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Garmin Express is a software that is designed to manage your Garmin devices. With the help of this software, you can register, set up, and update your devices. In fact, software notifies you when new map updates are available and helps you in installing them. Also, you can save your desired maps and locations and can view them on your navigation device. 

The software gives you desktop notifications and step-by-step instructions so that you can update your devices with ease. Even if your application is not open or the device is not connected to your system, it will give you alerts on a regular basis. So for setup, you need to follow all the full-proof steps given below. 

Procedure To Download-

Garmin Express enables its users to manage the Garmin devices and to install all the available updates. Follow the below-given steps: 

  1. Firstly, open a web browser. 
  2. Then, go to by typing it in the address bar. By doing so, it will bring up the home page of Garmin. 
  3. Now, place your cursor on the “Discover” tab. It is located at the upper panel. 
  4. Click on the Garmin Express tab from the given list of options and a new window will appear on your screen. 
  5. As per your operating system, click on the Download for Windows or Download for Mac tab. 
  6. The software will start downloading. It may take a few minutes and you have to wait until the process completes. 
  7. Once the software is successfully downloaded on your system, it will automatically save the Setup File in the Downloads folder.

“Garmin Express” Installation Process

Garmin Express notifies you for all the latest software and map updates so that you can install them in real-time. To install the software on your system, follow the step-by-step instructions that are given below: 

*For Windows: 

Follow the below-given instructions carefully: 

  1. First of all, you are required to open the Downloads folder
  2. Then, search the downloaded Setup file
  3. Once you locate the file, double-click on it to start the installation process. 
  4. You will see a pop-up box for Security Warning on your screen. It will prompt  “Do you want to run this file?”. To continue with the installation procedure, click Yes
  5. The software will start running. 
  6. In the next dialog box, carefully read all the terms for by clicking on its link. 
  7. In order to change its default installation location, click on the Options tab and follow the given steps:
    • Click on browse. Then, select your preferred location
    • Thereafter, click OK.  
    • Then, to return to the installation screen, click on the back button.  
  8. Click on the Install button at the very bottom of this window. 
  9. After that, you will see a “User Account Control” pop-up box on your screen. To allow the software for making the required changes to your computer, click on the “Yes” button given in the box. 
  10. The software will be installed in a few minutes. After its completion, a dialog box will appear on your screen. Hence, click on Launch Garmin Express
  11. At last, click Get Started

*For Mac: 

To install the software on Mac, follow the given below steps: 

  1. Access the Downloads folder on your Mac system.
  2. Locate the .dmg file of Garmin Express and double-click on it. 
  3. Double-click Install Garmin Express Icon in the next dialog box.
  4. To check whether the software can be installed or not, it will show you a pop-up box. Hit the continue button and move forward to the next step. 
  5. You need to click on the continue button again. 
  6. In the next dialog box:
    • Read all the terms and conditions of the Software License Agreement carefully and click the Continue button positioned at the bottom-right corner of the page. 
    • The software will show you a pop-up box, if you agree with the license agreement, click on the agree button 
  7. Next, the installation window will appear on your screen. In order to install the software, click on the install button which is located at the bottom. 
  8. When installing the Garmin Express software on your Mac system, it will show you a pop-up box:
    • Enter your Mac username in the first field. 
    • Then, enter your Mac password in the given field. 
    • Click on the Install Software button. 
  9. After the installation finishes, click on the Close button located at the bottom of the dialog box.

Update “”

While it is true that “” supports in maintaining your Garmin Devices up-to-date. However, it is equally important that this wonderful application must be kept in best working condition. For this purpose, Garmin keeps on sending updates on a regular basis to ensure its perfect health and accuracy. 

For instance, its latest version i.e. v6.20.0.0 was introduced on February 4th, 2020. Hence, make sure that your application is always up-to-date. 


  1. Launch Garmin Express on your Computer.
  2. Go to the top right-hand corner of its User Interface. 
  3. Here, click on the “Gear” icon for the “Settings” window.
  4. Then, click on the “About” tab from the left-hand panel.
  5. Look for the “Check for updates to Express” link beneath the current version of “”. Then, click on it.
  6. If it displays the available updates. Then, click on “Install Now” to get the latest version of Garmin Express. 


  1. Launch Garmin Express.
  2. Go to the Apple’s Menu Bar and click “Garmin Express”.
  3. Select “About Garmin Express”.
  4. Now, click on “Check for Updates to Express”.
  5. Finally, click on “Install Now” if it displays any available update.