There are three ways to charge the internal battery in your GPS unit.1
1. Use the provided vehicle power cable that came with your GPS unit. The unit will charge while powered on and using the device as well as when the GPS unit is powered off and plugged into a running vehicle.
2. Use an AC power adaptor. Some units come with this power cable to plug the GPS unit into a wall outlet allowing the GPS unit to take a charge. For units that do not come with this cable one can be purchased from the accessory link below.
3. For most units, the final way of charging the battery is to plug the GPS into a powered on computer with a USB cable2. This way of charging will be a trickle charge and may take longer than the other two options however will still charge the battery. A USB cable will come with some of our GPS unit, for those that don't come with this cable one can either be ordered from the provided link.
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1 - Please note that temperature can play an effect on the charging of a device. If the battery registers a temperature of 0°C and below or 45°C and above (32°F and 113°F respectively) then it will not charge. When connected to external power it will only be operating off of external power.