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Hi there, First of all I'm completely new to GPS and a friend gave me her Garmin 255W, I've managed to fine a USB cable which charged this unit which is a plus but when I go to checking out different locations it starts with my friends address as a starting location. I did go into Tools and checked Where Am I and it shows her address how do I change this? I did go into Tools and Data to change home location but doesn't change this info? I'm doing this in an Apt Bldg do you have to be in the car to do this? I know this is probably a silly question but I look at it as I'm probably not the first or last person on asking such questions. I don't have a manual but checked online but haven't found an answer to this question. Hope all this makes some sense...........

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You can clear all the user data by holding your finger on the bottom right corner of the screen when turning on the satnav. Once the data is deleted you can set your home location by pressing WHERE TO and then GO HOME. As you won't have a home destination set it will give you 3 options

  1. Enter your address
  2. Use current address
  3. Choose from a list of recently found locations.
If you're at home, choosing option 2 is probably the easiest. You'll need to be outside so the satnav can access satellites. If you're not at home you can use option 1 or 3.

You can find the user manual for this satnav at http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/2675_OwnersManual.pdf

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