Garmin Express Changelog

What's new in Garmin Express 6.11.0.0

January 11th, 2019
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.10.1.0 (January 11th, 2019)

  • Resolved a bug introduced with 6.10.0 that would cause users to crash on launch.

New in Garmin Express 6.10.0.0 (December 4th, 2018)

  • Fixed a crash specific to Mac hardware (appeared to be on iMac’s only) that could not update their OSX past 10.11.6.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.9.0.0 (November 5th, 2018)

  • Optimized Express for MacOS 10.14.
  • Dark Mode has been disabled for Express.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.8.0.0 (September 5th, 2018)

  • Addressed multiple application crashes
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

New in Garmin Express 6.7.0.0 (August 9th, 2018)

  • For our devices that support CIQ apps, you will no longer need to log into the CIQ Store when launching from Express.
  • If you encounter a crash when using Express, we now provide you the ability to send us the crash report information right away. Receiving these reports will help us continue to improve your experience.
  • We’ve made some improvements to music management for our supported devices. Express will display the amount of free space available on the device and the total size of all content you’ve selected to download.
  • We improved our map update page by displaying the completed percentage and the download rate.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.6.0.0 (July 2nd, 2018)

  • If you’ve purchased a map from a vendor that contains a voucher code,the code can be redeemed through Express to activate and download the map.
  • Fixed two issues with some of our earlier fitness devices, such as the Edge 305 and Forerunner 305.
  • These devices can be added to Express if you’re running 10.11.
  • Express would indicate a successful sync, but any activity on the device would not upload to Garmin Connect. The activities are uploading successfully now.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.5.0 (June 7th, 2018)

  • Express indicates a new device has been connected by displaying a banner. Also, for users who have had to send in their device and received a replacement, Express will detect that it’s the same model of device and ask if you’d like to replace the already added device or add it as a new device.
  • Improvements have been made to the Help Pages for adding a device.
  • For some of our fitness devices, Express would indicate a sync failure, even if an activity synced successfully. The sync failure will no longer appear unless it’s a valid failure.
  • Fixed an issue for our users with devices that have a microSD card slot. A failure would occur when attempting to install an update or downloadable content, regardless if it was to the internal memory or the microSD card.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.4.0 (April 26th, 2018)

  • Fixed an issue with purchased downloadable content not appearing in the Purchased tab if the content had not been activated to a device yet.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.3.0 (March 28th, 2018)

  • Fixed an issue with Express not launching automatically when devices were being connected.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.2.0 (February 28th, 2018)

  • Fixed an issue with users who purchased 3rd Party Content and could not install it onto their device.
  • Helped address an incorrect cycle map part number being installed to the Fenix 5x for AU/NZ users.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.1.1 (February 12th, 2018)

  • The vívofit jr. and jr. 2 can no longer be added to Garmin Express.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 6.0.0 (January 12th, 2018)

  • Changes:
  • With the announcement of the Forerunner 645M, Express now supports the capabilities of transferring music files from your computer to this device.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.9.0 (December 13th, 2017)

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.8.0 (November 18th, 2017)

  • BlueChart content is now accessible for handheld devices, such as the GPSMap and Montana’s.
  • Added support for the fitness devices with CIQ favorites.
  • Fixed an issue with adding Garmin Mode devices to Express
  • Fixed a failure for Cycle Maps installing to fenix 5x and D2 devices.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.7.0 (September 27th, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue with the "Shop for Charts" URL not directing users to the correct locale.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.6.2 (August 30th, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue where the device nickname would not update on the Express Hub.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.6.1 (August 3rd, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a customer to receive a bad response when attempting to update LakeVu Detail Maps.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.5.0 (May 23rd, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue with non-Marine preprogrammed map cards displaying as an Invalid Chart on the Device Found page.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Express to stall when updating software for Fitness devices with limited space.
  • Fixed an issue with LakeVu maps remaining in .tmp format on the device.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.4.1 (May 19th, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue causing syncs to fail.

New in Garmin Express 5.4.0 (April 27th, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue with marine charts not unlocking correctly.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

New in Garmin Express 5.3.1 (March 29th, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue that could cause Express to crash when viewing the Purchased tab under Tools.
  • Fixed the ability to add marine devices.

New in Garmin Express 5.3.0 (March 26th, 2017)

  • Fixed an issue with Europe Split Image updates that involved the South region not installing to a SD card
  • Fixed an issue where Express would not continue the install flow after a software update
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes

New in Garmin Express 5.2.0 (February 16th, 2017)

  • Added Vietnamese Language support.
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes.

