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No battery status in the screen of Garmin 255. I just bought a new Garmin 255, before charging, it can not on, meaning, the battrey is empty, that is fine. Pluging the car charger, the unit can turn on, but no battery status.I just cahrged for 10 minutes as I have to switch the car key on to change, I will continue to charge tomorrow when driving. The problme is now, when charging and turning on, no battery status, when should this status show up, after full charging or should show now, or somthing wrong with this unit? Thanks.

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The battery status only shows up when the satnav is disconnected from the charger. Your first charge should be a continuous charge until the battery is full. This can be done by connecting it to your computer for 8 hours approximately or 4 hours to your car cigarette lighter socket or 4 hours to an, optional extra, mains charger.

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