Update Garmin DriveSmart is the topic for today’s blog. This GPS device is loaded with the latest features. It has got a Bright 6.0-inch screen which supports dual-orientation with pinch-to-zoom display.
Detailed maps of North America with free lifetime¹ map updates and lifetime traffic is included. Additionally, Bluetooth is supported for hands free calling. Now you can control Garmin DriveSmart with voice-activated navigation. Similarly, Driver alerts for increased awareness, including upcoming sharp curves, school zones & speed changes. Customizable smartphone notifications4 let you display calls, texts and other app alerts on your navigation screen.
Advanced Garmin DriveSmart Driver Alerts :
Garmin DriveSmart GPS Navigator provides driver alerts to promote safe driving and raise awareness. Warnings include warnings such as sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings, and animal forests. In addition, Garmin DriveSmart alerts you if you’re driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street and alerts you to the surrounding school districts. Receive alerts from signal-ignoring cameras and automatic speed cameras, and prepare to stop suddenly with six traffic warnings. For long rides, the drowsiness alarm suggests a 7-hour break and the possibility of a break zone after hours of driving. The up-ahead feature makes it easy to see background locations and important roadside events without leaving the map view.
How to Update Garmin DriveSmart :
You should update your Garmin DriveSmart for the best navigation experiences. Map updates are large in size and may take several hours to complete. Software updates provide changes and improvements to the device features and operation. Software updates are small and take a few minutes to complete. You can update your Garmin DriveSmart GPS device using the given methods :
- Method 1 : Connect the device to a Wi‑Fi network to update directly on the Garmin DriveSmart GPS device. This option allows you to update your device conveniently without connecting it to a computer.
- Method 2 : Update using Garmin Express (PC/Laptop & Internet connection required)
00:00:03 3 minutes.
Method 1 : Update Garmin DriveSmart (with wi-fi)
- Connect to Wi-Fi
Connect your device with the available wi-fi network. Select Settings > Wireless Networks. Select Search for Networks. Select your network.
- Select the available update
Select Settings > Updates. The device checks for available updates. When an update is available, Update Available appears below Map or Software.
- Install Updates
Select an option: To install all available updates, select Install All.
To install only map updates, select Map > Install All.
To install only software updates, select Software > Install All.
Method 2 : Update Garmin DriveSmart (using Garmin Express) :
Step 1 : Firstly, Connect your Garmin DriveSmart with PC/Laptop using the usb cable.
Step 2 : Secondly, Download, Install & then launch Garmin Express.
Step 3 : After that, On Garmin Express screen, check for available updates.
Step 4 : Finally, Install the downloaded updates & reboot your GPS device.