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Garmin GPS | Answered 18 hours ago


There are instructions for getting more space on the nuvi 200 here:{e50f9a70-3d61-11dd-ff15-000000000000}

Also, if you require more assistance you can call Garmin support:

Garmin nuvi 200W... | Answered on May 14, 2020

Maptoupdate provides services for update the Garmin Nuvi 205W device with the latest version of GPS software. Visit our website, read the complete process for the Garmin Nuvi 205W GPS update. You can here, easily to download the Garmin Express software and update your Garmin device. If you have any problem with GPS map updating then chat with our expert team at any time. Our GPS expert team help in any type of GPS device-related issue for updating, Garmin Express software downloading, GPS device connectivity with Mac, Computer window, and laptop.

Garmin nuvi 205W... | Answered on Apr 10, 2020

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Garmin GPS | Answered on Apr 02, 2020

Hi Earl,

Sometime it could just be of aging. I have a 130, it was having similar problems, until i realized it was the screen not showing, but power on turning on. In your case, I probably probably try a hard factory reset as follows:

To perform a master reset:
  1. Turn off the device.
  2. Press the PAGE, ENTER2, and POWER buttons simultaneously.
  3. Release all buttons once the Do you really want to erase all user data? message appears.
  4. Select Yes.
hope this helps!


Garmin GPS | Answered on Mar 29, 2020

To update your nuvi, all you need to do is to connect your nuvi to an internet connected computer and the updates will show on the lower left of your computers screen, click on it and it will update it with the latest software version and maps.
You can also go to your nuvis website and search for latest updates. Just click on the map link and a list will pop up under the map link, select update maps if it is maps you want to update. It will ask you to choose your device from a list, after choosing your nuvi 255w then it will show you the latest maps for your gps, but you have to install its plug ins first.
That is how to update your gps.

Garmin nuvi 255W... | Answered on Mar 17, 2020

I know Arabic voices and text are on some Garmin units. Not sure about buying software to put Arabic on a GPS; check here:

And here to buy: showroom/gps-navigation-support-arabic-map.

Good luck.

Garmin Nuvi 660... | Answered on Mar 16, 2020

Guys and or ladies... I know that you have to create a folder named "GARMIN" in the sd card so the maps can be recognize. Maybe this solves your problem. Let me know if it works.
BR from Spain,

Garmin Nuvi 660... | Answered on Mar 11, 2020


Garmin nuvi 200W... | Answered on Mar 10, 2020

It's strange if the plug doesn't fit the cigarette lighter socket. They can be a tight fit so if you find it a little big for the socket try putting pressure on it to push it in. If it absolutely won't fit you can buy cigarette lighter plugs in car accessory shops. If you can get one that does fit you can cut the one that's on the lead off and fit the new one.

If you cannot get any plug to fit you can get the lead wired permanently into the car. Any garage would be able to do it for you.

Garmin Nuvi 660... | Answered on Feb 19, 2020

The reason why people don't like to do Free Garmin Map Update is they think that it is somewhere a little tough procedure. But let us tell you that there is nothing like that, try our well-researched steps now.
1.To download the update, first, you have to create your own account on the Garmin website. For that just connect your computer with wifi and then search there for the Garmin websites. Enter your details there and son you will get your own account.
2. Now, with the help of a USB cable connect your GPS device with the computer.
3. After that install Garmin Express first because without this software you can't Update Garmin Nuvi 265W.
4. As soon as you will download the file into the system, simply double click on the file. Follow all the given instructions and install it to the device.
5. As you have already connected the device, now double click on the Garmin Express file to open it.
6. When you will click on "Add a device" the setup process will begin to start.
7. Now, you just have to follow the instructions that have been given there and soon you will get an update GPS device.
8. The procedure may take a little time, wait for that and then remove the device.

So, in place of looking here and there, call our Garmin Map Update now! For: US/Canada: +1-888-480-0288 For UK: +44-800-041-8324

Garmin GPS | Answered on Feb 05, 2020

I can help you reset and fix your Garmin Nuvi 265W.

Getting stuck on the flashing Garmin logo, or a message about not finding any maps, are indications that the firmware / system software inside your GPS has been corrupted. Don't skip the hard reset step (or the backup step!)

There are three steps to take to get your Nuvi 265W running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
Nuvi 265W Manuals here.

Garmin nuvi 350... | Answered on Jan 20, 2020


Garmin GPS | Answered on Jan 07, 2020

it looks like there's a glitch in the software. Try pressing and holding the on/off button for at least 10 seconds.

Garmin GPS | Answered on Dec 23, 2019

it looks like your GPS has somehow reset to the marine locating function.
did you check the settings and go thru all the choices that may have been modified ?

Garmin GPS | Answered on Dec 23, 2019

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