By: Parul Thakur 

Magellan is one of the leading portable GPS navigation consumer electronics company. In 1986 it was founded. It is also known as MiTac Digital Corporation.  It is a wholly – owned subsidiary of MiTac International Corporation (MIC). MIC was founded in 1982. MIC promotes and sells products and services under the name of Magellan Corporation.

Magellan provides all the world top class services and tools for commercial vehicles and drivers to make navigation hassle – free and safe. Magellan Truck GPS are intuitive and dynamic. Regular updates help your GPS become better with time. Magellan also helps you improve your professional driving skills as a commercial driver. 

Storage – A special feature in Magellan GPS:

Storage of information is much higher than usual storage of a GPS . Truck GPS also performs checking for confinements and extensions . 

Types of routes for a Magellan GPS:

The shortest and the quickest routes are majorly used two routes of Magellan Truck GPS device. You can utilize the device according to your requirements. 

If you have to reach your destination early and you have a long distance cover, then set your device to the quickest mode. 

If you have to reach your destination early and you have a local nearby destination. Then you have to set your device to the shortest mode. 

These both modes will take your travel easier and will make out best of your journey for you. 

The basic motto is to make use of short routes for local journey and quickest routes for longer routes. 

Do you require a Magellan GPS Map update:

Yes, you require a map update because of the following reasons- 

  • The data stored on your device by a map update is accurate most of times resulting to be very useful. You might also encounter some errors because of the ongoing construction processes. Therefore, your data would be updated regularly.
  • Since the bridge data is changed most often as it gets old, due to which you require a updated device.These frequent changes makes it difficult to judge about road length and height of the flyovers. They are also very low and for a long period of time. 

Magellan Roadmate 1200 GPS:

The Magellan RoadMate 1200 GPS is a smart and compact vehicle navigation device. This Navigation device will help you as drivers to reach your destinations using maps from a pre-loaded memory card. However, to have hassle-free and worry-free navigation, it becomes equally necessary for you to keep your device updated.

What does Magellan Roadmate 1200 updates include?

Your loaded Magellan Roadmate 1200 updates include : 

  •  A map or the software update. 
  •  It will install the latest and updated street information.
  •  Addition of new roads and removing old roads as it helps you in adding new roads and removing old ones from your stored database that are no longer important to you. 

After getting an entire software update you will notice improvements on your Magellan Roadmate 1200 GPS. These improvements would include providing faster search times for points of interest and suggest you safe routes as well.

Steps to Update Magellan Roadmate 1200 GPS device:

Step 1

Visit the official website of the Magellan GPS update and navigate to the support tab. 

Opt for “Manuals & Software Updates” from the support tab. 

Step 2:

Select your product from the drop-down menu. 

Select Magellan Roadmate Series from select a model in my Magellan is. Select Magellan Roadmate 1200 GPS and tap on submit. 

Step 3

If you want to update the device’s maps or software, select an option.

For software updates-

  1. Click on the link provided under “Updates” option. 
  2. Go for the “I Want To Download This Update” option. 
  3. Log in to your Magellan account, or you can also make another one.
  4.  Choose “Download Now”.

Step 4

When the download completes. Hit on “Next” twice, at that point turn on the Roadmate 1200. It associates your gadget with the PC by means of a USB link.  Tap on the “Proceed” option in the Windows Signature box, on the off chance that it shows up. Click “Next” and the update starts introducing on the gadget. Hit “Completion” when the update is finished.

Step 5

Checkout every connection under “Redesigns and Maps” to shop for Latest Magellan Roadmate Gps Update.
“Add the live maps that are available in your Cart” at the time of proceeding to check out click on “Continue to Check out.”

Note : Follow the instructions prompted on-screen to enter your billing and shipping information to complete the order. 

You will receive an email from the Magellan itself. This email will later help you by guiding you to download the update on the SD card itself.

Guidance and Helpline Support:

If you are unable to resolve your issues, give us a call on +1 888-406-8616 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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