Frequent question: How do I import maps into Garmin BaseCamp?

How do I add maps to my Garmin BaseCamp?

Maps are available for download from Garmin and from third-party map providers such as GPSFileDepot.

  1. Launch BaseCamp and click “File” in the upper left corner to open the File drop-down menu.
  2. Click “Import” on the File drop-down menu.
  3. Browse to the map file you want to add and double-click it to import it into BaseCamp.

How do I transfer a route from Garmin to BaseCamp?

Before you can upload a trip to your compatible Garmin® device, you must save at least one trip to the computer.

  1. Select Trip Planner > Open Recent Trip.
  2. Select a trip.
  3. Select Open.
  4. Connect the device to your computer.
  5. Select Device > Send To Device.
  6. Select the trip to send.
  7. Select the destination device.
  8. Select OK.

How do I import a GPX file into Garmin BaseCamp?

Importing and Transferring GPX Files

  1. Open BaseCamp.
  2. Select the File drop-down menu from the top toolbar.
  3. Select Import…
  4. Browse to the GPX file location from the Import File window.
  5. Select Open for Windows, or Import for Mac.

How do I put free topo maps on my Garmin BaseCamp?

on how to install the free maps on Windows.

  1. Run the “bat” file as described on the GMapTool site.
  2. Open Garmin Basecamp to ensure that the maps have been installed.
  3. Use the free Garmin MapInstall program to send the maps to your device. …
  4. Or use the maps at, Download your map first.
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How do I import KML into Garmin BaseCamp?

Basecamp – Create a new working Folder in the “My Collection” folder; File > Import into “My Collection”; browse for . kml file; import. This imports your . kml Path into Basecamp as a “Track”.

How do I download a route to my Garmin GPS?

Export Routes to Garmin Device

  1. While viewing a route, click on the MORE button in the left panel.
  2. Click EXPORT AS FILE.
  3. Select TCX (for this example). …
  4. Click DOWNLOAD .TCX.
  5. The downloaded file will be placed in your web browsers default location. …
  6. Plug in your Garmin device into your computer via USB.

How do I transfer my location from one Garmin to another?

To transfer a backup to another device:

  1. Connect the receiving device to the computer.
  2. Click the Home icon in Express.
  3. Click the device that will receive the transfer.
  4. Click Tools & Content.
  5. Scroll down to the Transfer Favorites section.
  6. Select the device and the backup to restore in the From section.
  7. Click Transfer Now.

How do I open a GPX file in Garmin BaseCamp?

To import a GPX file into BaseCamp:

  1. Click on the File drop-down menu.
  2. Click Import…
  3. Browse to the GPX file location from the Import File window.
  4. Click open for Windows or import for Mac.

How do I put coordinates into my Garmin GPS?

Import GPS data from your handheld GPS device

Go to the Tools menu and select GPS. In the GPS Import window, go to the Import tab and choose your device: Garmin or Magellan. Check the boxes if you want to import Waypoints, Tracks, and/or Routes. Click Import.

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