Troubleshoot Garmin Device : The Garmin GPS device is also one of the significant refreshers that come with the preloaded maps. The superior and improved unique features and search functionalities along with the Exit services makes the device highly usable among users. The Garmin also offers Bluetooth for hands-free calling, voice commands and lifetime maps and traffic updates. To update the Garmin Drivers, users need to visit the official website and get the latest software downloaded and installed on the device and run the device error free. During the update or after updating to the latest map when the user faces issues then you can connect with technicians and get the issues resolved. When you are using the Garmin GPS device, you can come across some other issues for which you can do the troubleshooting via following the blog.
Problem 1: Your device battery is not getting charged, as you plugged in the your device it does not charge
Solution: You can check for dysfunctional vehicle power cable as might be the fuse in the vehicle power cable that is providing power to device may be dysfunctional. The vehicle in which you are charging the device is not turned on or might be the vehicle is too hot or too cold as the battery can only accept the charge between 32 degree Fahrenheit and 113 degrees Fahrenheit.
Problem 2: Garmin is not connecting to the PC as the device cannot be detected to the connected Computer
Solution: You can follow the USB readability steps and get the issues fixed
- Unplug the USB cable from the PC, plug it back, and reconnect the device
- Turn the device off then on again
- You must make sure USB cable is plugged directly to computer and via docking station or hub
- You can also try alternate USB port on your PC
Problem 3: GPS Mount is not getting hold in its place, as you are trying placing the GPS mount on the windshield of your vehicle and it falls off
Solution: you must clean the surface as due to the dust might be the GPS is not getting mounted on the windshield. In case you had mounted the Garmin device for long period of time than also it is high time to replace it. As mount is no longer able to support the weight of the device as it is over long period of time and being used roughly.
Problem 4: Failing in finding the map on the device, when you are searching for the destination in the device and your desired maps cannot be found and message is being displayed no detailed maps found that support routing or can’t unlock maps
Solution: You can follow the solution in case of mapping error
1: You can clear the message by either pressing the back or ok and hold your finger on the message
2: If a message “Can’t Unlock Maps” is displayed you can try by removing the memory card from the device and restart the device without it might be it is required to reinstall the maps on the memory card
3: Must ensure the memory card is installed with FAT32 file system. And if the issue still persist you are required to reinstall the maps on device and ensue they are up-to-date.
Problem 5: Garmin driver issues, when you are installing the maps via desktop application but maps are not updated
Solution: Maps are not getting installed or updated you must check for the following
- Slow internet connection: When downloading or installing the map update you must use the fastest of internet connection to ensure map so as to install correctly
- Garmin Express Requirements: Your PC must meet the minimum requirement for Garmin Express. Therefore, it is must to have such as device which is meeting the requirements of the Garmin Express.
- VPN/proxy or firewall is not disabled: In case your PC has security software enabled it might be preventing installation of maps to device. Therefore you mist disable the VPN/proxy and restart the device and in case of the problem not resolved this time disable the firewall for the application.
- Might be your ISP restrictions are causing the issues: Must check in case of ISP restriction, as if there might be the problems with your bandwidth or Internet Service Provider. Therefore must to check your ISP to verify that your internet service is not being restricted in a manner which is preventing you from downloading the maps.
- Connected particular Wi-Fi is preventing the installation: Sometimes not connecting to the right internet connection can also cause issues with the installation
- In correct location settings: You must check the time, time zone and date settings to ensure the right location
- Use Garmin Map Update: In case you are using Garmin Lifetime updater to install map use Garmin Map update instead.
After performing the troubleshooting for various issues being faced, you can have with you the Garmin GPS device hence enjoying every journey of yours. You can connect to our qualified, skilled, and capable technicians as well in case you are not able to perform any of the troubleshooting. Feel free to communicate with our tech experts any hour of day and night to get the issues resolved.