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NEED A CANADIAN MAP FOR GARMIN NUVI 200. CAME WITH AN AMERICAN MAP

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Hi if you go directly to www.garmin.com you can update your nuvi online, they have updated maps covering canada its an easy step by step instructions on the site
best of luck

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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How do you download a map to the Nuvi 200


Here is what you need to do to update the map your Garmin nuvi 200; first make sure the unit is fully charged, then go to the Garmin web site and register your product. Next download Garmin Updater and connect your nuvi with a USB cable directly to your computer and not thru a USB hub. Let the update go directly to the GPS and not a folder. It will take a few hours even with a fast internet connection. When done follow the instructions on your screen. I have attached a link to the Garmin site. Thanks for using FixYa

https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/registrationGettingStarted.htm?productType=auto&categoryType=AUTO

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I bought an garmin nuvi 200 in the States; now I am in Toronto, Canada but my gps does not work here in Canada; do I need to buy an update?


Hello,

You would have to purchase the Canadian mapping for that unit as it only has an American database so an update would help. For the price i would recommend getting a whole new unit instead of purchasing the Canadian mapping. 55 dollars would get you the Mapping 99 would get you a unit with both USA & CAN maps that would be up to date with Traffic capabilities. Here is a link to the product I would recommend for you.

Hope this helps!

Apr 25, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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When I turn on my nuvi 200 I get the message "no


If you got the unit from somebody they could of used a SD card and its looking for it and the ynever switched back to the regular map... to check try this..


Settings ... Map.... on he bottom of screen you will see Map Info .. press it.... it should now say what map is loaded on the gps...

It should have a checkmark in the City Navigator North American NT, if not put one there

Nov 04, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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When I bought this unit, I was under the impression that updates were free as well as tech support. I would like to update Canadian maps.


Have you gone to www.MyGarmin.com and do an update? If you brought the unit recently they would update for free.

As a Nuvi 760 owner it gets me around Canada with no problem with North American 2009 map

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I can't get an update on my nuvi gps 200 for maps, even the map of Mexico.


the Nuvi 200 has an extremely small memory, less than 1gb. The US maps for the nuvi 200 only include the lower 48 for that reason. Not sure how large the map file is for Mexico but your only safe option is to contact Garmin direct.

Jan 11, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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USA Garmin nuvi 200. Can I download Ireland map?


Hi,
You will have to buy a version of European maps. After you download them into your Garmin it will work just like in the US.
Here is a link I found for you. It looks like you need to buy all of Europe but there may be a way to just buy individual countries. Best wishes on your trip.

Wide and way cool, nüvi 200W shows you the way with detailed maps on a bright ... Garmin Garage" vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device ): yes ... nuvi 200W, Eastern Europe, 010-00656-25. nüvi 200W, Italy, Greece ...
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=9122

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Remove a map to make space on my garmin nuvi 205


I would reset the whole unit to factory specs & then load map.

Jul 06, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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Need a manual for Garmin nuvi 200. Lost manual and need to upgrade maps. Do I send the gps back to manufacturer for upgrade?


Here is the link for the full Nuvi 200 manual. No, you do not need to send the unit back. You can purchase a map online and download the map to your Nuvi using a USB to mini-USB cable.

http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/nuvi200_OwnersManual.pdf

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How do I unlock the Canada maps?


I had same problem, purchase Sd card, because internal memory too low for all Canada and Usa. search thepiratesbay.org for unlocker program. It works like a charm. Ps i dont know the legality of using unlocker so you may want to consult Garmin.

Jul 26, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS

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Garmin map downloading


Teamhs, I am assuming you have the Garmin Nuvi 200w or 200 which comes with a 1GB solid state drive. If so, the problem lies with the fact that the North American map preloaded with the 200 series is already around 910MB plus the help files and additional languages most of us don't use like Russian, Korean, Japanese etc etc that push it past 980MB or so. Now do the math and you'll find that the 37MB update doesn't fit in there, so now you have 2 choices.

1.- You can choose not to update.

2.- You can plug the Nuvi to your PC and explore the Garmin folder and get rid of the Help folder, which will not hinder the operation of the unit but will disable the HELP button when you power up the unit, and you can also remove all the languages you don't use from the Speech and Text folders. I removed all but American English and Spanish along with the help folder and was able to succesfully update my Nuvi. Now whenever I press the Help button in my Nuvi all I get is NO MATCH FOUND, which is no biggie to me. Hope this helps...

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