New in Garmin Express 5.1.0 (January 17th, 2017)

  • Added support for detecting inReach devices.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some files to not be delivered during a DLC update.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to crash when the nickname field was cleared.

New in Garmin Express 5.0.0 (December 13th, 2016)

  • Minor improvements and bug fixes.

New in Garmin Express 4.5.0 (November 30th, 2016)

  • Added support for Garmin downloadable content delivery.

New in Garmin Express 4.4.1 (November 16th, 2016)

  • Minor improvements and bug fixes.

New in Garmin Express 4.3.0 (November 8th, 2016)

  • No more losing activity data when switching between Garmin devices! If you’re using multiple activity tracking devices from Garmin, we now consolidate your Steps, Calories, Distance (from steps), Floors Climbed and Intensity minutes data using TrueUp.
  • Fixed an issue where some Safety Camera subscriptions were failing to install.

New in Garmin Express 4.2.0 (October 27th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue where a computer map install option was incorrectly displayed.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.30.0 (October 11th, 2016)

  • Added support for upcoming vivofit 2 and vivofit 3 firmware updates.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.29.0 (September 30th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented supplemental map features from working after completing a map update.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.28.0 (September 27th, 2016)

  • Introduced new feature: users can now purchase, renew, and download safety camera subscriptions from within Garmin Express.
  • Improved Notification Center messaging.
  • Updated anonymous data collection privacy policy messaging.
  • Removed Vehicles and Voices.
  • Removed the ability to “retire” or “remove” devices from Garmin Connect when removing them from Garmin Express.
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect text displaying after installing a map update to an SD card.
  • Fixed an issue with Express not detecting an SD card in a number of devices.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.27.0 (September 1st, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue where some SD cards were incorrectly being reported as incompatible.
  • Improved device firmware update support for devices with activity tracking.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.26.0 (August 18th, 2016)

  • Fixed a number of Russian localization issues.
  • Improved messaging about computer time discrepancies causing syncs to fail.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.23.0 (July 9th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue that was causing Express to hang on launch.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing Express to crash on OS 10.8 when adding a vivofit.
  • Improved map update process for computers with limited storage available.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.22.0 (May 25th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented map install instructions from displaying for non-English locales.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented map installation options to display for non-English locales.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.21.0 (May 5th, 2016)

  • Improved map install logic.
  • Updated misleading text on Garmin Account creation button in Dutch.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.18.0 (March 25th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue with the in-app purchase process.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.17.0 (March 8th, 2016)

  • SSL data encryption enabled throughout application.
  • Added support for Garmin PRO Control® 2 Remote Launch System.
  • Corrected recommended computer free space for map updates.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.16.0 (February 13th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented software updates from being available for some devices.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some SD cards from being used, despite being the size required by Express.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.15.0 (February 13th, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue where the application would crash for OS 10.8 users.
  • Fixed an issue where computer-only map updates were not being displayed.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.14.0 (February 13th, 2016)

  • Resolved an issue that caused two Aviation Database Update buttons to be displayed.
  • The previously selected locale for purchases is now selected by default when prompted.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.12.0 (December 10th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented devices from receiving certain map update files after completing a firmware update.
  • Improved the process of adding the Index Scale to Express.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.11.0 (November 17th, 2015)

  • Added automotive device-specific help.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.10.0 (October 30th, 2015)

  • Added support for vívosmart HR and Garmin Index Smart Scale.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Connect IQ app updates to not be displayed.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.9.0 (October 22nd, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue that caused map installation options to not appear on OS X El Capitan.
  • Improved messaging to users where their computer disk space is insufficient to complete an update.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.7.0 (September 10th, 2015)

  • Fixed translation issues in Russian and Japanese.
  • Minor UI improvements.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.6.0 (August 25th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue that would result in the previous region remaining on the device after a user opted to change regions.
  • Fixed an issue where the Map Options button was not displayed on initial load of the dashboard.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.4.0 (July 18th, 2015)

  • Added a new feature that allows users to see the state of their devices including map and software updates, device connection status, and more all from the startup screen.
  • Added right-click menus to the startup screen.
  • Added a feature that displays the battery status of some activity trackers.
  • Various stability improvements.

