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 specialisation 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 . 

How does the Garmin work:

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite – based radio navigation system. It provides Geo location i.e , estimation of real – world geographic location of an object and time information to a GPS receiver anywhere on the earth where there is an unobstructed lineage of three – four GPS sites. 

Initially, GPS was used by American Government for army purpose to protect it’s people from any kind of disaster but later it was used by civilians commonly around the globe. 

User Friendly features of Garmin:

  • Best offers – Garmin offers the best for its users.
  • Fulfilled demand and commands – Fulfils every required demand and command of the user as it comes with a special interface.
  • Interface – Extremely friendly interface.
  • Screen Access – Augments task performing ease with touch-screen multiple access.
  • Recognition of junctions – Helps in identification of junctions.
  • Information access – Foursquare information access is provided.
  • Special feature – 3D environment which is an interesting feature is also offered.

Why are Garmin updates important?

When you use your Garmin, it receives satellite signals about your location. Your location is provided by the global positioning system, but it is not related to your position in the street grid. This information is irrelevant for the global positioning system satellites whether you walk down a one – way street. For the satellite you are just a speck moving in relation to it’s last position. 

To avail the maximum benefits of directional features, you need an accurate map update. Many things change in a course of short period of time. 

  • Name of the street you walk generally may change on map. 
  • Highways exits may be closed to make way for the on – going road constructions.
  •  New traffic laws are implemented to meet the new requirements of roads. These new traffic laws can be permit actions. For e.g. left turns during peak travel times. 
  • Many times a new ATM, fast food chains, restaurant, gas stations are opened whereas other hotels, café and shops are forced to close. 

If you want to learn about these different services and use them while staying on the quickest and shortest route, then Garmin updates are essential. 

Garmin Map Update:

When you choose lifetime Garmin Map update subscription, you can stay worry-free regarding Garmin Map Update for a lifetime. This happens because it will help you in a timely update process for your Garmin Maps. 

  • Google keeps updating its Garmin Maps in the interval of 3 to 4 months, and this update should not be miss by any Garmin Maps users. 
  • Along with the Garmin lifetime updater, you get the intimation for any new update available for your Garmin GPS in the regular intervals. 
  • With consistent GPS update, you can easily move in your area by tracking new roads to reach your destination on time without any hassle. 
  • Also, having updated routes help you save time, energy, fuel as well as cash. 
  • Since the navigation signs, way points, and other signals in the city keep changing. If you stay updated with all these changes on your Garmin. It will become the best thing you do for an unhindered driving experience. 

Latest Map update for Garmin:

There is a new map Update for Garmin City Navigator South Asia NT 2020.20. The map is available for India localized nüvi 55LM, 65LM,  2568LM.

Note : Map updating process will be compatible only by using window 7 and Internet Explorer (IE) as a web browser.

Steps to update your Garmin:
  1. Install Garmin Communicator Plugin.
  2. Connect your device to the computer.
  3. Your device will be scanned for available updates.

Note : For 255w users, please prepare a 2G SD card before downloading the map. 

Steps to check current Map version:
  1. Turn on your device. 
  2. Click on the tools icon.
  3. Click on settings in the tools.
  4. Click on map in the settings.
  5. Click on info to check your status.  

Note : If the current map version is as same as the latest version on the website, you do not need to update your device and please exit the website. 

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