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How to Restart or Reset Garmin Vivoactive 4 – Factory Reset Tutorial?

How can I restart or reset my Garmin Vivoactive 4? In this guide, I demonstrate how to restart your Garmin Vivoactive 4 as well as conduct a factory reset on your Garmin Vivoactive 4. All user data on your watch will be erased if you do a factory reset. This is useful if you want to sell your smart watch or if you recently bought a secondhand Garmin Vivoactive 4 and need to delete the prior owner’s data.

To turn your Garmin Vivoactive 4 off, follow these steps:

  1. Hold down the top button on your Garmin Vivoactive 4 for about 15 seconds. The control menu will be shown. Continue to hold down the power button until the screen goes entirely black.
  2. To turn it back on, press and hold the top button.
  3. Please keep in mind that completing a factory reset will erase all data from your Garmin Vivoactive 4.

How to Perform a Garmin Vivoactive 4 FACTORY RESET:

  1. Hold down the back button (about 4 p.m.) until the Menu appears.
  2. When the Menu appears, scroll down and click the Gear icon to access the options.
  3. Scroll down and click on System.
  4. Choose Reset.
  5. Select the Delete Data and Reset Settings option. All data on the watch will be erased as a result of this action. To execute a factory reset, choose the checkbox at the bottom of the screen (hard reset). You will have to re-set your smart watch.