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My screen is non-responsive. I have had the battery replaced and have reset it. I held the on/off bottom down until the dot appeared and the screen was non-respondsive to touch?

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Touchscreen is bad and needs replaced. Common problem. Please see this link:


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

- Jim

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

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Here is a way to recalibrate the touchscreen without having to go through the menus:

If your Nuvi has the problem that when you press one key but another key is highlighted, then either your touchscreen is defective or it is miscalibrated.

For example, pressing the letter "A" on the QWERTY keypad, actually highlights the letter "S" or "Q" or "Z". On the non-QWERTY keypad, this may show up as "B".

Method #1: If you can get to the main menu, press the "wrench/tools" icon and then the "Display" icon. Now press the calibrate screen button and go through the entire procedure of pressing each dot as it appears on the screen until it says "Done".

Method # 2: Follow this procedure if you can't get to the main menu or any menu thereafter.

First, turn the unit OFF.

Nuvi 3xx & 6xx Series: Hold down the on/off power button and don't let go of it.

On the screen it will say "Pre-boot mode"..... keep holding the button down..... after some time you will eventually come to a screen with dots. If the screen says "Loading" and does not go to to the calibration screen with the dots, you will need to connect the Nuvi to a PC with a USB cable and rename the file "GUPDATE.GCD" within the Garmin directory to "GUPDATE.OLD". Once the file has been renamed, repeat the above procedure.

Once you reach the calibration screen, now you can let off of the on/off power button. Go through the entire procedure of pressing each dot as it appears on the screen until it says "Done".

Nuvi 2xx/2xxW Series: Turn the Nuvi off. Place your finger on the upper left-hand corner of the screen and then slide the on/off power switch to the left and hold until you see the calibration screen. Note: Some 2xxW models require the procedure below for the 7xx.

Nuvi 7xx Series: Turn the Nuvi off. Touch the screen anywhere and keep your finger there while moving the on/off switch to left (don't wait for Garmin logo to come up) and then quickly moving the switch the right (lock position). After a short while, you will reach the calibration screen. Go through the entire procedure of pressing each dot as it appears on the screen until it says "Done".

Nuvi 8xx Series: Turn the Nuvi off. Remove the battery from the Nuvi for at least 10 seconds. Press and hold your finger on screen, while putting the battery back in. The Nuvi will boot-up and you should see the text "Pre-boot Mode" appear on the screen. Continue pressing on the screen until pre-boot goes away and the progress bar appears. Now remove your finger. After a short while, you will reach the calibration screen. Go through the entire procedure of pressing each dot as it appears on the screen until it says "Done".

Nuvi 11xx, 12xx, 13xx, 14xx, 16xx, 24xx, 25xx Series: Turn off the Nuvi. Place your finger on the upper left-hand corner of the screen and then push down on the power button to turn the unit on. Release the power button when the Garmin logo appears. Continue to press on the upper left-hand corner of the screen until you see the calibration screen.

Once completed the Nuvi will display Calibration Complete

This will recalibrate your touchscreen to the LCD display.

If this doesn't resolves your problem. then your touchscreen may be defective.

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Hello,

Try performing a soft reset or a hard reset to the unit.
The soft reset is done by holding down the power button for at least 10 seconds and allowing the unit to power back on.
A hard reset is done by pressing and holding the bottom right hand corner of the screen while the power is off and then pressing the power button on. A pop up will appear asking to confirm the reset.
The hard reset will erase the user data, so it is advisable to save the data if possible.
Installing and running the Garmin WebUpdater to load or reload the latest update will resolve most issues.
download the latest version of WebUpdater software

The touch screen may need recalibration.
This can be done by pressing and holding the top left corner of the screen will powering on the unit.
Keep pressing the top left corner of the screen until the calibration screen appears.
Use a stylus or the round back part of a pen to press the dots to calibrate.
Once the calibration is done the unit will continue to boot up showing the Garmin screen.

You may also want to contact Garmin support for assistance.
http://www.garmin.com/us/support/contact

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My iPhone screen is white and non-responsive; what do i do??


If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond

  1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
  2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for 10 seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
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I turn on my nuvi 1300 and get a white screen


Hi famoflu5,

It sounds like you have the "white screen of death" (I made that up) non-responsive screen...meaning you cannot enter data or make the unit respond to finger or sylus presses. There is a procedure for getting the screen back to normal, provided there are no other software or electronic issues.

Try these steps:
1. Turn off the Nuvi.
2. Hold the upper-left of the screen while turning power on.
3. Release the Power button when the Garmin screen appears.
4. Continue to hold the upper-left corner of the screen for 30 seconds, until a white screen with "Press dot" appears.
5. Press dot and that should get you back to normal.

Also, you may to need perform a hard reset for your unit to clear out any erroneous data.

These GPS units can be reset by holding the Power button for 10-15 seconds to completely shut the unit down. Then, do the same procedure for 10-15 seconds again, to power it back on.

It would be best to assure the unit has external power, and hopefully a full battery charge, for best results. Also you can download a complete manual from this link for more info:


http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/3130_OwnersManual.pdf

Starting on page 47 of the manual in the appendix, it tells you about calibrating the screen (problem discussed above), updating software, and clearing user data.

If these steps don't bring your unit back to life, you may need to contact a regional repair facility or the factory for service.

Let me know how this turns out, and if I can help you further.

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My Palm tungsten E2 hand held PDA is totally frozen and locked up


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