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Help.. lost my pin code

How do i recover my pin code?

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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. Your only other option is to send the unit to Garmin.

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Your nuvi has Garmin Lock activated, a security feature to make the unit useless to thieves and to protect your data if the unit is lost.

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This sounds like a Magellan or tom tom. And the procedure is the same for both of them, call the manufacturer and get your checkbook out. Neither one nor for that matter any of the others, have released a procedure to allow you to recover these codes on your own. They are all, to the best of my knowledge "send it back so we can make more money off you" procedures.

I have said it before and will say it again, never program your home address and never lock the unit with a pin code. As you have now found out, you now know the reason why.

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Wedll if this is not a stolen GPS Then the matter is simple. Take it back to the exact coordinates that you set the pin in. Then you will be able to access the pin setup and reset it to a new password. Your only other choice is to send it to Garmin, but if it has been listed as stolen, then expect the cops! No one forgets their pin or fails to remember the instructions for setting and recovering their pin.

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. “

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Only Garmin Support can help you with a lost security code. They can be reached below:

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