Garmin nuvi 50LM Specifications and Features

Garmin nuvi 50LM uses built-in antenna and is loaded with many interesting features. This type of GPS will fit perfectly in your car. The nuvi 50LM has a large 5 –inch touchscreen with 480 x 272 pixels resolution and user friendly interface. There are only 2 simple choices on the screen: “Where To?” and “View Map”. You just need to touch the screen to look up addresses and the device will guide you with voice prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names.

hard reset garmin nuvi 50LM

It offers more than 5 million points of interest (POIs) and spoken turn-by-turn directions that can give you a fun driving experience. You can keep your roads and POIs up to date by using the free lifetime map updates. The speed limit indicator will show you how fast you can go on most major roads. To find out your current location, you can use the emergency locator (“Where Am I?”).

The nuvi 50LM is also equipped with other features such as: Text to Speech; PC Connectivity; Built-In Base Maps; 3D Map View; Auto re-Route; Avoid Highways/Tolls Mode; Calculator; Choice of Route Setup; World Travel Clock; Download Capability; microSD card support; Lane assistant; MapSource City Navigator NT; Photo navigation; Junction view; Garmin Garage; Custom POIs; Built-in speaker; and more. Unfortunately, the device doesn’t support Bluetooth.

Width: 5.5 in
Depth: 0.7 in
Height: 3.4 in
Weight: 6.2 oz

Hard Reset Garmin nuvi 50LM

To hard reset your Garmin nuvi 50LM, do the following instructions

  1. Start with the device OFF and unplugged from power.
  2. Touch and hold the lower right corner of the screen with an index finger or the eraser end of a pencil.
  3. Continue touching and holding the lower right hand corner of the screen then power the device ON.
  4. Release the power button when the device powers ON. You will see a new message: "Erase all user data?"
  5. Remove your finger from the touch screen when this message displays.
  6. Touch Yes.

The device will now reset. Follow the on-screen prompts and then place your device in an area with a clear view of the sky until it acquires satellites.

The following video shows detail instruction on how to hard reset your Garmin nuvi 50LM (source: Youtube from GPSCity)

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