Updates & Downloads
eTrex 20/30 (Webupdater) software version 4.50
as of September 8, 2016
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Changes made from version 4.30 to 4.50:
Improved detection of USB connection to a PC.
Changes made from version 4.20 to 4.30:
Improved 'Save Portion' track feature. When saving a portion, the device now remembers that position in the track log so it can be used as a track segment for future portion saving.
Fixed possible erroneous track point on power on.
Fixed formatting issue with certain map names in the map information list.
Changes made from version 4.10 to 4.20:
Fixed several track distance statistic issues
Changes made from version 4.00 to 4.10:
Fixed possible issue where BirdsEye satellite imagery would be permanently disabled after booting
Changes made from version 3.90 to 4.00:
Improved cartography support (
Garmin Hunt View maps) Improved boot time when a large amount of BirdsEye satellite imagery is present
Improved pairing behavior with cadence sensors (eTrex 30 devices)
Fixed possible issue with waypoint ordering when sorting method is set to 'Nearest'
Changes made from version 3.80 to 3.90:
Fixed issue with power off pressure trending (eTrex 30 devices).
Changes made from version 3.70 to 3.80:
Fixed issue with barometer when auto calibration is turned off.
Fixed missing ascent, descent, and elevation statistics when reviewing certain tracks.
Fixed possible shutdown when displaying the option menu in Czech.
Changes made from version 3.60 to 3.70:
Improved total ascent and total descent calculations
Improved average ascent, average descent, and vertical speed data fields
Changes made from version 3.40 to 3.60:
Fixed issue retrieving PLSS data in certain TOPO US 24k maps
Changes made from version 3.20 to 3.40:
Added confirmation of initial language selection
Fixed issue with saving the 'lock on road' setting across a power cycle
Changes made from version 3.10 to 3.20:
Added support for VIRB Remote (eTrex 30). Main Menu > MENU Key > Change Item Order to add. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2013/08/VIRB-remote.html) for more information. Fixed issue with route calculations always avoiding seasonally closed roads
Fixed possible issue when missing a turn while using the Active Route application
Changes made from version 3.00 to 3.10:
Fixed issue with incorrect letter capitalization of certain map points
Fixed issue where wirelessly transmitting a geocache to another device would result in an error message when trying to view the received geocache in
BaseCamp Fixed potential issue with city searching
Changes made from version 2.90 to 3.00:
Fixed several issues with sorting photos in the photo viewer application.
Fixed issue with prompted routing.
Fixed issue with saving a track's 'show on map' status across a power cycle.
Fixed issue with displaying tracks on the map after performing an area calculation.
Fixed issue with
BirdsEye imagery's status not being saved to each profile. Fixed issue with
tempe sensor's status not being saved to each profile (eTrex 30 devices). Fixed potential shutdown when viewing certain tracks or routes in German or Russian.
Fixed possible issue with reviewing a track's information.
Fixed possible issue with searching for an address in cities with extremely long names.
Changes made from version 2.80 to 2.90:
Added Adventure support with latest version of BaseCamp. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/08/garmin-adventures.html) for more information. Added support for new tempe sensor on eTrex 30 devices. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/08/tempe-sensor.html) for more information. Improved accuracy of compass calibration on eTrex 30 devices. A new manual compass calibration is required (Setup > Heading > Calibrate Compass).
Improved map drawing at low zoom levels.
Improved load times for geocache descriptions.
Improved Ascent and Descent calculations.
Fixed issue with preserving routes imported from BaseCamp (identical maps required).
Fixed issue with picture rotation when using the photo viewer on eTrex 30 devices.
Fixed possible error message when disconnecting the device from a computer.
Fixed possible issue with viewing geocache descriptions in night mode.
Changes made from version 2.70 to 2.80:
Added ability to sort waypoints alphabetically
Improved GPS response at low speeds
Improved ability to clear unit settings on power up: now only requires menu key and enter key to be held when powering the unit on
Improved size of roads drawn on map in 'automotive mode' orientation
Improved elevation data stored in track logs (etrex 30)
Fixed issue that was causing some devices to display a 'memory full' message followed by bad device behavior
Fixed issue with distance to destination data field
Fixed occasional overlapping of data fields in the elevation application
Fixed issue where waypoints and geocaches could be lost
Changes made from version 2.60 to 2.70:
Improved GPS response at low speeds
Fixed issue that could occur when restoring map zoom level defaults
Fixed issue with track distance data field in stopwatch application
Changes made from version 2.50 to 2.60:
Geocaching with Photos (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/01/geocaching-with-photos.html) Fixed potential naming issues with imported routes from
BaseCamp Fixed issue with reviewing
BlueChart® g2 depth points from the map page Fixed issue with magnetic north offset when projecting a waypoint
Changes made from version 2.40 to 2.50:
Fixed issue where project waypoint feature would only work once per power cycle.
Changes made from version 2.30 to 2.40:
Improvements to the geocaching experience. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2011/09/improved-geocaching.html) for more information. Improved behavior on startup when importing large numbers of waypoints, tracks, routes, or geocaches
Fixed issue where the progress bar would not display any progress when importing waypoints, tracks, routes, and geocaches
Fixed issue with very long geocache descriptions
Fixed shutdown when reviewing certain geocache descriptions
Fixed issue where some auto-archived tracks would be named in English regardless of user language
Fixed issue with track log recording while using the stopwatch
Fixed potential shutdown while scrolling through Garmin Connect photos
Fixed minor graphical issue with the backlight slider on the status page
Modified default map trails to appear as dashed red lines
Changes made from version 2.20 to 2.30:
Improved support for Russian cartography.
Changes made from version 2.10 to 2.20:
Added support for advanced geocache logging with OpenCaching.com. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2011/08/advanced-geocache-logging-with-opencachingcom.html) for more information. System requirements
IBM-compatible PC running Windows XP or later operating system and an available USB port.