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The GPS is turned off on my garmin nuvi 250W and I don't know how to turn it on.

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1.- Power off the GPS
2.- Press and hold the reset button
3.- connect the Nüvi to an EXTERNAL power source

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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I cannot find a reset button on my nuvi 250w. Where is it? (Owners manual is lost)


Hi,

in case you don't know how to reset your garmin nuvi, you can follow the steps below: There are two types of reset;

Performing a Standard Reset

1. Slide the power switch all the way to the left (with the Nuvi's screen facing you).
2. Hold the switch in the position for at least eight seconds.
3. Push the switch to the right to power the Nuvi back on.

Performing a Factory Reset

1. Turn your Nuvi off by sliding the power switch to the left.
2. Press your finger against the bottom right corner of the touchscreen. Hold your finger in this position.
3. Slide the power switch to the right to turn the Nuvi back on. Continue to hold you finger against the screen until you see the factory reset prompt. Tap "Yes" to perform the factory reset.


Take care.

Jan 12, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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How do make the gps announce the street name to


Neither the Nuvi 250W nor the Nuvi 205W have Text to Speech (which is the feature that allows the unit to speak the street names), so you cannot make yours speak street names. I'm sorry.

Jul 21, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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English manual


I can help you with your Garmin Nuvi 250W.

You can download your Nuvi 250W manual from here.

I hope that helps.
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back up your favorites
clearing all user data (hard reset)
update your Nuvi firmware

Apr 25, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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I turn my gps on and it lights up and says it is


Sounds like it isnt charged. Also make sure that the rear mini USB jack isnt loose or broken, preventing the battery from being charged. Please see this link:


http://www.sharc.net/gps_charger_repair.htm

- Jim

Feb 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 250w keeps shtting off when i try to turn it on. Batteries are charged


It is possible that the unit says its charged and everything appears fine however if the battery dielectric has perished as soon as its under load it will turn off you need to replace the rechargable battery. This needs to be done by a Garmin Dealer.

Dec 28, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Garmin nuvi 250w slide on/off/lock button broken


you going to have to replace it or beg garmin to accept it for repair/warranty.

Oct 03, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 250w screen freezes when attempting to


I have the same problem as you. How you solved it?

Jul 08, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Voice activated for streets


The Nuvi 250 and 250W is not capable of Text to speech. Please see this link to confirm:

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=6324#specsTab

The Nuvi 250 and 250W can only say Turn Left or Turn Right. It can not speak the street

- Jim

Apr 02, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Won't stay on


Have you installed anything lately? Do you have any sd card installed? Usually this is the cause for it to crash. There is a reset on the bottom of the nuvi, when it locks up blank, press the reset button and see what happens...

Jul 07, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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