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How do I turn it off?

On my 750 I can lock the keyboard but that does not turn the unit off so unless I leave it plugged in, the battery is low every time I want to use it as a handheld devise. Is there a solution?

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  • pwdavis840 Dec 28, 2008

    Thanks. I did try that and it did not work but after receiving your comments, I have tried again and find that sometimes it works and sometimes not. If I am careful and sometimes try a couple of times, I can turn it off and I can live with that.

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    Sliding swtich to off position, unit stays on. For the person that said 'read the directions' the only reference included (in the only instructions included: The Quick Start Manual) is 'resetting the nuvi' which says if the screen stops functioning, turn the nuvi off then on again. Matter of fact, the instructions are among the worst I've ever seen.

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Read the instructions !!!
Push lever to left to turn off (right to lock screen)

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The "on" switch is a toggle. Push it to the left once, and it turns the unit on. Push it to the left again, and it turns the unit off.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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