FAQ - Garmin GPS units

Help info for Garmin GPS units

Change the Dashboard on a Oregon 600 to display your current location
1. On the main front screen touch and hold your finger on the current time at the top of the screen 2. A screen will appear titled "Current Dashboa...
Fri, 8 Jan, 2016 at 11:35 AM
Barometric Altimeter - Improving Accuracy
You can improve accuracy of barometric altimeters by doing the following: Make sure the unit has a calibrated barometer. You can do this by letti...
Tue, 24 May, 2016 at 10:46 AM
How do I perform a master or factory reset on my GPSMAP 62, 64 or 66s series device?
There are a few instances in which you may want to perform a master reset on your GPSMAP 62 or 64 series device, including the following:  1. Not rece...
Sat, 29 Dec, 2018 at 12:16 PM
How do I backup user data from a Garmin handheld or wrist-worn device with USB interface?
User data such as waypoints, routes, tracks and geocaches is often times irreplaceable and highly valued. Backing up data on a regular basis can decrease ...
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016 at 1:55 PM
How do I perform a master reset on my eTrex 10, 20, 30, 20x or 30x?
If your eTrex 10/20/30 or 20x/30x is failing to perform as expected, it may be necessary to master reset the device. Master resets clear user ...
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 at 9:49 AM
Why does my Garmin outdoor or fitness GPS still show my GPS data after a master reset?
A master reset clears user setting details, such as the user profile, stored in what is called non-volatile memory. This memory is easily erased ...
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016 at 2:38 PM
How do I delete GPX files from my GPS Device (mass storage device)?
Newer Garmin products, such as the Oregon, Montana, GPSMAP 62/64 series, store your GPS data in the mass storage directory of the device. This provid...
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016 at 2:08 PM
How to I perform an AutoLocate on my eTrex 10, 20 or 30?
If your eTrex 10, 20 or 30 will not acquire satellites, you may need to perform an AutoLocate. It's possible the device may have acquired s...
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016 at 2:10 PM
How do I register my Garmin device?
To register your Garmin device, please follow the appropriate steps for your device type. Automotive, Fitness, Outdoor, and Sports devices: Do...
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016 at 2:43 PM
How do I perform a master reset on my Oregon 600 series device?
There are a few instances in which it will be necessary to perform a master reset on the Oregon 600 series, including the following: ...
Sat, 2 Jul, 2016 at 6:28 PM