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How do I reset garmin 205 w

I am unable to reset my garmin 205 w. It still shows a place I was last week and the simulation drive keeps coming on.

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Resetting Your nüvi 205W. PLEASE READ ALL BEFORE TRYING.

If your nüvi stops responding, turn the nüvi off, and then turn it back on.

If this does not help, reset your nüvi.

Press and hold the RESET button on the bottom of the nüvi for several seconds.

Clearing User Data CAUTION:
This deletes all user-entered information.

1. Hold your finger on the lower-right corner of the nüvi screen while turning on the nüvi.

2. Keep your finger pressed until the pop-up window appears.

3. Touch Yes to clear all user data.

All original settings are restored.

Any items that you have saved are erased.

Let me know if it solved it.thxx

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

  • jichang Dec 25, 2010

    Thank you this worked for nuvi 205. This trick was not even in the manual.
    And I was not able to change from Spanish to English. This made it possible.
    Again, thanks have Merry Christmas to all! JI

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