Garmin Nuvi - How to Find GPS Coordinates and Elevation

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Garmin Nuvi Find GPS coordinates Elevation

If you have a Nuvi model Garmin GPS unit, you many be wondering how to get the current GPS coordinates and elevation from the device.  By looking around through the settings, you can see where to manually enter coordinates, but you can't find anywhere that will show you the current coordinates or elevation. It's actually quite simple to get this information.

On the home screen, hold your finger on the bar-signal meter in the top-left:

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You can now see several details, including: speed, elevation, location (in Degrees/Minutes/Seconds), and accuracy:

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