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The Garmin Nüvi Pocket Guide by Jason D. O’Grady

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Knowing Your nüvi

The first step in taking your nüvi to the next level is educating yourself about what you already have. If you just purchased a new unit, odds are that your maps are current and your software is up to date. But what if you purchased your unit used? Or what if you bought a new one in a blowout inventory-clearance sale designed to make room for new models—a common occurrence on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving)? If you’re unsure, it’s a good idea to check the versions of your nüvi software and bring everything up to date.

You can check your nüvi’s software versions in the About screen (Figure 8.1) by tapping Tools > Settings > System > About.

Figure 8.1. The nüvi’s About screen.

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