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I have a Garmin etrex 30. It is currently set for OS maps

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I have a Garmin etrex 30. It is currently set for OS maps and grid references but I will be walking in Spain and want settings changed for that country and longitude maps. Can you advise? Suzanne Kane
JA: How old is your eTrex?
Customer: Not sure. About 5 years
JA: What have you tried so far with your Garmin?
Customer: Settings etc but I don't understand the language
JA: Anything else you want the GPS Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I would appreciate an early reply. I am flying to Spain today

Hi Suzanne,

My name is Pete. I will be assisting you today.

First, to change the country on your Garmin eTrex 30:

  • Press Where To
  • Press Address or press Attractions. At the top of the screen it will show you the country you are currently using.
  • Press Change Country at the bottom.
  • Type the name of the country you want.
  • Press done.

To display lat/lon on your Garmin eTrex 30:

From the Map screen > press Menu > Setup Map > Data Fields > select 1 large > press the Back button.

To change the Data Field on the Map screen > press Menu > Change Data Fields > select the field > select Location (lat/lon).

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Can u please phone me. I can't do what u are advising

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