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  Topic: Garmin Digital Traffic service will end June 2021
Metblackrat

Replies: 87
Views: 14173

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:59 am   Subject: Garmin Digital Traffic service will end June 2021
Most phones today can handle multiple Bluetooth connections. My iPhone connects to my Apple Watch, Garmin Smartlink and car all at once with no issues. Benn using this setup for years on both cars and ...
  Topic: StreetPilot 2720 Date Wrong
Metblackrat

Replies: 13
Views: 3189

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:55 am   Subject: StreetPilot 2720 Date Wrong
Have you got the date and time set to auto adjust? If so you can switch it to manual set and put in the correct date and time.
  Topic: Replacement for my Nuvi 1440
Metblackrat

Replies: 12
Views: 2398

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Replacement for my Nuvi 1440
Surprised you went for the -S version.

If you use your phone with any car handsfree system then you get no traffic as, AFAIK, no phone allows 2 simultaneous connections.

My iPhone connects to th ...
  Topic: Map Update to 2019.20 available
Metblackrat

Replies: 66
Views: 12087

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:19 am   Subject: Map Update to 2019.20 available
I updated this evening, not without traumas. Once the maps and new software were installed the unit kept freezing after I had gone through the calibration process. I was asked to accept the massive EL ...
  Topic: Smartphone Link App, Connection Dropping Out.
Metblackrat

Replies: 0
Views: 1024

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:13 pm   Subject: Smartphone Link App, Connection Dropping Out.
On start up, the Smartphone Link App connects to both my Nuvi 3597 and Zumo 590. Traffic shows up no problem but after about 3-4 minutes the app seems to ‘crash’ and the connection drops out (the umbr ...
  Topic: Charging the battery on my Zumo 595
Metblackrat

Replies: 3
Views: 2013

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:43 pm   Subject: Charging the battery on my Zumo 595
On the Zumo 590, I just leave it on charge overnight. It takes about 8 hours for a full charge.

When in the cradle the battery shows as full but it has a lightning bolt through it showing it’s on ...
  Topic: iOS 11 and Garmin Issues.
Metblackrat

Replies: 0
Views: 1650

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:22 pm   Subject: iOS 11 and Garmin Issues.
Since upgrading my iPhone to iOS 11 I’ve had an issue connecting my Nuvi 3597.

I can connect initially when both devices have been rebooted however on the next connection I get the message ‘this ac ...
  Topic: Garmin CSV to GPX Converter
Metblackrat

Replies: 1074
Views: 324251

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:34 pm   Subject: Garmin CSV to GPX Converter
Is this compatible with the European cameras?

I've just tried it with the Europe, speed zoned complete and it throws up a load of errors. I'm guessing it's to do with the higher speed limits as the ...
  Topic: Non-tech newbie can't manage SD card on Nuvi 2595. HELP!
Metblackrat

Replies: 7
Views: 2372

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:15 pm   Subject: Non-tech newbie can't manage SD card on Nuvi 2595. HELP!
Format the card in FAT32 format, insert it in the Nubia and let Express find and install the update to the card.

Just run the update and it does it all itself.
  Topic: POI LOader problem
Metblackrat

Replies: 20
Views: 4524

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:15 pm   Subject: POI LOader problem
And if you can crack the correct shade of purple, like my new camera iconc borders, they can be totally invisible.
It's true magenta. 255,0,255 in the RGB settings.
  Topic: 2018.10 Released.
Metblackrat

Replies: 26
Views: 7580

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:33 pm   Subject: 2018.10 Released.
New maps are now available to download via Express.
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Metblackrat

Replies: 87
Views: 28161

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:59 am   Subject: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
I fired off an email to say I'm not satisfied with their lack of response. Bearing in mind I have 8 Garmin devices, I have requested they swap my 3597 for a DriveLuxe 50LMT-HD as a gesture of goodwill ...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Metblackrat

Replies: 87
Views: 28161

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:54 pm   Subject: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Did you not get the file from lillyelse then?

I did however I'm sure thousands of people have been affected by this and I don't see why we should let Garmin off the hook by sorting it ourselves.
...
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Metblackrat

Replies: 87
Views: 28161

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:48 pm   Subject: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
I'm surprised I haven't been told to switch it off, wait for 5 minutes and switch it back on again. That seems to be the extent of most technical support these days.
  Topic: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Metblackrat

Replies: 87
Views: 28161

PostForum: Garmin Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:56 pm   Subject: Europe DEM file on a Garmin Nuvii 3598LMTD
Had an update from Garmin today...

"Thank you for contacting Garmin Europe.

I am happy to help with your query.

Your case has been investigated locally in our European offices, and has since ...
 
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