How to Set a GPS with a Location

A GPS navigation device can help navigate the highways with many turn-by-turn directions. With it, you can reach any destination you want with relative ease, without needing to be an expert. Without doubt, GPS is a helpful tool for drivers. Setting a GPS with a location the first time may confuse some beginners, especially during the first attempt.

Steps

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    Press the button, or icon, on the main screen that reads “where to”, “find address”, or "destination". Press it.
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    Choose a category, such as "restaurant". The GPS navigation will present a selection of restaurants closest to where you are. After touching one of the destinations, directions for getting there should appear on-screen.
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    Enter a specific address if you know it. You can touch the "where to" button (or icon) on the main screen, type the specific address, then press “done” to enter the information. The detailed route should display.
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    GPS manufacturers design their own displays, but the directions are similar.
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    Learn some basic operation skill of your specific model. AutoCar, Tom Tom, and Garmin, are just a few of the brands you can choose from. You can find them at electronics stores such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Radio Shack and many others. You can buy through some GPS car navigation stores online.

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