Downloading Personal Audio Content

Before you can send your personal music to your device, you must install the Garmin Express™ application on your computer (

You can load your personal audio files, such as .mp3 and .m4a files, to a Forerunner® 245 Music device from your computer. For more information, go to

  1. Connect the device to your computer using the included USB cable.
  2. On your computer, open the Garmin Express application, select your device, and select Music.
    TIP: For Windows® computers, you can select and browse to the folder with your audio files. For Apple® computers, the Garmin Express application uses your iTunes® library.
  3. In the My Music or iTunes Library list, select an audio file category, such as songs or playlists.
  4. Select the checkboxes for the audio files, and select Send to Device.
  5. If necessary, in the Forerunner 245 Music list, select a category, select the checkboxes, and select Remove From Device to remove audio files.
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