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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Garmin Mobile XT 4.10.40

Garmin GPS navigation on your mobile phone.

Make the most of your mobile device with Garmin Mobile. You'll have all of the information you need right at your fingertips. And with no subscription fees to hold you back, you'll be able to stay informed while you're on the go.

Go Anywhere
With no network coverage required, Garmin Mobile XT works anywhere. Simply plug the microSD card(with miniSD and standard SD card converters) into your compatible phone with built-in GPS and go. Since Garmin Mobile XT works outside your phone's coverage area, you'll get directions when you need them most.

Navigate with Ease
Packed with preloaded maps, millions of destinations and full GPS navigation capabilities, Garmin Mobile XT turns your phone into a powerful street navigator. Its intuitive interface greets you with two simple questions "Where to?" and "View Maps." Easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions to your destination. Enjoy 3-D mapping and advanced features such as saved routes and tracks, custom avoidances and visible trip logs. With Garmin Mobile XT, you can also upload custom points of interest, such as school zones and safety cameras and conveniently navigate to contacts in your address book.

Get Traffic, Weather and More
Garmin Mobile XT includes access to a wide range of Garmin Online? services such as traffic, weather, gas prices, hotel rates and more. Receive real-time traffic information from about traffic tie-ups and road construction that lie ahead on your route and navigate around congestion. View hotel rates, ratings and availability information from Even get the weather forecast for your location or anywhere in the world and compare local gas prices when you travel with your phone. Garmin online is accessed through your phone's wireless data service.

See and Navigate to Users
With Garmin Mobile XT's PeerPoints? feature, you can text message your position to any other phone as well as view and navigate to the location of Garmin Mobile XT users in your group. Simply send your current position via text messaging to your Garmin Mobile XT partner's phone, and your location shows up on your partner's map page. PeerPoints is the perfect feature to keep track of friends and family at an amusement park, lake or other outdoor group activity.

Installation Instructions
1. As with any software update, you should always create a backup of the data on your device before beginning. Please see the information provided in the user manual for your device for more information.
2. Close all open applications on your device.
3. Insert the SD/CF card with the previous Garmin Mobile XT version files into your device. All files required for the application update will be copied to the SD/CF card.
4. Connect your device to your PC via USB. Ensure ActiveSync is running and connected.
5. To begin the SD/CF card setup, select the 'Download' link found on this web page.
6. Select to 'Run' or 'Save' the file. Selecting 'Run' will immediately launch the install program. Selecting 'Save', will save the file to your PC and require you to launch the install program from the saved location.
7. Follow the directions provided when running the downloaded program and directions provided on the device display to complete the application update.
8. You will need to keep the SD/CF card inserted in your device for the voice, help and basemap files. This SD/CF card can also be used to hold your detailed maps.
9. After completing these steps, verify the update was successful by going to Settings -> About within the Garmin Mobile XT application.

* Smartphone Windows Mobile 2002
* Smartphone Windows Mobile 2003
* Smartphone Windows Mobile 2003 SE
* Smartphone Windows Mobile 5.0
* Smartphone Windows Mobile 6.0
* Smartphone Windows Mobile 6.1
* Garmin GPS (bluetooth/cable)
* Map
Some countries have free map (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapura, etc)

Change History

Changes made from version 4.10.20w to 4.10.40w:
* Update calculated road speed based on reported traffic to be more accurate.
* Update the Garmin splash screen and associated copyright text.
* Update the saved application data to reduce the time required for subsequent application starts.
* Update GPS receiver communication to allow for slower data flow.
* Update the Exit button in night mode with a new bitmap image.
* Modify backlight override settings to allow multiple override conditions to be selected.
* Correct map display when two names are available for a specific road.
* Correct an unusual condition that could cause application termination when choosing a street while searching for an address.
* Correct application exit processing for WM 2003 SE PPC devices.
* Correct Where To -> Coordinates display for VGA devices.
* Correct various display issues when editing coordinates.
* Correct display of old data during GPS signal acquisition.
* Correct display of the weather page if some invalid data is returned from the server.
* Correct various text display issues.
* Correct interaction between GM XT application and MapSource when displaying the storage card information from the device.

