How do I master reset my Edge 810, 510, Touring or Touring Plus?

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11/03/2013

There are a few instances in which it may be necessary to perform a master reset on the Edge. A master reset should be performed if the Edge is:

  • Not functioning properly
  • Needing to be restored to factory default settings1
  • Not receiving a satellite signal
  • To bring up language selection prompt if incorrect language text is showing
  • Unable to pair up accessories2, such as the heart rate monitor or speed/cadence sensor3

All settings, workouts and satellite data may be erased when resetting the GPS. Workouts can be backed up in Garmin Connect. Refer to the FAQ article "How can I backup my personal settings and profiles on my Edge 510, 810, Touring or Touring Plus?" to back up personalized settings.

To perform the master reset:

  1. Power device off
  2. Press and hold Lap and Start/Stop
  3. Power device on while still holding both buttons
  4. Continue holding buttons when the Garmin "splash" screen appears
  5. Release buttons when Garmin "splash" screen disappears

The Edge is now reset if the device finishes powering up and goes to the setup wizard. Try the steps again if the setup wizard does not appear.

Leave the device outside with a clear view of the sky for a minimum of 20 minutes to acquire satellite data.

1A User Data Clear can be performed in order to remove personal settings without removing history.

To perform the User Data Clear:

  1. Power device off
  2. Touch and hold finger in top-left corner of display
  3. Power device on while still maintaining pressure on display
  4. Release display when the Reset all user settings? message appears
  5. Touch Yes (check mark)

This will erase personal settings, such as the user profile. However, saved activities will not be removed.

2Not available on Edge Touring

3Not available on Edge Touring Plus

Referenced Links:

Garmin Connect - http://connect.garmin.com/?s=1

FAQ article - https://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={87d71a10-4ac5-11e2-e8a7-000000000000}

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