Updating garmin 250
After the new maps are fully downloaded, they will be copied in the memory of the Garmin Nuvi GPS device, which will take approximately 10-15 minutes.
After copying the maps you will receive a confirmation message from the Garmin Express program: button we can see the storage memory and how much of it has been taken by the new maps as well as the available space.
choose Option 2 instead), skip to the next section: I downloaded the Garmin Lifetime Update program.
Then after over 30min of downloading files, it prompted me to unplug my GPS from the computer and reboot it, then reconnect it.
I launched the program, and it then prompted me to update my Garmin Communicator plugin.
If you prefer your maps free, you can use open source maps from Open Street Map.
Easy GPS is the free, easy way to upload and download waypoints, routes, and tracks between your Garmin nüvi 250 GPS and your Windows computer or laptop.
Depending on the model, the program will detect updates for the software of the device as well as free updates for maps. It will firstly update the navigation software of the Garmin Nuvi device and then it will proceed with the download of the latest available maps storing them in your computer temporary .
The download process of the maps may take 2-3 hours depending on your Internet speed, the availability of the server and the size of the downloaded files.