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I have a Garmin nuvi 1490. I put some POI files on the disk. How do I accese the files on my garmin?

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You will need the instructions provided with POI loader to access and load the files. You can't just put them on the SD Card.

Once loaded correctly then you touch 'Where To', Extras', 'Custom POIs', then you can see the ones that are loaded.

This other thread you started also has the information Other thread.


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hotpepperkid wrote:

dalenoel wrote:

You will need the instructions provided with POI loader to access and load the files. You can't just put them on the SD Card.

Once loaded correctly then you touch 'Where To', Extras', 'Custom POIs', then you can see the ones that are loaded.

This other thread you started also has the information Other thread.


I got that part
So putting them on a SD card gets me nowhere. The POI loader has no provision to delete single files its all or none. What a pia.


Put you poi files in a single folder named POI, The create sub folders, Truck Stops, Big Box Stores, etc. Go to poi factory download extra poi editor. You can edit a single file. Save it in the proper format. Yes, when you upload you will delete the entire file on the GPS but you will be reloading them with the corrected version. Hope this helps


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Dieselgem wrote:

hotpepperkid wrote:

dalenoel wrote:

You will need the instructions provided with POI loader to access and load the files. You can't just put them on the SD Card.

Once loaded correctly then you touch 'Where To', Extras', 'Custom POIs', then you can see the ones that are loaded.

This other thread you started also has the information Other thread.


I got that part
So putting them on a SD card gets me nowhere. The POI loader has no provision to delete single files its all or none. What a pia.


Put you poi files in a single folder named POI, The create sub folders, Truck Stops, Big Box Stores, etc. Go to poi factory download extra poi editor. You can edit a single file. Save it in the proper format. Yes, when you upload you will delete the entire file on the GPS but you will be reloading them with the corrected version. Hope this helps


Yep very easy and not a PITA at all. In fact you can edit the *.csv files with just a text editor like wordpad/notepad and save them as *.csv. I have two master directories on my computer hard drive, one is "reference POIs" and the other "Custom Installed POIS" and I just add delet to the later and then upload that using POI loader for current use.

For a specific trip I will use MapSource to create waypoints and routes and then upload that to my Nuvi along with saving it in a *.gbd file with a unique filename like OBX.GDB (Outer Banks) or Trip North.ODB (for our trip up to Maine) for potential future loading and reference.

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dalenoel wrote:

You will need the instructions provided with POI loader to access and load the files. You can't just put them on the SD Card.

Once loaded correctly then you touch 'Where To', Extras', 'Custom POIs', then you can see the ones that are loaded.

This other thread you started also has the information Other thread.


I got that part
So putting them on a SD card gets me nowhere. The POI loader has no provision to delete single files its all or none. What a pia.

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