To update the firmware and maps on your Garmin device, you must ensure that Garmin Express download and installation are properly done. The company has made it very easy for its users to download Garmin Express, but many still face difficulties regarding the same. Garmin Express is available for Windows as well as Mac computers, so if you are using either of these operating systems, then you can easily download and install the software.
Here are the steps for downloading Garmin Express on Windows computer:
- Go to the Garmin Express homepage.
- Click the option named ‘Download For Windows’.
- Run the downloaded ‘GarminExpressInstaller.exe’ or ‘GarminExpress.exe’ file.
- Review the terms and conditions followed by clicking ‘checkbox’.
- Now, click ‘Install’ and as the software is installed, click ‘Launch Garmin Express’.
That was about downloading Garmin Express on Windows, but if you are using a Mac computer, then you need to follow a different set of steps, details of which you can find here below.
Downloading Garmin Express on Mac:
- For this, go to the ‘Garmin Express’ webpage.
- Click the option that says ‘Download for Mac’.
- Open ‘GarminExpressInstaller.dmg’ or ‘GarminExpress.dmg’ file.
- Click the ‘Install Garmin Express’ icon on the new window that appears.
- Click ‘Continue’ followed by clicking ‘Continue’ again.
- Review the terms and conditions followed by clicking the ‘Agree’ button.
- Click ‘Install’.
- After that, you will have to enter your Mac username and password followed by clicking ‘install software’.
- As the installation is complete, select ‘Close’ and your application is going to open automatically.
- In the application folder, find the ‘Garmin Express’ icon and double click on it.
This was the entire process of downloading and installing Garmin Express on your Windows or Mac computer. Make sure to connect your Garmin GPS device to your computer using a USB cable to update the firmware and maps on your Garmin through Garmin Express. If you come across any issue during the downloading and installation process, then take the help of Garmin experts. They will be able to guide you regarding such issues in the most suitable way.