Question about GPS

1 Answer

Garmin 3350 GPS

Trying to download files from my computer to my Garmin 350 but have no idea what I'm doing. HELP

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,124 Answers

Is your Nuvi plugged into the USB port of the PC?
The Nuvi should show up as an external drive. Look in your Windows Explorer or My Computer. It should say "Nuvi" and a drive letter, like "K" or "J", etc.

Just drop and drag the files into the Nuvi or right click on the file and select "copy" and then using Windows Explorer or My Computer, click on the Nuvi and whatever folder you want the file to go in and right click, than select paste.

That should do it.

- Jim

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Have bought UK/Ireland maps update which comes on SD card, but without instructions how to install. Have downloaded MapInstaller software from Garmin site, but comes up with error message stating that...

Hi, The img file that comes on the sd card must be contained in a folder called "Garmin". If the img file is not within this folder then it will look for the original img file on the SatNav itself. I hope this works for you.

Sep 21, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

2 Answers

I need owners manual for my Garmin nuvi 350 NA. I

Connect your Nuvi 350 to computer with USB and look in Garmin folder for owners manual. It should be in the Nuvi's internal memory in PDF format.

Other: Go to and click Manuals link to download to computer.

Feb 14, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Free update for garmin 350

you can do a free software update through, by checking the version of your software on your device and compare it with the latest version on website.

note. if it needs update, download the file and it will automatically detect your device and update it.

Sep 29, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer

I deleted files in garmin 205W now I lost voice and languages

I also had this problem while trying to register a Nuvi 205W. I talked to someone at Garmin tech support and found that I was using USB cable that was only meant to plug in to my computer to recharge the unit. I have now sent for a data transmission USB cable, will see if that solves the problem when it arrives. Hope this helps.

Mar 17, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

3 Answers

"No Map Data Available" - Garmin Nuvi 350

This is because your map file has either been deleted or corrupted and needs to be replaced. Please see this link for more info. Too much info to copy & paste here:

- Jim

Dec 12, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

2 Answers

Loading mp3 files to garmin nuvi 350

The device is not recognizing the file name. The Garmin GPS will only recognize MP3 files. Ipod (MP4) and other media files will not play. Converting the files to the MP3 format will correct the problem.

Jul 25, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer


I am not aware of a GPS unit that will allow you to do that at this time, I'm sorry to say. You might check with Garmin ( as they do have GPS units designed for more professional travel, and may have a similar feature, but as far as I know, they do not. Good luck.31

Jul 09, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Garmin Nuvi 350

Did you get the new DVD, did you make sure nothing else is running (also taskbar objects), and you are not using a usb hub?

Jun 08, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Garmin Nuvi 350 with Ver: 5.30 software

From your description this sounds like normal functioning unless I am missing something. When the unit is connected with the USB cable to a computer, it will appear as a storage device (i.e. disk drive) to the computer. I.e. Open 'My computer' and you should see it in the list of devices as another disk drive such as E: or F: or whatever the next available drive letter is on your computer. Now open the drive letter and you will see the files in the NUVI. On mine I see the user's manual as a .pdf (Adobe) file. I don't have explanantions of what the other files contain, but I believe in the user's manual there are explanations for at least some of the files. One or more contain user data and this gives you a way to back up this information so that if you perform a software upgrade that erases all this data, you can re-load it into the Garmin when you are done with the upgrade. You can copy any of these files to your computer by doing a typical file copy operation. I would be careful not to delete any files unless you know what you are doing. I believe deleting some files may cause the Garmin to stop operating, but I'm not sure.

Mar 23, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Garmin nuvi 350 -- GPS problem

I was able to fix this problem along with being in demo mode by plugging the unit into my computer and deleting the "demo" file on the Garmin.

Jan 11, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
GPS Logo

Related Topics:

52 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GPS Experts


Level 3 Expert

66126 Answers

Will Halftowaite

Level 3 Expert

503 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

70983 Answers

Are you a GPS Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides