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Garmin Nuvi 750 map updates

I have a Garmin Nuvi 750 that was purchased in September and I misunderstood that I would have to pay to update my maps through Garmins site. Does anyone know of another way to update the maps for free?

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  • twissy410 Jul 17, 2009

    I need a way to update my maps not just the firmware.

  • twissy410 Jul 17, 2009

    Thats what I thought. It was a long shot. Thanks so much!

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Hi there.

The only way is via the Garmin website, but as you say, you will need to pay for updated maps. You should get free map updates for your version of maps until the next version is released. You do need to register your current map set on the garmin website to get free updates for your current maps, however, usually they dont really update them anyway until the next version is released, which you have to pay for, so not sure if it is really worth it!

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Hi,

In order to download the free maps, you have to use an sotware, you can get the software from the below link,

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=3809

After downloading th software connect your arwin750 and choose your memory card and select map to download...

Your selected map will be downloaded to your selected devices..

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RNJ VINOD KUMAR

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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How do i reset my garmin nuvi 200w satnav it says no detailed maps found how can i reinstall them


Locate the reset button, located on the back of the device, in the lower left corner. Remove the sticker covering the button, and use a straightened paper clip to depress the tab.

To reinstall maps

Connect your Garmin Nuvi to your computer via USB cable. You can only update the maps through connecting to your computer.

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.

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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.

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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.

Close Garmin Express and 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.

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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.

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Connect your Garmin Nuvi to your computer via USB cable.

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

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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.

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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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If they are truly gone you'll have to buy them from Garmin. I would suggest to buy the Life Time update. That's what I did. Maybe it's just a software issue?? Get the free WEBUPDATER from Garmin here:


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Does this help? Let us know. Thanks.

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Mapupdates Garmin Nuvi 750


You can purchase map updates from garmin.com Two options a one time update. Or what i chose with my nuvi750 a lifetime update which lets you update up to 4 times a year

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