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    Default Garmin nuvi 2599 LMT buildings 3D - how to unlock?

    Hello, how to unlock the above-mentioned function, if it is possible?
    Maybe there is a possibility to throw soft from 3597 to 2599?
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    I think is not possible.
    What is your nuvi PCB?
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    Where do I find him?To GarminDevice xml file?
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    It can be found by touching on the battery icon and hold down for at least 5 seconds, you will enter a service menu, It should be listed there.
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    Unfortunately, there is no such number

    As he wrote kunix in your post :

    Maybe those firmwares don't have PCB P/N inside. As I understand PCB P/N is only shown in "battery menu". This menu doesn't work on 6xx.
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    @rafraf
    You've switched from asking about enabling 3D on 2599 to commenting on 'battery menu' availability for 6xx ...... oh well.

    • nuvi 6xx series enter the hidden menu by holding the time readout [top RH corner] for ~6 seconds rather than the battery symbol as for most nuvi series. But yes, as some of 6xx series don't have PCB P/N listed in firmware it follows that it also doesn't display in that device's hidden menu either.
    • Any of the 2xxx series i've been able to check does have the menu behind the battery symbol and the PCB P/N is listed there. To reach the Version Information page you may have to press 'Next' or lower RH corner several times. PCB P/N is shown near the top. In 2599 with HWID 1947 [C4] and HWID 1758 it may not display text numerals for PCB P/N correctly or even at all however. That's because it's shown quite strangely in firmware. Presence of hexadecimal 25 and 75 is unusual in PCB P/N [hex 25 & 75 are text '%' and 'u', decimal '37' and '117' respectively]. If you could clarify what you see on that menu page in your device and what HWIS you have it would be appreciated as i don't have a 2xx9 to check myself.
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    Ok, thanks for the explanation of the topic.
    I'll give it a rest with 3D buildings

 

 

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