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I have a new garmin gps for my birthday. i am trying to register it. it is connected to my desktop computer. what do i do next?

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  1. Go to www.garmin.com
  2. Select your country from the drop-down list
  3. Click on myGarmin
  4. Click on "Register your Garmin Product"
  5. Follow the prompts
Note you'll be asked to create a username and password. Keep them safe as you'll need them anytime you want to update your maps.

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Garmin periodically releases updated maps for its GPSdevices. The my Garmin website offers convenient access for managing yourGarmin devices and finding the map updates you need. Garmin offers threeoptions for map updates: free download, single-purchase download or lifetimesubscription. Regardless of which option you choose, the process to downloadmap updates to your Garmin is the same.TOOLSAND INTRUCTION NEEDED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM1 Connect your Garmin GPS to your computer. Locate theUSB ports on your computer and on your GPS. The GPS ports are typically on theback of the device and may be hidden by a protective cover or rubber cap. Plugone end of the USB cable into your computer and plug the other end of the USBcable into your GPS. Power on the GPS.2 Sign in to my Garmin(see Resources) with your username and password. If you do not have an account,click the Create New Account link to register your Garmin devices.3 Click the my Maps tab to display a list of yourregistered devices and their associated maps. Click the Map Downloads link todisplay a list of available map updates for your devices. Select PC Download orMac Download link.4 If you are alerted to run the Garmin CommunicatorPlug in, click Run. When the Plug in has detected your GPS and is ready todownload the map update, click the Launch Download Manager button.5 At the Save As prompt to save the map update, notethe location or select a new location to save the file. Click the Save button.6 When the Map Update file has finished downloading,click the Launch button.7 At the "Welcome to the Garmin Map Update"screen, click Next.8 After the Map Update USB Driver Check finishes, clickNext.9 Follow any instructions on the Map Update SuccessfulInstallation screen. Click Next.10 At the Software Data and License Agreement screen,select the checkbox to accept the agreement. Click Next.11 After the update installation finishes, click Finishto exit the program.12 Disconnect your GPS from your computer.Thanks.

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How to register a Garmin Nuvi GPS.


Hi,<br /><br />To be able you register yourGarmin nuvi GPS, you need to have a Garmin account. Thereafter, you can proceed for the Garmin nuvi GPS registration. After you have created an account, you will have to enter your Garmin account to be able to register your Garmin nuvi GPS.<br /><br />Follow this link to create an account for your new Garmin nuvi GPS; Click here; <a href="https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/marketing/register.htm">https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/marketing/register.htm<br /></a><br />When the link opens, Under language, select English and below, click on "Automotive" icon. This will proceed to the next page.<br /><br />On top of "User-name", you will see "Don't have an account? Create one". Click on the "Create one". It is underlined and typed in blue.<br /><br />Now you are on the registration page. Enter your full name, e-mail address, user-name you would like to use and create a password.<br /><br />After filling all the required information, at the bottom of the registration page, you will see "Create Account'. Click on and and registration is complete.<br /><br />Further more, after the registration, you will need to update your map, follow the below directions;<br /><br />1. Plug one end of the USB cable into your GPS and the other end into your desktop or laptop computer. The GPS device will load the appropriate driver automatically, and a message on your GPS tells you that it is connected to your computer via USB.<br />2. Open your Internet browser of choice and type in the following web address: "http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27 "<br />3. Download the appropriate version of the software for your computer (Windows or Apple) and Install the WebUpdater by following the wizard (accept defaults).<br />4. Click "Start," "Programs," "Garmin" and " WebUpdater" to update your firmware and your maps. Periodically check and make sure your software is current.<br /><br />Lastly, for more information about the webupdater, click here; <a href="http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/">http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/</a><br /><br />I hope you found the above information helpful.<br /><br />Regards.

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Would like to register my nuvi 1300


Hello,

To be able you register yourGarmin nuvi GPS, you need to have a Garmin account. Thereafter, you can proceed for the Garmin nuvi GPS registration. After you have registered, you will have to enter your Garmin account to be able to register your Garmin nuvi GPS.

Follow this link to register your new Garmin nuvi GPS; https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/marketing/register.htm

When the link opens, Under language, select English and below, click on "Automotive" icon. This will proceed to the next page.

On top of "Username", you will see "Don't have an account? Create one". Click on the "Create one". It is underlined and typed in blue.

Now you are on the registration page. Enter your full name, e-mail address, username you would like to use and create a password.

After filling all the required information, at the bottom of the registration page, you will see "Create Account'. Click on and and registration is complete.

Further more, after the registration, you will need to update your map, follow the below directions;

1. Plug one end of the USB cable into your GPS and the other end into your desktop or laptop computer. The GPS device will load the appropriate driver automatically, and a message on your GPS tells you that it is connected to your computer via USB.
2. Open your Internet browser of choice and type in the following web addres: "http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27 "
3. Download the appropriate version of the software for your computer (Windows or Apple) and Install the WebUpdater by following the wizard (accept defaults).
4. Click "Start," "Programs," "Garmin" and " WebUpdater" to update your firmware and your maps. Periodically check and make sure your software is current.

Lastly, for more information about the webupdater, go to; http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/

I hope you found the above helpful.....

