adding traffic subscriptions 31
incidents 20
traffic receiver
antenna 6
transferring files 24
translating words 27
Travel Guide 35, 36
trip computer page 16
trip information, reset 16
trip logs 26, 31
deleting 26
editing 26
saving 26
sharing 26
showing on map 26
viewing 26
turn-by-turn directions 15
turn List page 15
WebUpdater 35
Where Am I? 25
Where To? 10–13
world clock 27
zoom 13
unit ID 29
units, convert 28
maps 35
software 34, 35
usage mode 7, 29
USB 24
eject 24
mass storage mode 24
user data, delete 33
vehicle icon 15, 31
Via Point, adding 9
voice dial 19
voice language 30
voice mail 18
volume 9
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