Reset your Garmin Forerunner 305 in Few Easy Steps

Reset your Garmin Forerunner 305

Forerunner 305 is a wearable device manufactured by the Garmin brand. This device includes a highly sensitive GPS receiver and robust wireless heart rate monitor for optimal performance. It is designed uniquely and wraps the antenna of GPS for better signal catching. Not only this but has the most comfortable strap and better battery life. There are two types of resetting processes for your Garmin Forerunner 305, one is called soft rest, and another one is hard reset. The data in your device is not erased if you perform the soft reset. Whereas, a hard reset will erase all data present on your device. Hard reset is required if the GPS unit is unable to connect to the satellite or when the GPS is not pairing with another device, or in case if the GPS is not functioning properly.

To perform a soft reset of the device:

For performing a soft reset of Garmin Forerunner 305, you need to:

  • Step1: Connect it to your computer via the cable that was shipped to you with the device.
  • Step2: Now, moving on further towards the process press and hold the button of “Mode” and “Lap/Reset” for at least 10 seconds and turn on the GPS gadget.
  • Step3: In the next step, download the application of Garmin WebUpdater and install it on your system.
  • Step4: Follow the directions to update the firmware of the Garmin Forerunner and disconnect the GPS device after updating the firmware.

To perform the hard reset of the device:

For performing a soft reset of Garmin Forerunner 305, you need to:

  • Step1: First of all, you need to turn off your Garmin Forerunner 305 unit.
  • Step2: Once you have turned it off, press and hold the “Mode” and “Power” buttons until the message of “Do you really want to erase all user data” appears on the screen.
  • Step3: A confirmation will be asked to proceed with the reset. Select the option of “yes.” Now the device will reset to the factory defaults.

By following the points mentioned above, you can easily perform the soft as well as a hard reset of the Garmin Forerunner 305 but you still unable to get it done. Contact 305.

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