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What can you do to fix 'Garmin memory full' error

by Adam Smith Navigation Expert

Seeing a 'Garmin memory full' error on your device screen could be so annoying, especially when you try to download Garmin maps while en route to your voyage. The user usually combats many Garmin GPS Problems now and then especially when they are running their Gps on an old version.

After entering the destination on your Garmin GPS device, it may seldom present the message, "Route Memory Full" or "Route Calculation Error: Not Enough Memory Available." This post will make ready to deal with Garmin memory full problem painlessly.


Garmin memory full problem- The Scenario Explained


The Garmin memory full error occurs when you are done with complete downloading Garmin maps and later try to calculate any route map for travel more than 700 km; your device will show error "route memory full."


This memory full error problem can also bother users having new Garmin devices because it is not related to the age of your device its about having room on your device to download and install new Garmin map updates.


The root cause for this problem is less memory on our device to get new map updates installed and work properly. The following section will explain on 'how to troubleshoot memory full error in Garmin GPS?'


Troubleshoot "Memory Full" Error in Garmin GPS


To fix Garmin memory full error, you can try following given suggestions one by one. Most probably any one of these will click for you, and you will get rid of memory full error messages like, "Route Memory Full" or "Route Calculation Error: Not Enough Memory Available."


Update Garmin Software

Updating Garmin software is very much vital to ensure your GPS works as expected and makes your every travel a luxury one. Make sure you have got updated Garmin Software installed on your GPS.


Clean device with factory reset

Deep cleaning of your device is required to make room for new downloads. Clean your device by deleting unnecessary data; it's better if you do Factory Reset Garmin Device. It will make a fresh start to your device.


Delete Route History

Route history also eats up too much space resulting in showing "Memory full Error" when you next try to download new Garmin map updates. For further deletion connect your device with compatible system and delete the route archive files and route thumbnails also from your device. Don't dwell by the idea of cleaning trip logs on the device Clearing any as it will not delete the archived trip logs from the  Garmin GPS device's internal storage.

Use Small Size maps

When you explore for new map updates, try to choose Garmin map downloads that are small in size. A map having route information is almost sufficient to get you to your destination without any hassle, so instead of downloading large maps with so much extra information will eat up space on your device. Large size maps demand ample space and may end up you getting Garmin memory full problem.


Recalculate your Route

Garmin device memory stores each turn of your route in its memory. Once the memory is full it can no longer calculate the route furthermore instead will display any of these errors "Route Memory Full" or "Route Calculation Error: Not Enough Memory Available." To best resolve, such Garmin memory full problem, calculate the route by breaking it into two or calculate individual smaller routes.


If you are still facing Garmin memory full problem even after trying all these suggestions or need any assistance with deleting the trail files, you can call the experts @ the USA: +1 888-949-4666, UK: ‭+44 800-041-8324, its a toll-free Garmin maps customer support helpline.









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About Adam Smith Advanced   Navigation Expert

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