Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

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BR Can
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Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

Post by BR Can »

Hello all, I've been using the Zumo 660 for five years, and decided to get the Zumo XT. I installed it on my 09 Gold Wing a couple days ago, and yesterday was the first time I got to use it, and so far love it. I do have a couple questions hopefully I can get an answer for.

When I called Garmin before I bought it I asked can I import routes from mapsource since that is what I have. They said yes, but when I just tried it didn't find my XT. I went to basecamp and imported a route from mapsource, and it seemed to work. Now I don't know how to access it on the XT. On the 660 it was very easy to do.

The next question is, I imported all my favorites from my 660 to my XT, but I would like to create another category in Saved (favorites). I can't see a spot that I can do this.

I appreciate all the help I can get, thanks.

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Re: Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

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Route should be in Trip Planner.

If you want to use MapSource you can do so but you need to switch your Zumo to mass storage mode.

Creating categories in favourites is done by editing a favourite and adding the new category, you can't simply create a blank one. You can also assign categories in BaseCamp to waypoints and then send them to your device.

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Re: Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

Post by BR Can »

Thank you for the information sussamb, I did it a different way but will try your way.

I imported a route from mapsource to basecamp and loaded it that way.

For the categories, I clicked on a saved contact and hit the "info" button and put in the category I wanted and erased the "address" that the zumo put it under.

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Re: Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

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Hmmmm... I
I do not have the choice to choose mass storage, I wonder why?
Sorry for kidnapping the thread

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Re: Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

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As the Zumo XT is using Android as base, there is no 'Mass Storage Mode' any more! Using Mapsource with the Zumo XT is limited to export routes or tracks in Mapsource as .gpx-files and copying them manually to the Zumo XT...

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Ah ok, didn't realise that, thanks.

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Re: Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

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Thanks "Rofor" but very sorry for me, I hate Basecamp and like Mapsource :)

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Re: Hi Ya'all, I just installed my XT and have some questions.

Post by Toronto Paul »

yamaha07 wrote:
26 Jul 2020 10:58
Thanks "Rofor" but very sorry for me, I hate Basecamp and like Mapsource :)
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