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What is Garmin Express?

Posted on: 07 Jun, 2013

The Garmin Express is an essential tool for managing Garmin devices. Garmin Express is designed to be the one-stop shop for updating maps, updating software, managing favorites, register a device, and much more.


Update Maps

Install all available map updates to your navigator easily with just the click of a button. You'll always know when map updates are available, because Express automatically downloads map updates as they become available. So they're ready for you to install when you need them. For Malaysia local nüvi series devices, it is strongly recommended to update maps at Garmin Malaysia Official site.

Transfer Favorites

You've probably saved many addresses, routes and waypoints to your Favorites menu over time. Garmin Express lets you transfer all your favorites from one device to another with one click. It couldn't be simpler.

Install Voices & Vehicles

While you're getting your map and software updates, why not make your trip more exciting with free custom voices and vehicles? Browse and install them all with Garmin Express.

Back Up Files

Never lose your data again. Garmin Express makes it easy to back up and restore saved addresses, routes and waypoints to and from your computer.

Register Your Device

Register a device quickly using Express. Registration has its benefits, including more efficient product support, special offers and notifications about updates.


The following steps are showing Garmin Express installation guideline:-

Windows XP SP3 or newer

  1. Go to:
  2. Click Download for Windows
  3. Run GarminExpress.exe to start installation
  4. Check the box next to the terms and conditions statement
  5. Advanced Users can select the Options button to change the install location of Garmin Express if needed
  6. Press the Install button
  7. Press the Launch button to open Garmin Express

Mac OS 10.7 or higher

  1. Go to:
  2. Click Download for Mac
  3. Open GarminExpress.dmg from the Downloads folder or download location
  4. In the new window, double click on the Install Garmin Express icon
  5. Follow instructions in the installer
  6. Once install is complete, close the installer
  7. Eject the Garmin Express mounted drive from Finder or the Desktop
  8. Open the Applications folder
  9. Double click on the Garmin Express icon

Garmin Express is now installed and can be used with compatible GPS devices.

Source: Garmin Official Site


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