FAQ - Garmin GPS units

Help info for Garmin GPS units

How do I perform a master reset on my Montana?
There are a few instances in which it will be necessary to perform a master reset on the Montana, including the following: Not receiv...
Sat, 2 Jul, 2016 at 6:28 PM
Why is my GPS device displaying incorrect distance/speed readings?
Today's GPS receivers are extremely accurate thanks to their parallel multi-channel design. Garmin GPS receivers are accurate to within 15 mete...
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 at 9:06 AM
How do I update the internal operating software of my Garmin handheld device?
Garmin often releases updates for devices to improve performance, correct bugs or add new features. The internal operating system software is sep...
Sat, 2 Jul, 2016 at 6:29 PM
How do I delete the preloaded geocaches on my GPSMAP 64, eTrex Touch, Montana GPS?
The GPSMAP 64, eTrex Touch series and new Montana devices come preloaded with 250,000 geocaches from Geocaching.com. If you do not want these geocaches, th...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 1:02 PM
Can I view points of interest at a different location on my  Montana or Oregon 600 series device?
The Search Near option allows you to view points of interest such as cities, Geocaches, tides, or geographical points in a different location than w...
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 at 9:32 AM
How do I perform a master reset on my eTrex Touch?
There are a few instances in which it will be necessary to perform a master reset on the eTrex Touch, including the following: ...
Sat, 2 Jul, 2016 at 6:29 PM
How do I perform a Master Reset on my Oregon 700 Series?
There are a few instances in which it will be necessary to perform a master reset on the Oregon 700 series, including the following: ...
Tue, 9 Aug, 2016 at 6:40 PM
Add Start Up message for New Generation Garmin Outdoors units
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 ...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 2:09 PM
How do I use LiveTrack with my outdoor handheld unit?
Several outdoor handheld devices have the LiveTrack feature which allows you to share your activity, in real-time, with friends and family through email, F...
Mon, 13 May, 2019 at 4:53 PM
How to pair your Garmin Oregon 700 series device to a compatible Smart Phone
The Oregon 700 series can be paired with several compatible smartphones. Pairing the device to a compatible smartphone enables Bluetooth connected features...
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 at 8:12 AM