Rand McNally is the leading name in the GPS industry, and it offers secure and innovative GPS products. They offer these products for three major categories: commercial transportation (fleet management and logistics); consumer vehicles (trucks & cars); and other vehicles. They offer devices to monitor cars, trucks, and RVs.

We all know them for their outstanding and valuable products. It also provides regular Rand McNally Map Updates, which reduces the possibility of bugs and technical glitches in their device. Let us get more details about updating Rand McNally.

How to Get Rand McNally Map Update?

Rand McNally Map Update is available through Rand McNally Dock Software. Our GPS device cannot function without it. This app gives us access to all the latest information about our device and its settings. Rand McNally Dock is a free application available for all operating systems. The Rand McNally Dock software requires certain things to be installed on our computer. Check this list for updates, Rand McNally, because every user uses different types of operating systems, browsers, and devices. Let us look into these specifics.

Operating system: Mac or Windows

Windows: Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10

Windows Computers: Net Framework 3.5 or higher.

Mac: OS X 10.5 and higher, Intel-based only.

Hard Disk Space: There is a need least 8 GB of free space.

Other Requirements: We must enable JavaScript.

Web Browsers: IE7+, Firefox 3+, Safari 4+, Chrome 4+, and many more.

How to Download Rand McNally Dock Software?

For our system, we can download this software for free from the Rand McNally website. Make sure we get the right one for our system and install it. Check out these steps to download Rand McNally Dock software.

  • We can open our favorite browser in our system.

  • Here we visit the official Rand McNally website.

  • There is a need to click on the right link to download the Rand McNally Dock software.

  • Now we use our favorite drive on our desktop and “Save” the file.

  • Wait until it downloads properly.

  • We can select the file by using a single left click.

  • Here we click on the “run” option so it starts the installation.

  • It takes a few seconds to install the software in your system.

Whenever we need to update Rand McNally, we can use this software. 

How to Get Rand McNally Map Update for Devices

For our GPS device to work, Rand McNally Lifetime Maps must be updated periodically. Rand McNally develops updated features for its maps as well, so updating our maps will give us access to these features. To get the Rand McNally Map update on our device, we must follow specific steps in a particular order.

Steps to Get Rand McNally Map Update:

  • We can take out our Rand McNally GPS device from our vehicle.

  • There is a need to turn it on 

  • Now we connect to our computer.

  • Here, we can also use a USB cable to attach our GPS device to our system.

  • We can open Rand McNally Dock software.

  • Wait for a few seconds until the basic setup of the dock completes.

  • It detects our attached devices automatically, but there is a need to register them before updating them.

  • When we use our GPS device for the first time, we must first register them.

  • Here we check the latest available updates in the Rand McNally dock.

  • Now we click on update.

  • After this Dock downloads updates and also installs in our GPS device.

  • Wait for a few seconds until the message pop up on the screen.

When the process is complete, messages about the Rand McNally Map Update show on the screen.

How to Get Rand McNally Map Update for Tablets

When we own our Rand McNally tablet, there is no need to get the Rand McNally Dock software. 

Follow These Steps to Get Rand McNally Map Updates on Our GPS Tablet:

  • We can turn on our Rand McNally tablet.

  • Our device must have more than 60% battery.

  • Here we attach our tablet to the Wi-Fi network.

  • Go to the main menu of our home screen and click on its notification.

  • Most of the time, it is in the upper left corner of our screen.

  • Now we can check the list of available updates.

  • Here we click on updates.

  • Wait for a few minutes until the updated Rand McNally map is complete.

  • Click on the update you wish to download. It also automatically updates on our tablet.

We can conveniently get Rand McNally Map Update installed on our devices. When we use the latest version of Rand McNally, it works more perfectly.