Simple Steps to Reset Garmin Sat Nav (Nuvi) device

Several users make a complaint about the Garmin Nuvi device such as the screen is frozen or the device is not starting up at all.

It becomes very annoying when you keep on restarting the unit as it is a temporary solution. If you want to get permanent relief from such consistent problems, do a master reset for one time.

Though a factory reset will remove all your data, waypoints as well as favorites, it is very effective. Moreover, it will restore the default factory settings and once again, you can start using your device as a brand new one.

In case, you do not want to remove your customized data, you can simply take a backup of your favorites on your computer system.

To perform a factory reset on any of the Garmin Nuvi units including 1600, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1100, 705, 700, 600, 500, 465, 205, 200 series, follow:

  • At first, turn your device off as well as unplug it from the power.
  • Hold the bottom right corner of your device’s screen.
  • After a while, press the power button.
  • When the device will turn on, release the power button.
  • Now, you will get a ‘Do you want to erase all data?’ message.
  • Select the ‘Yes’ option.
  • Automatically, this will reset your device.

If it displays any instructions, follow them. Moreover, take your Nuvi device outdoors to obtain the satellites.

Simple Steps to Reset Garmin Sat Nav (Nuvi) device

In case, the above-mentioned procedure fails, follow:

  • At first, fully charge your device.
  • Next, select the ‘Settings’ option that you will see on the Main Menu screen.
  • Now, tap on Menu icon, followed by the Master clear.
  • It will display a warning stating that factory reset will erase all the saved data and will restore the settings to default. In here, select ‘Yes’ option.
  • Your device will take a successful reset after this.

In case, you are unable to factory reset your Garmin unit or any point in time, you face trouble while following the mentioned instructions, just call on our Garmin Customer Service.

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