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How to Convert VPM to MP3

How to Convert VPM to MP3
The VPM file extension is associated with voice files included with Garmin GPS Navigation systems. These voice files are used by the GPS to give users directions, upcoming manoeuvres, distance to destination and more. There is no native program on a

How to Convert Garmin to IGO

How to Convert Garmin to IGO
Garmin and IGO are both Global Positioning Systems (GPS). A GPS displays a map of the current location and then calculates information, including trip distance, altitude, longitude and latitude. A GPS works in all weather conditions, day or night, 24

How to Reset a Garmin 255W

How to Reset a Garmin 255W
The Garmin 255W is a GPS navigation unit that helps you determine your location and navigate to a destination by using data from the global positioning satellite network combined with on-board maps. It has a touch screen display. Type in the name of

How to Download Maps to a Garmin GPS

How to Download Maps to a Garmin GPS
Garmin International produces a wide range of global positioning systems that can help you navigate while driving, hiking or boating. Each Garmin GPS device comes pre-loaded with a set of maps for your region. Garmin also periodically provides update

How to Unlock the Garmin Bluechart

How to Unlock the Garmin Bluechart
BlueChart is a version of the MapSource software offered by Garmin. MapSource is the tool that allows you to more effectively manage the maps on your Garmin GPS devices. BlueChart is a MapSource product that helps you navigate marine areas. It offers

How to Load Garmin Poi

How to Load Garmin Poi
POI Loader is a free software program offered by Garmin. The POI Loader is used Garmin to update GPS devices with the latest points of interest. Common points of interest updates include restaurants, hotels, gas stations, tourist activities, and attr

How to Copy a Garmin Map Data Card

How to Copy a Garmin Map Data Card
You can replicate map data from a Garmin map data card to a computer for configuration and modification, utilising the MapSource software application. MapSource is included with the Garmin GPS purchase and can be downloaded or installed via the insta

How to Import Maps Into a Garmin GPS

How to Import Maps Into a Garmin GPS
Garmin is a manufacturer that offers an array of GPS and navigation equipment. For a GPS to work properly, you must ensure that you have an updated map. If the map file in the GPS is outdated, you may be unaware of different routes and changes within

How to Troubleshoot a Garmin Nuvi With No Sound

How to Troubleshoot a Garmin Nuvi With No Sound
The Garmin Nuvi GPS devices uses a voice to provide directions. Some Nuvi units also can play audio files such as MP3s stored on a memory card. Without sound, the Nuvi lacks functionality. There are several reasons why the sound may not be working. T

How to Program a Garmin Etrex GPS

How to Program a Garmin Etrex GPS
The Garmin eTrex GPS uses satellite signals to determine your physical location, guide you back to a location or track your route as you travel. Before you use and program your Garmin eTrex, it must locate your position first. Take it out to an open

How to Unlock Garmin Traffic

How to Unlock Garmin Traffic
Certain Garmin GPS models come equipped with a traffic receiver. A receiver can also be added to other units. When the receiver is connected to the GPS unit, it will recalculate the route based on current traffic conditions. Traffic conditions could

How to Survey With a Garmin GPS

How to Survey With a Garmin GPS
A Garmin GPS or global positioning system device is a useful tool that provides users with their location anywhere in the globe. A Garmin GPS unit can also be used for more than getting from one point to another. Garmin GPS devices are also powerful

How to Erase Map Data on a Garmin GPS

How to Erase Map Data on a Garmin GPS
You can use MapSource and other software programs to add map data to your Garmin GPS. If you are taking a trip, you can create a trip log for the places you want to visit and the routes you want to take and download the data to your Garmin GPS. When

How to Reset a Garmin GPS Watch

How to Reset a Garmin GPS Watch
A Garmin Forerunner combines a personal trainer with a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit. The small device, worn around your wrist like a watch, tracks and measures your speed, distance and heart rate while you run, bike or hike, while also provid

How to Install a Map on a Garmin 760

How to Install a Map on a Garmin 760
Download maps onto an SD memory card and then install them onto your Garmin Nuvi 760 global positioning system (GPS). Additional maps can be purchased and downloaded from Garmin as a MapSource map data file from your computer onto the SD memory card.

How to Replace a Garmin Forerunner Battery

How to Replace a Garmin Forerunner Battery
Garmin Forerunner fitness watches fit snuggly around the wrist and keep track of your heart rate, pace and calories burned while exercising. Not all Forerunners have batteries you can replace yourself. Those with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries ne

How to Connect a Garmin GPS to a Car Stereo

How to Connect a Garmin GPS to a Car Stereo
Many Garmin GPS (global positioning system) satellite navigation receivers include an FM radio transmitter that allows you to play the Garmin's audio through your car stereo. The audio is broadcast from the Garmin to the car's FM radio where it is re

How to Copy Map Data From a Garmin GPS

How to Copy Map Data From a Garmin GPS
You can copy map data from your Garmin Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to a computer for analyzing and working with, using free MapSource software, which is included with your Garmin GPS purchase. You can copy map sets, waypoints, routes and

How to Download Mapquest to Garmin Nuvi

How to Download Mapquest to Garmin Nuvi
If you like to use Mapquest to plan your trip routes or map your destinations, you can download these Mapquest itineraries and waypoints directly to your Garmin Nuvi device, eliminating the need to search for them again on your Garmin Nuvi. Most of t

How to Update a Garmin 700 Series GPS

How to Update a Garmin 700 Series GPS
The Garmin nüvi 700 series are GPS devices with preloaded map information that use Global Positioning Satellites to help you navigate. If you have found that the maps loaded onto your Garmin nüvi 700 series device are outdated or if you want some add
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