How do I update the maps on my Garmin device?

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05/02/2014

The Garmin Express application is used to update maps1 and device software on compatible GPS devices.

  1. Download the Garmin Express application
  2. Install the application on the computer2
  3. Connect a compatible Garmin device
  4. Navigate the on-screen prompts

The Garmin Express application will update the maps and / or software on the device.

1Onetime and Lifetime Updates purchased need to be activated before Garmin Express will recognize them. See FAQ: How do I activate my Map Update purchase?

2See FAQ: How do I install Garmin Express on the computer?

Referenced Links:

Garmin Express: http://software.garmin.com/express.html

How do I install Garmin Express on the computer?:
https://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={f9ca1dc0-4020-11e2-e8a7-000000000000}

How do I activate my Map Update purchase?:
https://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={56c1f930-212b-11e3-f27b-000000000000}

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