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How do I update my Garmin portable GPS unit?

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how do I update my Garmin portable GPS unit?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Greg A. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & Welcome to Just Answer,

May I ask:

1) The full MODEL NUMBER of your device?

2) Does the device still operate property, or does it have other issues?

3) What is the AGE of the device?

Thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I believe the model # is:nuvi or 1gs661422-could be serial #.. 2 the device does operate properly. Purchased in 2007/08.
Expert:  Greg A. replied 1 year ago.

Hi again and thanks for that information.

OK that number looks like a serial number, and I looked it up and comes back to a Nuvi 260W - does that sound correct?

Also, are you looking to update the maps that are on there now? If so, can you tell me what maps you have installed?

To see the maps installed, please look at the Map Info screen (steps below) and tell me EXACTLY what you see.

Start at the MAIN screen.

Touch Tools, then Settings, then MAP.

Touch the Map Info button (at the bottom of the screen).

Thanks

Expert:  Greg A. replied 1 year ago.

Hi again,

I see it has been a few days and I just wanted to follow up to see if you have any more questions concerning this issue or if the issue was resolved.

I look forward to any further questions or results that you may have.

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