You may purchase street map packs as downloads, or as SD card updates.
I actually prefer SD card updates for their simplicity and ease of use.
You connect your sat-nav to your PC or Mac using the USB cable that came in the box.
You can track your progress through the status bar that appears on screen.
You can install the latest version of the GPS software to include the most up-to-date maps, utilities, drivers and add-on applications.
Download the Web Updater application through the Garmin website.
Updating your Garmin maps has become easier over the past few years, as the company has streamlined its maps update processes and access points.
However, map updating has also become more complex, as we use more devices for more activities, and we access updates online.