Chat with us, powered by LiveChat
garmin express

Garmin Express

Get Started
Garmin Express

Garmin GPS devices are synonymous with innovative technology, intuitive design, and proactive, user-centric approach. It offers an amazingly versatile range of GPS-enabled devices including Automotive, Sports and Fitness, Outdoor Recreation, Marine, Software Applications, Sensors, Wearables, Cameras and much more. However, the accuracy and performance of these unbeatable gadgets depend on real-time data and the latest updates. In short, they require regular updates for maps, software, charts etc. This is a time-consuming and complicated process. Hence, Garmin offers an ingenious solution in the form of Garmin Express.

Understand Garmin Express

Garmin Express is a one-stop holistic application designed for the users of cutting edge Garmin devices. This intuitive management console grants complete freedom to users in managing and operating their sophisticated devices. It allows them to set up, register, manage and update all of their Gamin devices. Besides, it gives them the opportunity to personalize their device and unleash its full potential. In addition to that, it is compatible with both Windows and Mac systems. Moreover, it is available free of cost as a complementary product for Garmin users. It is the ultimate tool to keep your devices updated with the latest software and maps. In short, this extremely versatile desktop application provides a centralized platform to manage all your Garmin devices from your computer.

Key Features of Garmin Express

  • Manage all your Garmin devices from a single point.
  • Cross-platform compatibility for maximum versatility.
  • Automatic Updates to keep you up-to-date.
  • Data from multiple devices and operating systems can be accessed effortlessly.
  • Automatic Backup of Data to keep you free from worries.
  • Review detailed reports for all activities on one page
  • Multiple formats like calendar, list and individual for your data. 
  • Enjoy free activities and detailed maps.
  • Share activities, courses and more.
  • Monitor the progress of your activities to achieve fitness goals.
  • Track health vitals like weight, physical activity, heart rate, sleep time and quality etc. 

System Requirements

Windows

  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer, Microsoft .NET 4.5.2 
  • Minimum RAM of 1 GB.
  • Available Free Disk Space of at least 20 GB. 
  • A USB port for connecting the Garmin devices.
  • Minimum Screen Resolution of 1024 x 768. 
  • High-speed Broadband Internet Connection. It must be noted that it cannot be used with dial-up, mobile or satellite connections.

Mac

  • OS X 10.11 or higher.
  • Intel-based processor.
  • Minimum RAM of 1 GB.
  • Available Free Disk Space of at least 20 GB. 
  • A USB port for connecting the Garmin devices.
  • Minimum Screen Resolution of 1440×900. 
  • High-speed Broadband Internet Connection. It must be noted that it cannot be used with dial-up, mobile or satellite connections.

Garmin Express Setup

Garmin Express has been designed to enrich the user experience and simplify their lives. Hence, its setup has been kept extremely user-friendly and efficient. In fact, any non-technical user can easily perform this task. In order to further simplify this process, we are providing an easy to follow, and step-by-step guideline for download, installation and account creation.

Download

Garmin Express is a complimentary software easily available on the Garmin website. It can be downloaded directly from the website for both Windows and Mac devices. Hence, follow the given set of instructions for quick and convenient download. 
  1. First and foremost, you should open your preferred internet browser on your computer.
  2. Then, go to the official website of Garmin Express. For this, you should type in “garmin.com/express” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the “Enter” key of your keyboard.
  3. As a result, it will open the required website. Here, you must click on the “System Requirements” link. This will expand the required details. Hence, review the requirements and ensure your system conforms to it. 
  4. Before proceeding for the download, you must know your system’s OS. This is essential because Windows and Mac require different setup files for installation. 
  5. Hence, locate the setup file specific to your OS on the left-hand side of the window. In other words, look for “Downloads For Windows” or “Downloads For Mac” as per your system’s OS.
  6. Then, click on the specific button to initiate the downloading process. In short, if you are using Windows, then, click on “Download for Windows”. Alternatively, Mac users must click on “Download for Mac”.
  7. Henceforth, wait for the download to complete. This will take time depending upon your internet speed. Meanwhile, it may prompt you to provide the desired location to save the file. Hence, click on “Save As” or “Save”. Then,  enter the desired location. Alternatively, the file will be automatically saved at your system’s default download location.
  8. This completes the downloads process for Garmin Express. Now, you must proceed for its installation. 
Garmin Express

Installation

The next step is to install the downloaded setup file of Garmin Express. This one-time process is simple and convenient allowing users to explore this ultimate tool.

