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Garmin c550 pin or password

How to solve pin or password protection on a garmin c550

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The only way to unlock a PIN locked Garmin is to enter the correct PIN number, or take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered. Your only other option is to send the unit to Garmin.

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My brother in-law pass away, no one know the password to his garmin how can I get a new password.


Remove the silver trim ring carefully using a small screwdriver. After you remove this, you will see a reset button on the right side. Push this in and it should clear the password.

Oct 14, 2009 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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GARMIN C550


Hi Don,

 

You probably just need to find the reciept where you bought the C550.  Sounds like Garmin is protecting its customers when they say $300.  This is most unfortunate thing to happen to you.  Is the Garmin $300 issue as I thought and related to you not having the registration code or Reciept?

 

 

Oct 13, 2007 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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Your only options for unlocking a PIN locked Garmin are:

1 - Enter the correct PIN.
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was originally entered.
3 - Send the unit back to Garmin. If it IS stolen (if you bought it off craigslist.com, how do you know for sure it isn't?) it will be returned to the original owner and you will be out the money you spent. There is NO workaround this SECURITY feature.

Sep 11, 2009 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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Garmin C550 Locked


Nope. Take the unit back to your security location which you sent when you first got the GPS. Without knowing the PIN or security location, you will not be able to unlock the unit. You will have to send it in to Garmin to be unlocked, and you will have to include your receipt from an authorized dealer.

Jan 15, 2009 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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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.

Nov 08, 2008 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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A Master Reset WILL NOT reset the PIN. Your only options for unlocking a PIN locked Garmin are:
1 - Enter the correct PIN
2 - Take the unit to the location at which the PIN was originally entered
3 - Send the unit back to Garmin.

Aug 25, 2008 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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The only way to unlock a PIN locked Garmin is to enter the correct PIN number or take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered. Even a Master Reset will not change these settings. Your only other option is to send the unit to Garmin.

Aug 03, 2008 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

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The only way to unlock a PIN locked Garmin is to enter the correct PIN number, or take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered. Your only other option is to send the unit to Garmin.

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The only way to unlock a PIN locked Garmin is to enter the correct PIN or take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered. Other than that, your only other option is to send the unit back to Garmin.

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how do i unlock my garmin i never put i pin number but is asking me the pin is a garmin street pilot c 550 thank you

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