There is a problem may occurs on your watch at some point. It might not start, stop working, or die suddenly. If you experience this issue, resetting your watch could be the solution. From Smartwatch Class knowledge, there are two kinds of reset, a soft reset and a master reset. Soft reset will keep your activity history while the master reset will wipe out everything. Follow these steps to troubleshoot your watch before performing Garmin Forerunner 235 Reset as last resort.
Troubleshooting The Watch
Try recharging your watch. This is simple and obvious. There is not enough charge kept in the battery as long as it used to if the watch is old. Also try connecting the device into a computer. Just like recharging the battery, being reconnected to a computer may sometimes reset the watch itself. You can also perform a soft reset to force the watch to restart. There will be any data loss. Try a hard reset to return the watch back to its first state, factory preset condition. Keep in mind that it will wipe out all data on the watch as well as un-synced data and setting. Please be careful when trying this reset.
Garmin Forerunner 235 Reset Steps
Soft reset will erase your information entered including wheel height, weight and sizes but it won’t erase your history. You can perform this Garmin Forerunner 235 Reset by pressing the Power button and choose Yes to power off the watch. To turn on the device, press the power key while holding the lap reset key and choose Yes. Master reset will wipe out all your data and setting, and you cannot restore them back. Power on the watch and tap Menu. Tap Settings, and then System and Restore Defaults and choose Yes to confirm reset.
Garmin Forerunner 235 Reset Benefits
There are reasons why you need to reset your watch. A master reset and a software update may solve the problem if your watch have trouble finding satellite, keeps terrible power, or runs at a snail’s pace. Reset may also fix problems with heartbeat sensor at the wrist. There are three light sensors at the back of Forerunner 235 HR that lights down in the wrist that measures your heartbeat. Another reason why you want to perform Garmin Forerunner 235 Reset is to secure your information in the watch. You surely do not want to share your personal information if decide to sell your watch. Wipe all your personal data in the watch by master reset it before selling your watch to protect your personal data.