How do I master reset my Edge 705 or 605?

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01/07/2014

There are a few instances in which you may want to perform a master reset on your Edge 705 or 605, such as:

  • Not functioning properly
  • Needing to be restored to factory default settings
  • Not receiving a satellite signal*
  • To bring up language selection prompt if incorrect language text is showing
  • Unable to pair up accessories, such as the heart rate monitor or speed/cadence sensor (705 only)

All settings, workouts, and satellite data may be erased when resetting the GPS. Workouts can be backed up to training programs like Garmin Connect.

To perform the master reset:

  1. Power device OFF
  2. Press and hold MODE and POWER
  3. Release both buttons once Do You Really Want To Erase All User Data? message appears
  4. Select Yes

The Edge is now reset. Leave the device outside with a clear view of the sky for a minimum of 20 minutes to acquire satellite data.

*If the device is not receiving a satellite signal, perform an AutoLocate before performing a master reset.

Reference Links:

Garmin Connect - http://connect.garmin.com/

AutoLocate - https://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={c8955f00-3a60-11e2-e8a7-000000000000}

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