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I attached my garmin nuvi 200 to my computer and drag and dropped the file into a folder on my garmin's sd card but still not getting maps.
I've just downloaded the Central America map from there, copied it to a "Garmin" folder on the micro-sd card on my Nuvi 265w, searched for "Belize" (via Where To / Cities / Spell) and got a map of Belize City.
then inside it i copied the downloaded maps and it works fine. See advice from garmin.on "Installing the maps on the GPS"... Open Street Map.nl: Manual Most modern units allow a new name for your new file but the maps must all be in the Garmin directory. I have an e Trex 30x and from what I can find out online, the files can be renamed to anything as long as they have the extension.
We are occasionally asked by customers how to install the plug-and-play mapping and map updates on SD card into their Garmin device.
Garmin Express and Garmin Map Updater include methods for installing maps to a SD card for most but not all devices.
The cloning procedure described in this FAQ will work for most Garmin devices.
These include the following models: Important note: If you have a nuvi in the 3xxx series that supports the 3-D terrain view, make sure you have a backup of the \.system\file before you install the map update.
Some versions of Garmin Map Updater incorrectly delete this file or download it with an incorrect name.
Here we supply the answer to this question and cover some troubleshooting too.
It doesn't matter which Garmin device you have whether it's a nuvi car sat nav, zumo motorbike sat nav or Montana handheld system and which mapping you buy either i.e.
The added memory can also store new maps if you need to take a business trip to Europe, South America or another country to close a deal.