Changes made from version 4.10.10w to 4.10.20w:
* Provide a Coordinates option in the Where To menu. This option only allows coordinates in form hhddd mm.mmm.
* Provide support to unload unused dll files to save device program memory.
* Improve the backlight setting option text for clarity.
* Improve the start application prompt to not be displayed upon card insertion if the application is already running. Bring the application to the foreground for this case.
* Improve the GPS status messages when not connected or attempting to connect to a GPS receiver.
* Improve the GPS symbol bitmap display on the Main Menu page.
* Improve various language keyboards for consistency.
* Modify the Main Menu page to exchange the placement of the Exit and Help buttons.
* Correct various language translation and display errors (British English, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish).
* Correct the search capability for Custom POIs when multiple Custom POI categories exist.
* Correct non-guidance text when viewing turn information for off-road routes.
* Correct the display of fuel price detailed information to always be visible.
* Correct the ability to save a PeerPoint to the Contacts listing.

Changes made from version 4.10.00w to 4.10.10w:
* Provide additional support for Palm Treo (WM) hardware keyboards.
* Provide a prompt to start the application if the card with the Garmin Mobile XT application is reinserted.
* Provide a more accurate error message when device is unable to connect to Garmin Online services.
* Provide easier navigation of the help pages using the navigation buttons (up, down, right, left, select).
* Provide the ability to use the dial and start menu buttons from anywhere in the application.
* Allow support of City Navigator Middle East maps.
* Allow user to load more than 255 custom POI bitmaps.
* Correct a keyboard error when viewing the keyboard in Swedish.
* Correct various language translation and display errors (Russian).
* Correct the incorrect display of the Weather page title in some languages.
* Update the text entry search process for Windows Mobile 6 smartphones.
* Change the use of the back button to minimize the application when used on the main menu page (smartphone only).

Changes made from version 4.00.60w to 4.10.00w:
* Provide updates to reduce the size of the application and supporting files.
* Provide new Settings -> Display option to control the backlight when the Garmin Mobile XT application is running and active (not available on all devices).
* Provide yellow highlight for the exit button on the Main Menu page.
* Provide additional function calls in the Garmin smartphone API (based on the QueAPI).
* Provide GPS signal propagation when navigating through a tunnel.
* Provide a return to edit option if user attempts to change the waypoint name to a name that already exists.
* Improve Garmin Online server communication.
* Improve reliability of the uninstall process.
* Improve scrolling on street select page for devices showing less than seven entries per page.
* Increase font size of device info and ID on the Remote GPS Settings page.
* Correct various language translation and display errors (Swedish, Spanish and Russian).
* Correct cross-road labeling issue when using old format (non-NT) maps.
* Correct Contacts spell issue when attempting to remove characters using the backspace.
* Correct Route to Contacts function within WM Contacts to launch Garmin Mobile XT and create the route if the application is not running.
* Correct map street labels that were not being drawn.

Changes made from version 4.00.50w to 4.00.60w:
* Provide support for updating GPS10x firmware over Bluetooth.
* Provide voice language support for Romanian, Lithuanian, Bulgarian, Serbian and Brazilian Portuguese. Note that this requires the appropriate voice guidance files be present in the /Garmin/Voice directory.
* Improve translations for Italian and French languages.
* Improve the reliability of the installation process. This includes adding support for installing Garmin Mobile XT on a device running Garmin Que for Pocket PC. The Garmin Que for Pocket PC software must be uninstalled before the Garmin Mobile XT application can be installed.
* Improve support for certain third party maps.
* Correct routing text display to no longer display to instruction.
* Correct the address search interface to be able to select Spell again after the street list was shown once.

