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How to Factory Reset a Garmin Forerunner Watch

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Introduction

You may wish to factory reset your Garmin Forerunner if it becomes unresponsive or you want to give it to someone else. This guide will help you with that process.

A garmin forerunner

1 Factory Reset

  1. Select Menu.
    Garmin forerunner menu button

  2. Select Settings.
    Garmin forerunner settings

  3. Select System.
    Garmin forerunner system

  4. Select Restore Defaults.
    Garmin forerunner restore to defaults

  5. Select Yes.
    Garmin forerunner restore to defaults confirmation

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You may wish to factory reset your Garmin Forerunner if it becomes unresponsive or you want to give it to someone else. This guide will help you with that process.

A garmin forerunner

  1. Select Menu.
    Garmin forerunner menu button

  2. Select Settings.
    Garmin forerunner settings

  3. Select System.
    Garmin forerunner system

  4. Select Restore Defaults.
    Garmin forerunner restore to defaults

  5. Select Yes.
    Garmin forerunner restore to defaults confirmation