How to Reset Garmin Satnav

Resetting Garmin Satnav will delete all the favorite data and restore the factory settings on your device. Here, we have provided easy steps in order to reset your Garmin Satnav. Follow the instructions to reset your Nuvi 7xx, 6xx, 5xx, 2x5, 2xx Turn your device OFF and unplug it from a power source. Tap and hold the bottom-right corner of the display screen, with your index finger. Continue holding and touching the bottom-right corner until it turns OFF. Remove your finger immediately after device is OFF. A message will display on the screen asking you if you really wish to ...
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Steps to Change the Displayed Maps on the Garmin GPS Screen

With so many maps available from the Garmin on your GPS receiver, you are likely to turn a few of them off and on in order to hide or show different maps. The process of changing the displayed maps is not easy as it looks. So, here we provide you some of the best available instructions in order to perform the task easily. Changing the displayed Maps on the Oregon, Colorado and Dakota series This segment will guide you to hide or show displayed Maps on Oregon, Colorado and Dakota GPS units. Instructions may slightly vary according to the profile ...
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How to Factory Reset Garmin Forerunner 10?

In case your Garmin Forerunner 10 isn't functioning properly or not receiving satellite signals then you need to reset your device to factory settings to resolve all the problems. Restoring to factory set removes all the data including user information, satellite data and workout history. However, workouts can be backed up Garmin Connect. To restore your Garmin device to factory settings, you need to follow the steps given below : Press and hold the light button, to turn OFF the device. Press and hold the Enter button on the top right and the Down button on the bottom right of ...
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How Can You Fix a Garmin GPS Device?

Garmin GPS device guides you whenever you hit the road for a new journey. To make the unit user-friendly, Garmin offers touchscreen device. However, sometimes the screen does not give prompt response or freezes. You eradicate such issues, and for that, you need to follow some troubleshooting steps. Find here, the troubleshooting steps to fix the screen of your Garmin GPS device. They are as follows: Step 1: Completely turn off your Garmin GPS device and disconnect it from the external power which originated from wall charger or car plug. Step 2: If your unit has a GPS antenna, flip ...
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How to change satellite settings for Garmin Vivoactive device?

Garmin Vivoactive is a true smartwatch which offers extensive features along with fitness tracking and navigation. Further, you can get best out of this watch by altering some satellite settings. By default, the Gamin Vivoactive device utilizes the GPS to track satellites. Moreover, you can enable GLONASS and GPS for faster GPS position location and to increase the performance in challenging environments. Also, you should note that using both the GPS and GLONASS can decrease battery life more than utilizing only GPS. Change the settings by following the below steps: First, choose the action key. Now choose Settings >> Sensors >> GPS. Choose the ...
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How to troubleshoot Bluetooth issue with Garmin Connect Mobile?

Bluetooth is a source of communication between Garmin navigation devices and Garmin Connect Mobile. However, any technical issue with the Bluetooth connection can break the synchronization of your Garmin devices with the Connect mobile. When there are glitches in Bluetooth connection, a user faces the following symptoms: Difficulty in data synchronization. Constant messages of disconnection on the Garmin unit. Unable to receive smart notifications. Connect IQ functionality. Not able to load Widgets such as calendar and weather. Also, displays the 'Waiting for Data' notification. Continue reading to know the steps to resolve Bluetooth Connection problems: 1.  At first, verify whether ...
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How to troubleshoot Synchronization issue in ANT + wearable fitness device with Garmin Express?

Many times, Garmin Express display technical issues and do not synchronize with the wireless ANT fitness device. However, it is possible to eradicate this problem by following a simple few steps only. Find below the step by step troubleshooting instructions for synchronization issue with Garmin Express. Device Communication: Verify USB ANT stick in connected properly to the computer system. Connect the ANT stick to another USB port. Try to avoid connecting ANT stick via laptop dock, USB hub or extension cable. Eliminate the possible obstacle to the wireless communication Place your device within the range of 3 meters (9 feet) ...
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How to setup Wi-Fi calling on Android mobile (GSM only)?

It’s very easy to setup Wi-Fi calling on your GSM Android device. For this, follow the below instructions to enable Wi-Fi calling and set up the calling preferences. Enable Wi-Fi Calling Follow the below steps to enable the WiFi calling on your Android device. First, go to the Wireless and Network Settings of your Android device. Now choose More Networksor More option from there. Next look for the Wi-Fi Calling option and enable it. Finally, your device is ready for Wi-Fi calling. After this you will wish to set upthe Wi-Fi calling preferences. Read below steps to set up your ...
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Never miss a turn with new GPS chips in 2018 smartphones

Thinking about using actual physical maps for direction looks like a little bit crazy. We are dependable on satnav devices in our cars or smartphones navigational applications for directions. Moreover, we have taken Google Maps for granted, only by typing the address we get the entire route from our current location to the destination. This is possible only because of the amazing GPS capabilities of our mobile phones and it would become more accurate in the next generation of smartphones. Inaccurate GPS will soon be a past thing according to IEEE Spectrum report, therefore, no more missing turns. Broadcom has ...
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Things You Should Know Before Buying Garmin Drivesmart 61

Garmin DriveSmart 61 is a good choice if you are looking for a navigational device. Boasting a sleek design, this GPS device will never give you a feel of holding a bulky unit. Gone are the days of button mashing and resistive screens as now, with Garmin DriveSmart 61, you not only get assurance of good performance, but the device itself looks fairly decent when attached to the windscreen. Unfortunately, this device comes with a socket mount or plastic ball that to some extent, dulls its premium looks. Seemingly, a magnetic mount would have suited this stylish device in a ...
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