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Garmin is the leading GPS manufacturer of the world which makes world-class devices. It also provides the user with world class navigational experience with the help of its intuitive software. It provides the most accurate location, traffic, weather etc.
Before the GPS device invention, travellers had to depend on paper maps to find routes. It was kind of a messy affair as the driver had to stop the car, get out of it and then unfold the large paper map to find the route. There was another option of asking strangers for direction. It is not a safe option. Some crooked person can guide you to the wrong location, you can also reach a dead end with nowhere to go.
The Garmin GPS devices are accurate most of the times but with the ever ongoing construction process, the maps on the device become outdated. Some new roads, highways and bridges are built while the old ones get closed. To keep you updated with the latest changes the company releases updates every few months.
You should always keep your GPS device updated with the latest maps and software so that you can be worry free while travelling. The latest maps with their latest routes also allow you to reach your destination fast and safe.
Whenever you want to update your Garmin GPS with the latest maps you should contact our GPS expert team for help. Also, if you want to update your GPS device with the latest software our team can help in the process. If you download the wrong software package then it can corrupt your device, making it unusable.
Connect our GPS expert team for the software update.
Main issues for which you will require technical help
The Garmin is a sophisticated, rugged and competent device. But, it has electronic parts and complicated software which can sometimes go wrong after years of usage. When you try to solve these issues yourself then it will be mentally taxing as well as time-consuming. You can also brick the device with wrong software updates.
For those times and problems, we have a helpline number which runs 24*7 with a team of extremely talented GPS experts and then sit back and relax while our experts will solve the device issues.
Common device problems:
- Maps not updating on the GPS device
- The GPS device constantly showing the speed camera warning sign
- The device unable to lock on to the satellite signal
- Software package not updating
- The GPS device unable to start
- Battery problem of the device
Simple Steps To Update Your Garmin GPS
Click the myMaps tab. The currently installed maps and the available updates are listed next to each of your registered devices. NoTe: If “Free Update Available” appears next to a device, that device is eligible for a free map update. You can download the free update from myGarmin.
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or newer Microsoft .NET 4.5.2 (included in download) 1024 x 768 display USB port 1 GB RAM High-speed Internet access (not for use with dial-up, mobile, or satellite connections) Up to 20 GB free disk space
Mac OS X / macOS
OS X 10.11 or newer 1440 x 900 display USB port 1 GB RAM High-speed Internet access (not for use with dial-up, mobile, or satellite connections) Up to 20 GB free disk space
Most Common Issues During The Device Update
There are some issues during the Garmin device update which can complicate the update process. The most common issues are explained below for which you will require our expert technical help.
Progress Bar Issues
After connecting the device to the computer/PC if you are not getting the progress bar then chances are there that the map has expired. Another reason is that the computer is unable to read the map on the device.
Constantly Getting Errors
Getting error messages during the update means that there might be internet connectivity issues. Check the internet connection and then unplug and replug the device to the computer. Start the whole process again by keeping the device connected to the computer.
Unknown Device Message
When you are connecting the Garmin GPS to the computer and it is showing messages of the device not recognized, then it could be due to the outdated drivers of your GPS. You could also try to turn off the firewall and antivirus software during the update process.