FAQ - Garmin GPS units

Help info for Garmin GPS units

Trial mapping - message on screen
This message relates to some free sample maps installed on your GPS at the factory & does not affect the OS Maps supplied on an SD Card. You ar...
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Position format - going overseas or in UK
Setting up your map datum Your GPS settings should match the Grid & Datum of the map you are using – details of which should be on the map itself, it i...
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015 at 6:52 PM
Add a start up message to your GPS
Start Up message for New Generation Garmin Outdoors units. It’s useful to have a personalised welcome message in the start-up routine on your Garmin ...
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015 at 7:27 PM
What are the options to get 1:25k maps on my Garmin GPS?
What is the best way to get 1:25k mapping? •    Purchase a Birdeye voucher •   Purchase a full UK 1:25, 1:50k and 1:250k mapping card, but wait until...
Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 at 8:18 PM
Lock your screen on your Garmin touch screen GPS
If you want to put your GPS in your pocket or accidentally keep touching the screen on your Garmin GPS why not lock the screen. 1. Tap the power b...
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015 at 1:21 PM
How to calibrate your compass on an Oregon GPS
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015 at 7:28 PM
How to reset your Oregon GPS at the start of your walk
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015 at 7:29 PM
Cannot see all of your Geocaches in your GPS Device
When you send Geocaches to your GPS or if you have purchased a GPS like the  eTrex Touch range that come pre-loaded with 250k caches, you can view t...
Thu, 9 Nov, 2017 at 10:31 AM
Touch Screen Units - Map not moving as you move
Touch Screen Units - Map not moving as you move. Without realising you may have touched & moved (panned) the screen. If you see the white back arrow s...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015 at 11:24 AM
Cannot view your Birdseye Mapping in your GPS
If you have downloaded some Birdseye 1:25k Mapping to your GPS Device,  To be able to view this mapping on your device you need to first go into Setup - M...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015 at 11:30 AM