How do I install Garmin Express on the computer?

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Garmin Express is an application designed to manage Garmin devices. It is used for product registration, device updates, syncing fitness data with Garmin Connect, and much more.

To download the latest version of Garmin Express:

Windows Vista SP2 and higher

  1. Go to:
  2. Click Download for Windows
  3. Run the downloaded GarminExpress.exe or GarminExpressInstaller.exe file
  4. Check the box next to the terms and conditions statement
  5. If needed, click Options to change the install location of Garmin Express
  6. Click the Install button
  7. Once installation is complete, click the Launch Garmin Express button

Mac OS 10.8 or higher

  1. Go to:
  2. Click Download for Mac
  3. Open the GarminExpress.dmg or GarminExpressInstaller.dmg file
  4. In the new window, double click on the Install Garmin Express icon
  5. Follow instructions in the installer
  6. Once installation is complete, close the installer
  7. Eject the Garmin Express mounted drive from Finder or the Desktop1
  8. Open the Applications folder
  9. Double click on the Garmin Express icon

Garmin Express is now installed and can be used with compatible GPS devices.

1This step is optional. The mounted Garmin Express drive will unmount itself upon computer restart.

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