How to Reboot Garmin Nuvi


Your Garmin Nuvi receiver relies on its operating software to receive turn-by-turn directions and other navigation features to your vehicle. Reboot the Garmin Nuvi if the unit suddenly freezes or stops working properly. Use the reset feature included on the receiver to quickly reboot the system and resolve any minor errors the Garmin's software may be experiencing. Rebooting the Garmin will not negatively impact any of the personal data you have saved to the device.

  • Unplug the Garmin Nuvi from the power adapter, and remove it from the mounting cradle.

  • Press the "Reset" button on the back panel of the GPS receiver.

  • Release the button to reboot the Garmin Nuvi's software.

  • Plug the power adapter back into the Garmin Nuvi.


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