Tips and Shortcuts (8700 model)

  • Press Power button to turn on the GPSMAP® 8700 device.

    You can also turn on and off the device using a Garmin® chartplotter on the network, a GMM™ monitor, or a GRID™ remote control.

    You can put the device to sleep using the GRID 20 remote control.

  • Select Home button from any screen to open to the home screen.
  • Select Options to open additional settings about that screen.
  • Select Close symbol to close the menu when finished.
  • When the device is sleeping, touch the screen to wake the device.
  • Press Power button to open additional options, such as locking the touchscreen.
  • From any screen, press Power button repeatedly to scroll through the brightness levels when connected to a Garmin GMM monitor, a GRID remote, or a GRID 20 remote. This can be helpful when the brightness is so low you cannot see the screen.
  • Depending on the features of your chartplotter, not all feature buttons are visible are on the home screen. Swipe right or left to view the additional feature buttons.
  • On some menu buttons, select the button Callout number one to enable the option.

    Menu buttons with callouts

    A green light on an option indicates the option is enabled Callout number two.

  • When available, select Menu button Callout number three to open the menu.
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