Most newer Garmin GPS devices go into mass storage to communicate with Garmin software applications.
USB mass storage is the default setting for the following devices:
Devices with removable storage (x-series outdoor devices) are able to go into mass storage by selecting the option on the Setup-Interface page.
1Some Camper/RV, dezl, dezlCam, Garmin Drive, Garmin DriveAssist, Garmin DriveLuxe, Garmin DriveSmart, nuvi, nuviCam, zumo, outdoor and fitness models, when connected to a computer running Windows, will go into MTP mode instead of mass storage mode. For more information about MTP mode (including which models use this mode), visit the following FAQ
2In order to put vivosmart into USB mass storage mode, touch and hold the battery icon while the device is connected to the computer
When connected to a computer, the following devices will provide you a choice of either Garmin mode or USB mass storage mode:
For more information about the difference between Garmin mode and USB mass storage mode for the above devices, visit the following FAQ