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 Update

To perform Garmin Update, you need to download and install the Garmin Express application. Garmin Express is an application that is designed to manage your Garmin GPS device from your computer.

Garmin Update Using Garmin Express Application

  1. First of all, you need to open your Garmin Express application on your device.
  2. After that, you should click on the “Add a device” option on your computer.
  3. Subsequently, you need to plug in your Garmin device with your computer using the USB cable. So, for that, connect one end of the USB cable with the Garmin product and another with your computer.
  4. Once again, you need to click on the “Add device” option on your screen. Then, you have to wait patiently until Garmin Express is searching for your device. It will take some time to search for your device.
  5. Now, if you are not able to find the name of your device, click on the “search again” option.
  6. As a result, it will try to search your device again.
  7. Next, you need to sync with Garmin Connect and login to your Garmin account. For that, press the Sign In button and enter the email address and password that you used at the time of account creation. Once again click on the blue “Sign In” button at the bottom of the page.
  8. In case, if you don’t have an account before, click on the “create an account” option. Follow the on-screen instructions in order to complete the process of account creation.
  9. Next, the Garmin Express Settings page will appear on your screen. Here, you need to select a device nickname and your preferred language. Then, click on the “Next” button.
  10. Now, to upload your data to Garmin Connect wirelessly, you have to set up a Wi-Fi network, otherwise, use an Ethernet cable. Also, your device will sync automatically, when in range of your network.
  11. After that, once you are connected to the internet, you need to click on the “next” tab. You will get this tab at the bottom of the page.
  12. In the next window, you will get the link for Privacy policy. For that, you should click on the “View Privacy Policy Statement” and closely read the document. Then, click on the “Yes” tab at the bottom of the page.
  13. After that, when the device is selected Garmin Express will display the available Garmin Updates.
  14. Subsequently, click on “Install” or “Install All” to install all available updates on your device.
  15. In the next window, you will get the link for the license agreement. Click on the license agreement and read the document carefully. Then, if you agree to all the terms and conditions click on the “Agree” option and proceed further. You will get this option at the bottom of the page.
  16. As a result, Garmin Express will display the current progress of updating the software on your screen. It will also display the percentage completed, estimated time, remaining and downloading speed of the application.
  17. At last, wait until the Garmin Update procedure completes.
Garmin Update

Disconnect Your Device

Finally, once you have completed installing the free update, select “Eject” to safely disconnect your device. Also, you need to unplug the USB cable both from your Garmin device and your system. In this way, you can update your Garmin GPS devices by following the above-mentioned procedure carefully.