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Old 10-15-2011, 06:20 AM   #1
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No City Center for you...

Could the MFT Nav get any more frustrating? All my wife wanted to do was navigate to a city.center.

I gave it a try:
Navigate > Destination > City Center.... nope, that doesn't work.
Navigate > Destination > Street Address > City... nope, it's looking for a street.

Navigate > Destination> POI > City Center... I can see city center, but it won't let me say it. It's not a valid command, even though I can reach over a touch it on the menu.

Instead....

Navigate > Destination > POI > Search > Category > In a City > state the city name > City center > state the city name (or something crazy like that)
Why do I have to tell it to search inside a city to tell it to find the city? That's redundant.

The voice command should be smart enough that when I say destination city center... that's what I want. Or at least destination POI city center (like the onscreen menus are showing).

Me thinks the voice commands aren't so smart. No wonder my wife gave up in frustration and couldn't use the very expensive nav system to get to a city. She never had a problem with the $50 tom tom.


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Old 10-15-2011, 04:10 PM   #2
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Sorry I can't really help you but I quit using Sync over stuff like this...my big issue was that I couldn't hear/talk loud enough while on the highway so I just shut it off.

I do know there are a few MFT threads around here which may help you, though

oh yeah,
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I like our garmin but I have found places it won't let me go even if I type the address in correctly I have to go with a address down the road to get close to my destination. It's taken us to a resturant that wasn't there and it's changed it's mind on keeping left on a onramp to keep right but only after it was too late to change over. Before you ask it is updated with both 2010 and 2011 maps.
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