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I have a garmin nuvi 780 and i forgot the pin number

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  • rguscocovich Jul 26, 2009

    i bought it from some other guy, so i dont know where was the original location, i was using it normally, but since yesterday it was asking me the pin #:
    help me with the original PIN the device come with please.
    How many numbers is the PIN?

  • rguscocovich Jul 26, 2009

    Ok, i got it, now , can u give me the generic pin codes that comes with this device so i can try.


    Thanks

  • rguscocovich Jul 26, 2009

    Can u give me please the generic pin codes that comes with the Garmin Nuvi 780, so i can try

    Thanks

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There are no generic PIN numbers on these, they are unique for each serial number. You'll need to contact Garmin and have your S/N ready and they can give it to you.

Go ahead and try to register it on-line first. The odds are that the original owner never did. If it's registered to you then you'll have an easy time with them on the phone. If not, they might make you show proof of ownership in some way.

Their number is 800-800-1020 if you're in the US. Otherwise go to garmin.com and you can look it up.

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Unfortunately if you forget your PIN the only way you can get it unlocked is to send it to Garmin to have them retrieve the PIN. Restoring the Security settings does not reset the PIN. Also, Garmin will not unlock the PIN unless you can provide them with a valid receipt.

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The nuvi 780 includes a feature called Garmin Lock. Using Garmin Lock, you can set a PIN code and designate a "secure location". A secure location is a saved location on the map where you can unlock the GPS even if you've forgotten the PIN code.

If you have forgotten your pin, you can drive to the secure location that you set up when you configured Garmin Lock. The secure location is automatically detected by the GPS and your unit will unlock.

Unfortunately, if you have forgotten, both your pin and your secure location, or if you did not set up a secure location, there is no fix for this besides sending your unit back to Garmin.

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SOURCE: I NEED HELP who knows the Generic PIN CODE for a garminNUVI 780?

Hi I personally don't know the code, however you can visit www.garmin.com and there is a support area and you can also download manuals, its easy to use site and very helpful, there is a tech support area also and im very sure they can resolve this easy enough for you and get you up and running again.

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SOURCE: i neeed assistance , forgot the pin for a garmin nuvi 780

no there is a re-set botton on the unit it is ususaly in the back of the unit you can use a small divice like a writting pin to push the re-set botton on the back of the unit then try to re-power the unit and see if it will go to default setting so you have something to work with

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SOURCE: i forgot the pin number to my garmin gps and garmin wont give it

You can call the guy you purchased your Garmin univ 205 from and unlock the PIN and change it from the location he set the PIN at.
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Posted on Apr 03, 2010

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SOURCE: how to reset pin on nuvi 780

Hello :

1:Turn the Nuvi on.

2:Touch the tools icon on the main screen. The tools icon is represented by a wrench surrounded by a blue circle.


3:Touch the "Settings" icon which appears as a wrench.

4:Push the "Restore" button at the bottom of the screen. A confirmation message will appear asking to confirm restoring the Nuvi to factory settings. Push yes to restore the factory settings
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Try this for hard reset .

Turn off Garmin device. Press down on bottom right corner of the touchscreen [ Don't let go ] , and then power on the GPS unit. You should be prompted whether do you really want to erase all user data, or asked if do you really want to start up in maintenance mode. Press “Yes” to reset (warning: all data will be erased and lost, so backup before proceeding) or enter maintenance mod.


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1:Turn the Nuvi on.

2:Touch the tools icon on the main screen. The tools icon is represented by a wrench surrounded by a blue circle.


3:Touch the "Settings" icon which appears as a wrench.

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