Changes made from version 4.00.30w to 4.00.50w:
* Provide support to display track details that do not have any timestamp information.
* Provide warning text when changing the Garmin Online settings to 'Always'.
* Provide a night display mode for the main map data fields.
* Update PeerPoint message formatting.
* Improve device communication with the Garmin Online server.
* Improve translations for German, Croatian, French, Turkish and Polish languages.
* Improve the reliability of the installation process.
* Improve user feedback when the application fails to launch.
* Correct several highlighting and display issues.
* Correct the range display when using Settings -> Map -> Orientation -> Track Up.
* Limit character input for the name filter under Manage My Data -> My Locations to 24 letters.

Changes made from version 4.00.20w to 4.00.30w:
* Provide initial and updated translation support for British English, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish languages.
* Provide unique address presentation for specific European regions (ie. Street selection before the address number for Germany).
* Provide selection number '2' in the top data field (SP only) of the main map only during appropriate routing scenarios.
* Provide the next spoken maneuver immediately after a route calculation.
* Provide additional recovery methods for loss of voice prompts due to marginal SD card access on some phones.
* Provide a prompt for updating user data service settings when crossing an international border.
* Provide the ability to view server search ads from the route calculation dialog.
* Provide a change mode question to the user if a certain speed threshold is exceeded when the device is in pedestrian mode.
* Provide a message warning to the user if their subscribed services are about to expire.
* Provide audio language support for Estonian, Russian, Slovak and Turkish.
* Provide the ability to perform searches on the server for the nearest ad sponsor.
* Provide the correct icon for 'Restore Defaults' on low resolution display smartphones.
* Provide a PeerPoint notification flag on the main menu if a PeerPoint arrives and is not read immediately.
* Provide current list of content providers on the Settings -> About -> Content page.
* Provide map labeling changes to improve map drawing times on slower devices.
* Provide ability for the Garmin Mobile XT application to examine the device locale settings on initial startup and set default location, languages and units accordingly.
* Provide safety camera download support (safety camera data is not currently available in all areas).
* Provide support for downloading GPS satellite data from Garmin Online (the Garmin Online setting must be 'Always' for this feature to work.)
* Provide support for MapSource communication with devices that have compressed file systems.
* Update the content of the language keyboards.
* Update 'Restore Defaults' operation to go through the startup wizard again for basic application settings.
* Update the formatted distance to not display decimal values on large distances.
* Update to save downloaded safety camera files to the same location where the application was installed.
* Update the mute settings for the application if the smartphone is set to Silent or Meeting profile.
* Update the highlight placement on the main menu page after adding a Detour to the present route.
* Update the Remote GPS display to refresh the data after reactivation.
* Update the copyright notice displayed on maps sent via MMS (PeerPoints).
* Update the filter capability for use when managing My Locations and Contacts.
* Update the launch application sequence when a PeerPoint is received and the application is not running.
* Update the text color for progress bars when in night display mode.
* Improve device communication with the Garmin Online server.
* Improve the Garmin Online features to more accurately report available services.
* Improve the reliability of the installation process.
* Correct highlighting issues with check boxes and radio button lists.
* Correct an address search deficiency when searching for cities using European V9 maps.
* Correct an error that would not allow more than nine saved tracks on a VGA screen device.
* Correct the display of the voice language settings.
* Correct several highlighting and display issues.
* Correct auto-zoom function if there is an active route.
* Correct the addition of a via to a route after viewing the Nearest Info page.
* Correct custom POI names to appear in the Recent Finds list.
* Correct the display of the POI lists when changing from landscape to portrait orientation.
* Correct saved settings so that they are always remembered after a soft reset.
* Ignore additional user input for 1/10th of a second after a page transition.
* Suppress sleep setting for smartphones if the Garmin Mobile XT application is in the foreground and external power is connected.

More information:
Garmin Mobile XT

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Tutorial: Voice Editor v0.8 for Garmin .vpm files

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