Tricks, Tips, Work Arounds, Hints, Secrets and Ideas
for the Garmin nüvi (nuvi) GPS (and others)
[many ideas may also apply to various nüvi 200, 300, 500, 600, 700,
800, 2X5, 7X5, 8X5, 1200, 1300, 1400, 2200, 2300, 2400, 3700 series units,
the nüvi 1690, nüLink! 1695 & nüvi 5000,
and possibly other Garmin road GPSs.
A nüvi 650 was originally used for initial
As of 12/12/08 a nüvi 755T is also being used for testing.
As of 01/27/11 a nüvi 3790LMT will be used for major testing
A smaller separate section for 7X5/8X5 devices has been established.
Other articles may be updated, where necessary, to include 7X5/8X5 instructions.]
-- a continuing helpful instructional
and comment Blog --
[there are currently 34 pages containing
well over 100 help articles in this project]
Presented by: Gary Hayman
[since October, 2007]
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