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  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    owner's manual nüvi 200 and 200W Series ® for use with these nüvi models: 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ..., downloaded or stored in any storage medium, for any purpose without the express prior written consent of Garmin. Garmin hereby grants permission to download a single copy of this manual onto a hard drive or other electronic storage medium to ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... hold these buttons to scroll faster. myGarmin™ Go to http://my.garmin.com to access the latest services ... Garmin products: • Register your Garmin unit. • Subscribe to online services for safety camera information (... 32). • Unlock optional maps. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual i...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... the Screen ...5 Finding Recently Found Places ...8 Favorites ...9 Finding a Place Using the Map ...10 Entering Coordinates ...10 Searching Near Another Location ...11 Navigating Off Road ...11 Walking to a Destination ...11 Using the Map ...12 Trip Computer ...13 Turn ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...29 Mounting on Your Dashboard ...30 Additional Maps ...30 About GPS Satellite Signals ...31 Extras and Optional Accessories...31 Garmin Travel Guide ...33 Contact Garmin ...33 Specifications ...34 Declaration of Conformity ...36 Software License Agreement...36 ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...can damage plastic components. Cleaning the Touch Screen Clean the touch screen with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth. Use water, isopropyl alcohol, or eyeglass cleaner, if needed. Apply the... object to operate the touch screen because damage might result. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual iv
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... warnings and other important information. Mini-USB connector Power key: Slide to the left to turn the nüvi on/off; slide to the right to lock the screen. Memory card slot (equipped for either an SD™ card or a... about resetting your nüvi. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... and dry your windshield and the suction cup with a lint-free cloth. Press the suction cup firmly on the windshield. 4..... Your unit should turn on automatically if it is Vehicle power plugged in and the vehicle is running. cable Step 1: Mount Your nüvi 2 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... your nüvi on, slide the Power key to the left. Follow the on-screen instructions. To turn your nn.. a destination and navigate to it. Step 3: Acquire Satellites ➐ GPS satellite strength Battery status .... Touch to find a destination. Touch to view the map. Touch to use the tools such as settings ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... addresses, cities, and other locations. The detailed maps loaded in your nüvi contain millions... interest, such as restaurants, hotels, and auto services. 3. Select a subcategory. 4. Select a destination. 1. Touch ... more choices. 2. Select a category.  nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Mute to mute all audio. Taking a Detour Locking the Screen To prevent accidental screen touches, slide the Power key to the right ( ). To unlock the screen, slide the Power key to the center position. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...Go! Page Options Touch to start navigating the route. Touch to view this location and surrounding areas on the map. Touch to save this location to your Favorites. 1. Touch Where.... Select the city/postal code in the list. (Not all map data provides postal code searching.) If you ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Where to? nOTE: Depending on the version of the maps loaded on your nüvi, the button names can change and some steps could be ordered differently. Going Home To navigate home after you have set your home ... the name of your destination. Touch Done. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... process does not delete the actual place from your nüvi. Touch to add a space. Touch to delete a character. Touch and hold to erase the entire entry. Touch Mode to select the keyboard language mode. Touch 123 to enter numbers and special characters.  nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... is also stored in Favorites. Saving Your Current Location From the Map page, touch . Saving Places You Find 1. ...€”enter a new name, and touch Done. • Change Map Symbol— touch a new symbol used to mark this location on the map. • Change Phone Number— enter a phone number, and touch Done. • ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...the map, and drag to view different parts of the map. • Touch and to zoom in and out. ... Format to change the type of coordinates. Because different maps and charts use different coordinate ... you to select the correct coordinate format for the type of map you are using. 4. Enter the coordinates, and ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    Where to? Searching Near Another Location Navigating Off Road 1. Touch Where to? > Near.... 2. Select an option: • ... destination. If you are not following roadways as you navigate, use Off Road mode. Touch Tools > ... > Usage Mode > Pedestrian > OK. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Using the Map Using the Map Your route is marked with a magenta line. As you travel, your ... your destination with voice prompts, arrows on the map, and directions at the top of the map. A checkered flag marks your .... Touch to view the trip computer. 2 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... Reset the trip computer before beginning a trip. From the map, touch the Speed field. Touch Reset Trip... view the entire route on the browse map page. Next Turn When you are navigating a route, the next turn... you reach the turn. To view an upcoming turn on the map, touch any turn from the turn list....
