Created: October 12, 2022

I have changed the language by mistake

I need to change it back to english
Last Edit: November 17, 2022
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Hello, thank you for contacting Howly! I am here to help you today! May I know your first name, please?
Customer Reply
*****
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Nice to meet you, *****!
Can you clarify where did you change the language, on what device?
Customer Reply
i wanted to reset a Garmin Fenix 6 watch so that I could sell it, but somehow changed the language
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, got it.
Do you know what language you changed it do?
Customer Reply
I think it’s Estonian
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, got it!
Customer Reply
the screen says süsteem and I think that is system
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Do you see two gears next to it?
Customer Reply
yes but it has gone back to the watch face now
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Alright, please go back and press on the "süsteem" option.
Customer Reply
i don’t know how to get back to it
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, got you.
1. First, press and hold the Middle left button to open the menu.
2. HardReset.info: Now use the Up and Down button to scroll through the menu.
3. Scroll down and select the Süsteem
Customer Reply
done that it says keel now
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, good!
4. Now select Language - in Estonian, it should be Keel.
5. Next, press the Upper-right button to enter.
6. After that select the language you want to use - English.
7. Finally, press the Upper-right button to confirm.
Customer Reply
That’s done thank you. Can you talk me through the reset please!
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Great job :)
Sure, what kind of reset would you like to perform?
Customer Reply
back to factory setting so that I can sell it.
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
All right, you'd like to wipe all the data, right?
Customer Reply
yes please
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, so hard reset it is. Just a moment, please.
1. Start by pressing and holding the Up/Menu button to open the menu.
2. Once in the menu use the Up/Home button and Down button to scroll up and down.
3. Select the System, then press the Right Upper button to enter.
4. Now scroll down and find Reset, then press the Right Upper button to enter.
Customer Reply
Then I choose delete data and reset settings?
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Yes, that's exactly it.
Customer Reply
It’s doing it now and I have the green triangle
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Note that you might have to wait a bit, this process may take a while.
Customer Reply
thank you for your help
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Is it done, all good?
Customer Reply
it seems to be loading maps
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Starting from the beginning, right?
Customer Reply
i think so
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, you can check if the reset was successful by looking if all the previous info you've had is gone.
Customer Reply
It’s asking me to select a language
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Ok, select English, perhaps?
Customer Reply
It’s going through the set up menus miles, time format etc, is there a way to turn off without doing all that?
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
It asks you to basically set up everything anew, right?
Customer Reply
yes but I want to leave that for the next owner
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
You can just turn off the device, in this case.
Customer Reply
how?
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
1. First, press and hold the Light button to open the Controls menu.
2. Now use the Up and Down buttons to scroll through the menu.
3. Select the Power off option.
4. Then press the Start button to confirm.
Customer Reply
that’s done, thank you
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
Good! The new owner can then turn on the watch and set it up to their liking :)
Customer Reply
yes, thanks for helping me today
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
My pleasure! Good job following the instructions, Jules. Anything else I can help you with?
Customer Reply
no, that’s all I needed to do thank you
Aleksandr Kamennyi
Aleksandr Kamennyi Tech Expert & Writer
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