How To Update Garmin Nuvi 200 And Its Features

by Michael K. Navarrete Michael K. Navarrete

 It’s a portable GPS navigator. Nuvi 200 includes many travelling tools which includes JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones , currency converter, measurement converter, calculator etc. Improve the travel experience with optional plug-in SD cards. Garmin software is a free software which allows to update maps for nuvi 200 from computer. Track logging is available in the version and battery life is upto 3 hours a day. A personal navigation unit which is equipped with GPS.

The device has a compact design and is easier to use. It offers accurate directions and some nice tools for travelers. It has affordable price than other models and offers a budget friendly version of the portable navigation device .  It has average of 8.6 user ratings. It includes travelling features like travel guides and foreign language dictionaries. GPS can be used in a car as well as navigator for handheld devices.


Features Of The Device

Ø  It includes wide range of accessories which are designed to work on device.

Ø  It has reasonable price which can be affordable for people.

Ø  It includes detailed maps along with GPS map update.

Ø  It includes 3.5 inches portable GPS navigator.

Ø  Travel clock with various time zones are available.

Ø  Currency converter, measurement converter and calculator is available.

Ø  It includes 25 languages in its user interface.

Ø  Voice prompting is available in different languages.

Ø  Sufficient memory is available with detailed maps, crossings and addresses with point of interests.

Ø  Routing speed is good.

Ø  Picture viewer is there which enables to display pictures, zooming and rotation options and many other options.

Ø  It’s easier to operate through touch screen.

Ø  The device is powered by built-in battery.

Ø  LCD display is there with automatic backlight adjustment.

Ø  Suitable hand-held device and can be used in any type of vehicles.


For navigation, automatic computing of the route is included in the device for the selected destination. Automatic calculation of the route is there when the user leaves the planned route. Guidance on the display screen is available through visual and voice. World map is included with zooming function. The information on the map consists of waypoints, cities and exits. Search facility is there for interested destination or routes, addresses and intersections. All nuvi devices comes up with pre-loaded details of GPS map update. Current timing, current speed, average speed and maximum speed details are available in the device. Trip duration and distance is available on the device .


Procedure For Updating Garmin Nuvi 200

Following steps are to be followed for updating the device-:

1.    First navigate to the application’s main dashboard.

2.    Then, click on the nuvi option in the list of registered devices.

3.    An information window will open which will display the device’s status and information about available updates.

4.    If any update is available, then click on the install option in the available updates.

5.    Follow the on-screen updates or instructions for updating process of the device.

6.    If multiple updates are there , then the user can select the option view details to choose the particular one user will like to install on the navigation device.

7.    At last, if there are no updates available, then application has determined that device is already up to date.


After the updating process, new maps will be available on the device which will take more space as it contains more navigation details, so Garmin express app will help in managing the current data storage if enough space is not available. Memory card is available in the device which allows to increase the storage space. App has all the manual and guides for information and instructions to be followed by the user.

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