New in Garmin Express 4.1.2.0 (June 24th, 2015)

  • Added a new feature that allows users to purchase map updates from within Garmin Express.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.24.0 (June 12th, 2015)

  • Improved error messaging for when a file fails to sync to Garmin Connect.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to not show firmware updates for golf devices.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to crash during the map update process.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.23.0 (June 12th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue that caused activities to be deleted after successfully syncing to Garmin Connect.
  • Fixed an issue that caused golf course updates to fail.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.22.0 (June 12th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue that caused a crash on Garmin Express start up.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.21.0 (June 12th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue where accepting the End User License Agreement could cause Garmin Express to crash.
  • Fixed an issue with display languages in Chinese locales.
  • Fixed an issue where Garmin Express would incorrectly message that the SD card capacity was insufficient on some Kenwood devices.
  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to register their devices if they hadn’t chosen to do so when initially adding them to Garmin Express.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.20.0 (May 9th, 2015)

  • Improved the application update process.
  • Improved application launch time.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.18.0 (April 28th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue related to Golf device Course updates.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the application to become non-responsive on OS 10.8.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.14.0 (April 8th, 2015)

  • Improved required software installation for Golf devices.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.11.0 (March 30th, 2015)

  • Added improved notifications around ANT Stick use.
  • Added more installation options to map reinstalls.
  • Added device specific guidance for adding devices to Express.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.6.0 (March 9th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue regarding Vehicle and Voice download icons missing for users on OS X Mountain Lion.
  • Fixed “How to Sync” help text.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.5.0 (March 9th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue where non-English users upgraded to Express v4.0.x were not able to launch Express.
  • Improved syncing reliability.

New in Garmin Express 4.0.4.0 (February 25th, 2015)

  • A new home screen lets you view all your devices in one place. Select a device from the home screen to view a device's dashboard.
  • Garmin Express leads you through updates and other tasks with a step-by-step process, with clear status notifications along the way.
  • Each device dashboard offers relevant menu options, based on device type (automotive, fitness, etc.), making it easy to find what you need.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.30.0 (February 10th, 2015)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented sending Connect IQ apps to a device.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented selecting the lowest activity setting when setting up an activity tracking device.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.29.0 (January 29th, 2015)

  • Connect IQ app management improvements
  • Fixed an issue affecting Kenwood map updates
  • Fixed an issue that wasn’t offering users other options when their device had low space during a map update

New in Garmin Express 3.2.28.0 (January 6th, 2015)

  • Added Connect IQ Store support.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.27.0 (December 23rd, 2014)

  • Added language selection guidance for some map updates.
  • Fixed an issue where syncing a Forerunner 405/405CX/410 device would crash the service.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.26.0 (December 18th, 2014)

  • Added language selection guidance for some map updates.
  • Minor translation fixes.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.25.0 (November 26th, 2014)

  • Fixed an issue that caused the map update to stall.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.22.0 (November 24th, 2014)

  • Added vivosmart guidance.
  • Raised maximum recommended SD card size from 8GB to 32GB.
  • Express icon is now visible in Mac OSX 10.10 Dark Mode.

New in Garmin Express 3.2.21.0 (October 23rd, 2014)

  • APAC vivosmart support Current Express
  • Incompatible devices are being offered the Garmin Map Updater despite market
  • GE quitting unexpectedly when trying to add a wireless network

New in Garmin Express 3.2.19.0 (September 19th, 2014)

  • Fixed an issue with the account creation and account logon window for Garmin Connect devices where the “Loading Connect data…” message prevented the user from easily proceeding through to login

New in Garmin Express 3.2.18.0 (September 1st, 2014)

  • Improve the new device setup process for WiFi capable devices
  • Improve the setup process for vivofit
  • Improve Sync function for devices that have files that Express is not able to access

New in Garmin Express 3.2.17.0 (August 8th, 2014)

  • Fix an issue so the DashCam device may be added to Express
  • Improve some of the Polish strings and language listing in Express
  • Fix an issue where the incorrect map name was displayed when the user would select a different map to reinstall
  • Fix an issue with space calculations when an SD card is available

New in Garmin Express 3.2.16.0 (July 24th, 2014)

  • Provide a way for users to access Garmin Map Updater when they attach a personal navigation device that is not supported by Express
  • Fix an issue where Approach S1 North America watch is not being offered all available CourseView maps
  • Fixed an issue where the Customer Care log collection feature was not appearing for languages other than English

New in Garmin Express 3.2.15.0 (July 18th, 2014)

  • Fix an issue where vivofits were failing to sync with Garmin Connect