By Parul Thakur
Garmin products are famous worldwide . These products have gained a lot of popularity because of its features and the excellent services that it has been providing to its customers . ‘Garmin’ is an worldwide acclaimed American multi -national company (earlier known as ProNav) known for specialization in GPS technology for navigation , aviation , sports activities and automotive using Garmin GPS .
Garmin launched a GPS navigation software program in April 2008 , for laptop , PCs and other computers based on Microsoft windows operating system . Mobile apps for various purposes for Android , iPhone and Windows phone are also offered by Garmin .
Perks of using a Garmin
Garmin tools control a high percentage in the market share even though you have GPS tools inbuilt in our smartphones .
- Get constant updates to make information authentic and reliable .
- It doesn’t raise your expenses and is better than commercial maps without any valuable features .
- Garmin maps and GPS never run out of updates .
- Purchasing maps physically has completely been eradicated.
- It is a time saver as it has feature which helps in predicting traffic .
- Paths that lead to mishaps or accidents can be reduced or avoided by reporting and informing drivers or commuters .
- It can be installed in any region and can be easily updated .
- Helps you manage and update GPS settings to keep them up-to-date .
- Just a single click to automatically update and the result displayed is always authentic .
- You can also save your favorite maps in your system .
- It will always alert you when new maps are ready to be installed .
- Allows you to install voices .
- Best when it comes to accuracy and signal quality of GPS locations .
- Garmin comes in handy when you have to solve the challenges of some major GPS tools with latest GPS update .
- User can even add a new tool to the interface using and ANT stick or USB cable .
- The interface is very easy to understand, even beginners find it simple to use .
Problems you might encounter while using an out dated Garmin?
- Imagine you are driving in search of a left turn you have to take but you end up finding that entire block is converted into a parking garage.
Such encounters are frustrating if you have a urgency such as appointment with doctor or you are not even in a hurry . With the amount of construction that is carried daily it can be tiring .
These Garmin updates ensure that you be on the right path to reach your destination on time .
Can I update my old Garmin?
Yes , you can update your old Garmin device . Fortunately , updating your Garmin is an easy task with Garmin’s Express software . You don’t need to worry . Just plug your device in the computer and let the magic of software happen .
Steps for updating your Garmin:-
Connect to your computer using your device .
- Remove your Garmin from your vehicle . It should be power on .
- With the help of a mini USB connect it and wait for prompts to begin .
Note : if you are new , then do sign in to your Garmin account manually before beginning .
Install the Garmin Express in your computer .
- to the Garmin Express download page .
- Choose from “ Download for windows ” or “ Download for mac ” .
- Follow the instructions and install .
Time to install your updates .
- Tap on “ Add a device ” and locate your Garmin .
- You will get a list of available updates .
- Click on “select all” .
- Keep your device connected while updating .
Note : You might have to purchase lifetime updates . After updating , you’ll have access to all apps that come free with your Garmin .
Eject your device .
- After finishing updating , select eject to disconnect your device safely .
- Install Garmin back to where it was installed earlier .
- Your directions will be accurate .
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