How to Upload Updated Maps to a Mio DigiWalker C230

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How to Upload Updated Maps to a Mio DigiWalker C230
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The Mio DigiWalker C230 is a global positioning system (GPS) navigation device that allows users to pinpoint their location on the globe and gives by turn-by-turn directions from that location to any destination on the continent. The device also comes loaded with a points-of-interest database that displays ATMs, shops, gas stations, lodging and restaurants in the user's vicinity on the digital map. If you have purchased the latest maps for your DigiWalker C230, you'll need to transfer them from DVD to your personal computer, then to the device, before they can be used. Updating the maps is accomplished by connecting the GPS device to your computer via a USB adaptor cord, then inserting the map update DVD and following a brief installation process.

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  1. 1

    Power on the DigiWalker C230 and connect it to your computer with the C230's included USB cable. Insert the map update DVD into the computer's DVD drive.

    How to Upload Updated Maps to a Mio DigiWalker C230
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  2. 2

    Select the language you wish to use, then click "Update firmware." Click "Update" to check the device's current firmware version. Click "OK," then click "OK" again when the process is finished.

  3. 3

    Disconnect the C230 from the USB cable. Slide the power switch to "Off" and back to "On" again. Set your language preference and the date and time.

  4. 4

    Reconnect the C230 to the computer via the USB cable, then click "Update Maps." Click on "Load Map" and "OK."

  5. 5

    Click on the link provided to obtain your activation code. Return to the Map Updating Activation window, and enter the activation code and the DVD serial number. The serial number is found under the flap of the DVD case.

  6. 6

    Click "Transmit to Device." The update may take up to 45 minutes. When it is complete, click "OK" and disconnect the C230 from the computer.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not disconnect the GPS from the computer during the update process; this may damage the device.

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