How do I change the voice language on an automotive device?

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01/20/2016

Garmin devices support a wide array of voice languages. To change the voice language, follow the instructions for your specific device below. If, during the steps outlined, you do not see the desired language, download and install the Garmin Express program: http://software.garmin.com/en-US/express.html

The Garmin Express program will update your device's operating software. You'll also be presented with a list of optional updates which includes all voice languages that are compatible and available for your device. Click on the device listed below:

dezl 560, LIVE 1695, LIVE 2300 series, nuvi 200, 205, 465, 500, 700, 705, 800, 805, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1690, 2200, 2300, 2400, 3700 series, nuvi 5000, or zumo 220, 660, and 665 devices:

To change the voice language, follow the steps below:

  1. Touch Tools
  2. Touch Settings
  3. Touch Language
  4. Touch Voice1
    • Some devices will call this Voice Personality or Voice Language
  5. Touch the desired voice language
  6. Touch Ok

The device will now speak the selected language.

1Not all devices require this step.

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nuvi 30, 40, 50, 52, 54, 300, and 600 series, zumo 450 and 550 devices

To change the voice language, follow the steps below:

  1. Touch Settings
  2. Touch Locale or Language
  3. Touch Voice or Voice Language
  4. Touch the desired language
  5. Touch Ok

The device will now speak the selected language.

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Camper/RV 660, 760, dezl 570, 760, 770, dezlCam, Garmin Drive 50, 60 series, Garmin DriveAssist 50, Garmin DriveLuxe 50, Garmin DriveSmart 50, 60, 70 series, nuvi 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 2405, 2407, 2408, 2505, 2507, 2508, 2509, 2609, 2707, 2708, 2709, 3400, 3500, 3507, and 3508 series, nuviCam, zumo 350, 390, and 590 devices

To change the voice language, follow the steps below:

  1. Touch Settings
  2. Touch Language & Keyboard
  3. Touch Voice Language
  4. Touch the desired language
  5. Touch Save

The device will now speak the selected language.

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nuvi 295W devices

To change the voice language on a nuvi 295W:

  1. Touch Settings on the scrolling bar
  2. Touch System
  3. Touch Language
  4. Touch Voice
  5. Touch the desired language
  6. Touch Save

The device will now speak the selected language.

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