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How can I unlock a passcoded Nuvi 265WT?

I bought a NUVI at a pawn shop and it is password locked. How can I unlock a passcode?

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  • gwlucas Jun 04, 2010

    Well, we all know what "assumptions" can lead to. It may not have been my original property, but the Pawn Shop I just purchased it provided me with a receipt proving that it is indeed my property.

    Care to answer now, please?

  • gwlucas Jun 04, 2010

    Nothing happens when I press the paperclip on the little silver reset button. A "reset" only brings me back to the PIN screen. If you could call me, I'd be happy to pay a small fee for your help. George Lucas, 210-846-1944

  • gwlucas Jun 04, 2010

    I removed the entire serial number label and found a "tap" that seems to reset the unit, but I still get the PIN screen. Any thoughts?

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What is the garmin nuvi 205W default pin code? thanks

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This GPS doesn't come pass code protected, that code is put in by the owner, so i must assume this is not your property.

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    yadayada Jun 04, 2010

    Do a reset, the reset button is recessed under a little sticker on the bottom of the GPS, use a paper clip to pock through the decal and reset the unit.

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    yadayada Jun 05, 2010

    hello I was told the reset resets the password, so don't know what to do here to help, please remove the rating, it is unfair,, u will need to contact Garmin customer service at this phone number.

    please go to the web link below. have a great weekend.





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HI DO GARMIN NUVI 250W HAVE A master code if yes what is it

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MY NAVIGATION SYSTEM IS ASKING ME FOR A PIN CODE I DONT NO IT I ANT BEEN LONG BROUGHT THE CAR

Posted on Jun 15, 2010

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HELLO I JUST BOUGHT A GARMIN NUVI 350 FROM A PAWN SHOP AND IT'S LOCK HOW DO I UNLOCK THE UNIT PLEASE LET ME KNOW THANKS


Garmin Lock works by using either a 4 digit pin code or by taking the unit back to a preset security location. Although Garmin warn that this should NOT be the user's home address, that's what it normally is. If you know where the last owner lived then you can try going to that location to see if it unlocks, but if you knew that piece of information you could just ask the last owner...

It came from a pawn shop though, so it's very unlikely that you know who the last owner was or where he/she lived.

There is no other way to unlock your unit without sending the unit back to Garmin. There's a charge for the service and you'll be asked to provide evidence that you own the unit; in practice it's going to be cheaper to buy a similar brand new Garmin model. All I can suggest is that you try to get a refund from the pawn shop (unlikely!) or sell it to another unsuspecting person.

Sorry, but Garmin Lock is deliberately difficult to overcome otherwise it wouldn't be much use as an anti-theft deterrent.

Mar 23, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 265WT Change Home Phone Number


Garmin Nuvi 265WT Change Home Phone Number

Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 265WT, 275

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Would you like to edit the phone number entry on your Garmin Nuvi 265WT for the Call Home option?

To edit your phone number touch:
  1. Where To?
  2. Favorites
  3. Home
  4. Edit

I hope that helps.
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Erase Nuvi 265WT Phone Numbers here.
Backup your Nuvi 265WT Favorites here.
Download Nuvi 265WT Manuals here.
Download Garmin Nuvi 265WT WebUpdater here.
Garmin Nuvi 265WT Hard Reset here.

on Apr 23, 2010 | Garmin n?vi 265WT Car GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 265WT Delete Phone Numbers


Garmin Nuvi 265WT Delete Phone Numbers

Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 265WT, 275

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Would you like to erase the phonebook entries on your Garmin Nuvi 265WT, left over from when you bluetooth paired with your cell phone?

I can help you delete the phone numbers on your Garmin Nuvi 265WT.

The phone numbers transferred to your Nuvi are only supposed to be available when your phone is paired to your cell phone. Changing the entry on your phone should allow that entry to show up changed the next time it is paired with the Nuvi. Sometimes, a bluetooth mix up causes entries to be duplicated or entries' phone numbers to get repeated.

To correct this, I recommend backing up your favorites, clearing all user data (this hard reset will remove the phonebook info from your nuvi), and then updating your Nuvi' firmware to make sure the nuvi and cell phone bluetooth process runs as smoothly as possible in the future.

Follow these three steps to take to get your Nuvi 265WT running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin 265WT WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
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Change Nuvi 265WT Home Phone Number here.
Download Nuvi 265WT Manuals here.
Download Garmin Nuvi 265WT WebUpdater here.
Garmin Nuvi 265WT Hard Reset here.

on Apr 23, 2010 | Garmin n?vi 265WT Car GPS Receiver

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Cant unlock maps


I can help you reset and fix your Garmin Nuvi 265WT.

Getting stuck on the flashing Garmin logo, or a message about not finding any maps, are indications that the firmware / system software inside your GPS has been corrupted. Don't skip the hard reset step (or the backup step!)

There are three steps to take to get your Nuvi 265WT running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.
Sometimes, a Hard Reset after the WebUpdate is what is required; that information is covered in the details through the links above.

I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 265W Manuals here.

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I bought a garnim nuvi 205w from a pawn shop it has a password on it. Is there a code to unlock this unit. My next step is to send it to garmin or back to the pawn shop.


There's a small hole near the power jack. With the unit plugged in, use a paper clip and push in LIGHTLY into this hole. It will reset the unit back to factory specs.

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I fotgot the passcode of my nuvi 250


If its to GarminLock then you either need to go to your "secret" location and unlock otherwise its back to garmin I'm afraid....

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Bought a garmin 760 gps on e-bay seller was a pawn shop and unit requires a pin numer to use unit. How do I clear old pin number and install a new one?


Unfortunately, even if you perform master reset on Garmin GPS unit, it does not reset Garmin Lock security feature, which password-protect most Garmin electronic devices to deter theft. If you forget the PIN or password unlock code to unlock the Garmin unit, the best solution is to bring it to Garmin to get unlocked. “Secure Location” does not unlock a locked Garmin unit either as it’s only a temporary fix as when it’s turn on outside the security location, the device is locked again."

So unfortunately, there is only one option: You have to send your nüvi into the Garmin, who can unlock it. Remember original receipt.

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Dont know the password


Passcode for wifi internet?

If it is for the wifi internet, try "admin" or "password" as passwords, they are the default passes for wifi networks ;)

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Cannot locate satellites


I can help you fix the satellite problem with your Garmin Nuvi 265WT.

Poor or inaccurate GPS tracking, and taking a long time to acquire satellites, are issues that have been addressed by Nuvi 265WT firmware updates.

There are three steps to take to get your Nuvi 265WT running better than new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin 265WT WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 265WT Manuals here.

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