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I accidently locked and forgot my pin code for my garmin nuvi 650 and i need to open the nuvi asap

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Send it back to Garmin to unlock it but they will ask u to proove that u r the owner of this unit.

Good luck

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

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I forgot the password on my garmin nuvi 205, how


I've been trawling for unanswered questions; this information may be too late for you (or perhaps it may help you resurrect a useless machine which you have put away) but it will certainly help others searching for advice with the same problem.

You have Garmin Lock activated on your nuvi: there are only two ways you can unlock it.

1. Enter the PIN code (but you clearly don't have it or you wouldn't be reading this).

2. Take the unit to the Security Location you chose when activating Garmin Lock: it will then unlock without the PIN code and you can then either reset the PIN or disable Garmin Lock. The Security Location should not be the owner's home address, but many owners ignore this recommendation. Many owners choose their workplace or a close friend or relatives address for this purpose.

If neither option works then your unit is useless unless you send it to Garmin with proof of purchase. Garmin charge for the service and if your maps are not up to date then it's really a waste of money as the investment would be better spent on a new unit with current mapping.

I hope that you manage to either fix your problem using my advice or at least can decide whether to abandon the unit and buy another.

May 12, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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How can i unlock my garmin gps? i accidently locked my gps and i dont remember my password.


If you forgot your PIN, take the unit to the location at which you entered the PIN. The unit will unlock, and you can turn off the Garmin lock or enter a different PIN.

Mar 04, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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I forgot my pin and I need to unlock it


You have to go to the orig location you programmed your number. It uses the coordinates of that location in memory as a "Home" See below.
The Garmin Lock is a theft-deterrent system that locks your nuvi. Each time you turn the on the nuvi, you would have to enter the PIN or drive to the security location.
To set the Garmin Lock on the device:
  1. From the Main Menu, touch the Wrench (Tools) icon.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Security. (you may need to touch the down arrow button)
  4. Touch the tab labeled Off next to the Garmin Lock heading.
  5. The nuvi will prompt you to enter a four-digit pin number.
  6. Enter a four-digit code as your pin.
  7. Re-enter the four-digit pin.
  8. Go to a 'Security Location' and let the unit acquire satellites (the security location will unlock the unit if the pin is forgotten or lost).
  9. Set the 'Security Location' by touching Set.
The Garmin Lock has now been turned On.

Dec 25, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 260W GPS Receiver

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My garmin nuvi 650 is locked, the touch screen will not do anything, I have a 5yr extended warranty w/Repairtech and they are out of business


Please explain "locked"..... do you mean locked with a PIN code or locked in that it wont accept any inputs from your finger?

If the second, I can help you with that issue. Please see this link:

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


- Jim

Dec 11, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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I forgot my pin number. How can I reset it. I did not do anything about the security location to begin with.


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.

Oct 19, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 650 GPS Receiver

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I do not remember my code to unlock garmin nuvi


You have to take your unit back to your Safe Location where you set your PIN number (usually your home). Otherwise, you'll have to send it to Garmin with the receipt to have it reset.

Jun 18, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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HOW CAN I UNLOCK MY GARMIN NUVI SINCE I FORGOT MY PIN CODE


if you hold the reset button down for 2 hours 30 mins the garmin's entire system resets and you start from scratch

Feb 26, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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