Magellan GPS Update

Update Your Magellan GPS and Software on Device.

Magellan GPS Update 

Magellan GPS is a leading location technology specialist known for its cutting-edge GPS Navigation Devices. In order to ensure smooth and flawless performance of these ultra-smart gadgets, you must keep them up-to-date. In other words, you must perform Magellan GPS Update on a regular basis. Although, it is a simple process that is quick and convenient. Still, there are certain pre-requisites that you must consider for a hasslefree update. 

  1. To begin with, a stable and high-speed Internet Connection preferably a Broadband with LAN Cable is absolutely essential.
  2. Along with that, you will need its complimentary management console called the Magellan Content Manager. You must install it on your system.
  3. Magellan GPS Update is available only for the Registered GPS Devices. Therefore, first-time users must register their products. 
  4. Besides that, your Magellan User Account is required to Register Device and Receive Updates.
  5. Above all, your GPS Device must be fully charged for Magellan GPS Update. 

Magellan GPS Update

How to Create Your Magellan Account for GPS Update?

  1. To begin with, open a commonly used Internet Browser on your system.
  2. Then, go to the Magellan Website’s Support Page. 
  3. After that, click “Login / Register” from the top right-hand side of the window and go to its “Account Login” page.
  4. On the following window, click on the “Create An Account” tab from the right-hand panel.
  5. Thereafter, accurately enter the required Profile Information on the next window. This includes your complete name along with an active Email Address and Password that you want to set for this account.
  6. Besides that, tick mark the checkbox for “Sign Up For Magellan Newsletter” if you wish to receive them. 
  7. Finally, click “Register” and create your account for Magellan GPS Update.

Get Magellan Content Manager

  1. First of all, open a Web Browser on your system.
  2. Now, access the Support page of Magellan’s official website i.e. “service.magellangps.com”. 
  3. Next, you must go to the “Downloads” section. Then, search for “Content Manager”. Here, you will find the “Download” button for Windows and Mac OS.
  4. After that, click the “Download” tab according to your OS.
  5. Once the download completes, locate and open the downloaded “Setup” file.
  6. Thereafter, click “Run” to proceed for Magellan GPS Update.
  7. Then, follow on-screen instructions and proceed with the installation process.
  8. Finally, click “Install”.
  9. Then, click “Close” to exit. 
  10. At last, “Restart” your computer. 

Register Your Device

  1. First and foremost, you must turn on your Computer and GPS Device. 
  2. Now, plug in one end of a “USB Cable” to your GPS Device and other to the Computer. As such, it will hook up both devices.
  3. Besides that, ensure that your “Computer” is connected to a stable Internet Connection.
  4. Next, you must launch the pre-installed software application i.e. the “Content Manager”. 
  5. As a result, the “Main” window of its User-interface will appear on your screen.
  6. Here, you must carefully log in to your account when prompted. For this, you should use the associated Email Address and “Password”. However, in the absence of an existing account, you must create a new account. Then, log in to the same. 
  7. Consequently, it will automatically recognize your GPS Device. After that, it will Register the Device. 
  8. Thereafter, you will get a “Confirmation” message. Along with that, the details of your device will appear on your account.
  9. Finally, click “OK” to conclude the Registration process for Magellan GPS Update.

Get Magellan GPS Update 

Magellan GPS Update is easily available through a free of cost management tool called Content Manager. Besides that, the entire process is extremely simple, convenient and quick. Usually, most of the updates are free to install. However, some of them require an online purchase. In other words, few of the Magellan GPS Updates are paid. 

Free Updates

  1. In the very first place, you must dismantle your GPS Device and ensure it is fully charged. If required, connect it to a stable Power Source. 
  2. Now, turn on your computing device. Then, connect it to your Internet Network.
  3. Next, you should launch the pre-installed software application i.e. “Content Manager”. In other words, locate and click on the Content Manager icon from your computer’s “System Tray”.
  4. As a result, the Content Manager’s “Main” window will appear on your monitor screen. Here, Magellan GPS Update will prompt you to log in to your account. Hence, enter your registered Email Address and Password. Then, “Sign In” to your account. However, if you haven’t created your account yet. Then, first, create a new account. Thereafter, log in to it. 
  5. After that, connect the Magellan Device with your Computer by means of a USB Cable. In other words, you will have to plug in both the ends of this cable to your “Computer” and the GPS Device respectively. 
  6. Consequently, your device will be turned on automatically. However, tun it on manually in case if it doesn’t turn on. 
  7. After that, the application will detect your device and connect with it. 
  8. Now, click on “Check for Updates”.
  9. As a result, a pop-up box will appear in case of available updates.
  10. Finally, click “Get Now” to begin downloading for the Magellan GPS Update. Thereafter, it will be installed automatically on your device. Hence, wait for it. 
  11. At last, you will get Completion Notification for Magellan GPS Update on the following window. Hence, click “OK”.
  12. Subsequently, disconnect the device when prompted to do so. 
  13. Then, restart your device automatically. Hence, wait for it. 

Paid Updates

  1. Begin the Magellan GPS Update process by opening a commonly used Web Browser on your computer. You can do the same by clicking on the available Browser icon on your system. For this, check your system’s “Taskbar” or “Desktop”. You may have Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Safari etc. 
  2. Then, access the official website for Magellan GPS Update. In other words, type in “magellangps.com” in your Browser’s Address Bar. Then, hit the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
  3. Consequently, you will get the website’s Homepage on your screen.
  4. Now, access its “Support” page. Then, log in to your account. 
  5. After that, locate and click on the “Maps” tab to move to the following window for Magellan GPS Update. 
  6. Next, you should choose the model of your GPS Device. For this, click on the respective drop-down menu box. 
  7. Then, select the available “Software Updates” for purchasing. 
  8. The following window prompts you to provide your Payment Details. Hence, enter the same correctly. 
  9. Thereafter, complete the purchase of Magellan GPS Update by following on-screen instructions. 
  10. After completing the purchase, launch “Content Manager”. For this, right-click on the icon of Content Manager. You will find it in the System Tray of your Windows-based Computer. Else, check the Dock if you have a Mac system. 
  11. Now, use your registered Email Address and Password to log in to your Magellan Account. However, you must create a new account if you don’t have one yet. Then, log in to it.  
  12. Next, you should connect your GPS Device to a Power Source. 
  13. Then, hook up your GPS Device to the Computer using a USB Cable. 
  14. Thereafter, connect the Magellan Device with your Computer by means of a USB Cable. In other words, you will have to plug in both the ends of this cable to your “Computer” and the GPS Device respectively. 
  15. Consequently, your device will be turned on automatically. However, tun it on manually in case if it doesn’t turn on. 
  16. After that, the application will detect your device and connect with it for Magellan GPS Updates. 
  17. Now, select “Sync Purchase Features / Content”.
  18. As a result, the Content Manager will download the Magellan GPS Update. After that, it will automatically install the updates on your GPS Device. Hence, wait for it. 
  19. At last, you will get Completion Notification for Magellan GPS Update on the following window. Hence, click “OK”.
  20. Subsequently, disconnect the device when prompted to do so. 
  21. Then, restart your device automatically. Hence, wait for it.