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Updates & Downloads

Forerunner 245 software version 4.87 Beta

as of August 3, 2020

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Change History

Changes made from version 4.40 to 4.87:

Changes made from version 4.40 to 4.41:

Changes made from version 4.20 to 4.29:

Changes made from version 4.00 to 4.06:

Changes made from version 3.70 to 3.77:

Changes made from version 3.46 to 3.52:

Changes made from version 3.10 to 3.46:

Installation Instructions

  1. Connect your Forerunner 245 to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Download and unzip Place the GUPDATE.GCD file in the \GARMIN folder of your device's internal storage drive.
  3. From the RemoteSW folder, copy the GUP3078.GCD file into the \GARMIN\REMOTESW folder on your device.
  4. Disconnect your device from the computer, approve the update on the watch, and wait for the update to finish.
  5. If you would like to revert to the last public release software, place the GUPDATE-440.GCD file in the \GARMIN folder and rename GUPDATE-440.GCD to GUPDATE.GCD. Place the GUP3078-320.GCD file from RemoteSW\Downgrades into the \GARMIN\REMOTESW folder on your device, rename the file to GUP3078.GCD, and disconnect to install. NOTE: If you revert to an older version of software, all of your settings will be reset to defaults.