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Hi i have bought a colorado 300 a few days ago and i have downloaded a topo map from garmin and can not see it on my sd card that i bought expressely for this purpose and had nothing on it my gps does not see it and i can not see it from my computer. Help please

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Hi, if is original packing, you have to use Garmin SW - MapSource. you have to deblock your map for use. Jean

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I have purchased zumo 595lm and have put topo mini sd card loaded with topo maps it has wiped out the origanal maps can i reinstall the origalmaps to it


Download and install Garmin Express from Garmin. Plug your GPS into your computer. The software will identify your GPS and allow you to register it, as well as provide any current updates. Install any maps from this process on the device itself.

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Need to know how i update the maps card for it


The latest version of Garmin Express provides the ability to install a map update directly to an SD card.
The SD card installation option will only appear when updating a compatible device that does not have sufficient internal memory for the largest allowable map region. When using the SD card installation option, critical files are loaded to the SD card so it must remain in the device after the update to ensure full functionality. For the largest size SD card a device can use, refer to: What is the largest size Secure Digital (SD) card that an automotive device can accept?
The SD card support during the map update will only function with up-to-date software. It may be necessary to update the device's software with Garmin Express prior to updating the maps. These devices do not support the SD card option:
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For devices that do not support using the SD card with the map update application, any maps that do not fit in the internal memory can be installed to the SD card manually, using these instructions:

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I dropped off my Garmin and lost my sd card so how can i get a replace ment with maps? Thanks Godfrey


In case the Garmin Map came with lifetime updates or was bought 90 days ago - it's possible to download the map again to a PC / Mac for use with Mapsource or to upload it to a compatible Garmin GPS.

For this the Map license code printed on the SDCARD package box is required.

Downloading a Garmin Map is a large 3Gb download and requires a stable and fast internet connection - installing it onto a compatible Garmin GPS requires a least 5Gb of space on the boot drive. (On a PC the C-drive)

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I cannot locate topo maps loaded via sd card


Hello,

If you have the TOPO maps loaded to an SD card and the card is inserted all you should have to do is go to Tools > Settings > Map > Info in this menu you will find your map sets if you see TOPO make sure it is activated if not you may need to re install them to the SD.

Hope this helps!

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Unit will not recognize micro sd card with map on it.


your new micro SD card may be too big (in MB). I have the same probem with my camera.

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Deleted memory for garmin c530


Go to Garmin and download and install Garmin Express, Plug your GPS into your PC. The GPS should power on and Garmin Express should identify it and tell you of any updates. This would allow your to install new maps. You did not delete your internal memory, you deleted your internal maps. Moving the maps from internal to external memory cannot be done on your PC and have them work. They have to be installed on the SD card via Garmin Express. https://support.garmin.com/faqSearch/en-US/faq/content/b17m7lCO3R4UKUAt8x67J7

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Garmiin nuvi gps,


The device uses SD cards actually. They will not however work with TOPO maps or Bluechart. They are primarily for loading media or city street maps for other country's.

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Garmin 710 Doesnt show all the maps


Garmin maps are married to the device they were bought for. You should not be able to take an SD card from one and have it work in another. Another point is, was the 710 already registered to someone else and never deregistered? Have your registered the 710 and does it show up on your Garmin account?

If the 710 is not on your account, Run Garmin Express (download from Garmin). Connect the 710 to your PC. Any maps that the 710 is entitled to will show up in Garmin Express. You may have to buy the map on Garmin if the 710 never had it before.

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