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Magellan GPS Update

The advance and innovative GPS technology has become a necessity in today’s fast paced world. Magellan GPS devices has an extensive range of cutting-edge and user-friendly devices that covers the needs of varied users. However, these state-of-the-art devices are very sensitive and require accurate procedures and operations. Also, Magellan GPS gives you an up to date version of your GPS device. Magellan GPS device provide guidance to users so that they can reach their destination in zero longevity. As a result, Magellan GPS update gives you a chance to appreciate innovative GPS technology. 

It is important to update Magellan GPS because by updating it will work more efficiently. Also, it enables your device to get a better version of the technology.  

Procedure To Keep Magellan GPS Update 

Magellan Support recommends you to keep their GPS gadgets up to date with the latest software and maps. It is important to optimize the full potential of their sophisticated units. As such, they must equip themselves with the best and accurate results. 

However, before moving further, users must keep the following precautions in mind. 

  • A strong and high speed internet connection is required for preparing your device. Therefore, users must acquire a high speed internet connection, preferable a broadband connection with a LAN cable.  
  • Apart from this, users will need a dedicated software called  Magellan Content Manager. It is a free to download, user-friendly application that is available for both Windows and Mac systems.
  • Besides that, the device must be registered at the application or website in case of first time users. It is a simple process that facilitates the connection between your device and Magellan servers.
  • Above all, you must make sure that your device is fully charged. Also, make sure that your device is connected to a power source for uninterrupted updates. 

Magellan GPS Update

Magellan Content Manager Setup 

Magellan Content Manager is a software application available for all the users of Magellan GPS device. This software is designed to speed up the maintenance and operation of all Magellan GPS devices. It allows you to access stored locations, register your devices, download updates, etc. It grants you complete control and flexibility over your GPS devices. This software application is available for most of the Windows and Mac devices. 

Magellan Support ensures that the Content Manager is available in the small package. It can be installed on your system within minutes. Follow the below-given steps to acquire the content manager. 

  • First of all, open your preferred web browser on your device. 
  • Thereafter, type the in the browser’s address bar at the top. 
  • Then, press the enter key from your keyboard. 
  • After that, click on the “Support” option. You will get this option at the top of the page.  
  • Subsequently, access the “Downloads” section. 
  • As a result, you will find the dedicated links for downloading it for both Windows and Mac. Hence, click on the “Download” button as per your operating system. 
  • Afterward, wait until the downloading process is going on. 
  • Consequently, locate the downloaded file on your system. 
  • Double-click on the downloaded setup file to open it on your system. 
  • Now, click on the Run on the following pop-up box. 
  • Next, proceed with the installation process by following the on-screen prompts. 
  • Finally, click on “Install” and wait for the procedure to complete. 
  • At last, tap on “Close” tab.
  • Then, restart your computer. 

Register Your Magellan Device 

After installing Content Manager on your device, you need to register your gadget. This is an important process that allows a software to establish a link between the device and Magellan servers. It is important to understand that the Content Manager will recognize your GPS device after installation. Follow the below given steps to register your Magellan GPS device. 

  • First of all, you need to switch on your GPS device and your computer. 
  • Thereafter, connect your Magellan device using a USB cable. Connect one end of the USB cable with your Computer and another with your Magellan GPS device. 
  • Along with that, connect your computer with a stable and high-speed internet connection. 
  • After that, launch the Content Manager application on your computer. 
  • As a result, it will take you to the welcome screen of its user interface. 
  • Here, it will prompt you to sign in to your Magellan account.Hence, login to the same. Else, create a new account if you don’t have an account. Thereafter, log in to it.  
    • For this go to the official website of Magellan. 
      • Here, look at the top right-hand side for “Login / Register“. Click on it to open the account login page. 
      • Here, you get two options. Either you can log in to your account or create a new one. The right section of the window shows the tab “Create An Account”. Click on it to open the account creation page. 
      • The next window will prompt you to provide certain basic details. For instance, your complete name, email address and password for this account. Hence, enter the details correctly. 
      • Thereafter, click on Register in order to create the Magellan account.
  • As you login to your account, the software will automatically recognize and register your device. 
  • As a result, it will immediately notify the same. Besides, your account will display the complete details of your product.
  • Finally, click on “OK” tab in order to return back to the Main window.

Magellan GPS Update

Magellan GPS update is important  to guarantee the optimum health and flawless performance of GPS devices. These ultra smart and avant-garde gadgets must be kept up to date with the latest software and maps. Infact, these devices are extensively dependent upon regular updates accuracy and efficiency. Here users must remember that some of these updates are free of cost while others may require purchase. 

Free Updates 

  • First and foremost, connect your GPS device to a charger for uninterrupted power supply. 
  • Thereafter, turn on your computer by pressing the power button.  Then, you need to connect your system with an internet network. 
  • Now,  you need to launch the  Content Manager. You will get the Content Manager  from your system tray or from the desktop.
  • As a result, it will take you to the main window of the application. 
  • Here, log in to your Magellan account when prompted. On the other hand, if you don’t have an account. Then, go to the official Magellan website and create a new account using the on-screen prompts. Then, log in to your  Magellan account.
  • Subsequently, connect the gadget to your computer through a USB cable.
  • By doing so, it will automatically turn on your device. Alternatively, you should turn it on manually. 
  • After that, right-click the application icon. You will get this icon  from the system tray or on the desktop. However, in the case of Mac Operating system you will find it in the “Dock”.
  • Thereafter, select on the “Check for Updates” option. You will get this option at the bottom of the page.
  • As such, you will get a pop-up box in case if  any Magellan updates are available.
  • After this, click on “Get Now” for downloading and installing the latest updates.
  • After the completion of the installation process, it will notify the same. Also, it will permit you to disconnect your Magellan device.
  • Consequently, disconnect the device.
  • Thereafter, it will automatically restart the device.

Paid Updates 

  • First of all, open your preferred web browser on your device. 
  • Thereafter, type the URL “” in the browser’s address bar at the top. You will get the address bar at the top of the page. 
  • Then, after typing the URL ,press the enter key from your keyboard. 
  • On the Homepage of this website, look for the “Maps” tab. Then, click on it to open the next window. 
  • Now, click on the drop-down box to select your GPS model from the available list. 
  • Thereafter, select the software updates available for purchase.
  • Then, provide your payment details when prompted for the same.
  • Next, you should follow the on-screen instructions in order to complete the purchase.
  • After that, close down the browser and launch the Content Manager.
  • Subsequently, log in to your Magellan account using your registered email address and password.
  • Then, connect your GPS device with a power source/ charger.
  • Thereafter, you are required to connect the device with your computer using a USB cable.
  • As a result, it will automatically turn on your device. However, if it fails to do so. Then, turn it on manually.
  • After that, right-click on the Content Manager application from the System Tray or Dock. 
  • After that, select “Sync Purchase Features / Content“. 
  • Consequently, it will start downloading and installing updates.
  • Once the process finishes, you will get a notification. 
  • Along with that, it will prompt you to disconnect the device. Hence, unplug the USB cable and wait while it restarts automatically. 
  • This concludes the Magellan GPS update procedure. 

 Hence, this completes the Magellan update procedure successfully. Therefore, this enables the users to get the latest updates about the product and services of Magellan GPS devices.