Garmin Explore bugging my Zumo XT

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MarcoCasarin
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Garmin Explore bugging my Zumo XT

Post by MarcoCasarin »

Has anyone had problems with the Garmin Explore causing the Zumo XT to crash and go into a boot loop?
Yesterday I imported a GPX through Explore and then my Zumo XT restarted and stayed in a loop until this morning.
I entered the recovery menu, ran some routines, uninstalled all the maps, reset the user data, and ran the installation rollback. Then I reinstalled the maps and redid the configuration manually.
To clear the doubt, I redid the process in Garmin Explore and the error happened again.
Has anyone gone through something similar?
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Re: Garmin Explore bugging my Zumo XT

Post by danham »

No, but I have read numerous reports online of Explore causing various issues with pre-planned routes. Best advice seems to be to go through XT setup again, making sure Explore is not installed. I took that advice from day one, so can't comment on specific Explore issues. There are several options for getting pre-planned routes onto an XT that do not involve Explore, so I have yet to see any compelling reason to use it.

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Re: Garmin Explore bugging my Zumo XT

Post by Rofor »

@MarcoCasarin - a user here in the forum, jfheath, has posted/made a great 'User Manual' for the Zumo XT, you can find it here: viewtopic.php?t=1464.

In this guide is a section for cutting off the connection to Garmin Explore, check out this page: app.php/ZXT-P56 - be careful to follow these instructions carefully! Also you may 'break' the connection to Garmin Explore in the Garmin Drive app for safety's sake, if you are using it - best to do so is, uninstall the Drive app from your phone, install it again and skip the part, when it asks if you want to connect to Garmin Explore...
Bye, Robert :)
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