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Updates & Downloads


Forerunner 245M software version 8.09 Beta

as of October 21, 2021

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Change History

Changes made from version 8.02 to 8.09:

Changes made from version 7.80 to 8.02:

Changes made from version 7.20 to 7.75:

Changes made from version 6.20 to 6.85:

Changes made from version 5.50 to 6.04:

Changes made from version 5.30 to 5.32:

Changes made from version 5.09 to 5.15:

Changes made from version 5.00 to 5.09:

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 Music to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Download and unzip Forerunner245M_809Beta.zip. Place the GUPDATE.GCD file in the \Garmin folder of your device's internal storage drive. From the RemoteSW folder, copy the GUP3079.GCD file to the device's \Garmin\RemoteSW folder.
  3. Disconnect your device from the computer, approve the update on the watch, and wait for the update to finish.
  4. If you would like to revert to the last public release software, place the GUPDATE-780.GCD file in the \Garmin folder and rename GUPDATE-780.GCD to GUPDATE.GCD. Copy the GUP3079-700.GCD file from RemoteSW\Downgrades, place it in the device's \Garmin\RemoteSW folder and rename it to GUP3079.GCD. Disconnect the device to install. NOTE: If you revert to an older version of software, all of your settings will be reset to defaults.