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When i power on, the device's touch screen does not seem to work

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  • paterin Jul 30, 2010

    yes but touch screen is not responsive

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Ok so ur touch needs calibration, here is how u can do it,

Turn the nuvi off and then back on. Slide the power key to the right(lock). Hold your finger on the screen for about 30 seconds until the calibration screen appears. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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  2. Hold the upper left corner of the screen, then turn on the nuvi,
  3. Release the power key once the garmin screen appears,
  4. Continue to hold the upper left corner of the screen for 30 seconds till a white screen with 'touch dots' appears,
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