And while some sat navs include a feature to share and download map corrections, it’s only useful if you know about and use it regularly. So, if you drive a lot, it’s a good idea to check your route before you go – but should you really have to when you’ve bought into the convenience of a sat nav? Or should manufacturers stop charging (or at least make them more affordable)?While we rely more and more upon our electronic charts, they are only as accurate as their source data.
Updating garmin map
What’s more, you can sell your previous sat nav to recoup some of the cost.
Of course, not everyone updates their maps – indeed, you may find you can get yourself from A to B without a regular update.
Select your GPS device in the Web Updater interface that opens and the utility will search for upgrades to your Garmin device.
Confirm that you want to upgrade your software and the utility will upgrade the Garmin GPS.
Garmin GPS devices rely on software and map information to deliver accurate guidance and positioning information to users.
To ensure that your Garmin has the most up-to-date software upgrades and maps, use the Garmin Web Updater utility.
The Web Updater application automatically searches for upgrades and additional maps for your device, downloads the necessary files and installs them directly to your unit for free.
Open an Internet browser and visit the Web Updater download page (See "Resources" below.) Click the "Download" button to download the application to your computer.
This is indicated by the ‘LMT’ at the end of the name, like the Nüvi 2455LMT.