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How to Reset Toyota Navigation

Updated April 17, 2017

Many Toyota vehicles have factory navigation systems installed. These systems hold personal data such as recent locations, phone books, gas mileage and car maintenance records. When it's time to sell a Toyota with the factory navigation, you should reset it to the factory default. This will erase all personal data and help protect you from identity theft.

Turn the Navigation system "On" and press the "Setup" button located on the right side of the unit.

Select "General" from the top right side on the touchscreen menu.

Press the "Down" button to select "Delete Personal Data."

Select "Delete Personal Data" when prompted, touch "Yes" to confirm. All personal data is erased and the settings are set to factory default on the Toyota navigation system.

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Jessica Best has been writing since 2010. She writes on topics ranging from firefighting to parenting to automotive articles on various websites. Best earned her Associate of Arts in general education from Flathead Valley Community College in 2005.