How to Delete a Waypoint on the Garmin Etrex

by Andrew Tennyson
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ETrex is a line of battery-powered GPS devices developed by Garmin for personal navigation use. All eTrex models enable you to add waypoints to the device. Waypoints allow you to plan your route before a trip and to mark your current location if your trip is already underway. How you go about deleting a waypoint on a Garmin eTrex device varies slightly depending on the model you are using.

eTrex Personal Navigator

1

Press the “Page” button and scroll through the available pages using the Up or Down key.

2

Highlight “Waypoints” and press the “Enter” button.

3

Highlight “Review Waypoint” and press “Enter.”

4

Highlight “Delete” and press “Enter.” A confirmation dialog will appear, asking you to verify that you want to delete the waypoint.

5

Highlight “Yes” and press “Enter” to delete the selected waypoint.

eTrex HC Series

1

Press and hold the “Find” button.

2

Highlight “Waypoints” and press the “Enter” button.

3

Highlight the waypoint you want to delete and press “Enter.”

4

Highlight “Delete” and press “Enter" to remove the waypoint.

Warning

  • close Deleting a waypoint removes it from the device. Deleted waypoints cannot be recovered.

About the Author

Andrew Tennyson has been writing about culture, technology, health and a variety of other subjects since 2003. He has been published in The Gazette, DTR and ZCom. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and a Master of Fine Arts in writing.

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