Regards.

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I just want to register this 1450 series garmin


Hello,

To be able you register yourGarmin nuvi GPS, you need to have a Garmin account. Thereafter, you can proceed for the Garmin nuvi GPS registration. After you have registered, you will have to enter your Garmin account to be able to register your Garmin nuvi GPS.

Follow this link to register your new Garmin nuvi GPS; https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/marketing/register.htm

When the link opens, Under language, select English and below, click on "Automotive" icon. This will proceed to the next page.

On top of "Username", you will see "Don't have an account? Create one". Click on the "Create one". It is underlined and typed in blue.

Now you are on the registration page. Enter your full name, e-mail address, username you would like to use and create a password.

After filling all the required information, at the bottom of the registration page, you will see "Create Account'. Click on and and registration is complete.

Further more, after the registration, you will need to update your map, follow the below directions;

1. Plug one end of the USB cable into your GPS and the other end into your desktop or laptop computer. The GPS device will load the appropriate driver automatically, and a message on your GPS tells you that it is connected to your computer via USB.
2. Open your Internet browser of choice and type in the following web addres: "http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27 "
3. Download the appropriate version of the software for your computer (Windows or Apple) and Install the WebUpdater by following the wizard (accept defaults).
4. Click "Start," "Programs," "Garmin" and " WebUpdater" to update your firmware and your maps. Periodically check and make sure your software is current.

Lastly, for more information about the webupdater, go to; http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/

I hope you found the above helpful.....

Good luck.

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How do i register my nuvi?


Hi,

To be able you register yourGarmin nuvi GPS, you need to have a Garmin account. Thereafter, you can proceed for the Garmin nuvi GPS registration. After you have registered, you will have to enter your Garmin account to be able to register your Garmin nuvi GPS.

Follow this link to register your new Garmin nuvi GPS; https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/marketing/register.htm

When the link opens, Under language, select English and below, click on "Automotive" icon. This will proceed to the next page.

On top of "Username", you will see "Don't have an account? Create one". Click on the "Create one". It is underlined and typed in blue.

Now you are on the registration page. Enter your full name, e-mail address, username you would like to use and create a password.

After filling all the required information, at the bottom of the registration page, you will see "Create Account'. Click on and and registration is complete.

Further more, after the registration, you will need to update your map, follow the below directions;

1. Plug one end of the USB cable into your GPS and the other end into your desktop or laptop computer. The GPS device will load the appropriate driver automatically, and a message on your GPS tells you that it is connected to your computer via USB.
2. Open your Internet browser of choice and type in the following web addres: "http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27 "
3. Download the appropriate version of the software for your computer (Windows or Apple) and Install the WebUpdater by following the wizard (accept defaults).
4. Click "Start," "Programs," "Garmin" and " WebUpdater" to update your firmware and your maps. Periodically check and make sure your software is current.

Lastly, for more information about the webupdater, go to; http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/

I hope you found the above helpful.....

Regards.

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How do I register my Garmin?


With the unit Off

using your usb cable connect your gps to your computer..(most cameras use the same usb cable to connect)

your computer will detect new hardware (usb) minimise pop up box

next

go to www.MyGarmin.com

the site will also detect your gps model and let you register unit ..... it will have you download WebUpDater

utility to transfer files

***FYI**** where you set upi the gps and register it will be call your SECURITY LOCATION... you would need to return to this location if you forget your Pin Number to unlock unit

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I have a nuvi 1350, how to register for later updates


with the unit Off

connect the gps to computer using the usb cable...( same usb cable most cameras use to hook to computers)

once connected your computer will detect new hardware (usb) minimise box

next

go to www.MyGarmin.com it to will detect your model number and let your register your gps

you will be asked to download WebUpDater utility to transfer files to your gps

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H ow do I get to the place to register my new garman ? So I can get uprade for Free. I have a nuvi 1300, I just receved it today.


Here is what you have to do....

With the GPS Off...... using the USB cable connect the gps to computer..... your computer will detect new hardware (usb) a pop up box will come up minimise it ( you can use the same usb cable most cameras use to connect to computers)

next

go to www.MyGarmin.com

once there it too will detect the gps model number and have you Register the unit at that time...( where you do this will be set as your SECURITY LOCATION .... A PLACE YOU WOULD HAVE TO RETURN TO IF YOU LOST YOUR PIN NUMBER TO UNLOCK UNIT)

Garmin will then tell you to download WebUpDater utility to transfer files to your gps.

hope this helps

Nov 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 1300 Car GPS Receiver

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Where do i go to register a new garmin 1450


Make sure your gps is fully charged ...


With the unit Off......

connect your GPS to your computer using the USB cable... (its the same USB cable most cameras use to connect to computers )

your computer will detect new hardware (usb) minimise the pop up box

next

go to www.MyGarmin.com this site will also detect your model unit and let you unlock your Map as soon as you Register..

Garmin will then tell you to download WebUpDater utility to transfer mapping files

*** FYI*** ALL GARMINS HAVE A SECURITY LOCATION...this is a location where you first set up your gps and if you forget the pin number if you lock the unit you must return to the security location to unlock or send your unit to garmin with your receipt of ownership

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