How to Update the Garmin Nuvi 205W

by Aaron Wein
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The Nuvi 205W is part of Garmin's affordable line of GPS units. Despite its relatively low price when compared to the higher-end 3700 series, the 205W still manages to have features such as a picture viewer, the ability to create routes and traffic reporting. And, like the more-expensive models, Garmin continually upgrades the 205W's software. Updating your Nuvi's operating system ensures you have the latest options and features.

Step 1

Download and install WebUpdater, available free online. (See References for a link.)

Step 2

Connect the Nuvi 205W to your computer with your USB cable.

Step 3

Run WebUpdater.

Follow the WebUpdater prompts to update your Nuvi 205W. The program automatically installs the software upgrades to your device


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About the Author

Aaron Wein is a copy editor for Skagit Valley Publishing. He has been a writer and editor since 2004, contributing to Washington-based publications and clients such as the "Bellingham Herald," "Western Athletics," "GNAC Sports" and Microsoft. Wein obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism from Western Washington University.

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