How do you enter pre-boot mode on your Garmin

 
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  • Over the road models

Models dezl: 560
DriveLuxe: 50
nuvi: 30, 4x, 5x, 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270, 5x0, 11x0, 12x0, 13x0, 14x0, 2xx0, 2xx5
zumo: 2x0

1. Turn off the Garmin.
2. Press and hold the upper left corner of the screen.
3. Click and hold down the power button.

Models nuvi: 205, 205W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275, 285W 465
1. Turn off the Garmin.
2. Press and hold the upper left corner of the screen.
3. Start the Garmin.

Models nuvi: 3x0, 6x0
1. Turn off the navigator.
2. Click and hold down the power button.

Models nuvi: 7x0, 7x5
1. Turn off the Garmin
2. Hold finger on the upper right corner of the screen [some units may need to be held in center of screen].
3. Slide to Power on, slide to lock, and quickly insert the USB cable.

Models nuvi: 34x0, 35x0, 37x0:
1. Turn off the navigator.
2. Turn on the navigator and immediately press in the middle left of the screen for 37x0/35x0, i.e. just above the letter "G" of the Garmin logo [~40mm in, 25 mm down for 4.3" screen 37x0], on the "G" [~40 x 40mm] for 34x0. (Using your left thumb for holding both on and over should work for both series). Keep on holding the screen.

Models nuvi: DriveAssist 50 (could also apply to Drive & DriveSmart)
1. Turn off the device
2. Power on [preferably by making USB connection to PC]
3. When GARMIN logo appears quickly press above and between letters G and A:

Models nuvi: 5000
1. Have the navigator OFF.
2. Press the upper left corner of the screen.
3. Connect via USB to PC while still holding the upper left corner of the screen.
NOTE: nuvi 5000 lacks an internal battery so cannot power on without an external source.

Models zumo: 660
1. Turn off the navigator.
2. Press the LOWER left corner of the screen .
3. Turn on the navigator still holding the lower left corner of the screen + power button.

  • Off road models

Garmin Edge
1. Press and hold (keep it pressed) Lap/Reset button
2. Connect to PC USB port

Garmin Etrex 10, 20, 30
1. Shut down the navigator
2. Click and hold down the joystick
3. Turn on navigator holding the joystick.

Garmin GPSMAP 62 (s) (c) (t) 78 (s) (c) (t)
1. Turn off the navigator.
2. Hold down arrow "up"
3. Turn navigator on holding the arrow "up"
Note: You can also hold down "Enter".

Garmin Montana 600, 650
1. Turn off the navigator.
2. Click and hold down the power button.

Garmin Oregon 200, 300, 400 (t), 450, 550
1. Turn off the navigator.
2. Click and hold down the power button.

Garmin Oregon 600, 650
1. Remove all batteries from your Oregon 6xx
2. Connect the Oregon 6xx to your computer with a USB cable
3. As the Oregon 6xx powers up and begins the boot process, immediately press and hold the power button without disconnecting the USB cable

  • From Garmin FAQ:

Press and hold the appropriate button(s) [then power on while holding]

Alpha 100
Approach G3, G5
Dakota
Montana
Oregon
Rino 600 series:

POWER

Approach S1, S2
Astro 320
Colorado
fenix
Foretrex 301, 401
GPSMAP 62, 78
tactix:

UP

Approach S3, S4:
MEASURE

Approach G6:
GREEN

eTrex 10, 20, 30:
HOLD THUMB STICK UP