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I can not find a reset button and holding it off for 8 seconds did not work what should I do? mine is a 260W but manual with it is a 200w says to reset but no button found?

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If you haven't already done so, I would suggest you connect to Garmin.com, register your device, and download/install the WebUpdater.

Then connect your unit to your computer using the USB cable that was included. This will start your unit in a very different mode (it will appear as a storage device to your computer), which WebUpdater will recognize. WebUpdater will check the current release level of your unit's software and let you update it to the latest version. The update process may well cure the problem when next you start the unit in GPS mode.

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For some reason, my Garmin 200w will not turn on at all. It doesn't matter if i have it plugged in to my car charger or on the battery, it won't turn on. Is there a quick fix, or is it time to buy...


Have you tried resetting your 200W?
Nuvi 2xx & 2xxW: There are (2) different versions of this series.
Some will have the reset on the bottom, where the decal is. There will be a small flap labeled "reset".
On newer units, slide the On/off power switch to the left and hold for at least 8 seconds and then release.
Let me know if this worked for you.
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The screen goes off less than a minute after turning it on


If your Nuvi won't turn on, it's possible that it's locked up. Try using the reset button as follows.

Nuvi 3xx & 6xx Series: The reset is located on the rear of the unit, underneath the antenna. Press and hold it for at least 8 seconds and then release.

Nuvi 7xx Series: Slide the On/off power switch to the left and hold for at least 8 seconds and then release.

Nuvi 2xx & 2xxW: There are (2) different versions of this series.

Some will have the reset on the bottom, where the decal is. There will be a small flap labeled "reset".

On newer units, slide the On/off power switch to the left and hold for at least 8 seconds and then release.

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I can't restart my garmin 260w. i have read other blogs but i still cannot seem to find out how to restart it. where is the button?


If your Nuvi won't turn on, it's possible that it's locked up. Try using the reset button as follows.

Nuvi 3xx & 6xx Series: The reset is located on the rear of the unit, underneath the antenna. Press and hold it for at least 8 seconds and then release.

Nuvi 7xx Series: Slide the On/off power switch to the left and hold for at least 8 seconds and then release.

Nuvi 2xx & 2xxW: There are (2) different versions of this series.

Some will have the reset on the bottom, where the decal is. There will be a small flap labeled "reset".

On newer units, slide the On/off power switch to the left and hold for at least 8 seconds and then release.

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How do I calibrate my Keypad to be more accurate?


To Calibrate The Touch Screen:
1. Turn off GPS
2. Hold Power Button for 30 secs or so
3. Calibration screen will appear

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My garmin nuvi 200 is saying no data.


I can help you with this. Try this:
Reset your unit by pressing in on the reset button on the bottom of your unit. If this doesn't work, try pushing the power switch to the left and hold it for 8 seconds. I hope this helps.

Dec 30, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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Charged but will not power on garmin nuvi 260w


you can try to reset the nuvi ... thats likely all thats wrong ..

if you have a reset button on the bottom .. press that ahd hold for a few seconds ..

if your unit does not have a little hole for reset at the bottom .. then you can slide the power key to the left .. hold it there for 8 seconds ..

one of the above should get you going again .

nice little gps ..

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Garmin 260W screen is blinking and beeping. Wont do anything else


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The reset button on your nuvi will switch the device off. The reset button can be used to switch your device off if the screen is frozen and you are unable to switch the device off by the power button.

To reset a nuvi 2xx:
  1. Look at the bottom of the device
  2. Locate the small circle with a dot inside
  3. Press the circle to reset the device.
To reset a nuvi 3xx or 6xx:
  1. Lift the antenna
  2. Locate a button with the word Reset inside
  3. Press the button to reset the device.
The device will now switch off.

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Won't turn off, frozen screen


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The reset button on your nuvi will switch the device off. The reset button can be used to switch your device off if the screen is frozen and you are unable to switch the device off by the power button.

To reset a nuvi 2xx:
  1. Look at the bottom of the device
  2. Locate the small circle with a dot inside (very small)
  3. Press the circle to reset the device.
To reset a nuvi 3xx or 6xx:
  1. Lift the antenna
  2. Locate a button with the word Reset inside
  3. Press the button to reset the device.
The device will now switch off.

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My garmin nuvi 260w wont turn on. I used a charger that it wasnt used to and the whole thing just shut down. It wont turn on i tried the origanal charger, i tried pluging it into my computer, i even tried...


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If the unit does not power on while attached to the vehicle power cable please follow steps from below to perform a soft reset:
  1. Connect the device to an external power source1
  2. Slide and hold the power key to the on position for 15 seconds
The device should power on. Notes:
  1. Preferably the vehicle power cable or a USB cable from a computer
  2. Some of the older Nuvi 200 series will have a reset button on the bottom of the device. It can be found on the bottom of the device on the same sticker that the serial number is printed on.

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