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    .... To purchase the USB cable and other accessories, go to http://buy.garmin.com or contact your Garmin dealer. Connect the mini-USB connector to...owner's manual Supported File Types • JPEG and JPG image files: see page 16 • Maps and GPX waypoint files from MapSource®: see ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...See your operating system Help file to learn how to map the drives. Step 3: Transfer Files to Your nü..., and click Edit > Copy. 3. Open the "Garmin" or memory card drive/volume. 4. Click Edit > ... appears in the list of files in the nüvi memory or on the memory card. Step 4: Eject and Unplug the ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    .... Picture Viewer Use the picture viewer to view pictures that you have stored in your nüvi or on a memory card. 1. Touch Tools > Picture Viewer. 2. Touch a ... in. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual Settings Help For information about the settings, see pages 20-24....
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    .... 3. Select a currency, and touch OK. 4. Touch the rectangle next to the currency you want to convert. 5. Enter the number. Touch Done. 6. Touch Clear to convert a different value. TiP: Touch and hold erase the entire entry. to Currency Converter nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Using the Tools Updating Conversion Rates The nüvi allows you to update the currency conversion rates manually so that you are always using the most current rates. 1. Touch Tools > Currency Converter > Update. 2. Touch the rate you want to update. 3. Touch to...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... the city. 3. Select a new time zone (or city). Touch OK when done. 4. Touch World Map to view a map. 5. Nighttime hours are shown in the shaded area. Touch World Clock to view the clocks again, or Back to exit. World Clock nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... version number, the unit ID number, and the audio version number. You need this information when you update the system software or purchase additional map data (see page 30). Restore-restore the system settings. 2. Touch the setting you want ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... brightness level. Reducing the backlight brightness increases your battery life. Restore-restore the original display settings. Changing the Navigation Settings Touch Tools >.... Restore-restore the original navigation settings. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 2
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Customizing the nüvi Updating the Time Settings Setting the Languages Voice-change the language for voice ... does not change the language of user-entered data or map data, such as street names. Keyboard-select the ... the original language settings. 22 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... original security settings. Note that restoring the security settings will not clear your Garmin Lock PIN or security location. Changing the Map Settings Touch Tools > Settings > Map. Map Detail-adjust the amount of detail shown on the map. Showing more ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... 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.garmin.com/vehicles. Map info-view the maps and the version of each map loaded on your nüvi. Touch a map to ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... the Garmin Lock feature. Locking Your nüvi Garmin Lock is a theft-deterrent system that locks your nü...1. Touch Tools > Settings > Security. 2. Touch the button below Garmin Lock. 3. Enter a 4-digit PIN and drive to ...you do not need to enter the PIN. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 2
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...you must send your nüvi to Garmin to get it unlocked. You must also ... object, which can damage the unit or the battery. • If your nüvi does ...vi. 2. Turn on the nüvi and hold the Power key to the left for about 30 seconds until... with "Press dot"). 26 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...and follow the on-screen instructions. After confirming that you want to perform an update, WebUpdater automatically downloads the update and installs it on your nüvi. Updating ... Any items that you have saved are erased. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 2
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...totally charged. Charging Your nüvi • Connect the vehicle power cable to the mini-USB connector on your nüvi and to a power outlet in your vehicle. The vehicle key may need to be ... The computer must be on for the nüvi to charge. 2 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ..., flip the lever toward you. Pull the tab on the suction cup toward you. 1. Unscrew the black, round end piece, Fuse and remove it. 2. Remove the fuse (glass and silver cylinder), and replace it with a 3 A fast-blow fuse. End piece Silver tip nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 2
