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Garmin Express Release Notes

Garmin Express v7.19.0 is available for PC today. If you would like to update to the latest version, please visit “About” within the Settings of the Express application and select “Check for Updates to Express.” This version includes the following changes:


  • Resolved an issue with maps being written to the wrong location on a SD card.
  • Resolved an issue with the backup profile option not appearing for certain devices.
  • Resolved an issue with not being able to uninstall a map without Express installing a map within Manage Maps.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements. 




Previous Versions:




  • Resolved an issue with Epix devices not being detected. 





  • Resolved an issue with TT 15 Mini Dog Collar devices not being detected. 
  • Resolved an issue with SD cards for Kenwood devices not being detected.
  • Resolved a crash specific to Windows 7 that could occur when launching Garmin Express.
    • Note: Windows 7 and Windows 8 are no longer supported. This will not prevent future versions of Garmin Express from being downloaded. However, any bugs or other issues specific to these OSes will not be resolved. 7.18.3 will be available to download at any time under the System Requirements.





  • Resolved an issue with activity files being deleted from a device after being synced.
    • Note: These activities are synced and uploaded to Garmin Connect.





  • Resolved an issue with USB sticks and SD cards potentially not being detected.
  • Resolved a crash that could occur when accessing the Removable Storage location under Manage Maps.
  • Resolved a server error that could occur when attempting to add a device that requires signing into Garmin Connect.
  • Implemented string translations that were missing.
  • When a user disables Garmin Express from always running in the background within the Settings, Garmin Express will also be removed from the Startup tab for Windows.
  • Resolved additional crashes.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.





  • Resolved an issue renewing marine chart subscriptions
  • Resolved an issue adding devices





  • Fixed an issue with ANT devices not being detected.




  • Fixed an issue with certain devices not being able to perform a map update on a SD card.




  • Users can now include their device files when submitting logs for troubleshooting issues.
  • Resolved an issue with Manage Maps not displaying a checkmark to indicate maps are installed.
  • Fixed a crash that could potentially occur on the launch of Garmin Express.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.




  • Fixed an issue with the possibility of FIT files not deleting after a successful sync.
  • Fixed an issue checking for updates on Honda units




  • Fixed an issue with critical software updates not requiring a restart before a map update.
  • Extended timer to prevent failure for installing maps to the computer.
  • Fixed a crash when saving a music folder path manually.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.




  • Minor bug fixes and improvements. 




  • UI improvements to the checkout window for purchases.
  • Resolved an issue with the Terms and Conditions not appearing for Honda Gemini users updating their maps.
  • Express no longer returns a user to the Hub when attempting to add an AOEM device and is added successfully.
  • Express now displays if a chart is not compatible with the Marine devices in a Vessel.
  • Improved performance when displaying Podcasts and Audiobooks in Express.
  • Fixed a crash that occur for users when selecting Map Options.
  • Made improvements to how sub folders are selected when selecting music locations for Express to list.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.




  • Express is no longer removing activity files from devices.
    • Note: Files were only previously being removed if a user successfully synced.
  • The Continue button is now enabled for Marine users trying to install a software update 




  • Additional improvements for Music Management.
  • Music files with the .m4b extension are now listed as compatible.
  • Resolved a crash that could occur when selecting Removable Storage while managing maps.
  • Widgets will no longer reset after syncing with Express.
  • Made improvements to space calculations for installing maps.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.




  • Fixed missing Garmin Connect quick link.




  • Multiple improvements for Music Management.
  • Resolved a crash for Marine users if they changed location while on the Chart Updates page.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.




  • Resolved an issue with GMA files not being created correctly for marine subscriptions




  • Fixed an issue that could cause Golf device users to continuously be prompted to sign into their account.
  • Updated links with their new URL’s.
  • Resolved an issue with Express failing to launch for some users.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.




  • Fixed an issue with the Hub continuing to show an update is available after it’s been completed.
  • Fixed a number of links within Help with the new URL’s.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.