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Updating my gps maps

There is other software available for varying formats, some specific and some open for all systems to use.

Also, make sure that your GPS has the capability to be connected to your computer, otherwise you will only be able to get your maps from a map disc or through the unit itself, and not for free.For a step by step tutorial on updating your device please click HERE.Your device may be up to date if you docked your device frequently or recently purchased it.In some cases, Garmin Express may prompt you to install other software such as Windows drivers before one of the updates takes place.Follow the information provided by Garmin Express to complete the process.The Rand Mc Nally Dock is a software application you download and install on your PC/Mac.

The software is free and can be found, along with instructions by clicking HERE.

We recommend you dock your device every 30 days to ensure you have the most recent updates.

All new global positioning systems (GPS) come with installed maps.

Connect your Garmin GPS unit to a Windows or Mac computer using the USB cable that came with the GPS device, or use any mini or micro USB cable that fits the device. Garmin makes GPS updates a lot easier to handle by offering one application to manage every type of portable automotive Garmin GPS unit.

Download the Garmin Express app for free from the Garmin website, selecting either the Windows or Mac version.

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