Garmin nüMaps Lifetime™

Downloadable map updates for your Garmin portable navigator

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by Dominic Devito

Garmin's nüMaps Lifetime™ map updates offer a convenient and simple solution to keeping the maps and points-of-interest info up-to-date on your Garmin navigator or Kenwood GPS receiver. You won't have to worry about new construction in your area or your favorite restaurant moving to a new location — with nüMaps, you're sure of accurate guidance for as long as you own your navigator.

With a one-time payment, you'll receive up to four updates of field-tested, reliable maps direct from Garmin per year for the lifetime of your navigator. Just connect your computer to your Garmin navigator with a USB cable, log in to your activated account, and download the updates — no hassles. Internet access is required to use this service.

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Garmin's regular updates ensure you'll have the most reliable info regarding important changes such as road names, directions, speed limits, new roads, destinations, and more. All new maps are verified by NAVTEQ, a leader in the GPS navigation data field. Most importantly, you won't have any hidden fees or monthly costs to worry about once you've activated your nüMaps Lifetime account. Warranty: 60 days.

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  • Credit card-sized product key for nüMaps updates for the life of one Garmin GPS device

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Overview: The Garmin nüMaps Lifetime subscription gives you the most up-to-date maps for the life of your Garmin GPS unit. For a one-time, single purchase, you can download up to four map updates per year as soon as they become available. It can only be used for a single Garmin GPS unit.

Updates: The updates include the newest map information on streets, highways, and points of interest for the City Navigator NT street maps for North America only. Coverage includes the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Updates for Mexico require a separate map purchase (150MSDMEX). The download can also update the City Navigator North America NT maps on your computer.

Compatible Units: The nüMaps downloads are compatible with the Garmin nüvi series, zūmo series, StreetPilot i5, c330, c340, c530, c550, c580, 7200, 7500, 2720, 2730, 2820, GPSMAP 478, 640, and Quest 2. It can also be used with the Colorado and Oregon hand-held units.

Requirements: In order to receive the map updates, you must have a computer with a USB port and high-speed Internet access. The download can require up to 10 GB free disk space for initial installation and 2 GB disk space after installation. Minimum requirements are as follows:

  • PC:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or newer
    • RAM: 1 GB or higher
    • Display: 1024 x 768 or higher, 24-bit color
  • Mac: Any Intel-based MAC or Power PC, G4 Mac
    • OS: OS X 10.4.11 or later
    • RAM: 1 GB or higher
    • Display: 1024 x 768 or higher
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1 question already asked

i have kenwood dnx5410 head unit. can I still buy a numap and use it with the kenwood nav receiver? thanx [ samuel  Jun 07, 2014 ]
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  • I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: I'm not showing that we have information on that navigation unit. You can check at the site below to see if they have a Garmin update still available for it. https://kenwood.garmin.com/kenwood/ If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy Staff  Jun 10, 2014 ]

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