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Base from the description of your problem, this is a clear sign of a software problem on the unit. To correct the problem with your unit do a software update on this unit, you can get the updater from this link and do the update on the unit.

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/store/downloadsUpdates.jsp?product=010-00718-20&cID=134&pID=13431

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Nuvi 255W Delete Phone Numbers


Garmin Nuvi 255W Delete Phone Numbers

Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
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Would you like to erase the phonebook entries on your Garmin Nuvi 255W, left over from when you bluetooth paired with your cell phone?

I can help you delete the phone numbers on your Garmin Nuvi 255W.

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 255W running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin 255W WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
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Backup your Nuvi 255W Favorites here.
Download Nuvi 255W Manuals here.
Download Garmin Nuvi 255W WebUpdater here.
Garmin Nuvi 255W Hard Reset here.

on Apr 23, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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My garmin 255w keeps telling me that it's


Hello,

Doing a soft reset on the nuvi will usually get the nuvi up and running.
If there is a reset button on the bottom, press and hold it until the nuvi powers back on. If it does not have the reset button on the bottom, slide and hold the power switch to the left for at least 10 seconds.
Also running the Garmin WebUpdater and reloading the latest update will resolve most issues.
Download and Install WebUpdater.

Aug 17, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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I baught a nuvi 255w but the SD card has no data in it, where i can download it cheapest or free please.


The following is the nuMaps Guarantee on page 8 of the nuvi 205W series quick start manual that would have come enclosed in the packaging of your recently bought nuvi 255W...
nuMaps Guarantee
To receive one free map update, register your nuvi at http:/my.garmin.com within 60 days of acquiring satellites. For more information, go to www.garmin.com/numaps

Apr 11, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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I cant locate satellites on my nuvi 255w


Please do a MASTER RESET

CLICK HERE for the instructions.

Then head over to Garmin and install WebUpdater. CLICK HERE


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Sep 02, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Cracked LCD screen for Garmin Nuvi 255w


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Mar 04, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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255w in a loop - loading maps, then restarts...can't recharge


Use a USB connection to your computer and let it charge for three hours. Also download updates while your at it. Cigarette lighter charger is not efficient

Dec 20, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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