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I bought a garmin gps nuvi 205 off my brother in florida.i was staying there for a few mounts.my girlfriend set a password so the people we was living with couldnt steel it.becuse we had stuff coming up missing.the problem is,we moved back to kentucky,and i cant get it unlocked for anything.im so mad at her.is there anyway i can get it unlocked.beacuse i do not know my way around up here?"

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You will have to send it back to your brother in Florida so he can take it to the 'security location' which he set when he first started it. It will then automatically unlock and you can have him reset the password. If that is not an option, you will have to send it back to Garmin with an original receipt from an authorized Garmin dealer and they will unlock it for you, usually for a small service fee. Those are the only two options to unlock it if you don't know the password.

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Lost my garmin nuvi 205 password, how do I reset it


Every time the 205W is powered on, you must enter the PIN, or drive to your security location you set up when the PUN was first entered..

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How to Download your Garmin Nuvi 205 or 205W Users Guide.

Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Have you lost your User's Manual or the Quickstart Guide for your Garmin Nuvi 205 or 205W GPS?

Would you like a digital copy for easy searching of terms and quick reference?

Both manuals are available from the Garmin website, or just follow the photo links below:

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I hope that helps.

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Need serial number for garmin nuvi 205 so i can get map updates


Doesn't matter what the serial number is, you have to pay for updates unless you bought the lifetime map update package. Try going to Garmin.com

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Ask the person from whom you purchased this unit (it does NOT come locked from the factory) what the PIN is. If he/she will not provide the code, ask for a refund. You will NOT be able to use this unit without the correct PIN.

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Whenever these devices start acting up, I recommend performing a hard reset of your Gamin Nuvi 205. Also, use Garmin's WebUpdater service to make sure you have the latest software on your device.

I hope that helps.

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This device should find a signal nearly anywhere it is used. The further away from the earth's equator it is used will increase signal lock or "fix" time though. You should be able to get a fix by bringing the unit into an open space (few / low trees, buildings, etc.) and leave on for up to 20 minutes. The GPS should provide an accurate location in this amount of time and should be able to fix in a moment or so from that point on.

If you have troubles still, contact Garmin Support below:

http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us/support/supportcontact

I hope this helps!

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Probably not! it should be fully charged before use and from the sho they never are fullyt charged.

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