How to Reset the Garmin Forerunner 45 – Factory Reset Tutorial

How to reset or restart the Garmin Forerunner 45 / 45s. In this tutorial, I show you how to not only factory reset the Garmin Forerunner 45, but also how to turn it off and on. This can be useful is the watch freezes or is not responding.  A factory reset should only be performed if absolutely necessary as it resets all of your information and will set the watch back like it is brand new.

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Video Tutorial:

Performing a factory reset on your Garmin Forerunner 45 will completely remove all user data and user settings. Perform the steps demonstrated in the above video at your own risk.

How to FACTORY RESET the Garmin Forerunner 45:

  1. Hold down the Up button to open the Menu.
  2. Once the menu opens, scroll up and select System.
  3. In the System settings, scroll down and select Reset.
  4. To factory reset your Garmin Forerunner 45, select Delete All.
  5. Your Garmin Forerunner 45 has now hard reset and will need to be setup.

How to reset (not factory reset) your Garmin Forerunner 45:

  1. Hold down the Up button to open the Menu.
  2. Once the menu opens, scroll up and select System.
  3. In the System settings, scroll down and select Reset.
  4. In Reset, select Reset settings.  This will reset your settings, but keep your user data.  This is great if you accidentally messed with your settings and need to return them to default, but don’t want to lose all of your data, apps, personal information, etc.

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