Installation for Windows

  1. To begin with, you should locate the downloaded setup file on your computer. You will find it either in its default location i.e. the “Downloads Folder”. For this, click on the Windows “Start” button located at the bottom left-hand corner of your screen. Next, you should click on “Computer” located on the right panel. Then, look for the “Downloads” button under the “Favourites” list at the right panel. Hence, click on “Downloads” to open the “Downloads Folder”. This will present a list of all the recently downloaded files. Hence, browse through this list to find the Garmin Express “Setup File”.
Alternatively, you will find it at the location that you specified at the time of downloading. 
  1. Now, double-click this “Setup File” to open it. As a result, you will get a pop-up box to perform further actions.
  2. Here, you must click on “Run” to initiate the Garmin Express installation process. 
  3. The following window will provide you with a “Terms and Conditions” link. Hence, click on it to open the “Terms and Conditions”  window. Thereafter, review the document carefully and close down the “Terms and Conditions” window.
  4. Next, you should select the checkbox beside this link to agree to the terms.
  5. In addition to that, this window will provide a button to change the install location for Garmin Express. Now, if you wish to make such changes. Then, click on it and provide your desired location. Alternatively, you should leave it unchanged.
  6. Finally, click on “Install”.
  7. Thereafter, wait for the Garmin Express installation process to complete.
  8. Then, click on “Launch Garmin Express” on the following window.
  9. Then, click on “Get Started”.
  10. At last, restart your computer. 

Installation for Mac

  1. To begin with, you should locate the downloaded setup file on your computer. You will find it either in its default location i.e. the “Downloads Folder”. You will find it under your Mac’s “Dock” at the very bottom of your screen. Hence, click on it to open it.

Alternatively, you will find it at the location that you specified at the time of downloading. 

  1. Now, double-click the “Install Garmin Express” icon.  As a result, you will get a pop-up box to perform further actions.
  2. Here, you must click on “Continue” to initiate the Garmin Express installation process. 
  3. Consequently, it will open the “Installer”. Hence, click on “Continue”.
  4. The subsequent window will display the “Software Licence Agreement”. Hence, review the same carefully. Then, click on “Agree” to accept the same. 
  5. Finally, click on “Install”.
  6. Thereafter, enter your Mac login credentials when prompted. Then, click “Install Software”.
  7. Now, wait for the process to complete. Then, click on “Close” to exit.
  8. At last, restart your Mac.
  9. With this, Garmin Express is prepared for your use. Now, proceed to create your Garmin Express account. 

Account Creation

Once the Garmin Express is successfully installed on your computer
    1. First of all, open your preferred Internet Explorer on your computer. 
    2. Then, go to the official Garmin Express website. For this, you should type in “garmin.com/express” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the “Enter” key of your keyboard.
    3. Now, look at the top right-hand side of the following window for the “Profile” icon. Then, click on it to expand it. 
    4. Next, you should click on “Create Account” from the expanded menu. 
    5. As such, it will redirect you to the Garmin Express account creation window. Here, you must accurately enter the required profile information as specified below.
  • Name: Provide your complete name
  • Email Address: Enter an active email address. It must be the same email id that you provided at the time of purchasing your Garmin device.
  • Retype Email Address: Re-enter the same email address as provided above
  • Password: Provide a unique and strong password that you want to create for Garmin Express account. It must be an alphanumeric password with a minimum of 8 characters. Besides, it must include both upper and lower case letters along with a number.
  • Retype Password: Re-enter the password created above.
  1. Thereafter, look for the option that seeks your permission to send promotional offers on your provided email address. You can either select it by ticking the respective box. Else, you may leave it.
  2. Next, click on the “Terms Of Use” link to access the terms. Then, carefully review the same and tick mark the box beside it.
  3. Additionally, click on “Privacy Policy” to review the same.
  4. Finally, click on “Create Account”. As such, you will be instantly notified on your screen and email account for the same.
  5. Hence, check the Inbox of your registered email account. Then, open the email received from Garmin Express. 
  6. Now, click on the email verification link provided in this email. As a result, your Garmin Express account is successfully created. 
  7. After that, open the Garmin Express application that was installed on your system. For this, simply click the Garmin Express icon on your device.
  8. Consequently, it will open the User Interface of Garmin Express. 
  9. Then, it will prompt you to “Sign In”. Hence, enter your login credentials correctly and click on “Sign In”.
This completes the setup procedure for Garmin Express. The above set of instructions guides you for a smooth and hasslefree setup. This sets you ready to experience the fabulous application for managing all your Garmin devices.