Updating Maps and Software with Garmin Express

You can use Garmin Express™ software to download and install the latest map and software updates for your device. Map updates provide the latest available mapping data to ensure your device continues to calculate accurate and efficient routes to your destinations. Garmin Express is available for Windows® and Mac® computers.

  1. On your computer, go to www.garmin.com/express.

    Garmin Express app installation on the computer
  2. Select an option:
    • To install on a Windows computer, select Download for Windows.

    • To install on a Mac computer, select Download for Mac.

  3. Open the downloaded file, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  4. Start Garmin Express.
  5. Connect your Garmin® device to your computer using a USB cable.

    Device connection to a laptop
  6. Click Add a Device.

    The Garmin Express software detects your device.

  7. Click Add Device.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to add your device to the Garmin Express software.

    When setup is complete, the Garmin Express software searches for map and software updates for your device.

  9. Select an option:
    • To install all available updates, click Install All.

    • To install a single update, click View Details and select an update.

    Map and software update installation on a device

The Garmin Express software downloads and installs the updates onto your device. Map updates are very large, and this process may take a long time on slower Internet connections.

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