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Dustin, Senior Technician
Category: GPS
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Experience:  Giving Directions to wayward GPS devices for over a decade. Worked in The US Army as A Network Switching Systems Operator/Controller
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I have a Nivi 50. I pushed something on the screen and now

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I have a Nivi 50. I pushed something on the screen and now the data (speed,mileage, etc) is on the right side of screen. How do I get it back to bottom of screen again?, etc )
JA: What's the make/model of your GPS unit? How old is it?
Customer: Nubia 50LM, 2j4435723
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Nuvi 50LM
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Turned off. Held down top left corner of screen and turned on. Touched the dots. No change
JA: Anything else you want the gps expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: The on/off bottom came off and is now loose. What do I do to keep it on?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Dustin replied 10 months ago.

Welcome to, my name is Dustin.
I'm sorry to hear about the issue you are having, I will do my best to help you resolve it.

Expert:  Dustin replied 10 months ago.

The simplest way to default your views and settings would be to reset the device, it only takes about 1 minute to do.

As far as the power button its not hard to replace, just 4 screws you take out.

But, sourcing a power button will be tough. Your best bet would be to watch ebay and check daily till you see a broken nuvi 50 being sold for parts, you may be able to pick one up for 15-20$.

Finding the power switch itself for sale, would be quite fortunate.. But most likely you will have to cannibilize a broken Nuvi 50 to get its power switch.

Heres a guide on replacing the power switch.

If you have any further questions, let me know.

I strive to provide great service, and greatly appreciate a 5 star rating clicked and submitted when you are satisfied.. I always answer follow up questions.

Dustin S.

Senior Technician and Network Switching Systems Operator / Maintainer.