Garmin Update is an important process that ensures you to have the most accurate geographical maps, provides smooth functioning of the application, and much more. It introduces these updates every now and then. For this, you have to use the Garmin Express application. It sends you the notification every time the update is available. For the Garmin update, follow the process mentioned below.
Download and Install Garmin Express
The first step is to download and install the Garmin Express application. For this, visit the “garmin.com/express” webpage and click the Download tab.
After downloading, double-click the setup file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation procedure.
Connect Your Navigation Device to System
Next, you have to connect your Garmin Sat Nav to your system using the USB cable that comes with the purchase of the product. Take the USB cable and connect one end of it to the navigation device and other to your system.
Open the Garmin Express Application
Open the installed application by double-clicking the Garmin Express icon in order to open it. You can find the icon either on the desktop or the system tray.
Add Your Navigation Device to Garmin Express
Before you begin with the add a device process, you must ensure that your device is successfully registered.
From the installation wizard, click the “Add a device” option. This will begin its search for your sat nav device. After the completion of its search, you will see your device on the screen. Click the Add Device option to proceed further with the process.
Sign In To Your Garmin Account
Now, click the “Sign In” tab and provide your username and password in the required field, in order to sign-in to your account. Make sure you enter the credentials that are linked with Garmin Express. It becomes important to sign in to your account as it helps you in syncing the data.
However, if you don’t have an account and want to create a new one, then, click the “Create an Account” option. Further, enter the required profile details.
Provide a nickname to your device
The next step of the Garmin GPS Update is to provide a nickname to your Garmin Sat Nav device. This will make it easy for finding your device. Along with this, you also have to select the preferred language for the application.
After this, click the “Next” tab to move further with the process.
Connect to Wi-Fi
After that, you are required to connect to a Wireless network in order to upload data to the Garmin Connect. For connecting, you have to click the “Find Network” tab. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process. Once the wifi gets connected, click the “Next” button.
To continue with the Garmin Update procedure, you have to go through the Garmin Privacy Statement. For this, click the “View Privacy Statement” option and read the whole document carefully. After reading, you have to agree with it by clicking the “Yes” tab.
By doing so the setup procedure will begin. This is a time-consuming process. Hence, wait for the completion of the process.
- Now, the main interface of the Garmin Express application will appear on your screen.
On the homepage, click the “Check For Updates” option to see all the available updates on your device. Now, click the “View Details” option. You will now get a complete list of all the updates. Tap the “Install” button one-by-one to download as well as install the update on your device.
By doing so, the Terms and Conditions dialog box will appear on your screen. Read the document and tap the “Accept” button. Further, in the instructions window, follow all the given instructions and tap “Continue”. This will begin the download and installation of Garmin updates. Wait for the completion of the process.
- Once all updates get installed on your device, from the main interface, tap the “Check For Updates” option. Now, check if software and map got installed or not.