POI Alert Question

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    jfrizzell

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    I have a question about POI alerts. I created a POI file for various points of interest that I want to visit on a trip. I wanted to use the POI alert feature to let me know when one of the points of interest is coming up. This works fine and I get the icon in the upper left and the sound, but I was hoping it would actually tell me what the POI is that's upcoming. Is there any way to have it display the name of the POI - either for the alert or on the map once I get close enough to see the icon on the map?

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    Does not Preferences-->Voice Preferences-->Announce Warnings do it?
     
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    If you want to see the POI icon display on the unit, go to preferences -> Manage POIs -> Warn when near POI -> select the POI and select the sound.
    Last, it will ask you if you want to warn only when in route, I have that unchecked so it will always warn me.
     
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    I have those items turned on, so I am seeing the icon warning and I'm hearing the warning sound, but what I was hoping is that it would announce verbally or with text on the screen what the upcoming POI was. For example, I'm doing Route66 and I wanted it to warn me when there was an interesting roadside attraction coming up and not just any attraction, but tell me what particular attraction it was.

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    You can select a warning to play when near a poi of your choice ... including a recorded voice you make.
     
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