After some clever checking, the Garmin website will prompt you to either access your existing my Garmin account or create one.
Once you have done this you can access your free map updates for Garmin GPS products in a few easy steps: Assuming that you have downloaded the Garmin Map Update application to your desktop, you will then need to run this program.
Garmin and other GPS makers have transitioned in a significant way to free product lifetime map updates for a range of products including sports and golf GPS.
But for many map options, especially international street maps beyond those you purchased with your unit, you will have to pay.
However, map updating has also become more complex, as we use more devices for more activities, and we access updates online.
Another big change in map updates is that more of them are free.
We only sell the latest maps that are available (Garmin update these every 3 to 4 months) and a map card can be purchased from here Ireland & UK SD card If your sat-nav has a 'LM' designation, for example, the nuvi 2415LM or nuvi 2597LM then your device comes with free lifetime map updates.In this case you update the maps on your sat-nav using Garmin Express which you download from Garmin's website and install on your PC or Mac.Once downloaded and installed, the update process is relatively straightforward. Touch Map Info to view the map version and touch the box to activate or inactivate the map.If Garmin City Navigator Singapore/Malaysia NT, Malsingmaps Malaysia/Singapore and Malfreemaps are activated, Garmin City Navigator Singapore/Malaysia NT will be set as the default map for navigation. You may also contact Garmin authorised dealer for product support.The unit determines your exact position using GPS satellites and compares your location to its stored maps to determine points of interests around you – whether roads, restaurants or rivers.