Garmin Fenix 5 Reset to factory defaults

The Smartwatch Garmin Fenix 5 can also be reset to factory defaults by deleting all data and resetting the system to factory defaults.

This can be necessary if errors in the operating system of the Garmin Fenix 5 accumulate, or the Smartwatch is to be sold. In both cases a factory reset is recommended.

For this reason we want to show you in this article how to perform a factory reset, also called a hard reset, on the Garmin Fenix 5.

Please keep in mind that a factory reset will erase all data on the Garmin Fenix 5!

 Factory Reset - Step by Step Guide

1. Press and hold "Menu" to open it.

2. Navigate to "Settings".

3. Now select "System" and then the following entry:

  • Restore Factory Settings

4. Confirm the entry by pressing "Yes" your Garmin Fenix 5 will reset.

All personal data will be deleted.

You now know how to perform a factory reset quickly and easily on the Garmin Fenix 5.


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