Map Space Garmin | How to free up more space for maps?

 
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Updated 6-25-16

Make sure you have made a backup of your GPS before you start.Just in case you delete something you shouldn't have.See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv0w8lNNHYg for instructions.

How to free more space on your nuvi 200, 205, 300, 465, 500, 5000, 600,700, 705, 800, 805 series, StreetPilot C500 series, and zumo 220, 450, 550, 660, 665 series you must remove unnecessary files, please follow the steps below:

Connect the device to the computer with a USB cable.

Locate My Computer icon and click on it or you may find it in you Start menu and click on it. (Mac users can skip this step)

Click on the Garmin drive listed under devices with removable storage

Click on the Garmin folder

Click on the Voice folder

Delete any unused voice language (be sure to keep your preferred language).

Return to the Garmin folder

Repeat same process with Text,Vehicles and Help folders
After the files are deleted please empty the recycle bin or trash.

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How to free up more space on your nuvi 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1690, 1695, and 3700 you must remove unnecessary files, please follow the steps below:

Connect the device with a USB cable.

Find your My Computer icon and click on it or you may find it in you Start menu and click on it. (Mac users can skip this step)

Right click on the nuvi or Garmin drive f under devices with removable storage.

Click on Explore.

Show hidden files. Please follow the link for steps on how to show hidden files:

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/39185

Double click on the Garmin folder

Double click on the Voice folder

Delete any unused voice language (be sure to keep your preferred language).

Return to the Garmin folder

Repeat same process with Text ,Vehicles and Help folders

After the files are deleted please empty the recycle bin or trash.