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:-

Step 1: 

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 . 

Step 2: 

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 .

Step 3: 

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 . 

Step 4: 

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 . 
Guidance and Helpline Support:

If you are unable to resolve your issues, give us a call on +1 888-309-0939 or live chat with our experts for quick , instant support . You can also write to us and we will get back to you within 24 hours . 

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