Register, Update and Sync your Device with Garmin Express.

Garmin Express is not compatible with your operating system. You will need to upgrade your OS to use Garmin Express.
Garmin Express has been redesigned to give you a better experience. Upgrade your OS to get the latest version, or use the legacy version of Garmin Express.

Download Legacy Version
Garmin Express has been redesigned to give you a better experience. Upgrade your OS to get the latest version, or use the legacy version of Garmin Express.

Download Legacy Version

System Requirements

Download for Windows

Garmin Express is not compatible with your operating system. You must upgrade your OS to use Garmin Express, or you can use legacy software called Map Updater to update maps on automotive devices.

System Requirements

Download For Mac



System Requirements

Windows

  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer, Microsoft .NET 4.5 (included)
  • 1024 x 768 display, USB port and 1 GB RAM
  • High speed Internet access (Not for use with dial-up, mobile or satellite connections)
  • May require up to 20 GB free disk space

Mac

  • OS X 10.10 or newer
  • 1440 x 900 display, USB port and 1 GB RAM
  • High speed Internet access (Not for use with dial-up, mobile or satellite connections)
  • May require up to 20 GB free disk space
garmin.com/express

Manage devices from your desktop.

Garmin Express is a computer application for easily setting up, registering and managing your Garmin device.

Stay Up to Date

Desktop notifications and step-by-step instructions make it easy to update your devices.

Sync with Garmin Connect

Use Express to upload your activities and wellness data to your Garmin Connect™ account.

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Garmin Nuvi Update

Garmin Nuvi is a navigation device that uses GPS satellite signals to determine locations and routes. Follow the below-given steps for the Garmin Nuvi update.

Step 1. Install Garmin Express

  1. First of all, you need to open your preferred web browser on your device.
  2. Thereafter, go to “garmin.com/express”.
  3. The following window will provide you download links for Windows and Mac Operating system as well. Hence, you need to click on the link according to your operating system.
  4. This will start downloading the Setup file to your computer. Then, wait until the downloading process is going on.
  5. In the meanwhile, click on “Save” or “Save As” if prompted.
  6. After completing the downloading procedure, you need to locate the downloaded file on your system.
  7. Afterward, double-click on the downloaded setup file to open it.
  8. Next, you should click on the “Run” or “Continue” option.
  9. After that, review the “Terms and Conditions” or “Software License Agreement”.
  10. Then, click on the “Agree” or “Accept” button.
  11. Finally, click on the “Install” button and wait until the installation process is going on.
  12. In the meantime, Mac users must enter their Mac administrator’s credentials in the respective fields. Then, click on the “Install Software” tab located at the bottom of the page.
  13. Thereafter, restart your computer.
Garmin Nuvi Update

Step 2. Connect Garmin Nuvi to the Computer

  1. To begin with, detach your Garmin GPS device.
  2. After that, turn it on and make sure that it is fully charged.
  3. Next, you should connect your Garmin device with your computer using the USB cable. For that, connect one end of the USB cable with the Garmin device and another end with your computer.
  4. Thereafter, launch the pre-installed Garmin Express and click on “Get Started”.
  5. Afterward, click on the “Add a device” button on the user interface.
  6. As a result, it will detect your GPS device and connect it.
  7. Once again, click on “Add a device”.

Step 3. Register The Garmin Nuvi Device

  1. Once you have connected the device with your computer, you should register it. This is an optional step required for only first-time users.
  2. After clicking the “Add a device” option, enter your registered email address on the following window. Then, click “Next”.
  3. Next, you should provide your password and log in to your Garmin account.
  4. If you don’t have an account earlier, then you need to create an account first. After that, log in to it.
  5. After that, you need to enter a Nickname for this device and click the “Next” tab.
  6. Finally, click on “Yes” or “No” for “Anonymous Data Collection” as per your choice.
  7. After this, if prompted complete the network connection by following the on-screen instructions carefully.

Step 4. Install Garmin Nuvi Update

  1. As the registration process completes, you will be redirected to the dashboard of Garmin express.
  2. Now, the application will automatically detect all the available updates for the connected device.
  3. Your dashboard will display all the software and map updates beneath the device name. However, in the case of multiple devices, click on the device name to view the updates.
  4. Hence, click on “Install” or “Select All” to download all the updates. On the other hand, if you want to download any specific update. After that, click on the “Install” tab beside the update that you want to install. So, for this, you should first click on the “View Details” to check all the updates separately.
  5. Thereafter, review the “Terms and Conditions” page and click on “Accept”.
  6. The following window will provide you with instructions for the updates. Therefore, read the same carefully and ensure that all the steps have been followed properly. Then, click on “Continue”.
  7. As a result, it will initiate the installation process which will take some time. In the meanwhile, make sure that the system stays connected to the network.
  8. AThereafter, it will notify you about the successful installation of the Garmin GPS update. Subsequently, it will prompt you to disconnect the device when it is safe to remove it. Hence, unplug the device once you get the confirmation
This concludes the Garmin Nuvi update procedure successfully.