Garmin makes the best GPS devices, and Garmin Nuvi is one of their best selling products used as a navigator for vehicles. It acts like a personal assistant while you are on the move. It is vital to keep updating your devices with Garmin map updates as the maps can help your device to function optimally. Some technical issues occur while operating the device. The Garmin full memory error is one such example of the problems in Garmin GPS that can be quickly resolved by following the right instructions below.
Removing the archival files
- The archiving of files is common in the GPS devices. This starts to consume the device memory. It often stays in the background while users operate the device. You will require removing the archive files.
- This method is for the operating system of windows. For deleting the archive files, you will require connecting to the system and using the Garmin express that manages the devices. You can download this app and install it on your system.
- After the previous step, you can navigate to the folder of Garmin GPS and then click to open it. This folder will be found in the Local disk C drive in most cases. If you are unable to locate it, then search it in the search bar.
- Once you have located the folder of archived files open it and further delete the inner contents of the folder. There will be some files which won’t get deleted as they are useful to the system.
- If you have Mac as your operating system, then the procedure is precisely the same for Mac as well. You can proceed with connecting your device to the system via the use of Garmin Express.
- After the last step, go ahead by searching for the folder of Garmin GPS and then open it by double-clicking on it. Go to the folder of archives and double click to open and delete the contents, as usual, some critical files will not get deleted. Once you have completed, you can reboot the device and see if the error has been resolved.
If by trying the above steps, you are facing issues with Garmin Nuvi or other devices then get in touch with Garmin customer support for technical assistance.
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