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How can I purchase an map update, Great Britain and Northern Ireland for my Nuvi 610t

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When trying to put in an address the Garmin asks me for a country and then does not accept it after typing in the first letter. The other functions appear to be ok.


Hello

you need to update your map

Purchase your map updates (if necessary). You can purchase map updates for your Garmin Nuvi from the Garmin website. There are two basic options: a lifetime purchase or a one-time upgrade. The lifetime purchase gives you access to any new updates for the life of your device, while the one-time upgrade will provide you with the latest current maps, but you'll need to purchase again if you want to upgrade again later.

Make sure to log in with your myGarmin account before purchasing the map upgrade.

Connect your Garmin Nuvi to your computer via USB cable.

Open the "myGarmin" website and sign in with your Garmin account. Make sure to sign in with the account that you've purchased the map updates on.

Click the "myMaps" tab on the myGamrin dashboard. This will load a list of all of your purchased map upgrades.

Click the drop-down menu in the "Recent Map Purchases" section. Select your Garmin Nuvi from the list of devices.

Install the Garmin Communicator Plugin when prompted. This is required in order for the Garmin website to transfer the map files to your Gamrin software on your computer.

Download and install Garmin Express. This is the program that allows your computer to interact with your Garmin Nuvi.

Register your device in Garmin Express. If you haven't already registered your device, you'll be prompted to when you start Garmin Express. You'll need to register in order to update the maps.

Click the "Updates" tab in Garmin Express. This will show all of the available updates for your Nuvi, including the new map update you just purchased.

Click the "Show Details" option next to your Map Update. Click the "Install" button that appears. You will need to accept the agreement before the update installs.

Wait for the maps to download and install. Once you agree to the terms, the map update will begin downloading to Garmin Express, and will then be transferred to your Nuvi. This will likely take several minutes to complete.

unplug the Nuvi when the update is complete. The Nuvi will reboot and begin installing the updated software on the device. This may take another couple of minutes.

You can download garmin express here

http://software.garmin.com/en-US/express.html.

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Question will Canadian Garmin work in Ireland?


It will work in Ireland but it'll need a map of Ireland which is on the maps of Europe, or Western Europe or Great Britain and Ireland

Aug 26, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Need an update


You'll need a USB cable to connect to your computer, and you need to go to....
http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us/extras/downloads
There you'll find all the map updates for your GPS. DO NOT TRY TO LOAD THE ENTIRE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE MAP ONTO YOUR NUVI 200. It doesn't have enough memory. Load only US map!!!
I speak from experience. Been there, done that! Best regards, -Ric Carvalho

Aug 03, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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Garmin nuvi 1300 Query


Usually they come preloaded with some maps and you purchase additional ones. Check the manual that came with it or the box and that should tell you which ones it has. Generally speaking a basic unit bought in the UK will come with UK & Ireland preloaded, more expensive unit may have UK, Ireland & Europe and the most expensive may have all three plus USA. It's unlikely you will have 'lost' your USA map. The unit should have a 'drop down' menu which allows you to choose which map to load. Hope this helps!

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Have a Garmin nuvi 200 with North America maps. Am downloading a map of Ireland. Will this erase my existing maps of N. America?


It will depend on how much memory you have in your Garmin. If you have maps that you want to keep then I would download those first and then add in the Ireland maps. Or wait until you leave to add in Ireland. I believe the Garmin will tell you if there isn't enough room to add in Ireland.

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Trying to update lifetime uk maps for my NUVI 610T please have added plug in etc


Make sure that your firewall is shut off, or allowing that plugin being installed on the computer

Aug 14, 2009 | Garmin GPS Devices

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No map of ireland


Yes that model does have maps for Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland. As long as it's a newer model you are good to go (which it sounds like it is).

The easiest way to check would be to put in an address in Ireland as the destination. If it gives you an error saying not found then it's a safe bet that it does not include a map of Ireland, if it says impossible to navigate from here then you know it does see the destination, and knows that you can't possible get there by land from where you are.

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Have usa garmin nuvi 260 ,want to load austalia maps how?


well you need to update the firmware of your gps also call garmin customer support they are great tell them about the map, also the poor satelite cover might be because of your location or weather conditions

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Garmin nuvi 610


500Mb internL MEMORY ONLY- LOAD MAPS TO SD CARD TILL 4 gB WORKING

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LUCCA 3.5b sat nav


buy a 1 gig memory card then use the dvd you got with it and pull uk and ireland maps on to that little chip. i cant figure out how too get it from the chip to the nav but it works fine if you leave the chip in there

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