How to Update My Cobra GPS System

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Cobra's line of GPS navigation devices are designed to aid drivers with directions to locations around the country. Most models offer features such as lane assistance and a points of interest database that displays nearby entertainment venues, lodging, restaurants and ATMs on the map. On occasion, Cobra may release a software update for its GPS devices. These updates fix issues with the device or add enhancements to existing features.

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Step 1

Navigate to the Cobra website, and click on the "Customer Service" tab at the top of the page (see Resources). Click "Software Updates" under the "Support" heading.

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Step 2

Click on the name of your GPS product, then scroll down to the "Software Updates" heading. Click on the latest update to begin downloading it to the computer.

Step 3

Double-click on the downloaded software update, and click "Run" if you are shown a security warning. Click "Next" twice. Connect the GPS to the computer using its included cable, then click "Next."

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Step 4

Click "Next" and "Install." The update is transferred to the GPS. Click "Finish" when you are notified of completion. Disconnect the GPS from the computer and turn off the power.

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