How to Troubleshoot a Garmin Forerunner 405

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Designed for the sporting type, the Garmin Forerunner 405 tracks your training performance and can send the information to your computer. The device is designed as a watch, allowing you to keep an all-in-one digital trainer on your wrist, recording your heart rate, distance travelled and telling time. If you are having problems with the device, troubleshooting usually will involve simple reset procedures.

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    The Bezel is Not Responding When I Tap It

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    Press the enter and quit buttons at the same time.

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    Tap the outer ring for better results, rather than the inner ring near the face of the watch.

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    Adjust the touch sensitivity of the bezel by selecting "Menu," "Settings and System," and choosing "Sensitivity." The bezel sensitivity goes from "High" to "Low."

    My Device is Not Getting a Satellite Signal

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    Step out of the building and walk away from the structure to an open area.

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    Stay where you are for a few moments to see if the GPS activates.

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    Press and hold "GPS."

    The Heart-Rate Monitor, Foot Pod or GSC 10 is Not Pairing With the Forerunner

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    Select "Settings," and then "ANT+" on your device.

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    Access "Accessories" from the menu and select "Enabled." Select "Yes," scroll to "Status" and select "Rescan."

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    Replace the battery if the problem persists.

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