How to Update a Harman Kardon GPS System
By Melissa King
Harman Kardon GPS navigation devices guide drivers to their destination by providing the fastest and most accurate route available. Many models of Harman Kardon GPS devices have updates available that add new features, fix issues or improve general functionality. You can download these updates from the Harman Kardon website, then apply them to your GPS device using a brief installation process.
Go to the Harman Kardon website (see Resources), then click "Support." Click "Support for Your Product."
Choose your GPS model from the drop-down menu labeled "All Products," and click "Submit." Your device is displayed.
Click on "Product Updates" under "Support Resources," if this option is available to you. Not all GPS models have updates available. Click the link under "Software," then agree to the terms and conditions, and click "Continue." The file is downloaded to your computer.
Connect the GPS to the computer using a USB cable. Unzip the folder when the download completes, then double-click the file to begin the update process.
Disconnect the GPS when the update completes, and reset the device by either pushing the "Reset" button on the bottom of the device or inserting a paper clip into the "Reset" hole.
Melissa King began writing in 2001. She spent three years writing for her local newspaper, "The Colt," writing editorials, news stories, product reviews and entertainment pieces. She is also the owner and operator of Howbert Freelance Writing. King holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Tarrant County College.