How to Update the Garmin Nuvi 205W (4 Steps)

By Aaron Wein

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