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GPS 38 unable to access date and time in system setup. presently shows 1 jan 05

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  • john921 Sep 08, 2008

    How do I reset the device?

  • john921 Sep 08, 2008

    Your solution does not answer the question, how do I reset the gps

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Hi John921,

Here is the step by step procedure to set date and time of your Garmin GPS 38......
It will definitely work......

Set Local Date and Time


1) Verify the date and local time (this should be
the date and time according to the local date and
time of country/area you are in). Because the
time shows is Universal Time (UTC), you will
need to enter a time offset to display the correct
local time for your area.

2) Move the field highlight to the OFFSET field
and press Enter

3) With the arrows (←→), go to the figure which
represents the hours then with the up & down
arrows (↑↓), select the time offset for your
longitude and press .

4) Move the field highlight to the HOURS field
and change to 24 if that is not already the case.

This will definitely work......
Please rate this solution............

Thanks......

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

  • Narmada Anand
    Narmada Anand Sep 08, 2008

    And please dont reset the device as it would delete all your bookmarks and history available,,....

    Thanks once again.....




  • Narmada Anand
    Narmada Anand Sep 08, 2008

    In 3rd option, It is

    3) With the arrows (←→), go to the figure which
    represents the hours then with the up & down
    arrows (↑↓), select the time offset for your
    longitude and press Enter.


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This device gets the date from the satellite, all you can change is the "offset" as described in the manual.

You can download the manual by clicking the link underlined in blue below:

GPS 38

Go through the procedure in the manual on page 6 to acquire the satellites and the date will set itself.

Please take a moment to rate this solution & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

Informatica

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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    Greg Cann Sep 08, 2008

    Hi - Please confirm that this is the device you have:



    The link I provided is the manual for this device, there is no reset function, you can only initialize it as described on page 6 & 7.

    If this is not your device please provide a more accurate description of the device make & model number.

    Best regards,
    Informatica.




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Theirs a easier way press the reset button on the back on the gps it a small pin hole reset then turn off then back on and then you will be ask for the time date year month

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Reset the device to access the setting time, date, and language option.

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Menu/settings/date and time modification!!

u cant find that or u cant access to it if u cant dont rate me and keep me in touch by telling me the refrence/model of ur garmin

best regards

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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    Jalal Sordo Sep 08, 2008

    if there is not reset hole in the sides try to give it soft rset its in the settings/ factory defaults

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