How to download maps in the navigator?

Nowadays almost any car enthusiast uses the navigator. It is convenient to find the right street and the address of the house, to view traffic jams in the city, as well as to lay the best route. Usually, navigators come with pre-installed maps of cities, however, these maps may be outdated or not accurate. Then motorists are looking for how to load new maps into the navigator, not only official, but also amateur ones.

Let us consider in more detail how you can independently correctly load new official and unofficial maps into different navigators.

Installing official maps

On the navigator Garmin

To install free update maps on the Garmin navigator, you need

  1. Download and install MapChecker with.
  2. Run the program and check the navigator for the version of the maps. To do this, you need to connect the navigator via usb-wire to the computer or use a USB flash drive from the navigator.
  3. Then the program will give a link by which you need to go and download new maps to the navigator or USB flash drive.

After that, your navigator will have the latest version of official maps.

Navigator Navigator

To install Navitel maps on the navigator, you must

  1. Log in to your personal account on the official. Go to the "My devices (updates)" subsection.
  2. Select the latest update in the table and download it. It is necessary to consider compatibility with your device.
  3. We connect the device or memory card to the computer.
  4. Before downloading maps, delete past versions from the \ NavitelContent \ Maps \ folder.
  5. We load the updated maps into the same folder and launch the device so that it updates the atlases.

You can download the Navitel Navigator map update via wireless networks on the device itself. Go to the menu item "My Navitel - update" and select the maps that you need to update. After that, files will be downloaded from the network.

On the navigator Avtosputnik

Updating maps on the Navigator Avtosputnik is more difficult than on other navigators. More detailed instructions can be found at.

Installing unofficial maps

On the navigator Garmin

Installing unofficial free maps based on OpenStreetMap happens like this

  1. Download and install the program MapSource with.
  2. Unzip the files and run the file MSMAIN.msi, and then the file Setup.exe. The program will install automatically.
  3. Download unofficial maps for navigator Garmin. It is important that the files have the same extension as the official ones.
  4. For each map file, you must run the INSTALL file to enter the data into the computer registry.
  5. Launch MapSource and in the “Tools-> Manage Map Products” section you will see all installed maps.

After the process is complete, you can view all the files in the program window and send them to Garmin Navigator, which is connected to the computer.

Navigator Navigator

To install any maps on the Navitel navigator you need

  1. Download amateur cards with
  2. Connect the navigator or USB flash drive from it to the computer.
  3. Create any separate folder for unofficial maps. The name can be anything, however, in English.
  4. In the new folder, create more folders for each new file that you will add.
  5. Transfer all downloaded files to folders.
  6. Disconnect the navigator from the computer or insert the USB stick with the maps into the navigator.
  7. In the navigator menu, click the item "Open Atlas" and create a new atlas.To do this, go on the way to the new cards and click on them.
  8. We are waiting for the new atlas to be created.

After that, you can use the new maps on the Navitel device.

On the navigator Avtosputnik

Unofficial maps for the Navigator Avtosputnik are also loaded as official ones, but with the registration point missing. You can see how the process works on this navigator in the item “Installing official maps (on the Navigator Avtosputnik)”.

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