Of course, it is possible to update the Garmin device by yourself. You don’t have to be a highly skilled IT person to Update Garmin GPS. However, you need to take care of a few things like having a stable and high-speed internet connection, compatible data cable, micro SD card for quick data transfer, having a PC or a Mac with sufficient RAM, and registering over the Garmin Express software. Once you possess all these things, you will need to follow the below steps to update your Garmin GPS.
1. Begin with disconnecting your Garmin GPS from your vehicle. Now connect it to your computer using a good USB cable. Plug one end to your GPS and another end to your PC.
2. Ensure that your PC connects to a high-speed internet connection. You can also restart your Wi-Fi router to reset the connection.
3. The next step is to be registered on a Garmin account. If you are already registered then you can simply start installing the maps and if you didn’t then navigate to the myGarmin account. Click the link “create an account”, follow the on-screen instructions, and complete the registration process.
4. Now install the Garmin Express software on your computer, register your device in the software, click the Home tab, and click download free maps. You can also purchase the paid subscription of the maps to get access to all the latest maps of your choice.
It’s done, now Connect your Garmin GPS to your vehicle and start navigation.