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I just bought a Garmin Etrex 20. I can't figure out how to delete found geocaches from my GPS. I would appreciate some help.

 

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I just bought a Garmin Etrex 20. I can't figure out how to delete found geocaches from my GPS. I would appreciate some help.

 

Thanks, Brett.

 

I have an Etrex 20. The manual is not very helpful when it comes to deleting caches. The only way I have discovered is to hook it up to my computer and display the contents (e.g., in Windows Explorer). The Garmin will appear as an extra drive. Go to the folder "Garmin", subfolder "GPX". You'll need to know the GC code for the cache you want to delete, but just select that file and delete it.

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I have an Etrex 20. The manual is not very helpful when it comes to deleting caches. The only way I have discovered is to hook it up to my computer and display the contents (e.g., in Windows Explorer). The Garmin will appear as an extra drive. Go to the folder "Garmin", subfolder "GPX". You'll need to know the GC code for the cache you want to delete, but just select that file and delete it.

If the cache is part of a pocket query, you'll have to delete the whole query. You can't delete individual caches from inside a PQ on the gps.

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I've found the best way to delete found caches is using Basecamp on your computer. The caches come up listed alphabetically under their name and found ones have a little open treasure box. Just delete them individually, it's much less frustrating than trying to match the codes. Haven't done any Queries though.

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I just bought a Garmin Etrex 20. I can't figure out how to delete found geocaches from my GPS. I would appreciate some help.

 

Thanks, Brett.

 

I have an Etrex 20. The manual is not very helpful when it comes to deleting caches. The only way I have discovered is to hook it up to my computer and display the contents (e.g., in Windows Explorer). The Garmin will appear as an extra drive. Go to the folder "Garmin", subfolder "GPX". You'll need to know the GC code for the cache you want to delete, but just select that file and delete it.

 

This is bascially what I do except once I plug in the usb from the GPSr to the computer I open the appropriate drive under "my computer". Find the "Garmin" folder then the "GPX" folder. Within this folder are your stored cache listing files. But there also may be files in the "current" and "archive" subfolders so check there if you want to get rid of all the files on your GPSr. Like any other computer file, highlight the name and delete it. This is the fastest way if you want to get rid of all the caches on your GPS. If you want to get rid of individual caches though you have to know their GC number since that is how they are listed - not by cache title.

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