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HOW TO UPLOAD MAP TO SD card




How to create a gmapsupp.img file



This article describes how to upload the Free Laos Vietnam Auto Routing GPS map or any other Garmin maps into your GPS using Mapsource.


If you don't have Mapsource, read this article.


Open Mapsource select "Laos Vietnam 2008 R2" map




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SELECT TOOLS - MAP (M)




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CLICK AND DRAG TOOL FROM TOP LEFT TO BOTTOM RIGHT OF MAP - this should turn pink




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Insert your SD card into a card reader and attach it to your computer.



Go to TRANSFER - SEND TO DEVICE




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Select your SD card in the DEVICE drop down box - in this example it is Drive F




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Remember if you have your GPS connected and wish to transfer files to your GPS unit, it will be the default selection, just click on the drop down box to select the SD card instead. Ignore the rest of the steps following this.



Click SEND




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NAVIGATE TO the folder of your SD card using Windows Explorer.



Go to the "Garmin" folder



The gmapsupp.img file should be saved there and ready to go.



If you need this file for other purposes, just move or copy this to wherever you need (eg. Mobile phone etc)




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