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My gps is locked up,i need aa pin #,or how do i reset it?

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Forgot my lock code


You have to be within 50 feet of where you first entered the PIN in order to access the menu without entering your PIN. (Yes, really) Then you can get in and reset your PIN.

There's no way to prove that Garmin is yours, so there is no override. You can't reflash or reset the GPS. You would have to send it back to Garmin.

This is to prevent stolen locked GPS units to be used ever again.

Jan 22, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 265 Car GPS Receiver

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Forgot pin code


Performing a reset will NOT reset the PIN. There are only three ways to unlock a PIN locked Garmin:

1 - Enter the correct PIN.
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was initially entered. This is the Security Location.
3 - Send the unit back to Garmin. If you are unable to provide proof of purchase to Garmin, however, they will NOT return the unit to you.

May 30, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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I forgot my pin. how can i reset?


You have three options for unlocking a PIN locked Garmin2_bing.gif:

1 - Enter the correct PIN
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered
3 - Send the unit back to Garmin

Unfortunately, these are your only options as this is a security feature to prevent unauthorized use of a stolen GPS.

Dec 29, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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Hello i have a garmin c550 gps and for some reason it blocked on me i forgot my pin nunber i guess... i dont know how to reset it and i dont have my manual with me....


The manual would not help you. Resetting the unit (even a Master Reset) will NOT remove or reset the PIN. Your options for unlocking a PIN locked Garmin are:

1 - Enter the correct PIN.
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was set.
3 - Return the unit to Garmin.

Nov 20, 2009 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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I bought a used garmin nuvi and it is pin locked and i cant find the person i got it from? how do i reset or get pin?


Unfortunately, even if you perform master reset on Garmin GPS unit, it does not reset Garmin Lock security feature, which password-protect most Garmin electronic devices to deter theft. If you forget the PIN or password unlock code to unlock the Garmin unit, the best solution is to bring it to Garmin to get unlocked. “Secure Location” does not unlock a locked Garmin unit either as it’s only a temporary fix as when it’s turn on outside the security location, the device is locked again."

So unfortunately, there is only one option: You have to send your nüvi into the Garmin, who can unlock it. Remember original receipt.

Sep 09, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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Forgot my pin no.


Resetting the unit does NOT reset the PIN. Even a Master Reset will not reset the PIN. You have three options for unlocking a PIN locked Garmin:
1 - Enter the correct PIN
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered
3 - Send the unit back to Garmin

Apr 30, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi PIN reset?


I think the true purpose of the pin is for another income stream to garmin they want $110 to unlock it. If not then why not just register a pin when you register for the warranty then just use your MY GARMIN to get it when you need it???

Jan 15, 2009 | Garmin StreetPilot c340 GPS Receiver

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Unlock code for my garmin nuvi 350


Unfortunately, even if you perform master reset on Garmin GPS unit, it does not reset Garmin Lock security feature, which password-protect most Garmin electronic devices to deter theft. If you forget the PIN or password unlock code to unlock the Garmin unit, the best solution is to bring it to Garmin to get unlocked. “Secure Location” does not unlock a locked Garmin unit either as it’s only a temporary fix as when it’s turn on outside the security location, the device is locked again."

So unfortunately, there is only one option: You have to send your nüvi into the Garmin, who can unlock it. Remember original receipt.

Jan 02, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

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Unlock


A Master Reset WILL NOT reset the PIN. Your only options for unlocking a PIN locked Garmin are:
1 - Enter the correct PIN
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was originally entered
3 - Send the unit back to Garmin.

Aug 25, 2008 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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Garmin streetpilot c510


You cannot unlock (or "reset") a locked unit without the PIN number or going to the location where the PIN was set. The only other option you have is to send the unit to Garmin.

Dec 19, 2007 | Garmin StreetPilot c510 Deluxe GPS...

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