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...¼vi, open the Menu page. Touch Tools > Settings > Map > Map info. Check http://my.garmin.com/maps/updates .htm to see if an update for your map software is available. To enable additional maps, you ..., select the name for your nüvi 0 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner’s manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... GPS Satellite Signals For more information about optional accessories, go to http://buy.garmin .com or www.garmin.com/extras, or contact your Garmin dealer. Custom Points of ...information about GPS, go to www.garmin.com/aboutGPS. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... your computer. Open the Garmin\ poi folder in the nüvi drive or the memory card drive. ... in some locations. Check http://my.garmin.com for availability. For these locations, the nüvi ... has its own expiration date. CaUTiOn: Garmin is not responsible for the accuracy of, or the consequences of using,...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ....garmin.com or contact your Garmin dealer. To use the travel guide, insert the memory card into your ... name of your travel guide to open it. Contact Garmin Contact Garmin Product Support if you...(Europe) Ltd. by phone at 0808 2380000. In Europe, go to www.garmin.com /support and click Contact Support...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    .... Computer interface: USB 2.0 full speed mass storage Operating system: Garmin  Charge time: Approximately 4 hours Power input: Vehicle power using included vehicle power cable or AC power using an optional accessory Usage: 5 W max. Battery life: Up to 4 hours Battery type...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...indefinitely. Computer interface: USB 2.0 full speed mass storage Operating system: Garmin Charge time: Approximately 4 hours Power input: Vehicle power using included vehicle power cable or AC power using an optional accessory Usage: 5 W max. Battery life: Up to 4 hours Battery...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ..., go to the Web site for your Garmin product at www.garmin.com. Software License Agreement BY USING ... AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. Garmin grants you a limited license to use ... and code of the Software are valuable trade secrets of Garmin and that the Software in source code form ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Appendix Troubleshooting Problem/Question My nüvi never gets satellite signals. The suction cup will ... suction cup as described on page 2. Check the fuse in the vehicle power cable (see page 29). Ensure the ...clear all my user data? nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... and not a USB hub. If you have several network drives mapped on your computer, Windows can have trouble assigning drive letters to your nüvi drives. See your operating system Help file to learn how to map or assign drive letters. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Appendix Problem/Question How can I find restaurants near the hotel I will be staying at in the future? Solution/Answer 1. Touch Where To? > Near > A Different ...My Destination. 4. Search for a restaurant. Restaurants nearest your hotel are listed first. nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... 3-D map view 23 accessories 31, 32 additional maps 30 addresses 6 alarm clock 33 alerts safety camera ... road types 21 theft 25 browsing the map 10 C B calculator 17 caring for your nü...9 files 15 recent finds list 8 detail maps 24 detour 5 diacritical characters 8 display settings ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...) 9 fuse, changing 29 K keyboard 8 language mode 8, 22 kilometers 20 L G Garmin Lock 23, 25 Garmin Travel Guide 33 geocaching 10 Go! page options 6 go ...detail level 23 enabling detail maps 24 Map Info button 24 settings 23 updating 30 version 24 viewing 23 zooming 10 MapSource ...
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... Help 16 output, audio 5 P pedestrian navigation mode 11, 20 PIN Garmin Lock 25 points of interest 7 custom 31 POI ...a route 20 software license agreement 36 updating 27 version 20 specifications 200 series ... 14 system settings 20 2 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... 23 transferring files 15 trip computer 13 trip data, reset 13 troubleshooting 37 turn-by-turn directions 13 turn list 13 USB 38 eject ... 27 Where to? 6 world clock 19 Z U zoom 10 unit ID 20 units, convert 18 updating maps 30 software 26 usage mode 20 nüvi 200 and 200W series owner's manual 
  • Garmin nuvi 250 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    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. © 2008 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries Garmin International, Inc. 1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, USA Garmin (Europe)...



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Garmin nuvi 250 - Automotive GPS Receiver Manual