How to instal .img map to your Device

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How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby ahmedhakeemi » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:07 am

Salam,

I need help guys....

im travelling to The US next month. i've a copy of US Map given to me from a fren. it's a .img file.

I tried putting the file into my SD card and change the name to gmapsupp.img, when i inserted the card to my Garmin 205w, it seems like garmin couldnt recognize it.

Pls help. thanks

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Re: How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby zamad » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:13 am

Did you put the gmapsupp.img file in the SD card/Garmin folder?
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Re: How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby ahmedhakeemi » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:26 am

zamad wrote:Did you put the gmapsupp.img file in the SD card/Garmin folder?


i tried putting the file into Garmin folder in the device's memory and also putting the file in a SDcard. Both dont work, it says, "Cant unlock maps"

appreciate ur help

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Re: How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby zamad » Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:34 am

Aah! The map given by your friend to you is 'locked' to his PND and therefore not useable on your device.
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Re: How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby ahmedhakeemi » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:04 pm

is there anything i can do to get it unlock?

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Re: How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby silverbeauty » Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:24 pm

ahmedhakeemi wrote:is there anything i can do to get it unlock?



Please respect forum rule #6

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Re: How to instal .img map to your Device

Postby Inggo » Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:54 pm

ahmedhakeemi wrote:is there anything i can do to get it unlock?

can, to unlock you must visit to www.garmin.com and pay the license to get unlock key.

in other word you must pay to garmin.
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