To download new data from Content Manager, make sure your Magellan GPS is fully charged, power it off and connect it to a computer running Content Manager with a USB cable.
If you have not already done so, Content Manager will ask you to log in and register the device.
Content Manager is a program you can download and install for free from Magellan's website.
Once installed, Content Manager may alert you to software updates and ask that you download a more current version.
When you plug a Magellan GPS device into your computer's USB connection, this application communicates with Magellan's servers to check for new updates and install them on your device.
Magellan's most recent devices use Content Manager to keep both software and map data up to date.
As streets and highways change, updated maps are vital to keeping your GPS device useful.