Solved: Garmin GPS won’t turn on [Step-Wise Guide]

Not all Gps device works properly, you can face issues while connecting it with the GPS enabled devices. And even after plugging the Garmin Nuvi, you can face power issues on that. And the reason behind such an issue can be its battery or it can be a software or firmware malfunction problem. 

Whatever the reason is, if you are unable to turn on the Garmin Gps, we would suggest you fix it using some easy steps. And to do that, you need to move to the next section. 

Easy Methods to Solve the “Garmin Nuvi Won’t Turn On Even When Plugged In”

In this section, we are going to mention some of the easy steps to fix the power issues on the Garmin Nuvi. you just need to implement the mentioned steps as it is mentioned below. 

Method 1: Use a Different Power Outlet

If you are unable to turn on the Garmin Nuvi, you need to use a different power outlet to charge the device. For using a faulty [power outlet you can have issues while charging. So it is suggested to use another power outlet and then check if you can turn on the device. 

Method 2: Check the temperature

Sometimes, for temperature issues, the Garmin GPS won’t take the charge even after plugging it in. Many of the Garmin devices including Nuvi, won’t take charge between below 32 degrees or more than 113 degrees Fahrenheit. And for placing the Gps device directly in the sunlight can lead you to the “Garmin won’t turn on error. 

Method 3: Reset The Garmin Gps

You can fix the power issues from the Garmin Gps by just resetting the device. To do that, you need to tap on the Power key for a while. 

After holding the power keys for some time check id you can properly turn on the Garmin Gps. But if you’re still stuck in the same situation you need to move to the next section to fix the power issue.

How to fix the “Garmin GPS won’t turn on” issue on Nuvi 30, 40 or 50

If you use the Garmin Nuvi 30,40 or 50 series, you need to do a hard reset on the device. And to do that, you need to the below-mentioned steps to fix the power issues from the device. 

  • Firstly, disconnect the Garmin Gps from the power outlet.
  • Now, Tap on the touchscreen of the device and turn on the GPS device.
  • You will be prompted with the “Erase all data?” message next on the screen. Tapon the “Yes” button next.
  • Now, read the onscreen instructions and restart the device.

After doing the above steps, you will be able to fix the power issues in the Garmin Nuvi. But if you are still facing issues, we would suggest you repeat the above-mentioned steps.

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