Updating garmin sat nav
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You buy a micro/SD card preloaded with the Ireland/UK maps, you insert it into the side of your device and off you go.
Garmin have made a number of changes to their map update procedures in the last year.
For those with newer devices these changes have made it much simpler, for others it can still be a painful process with numerous calls to Garmin technical support.
You connect your sat-nav to your PC or Mac using the USB cable that came in the box.
If you have lost your USB cable you can get a replacement. Within Garmin Express, selecting 'Install All' under the 'Updates' tab is the safest option.