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My golf gps watch is not calculating the correct yardage to…

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My golf gps watch...

My golf gps watch is not calculating the correct yardage to the hole.front,middle or back

Technician's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the brand and model of the GPS?

Approach S4

Technician's Assistant: What happened right before this popped up?

I don’t know what you mean. What popped up

Technician's Assistant: What troubleshooting have you tried?

None

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: GPS
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Electronics Technician: Josh, Technician replied 8 months ago
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Electronics Technician: Josh, Technician replied 8 months ago
  1. Press and hold Light/Power button
  2. Wait up to 30 seconds until device powers on/off
  3. Release Light/Power button
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Electronics Technician: Josh, Technician replied 8 months ago

Hello!

I just wanted to take a moment to check back with you to see if you need more assistance. If you are all set, I would appreciate it if you could take a moment to rate my service with 5 stars, at the top of the page. If you need further assistance, just let me know using the reply box provided so we can work together to solve the issue.

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