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How to Reset a Blaupunkt TravelPilot

Updated July 20, 2017

Users of handheld electronics at times experience glitches, some of which can be cleared by restarting the device. GPS units, such as the Blaupunkt TravelPilot, can require a occasional reset in order to reboot the firmware inside the device and return it to normal operation. Blaupunkt produces a line of handheld GPS devices under the TravelPilot name.

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  1. Locate the hole containing the recessed "Reset" button. It is found on the bottom of the left-side face of the unit, just below the SD card slot.

  2. Press the "Reset" button with a non-conductive object such as a toothpick.

  3. Hold the "Reset" button in for 2 seconds then release it. Wait for the device to reboot.

  4. Locate the unlabeled recessed reset button on the bottom of the device, just next to the charging cable connector on the side toward the battery compartment.

  5. Press the reset button with a non-conductive object.

  6. Hold the reset button in for 2 seconds, then release it and wait for the device to reboot.

  7. Locate the power button--the large, central blue button on the face of the device.

  8. Press and hold the power button in.

  9. Release the button after 14 seconds, and wait for the device to reboot and return to the home screen.

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About the Author

Nathaniel Bloom is a veteran in the computer support field, working with some of the major companies in the information technology industry. In 1997 he began writing technical documentation and articles for high-technology businesses, and eHow and kb.norsetech websites. His education includes professional certifications in various technologies in addition to decades of constant, in-depth involvement in real-world computer user needs.

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