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Experience:  Over 16 years experience installing and repairing electronics.
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I am trying to update my GPS Nuvi 1490. I would appreciate

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I am trying to update my GPS Nuvi 1490. I would appreciate your help. Thank You , Carolyn Ryan
JA: How old is your Nuvi?
Customer: Not sure but a guess would be approx 6 to 8 years
JA: What have you tried so far with your Garmin?
Customer: Not a lot other than plug it in to the computer and see a nice lady Pearl willing to help.
JA: Anything else you want the GPS expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No not really except I appreciate you caring enough to come on board immediately. Thank you
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Pete replied 2 months ago.

I am Pete, and I'll be happy to assist with your question today.

Expert:  Pete replied 2 months ago.

Hi Carolyn,

You can update your Nuvi 1490 using Garmin Express - you can download it from

When you connect your Nuvi to your computer and run the Express software, it will let you know what all updates are available for your unit.

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