unit will need to be reset. This can be due to software errors,
firmware updates or simply at the command of technical support staff. A
reset either will restart the unit, possibly clearing up any minor
errors, or will restore the unit to the settings it was built with.
There are three major Magellan
units, which utilize different methods to perform this task.
Things You'll Need:
A thin object (such as a paper clip)
Using the stylus, tap "Main Menu" and select "View."
Tap "Settings," and select "Restore Factory Settings." You will be given
the option to confirm this action. Be sure that you want to reset to
the settings that the GPS was built with. This action is irreversible.
Tap "Confirm," and the unit will begin to
Maestro/Roadmate GPS Units
Locate the button marked "Reset" on the left, right or bottom of the
Using a thin object, such as a paper clip, depress the button for two to
three seconds. The unit should reset.
If the unit does not reset, immediately press the button again and hold
it for up to 10 seconds.
Tips & Warnings
not attempt to perform a factory reset on the Roadmate or Maestro GPS
units by holding down both the "Reset" and "Power" buttons. This will
cause the GPS unit to format its own hard drive. Doing so will erase all
data, including the GPS software, from the unit.