How to Install Garmin Mobile XT Ver 20 On Your N95 / N95 8gb

How to Install Garmin Mobile XT Ver 20 On Your N95 / N95 8gb

LAST UPDATED: May 28th, 2009 | by: Marty 258 comments

Source: Nokia forums

Installation procedure for V20 of the Garmin Mobile XT.

Files that are required for complete installation are as follows:-

1. GarminMobileXTforSymbianS603rdEdition_42020
(These are zip files so please do not extract them, it is part of the setup procedure to do that)
2. GarminMobileXTSupportFils_4xxxx
3. GarminMobileXTFreeBasemap_4xxxx
4. Garmin_kgen Ver1.5
5. SCGRv17
6. GarminUnlockerAutomatic
7. POIloaderforwindows_252

There are other files included in the download like POI and Uk Speed Camera etc, etc,
however the files named above will get your Mobile XT on your phone and working with Internal GPS.

and can be found Here Garmin Install Files

Click the N95 Applications and you will see a list of available downloads,
look for the Garmin Mobile Install Files. Once found download them to your PC.

You will need to extract the files to a folder on your computer,
please name it Garmin (so you know where the files have gone and for easy access).

Firstly make sure you have enough space on your Memory card(N95) or phone Memory(N95/8gb)

We shall start with the Main Program and then sort the mapping out.

Installation of Mobile XT.

You can do this with a Card Reader or straight to your phone,
I prefer straight to your phone cos it saves removing memory card.

Connect Phone to PC using DKE-2 cable and make sure you select Data Transfer. Navigate to your Garmin folder on PC and double click this file GarminMobileXTforSymbianS603rdEdition_42020.

The zip manager will run and you will need to click setup to commence, once it has started unzipping the program will start and you will see a blue Garmin Install Screen like one show here…

Select Removable Media D\ and then click on Install, once that has happened it will install files direct to your N95 memory card and create a Garmin Folder on your phone.

Once completed you will need to do the same for these files GarminMobileXTSupportFils_4xxxx GarminMobileXTFreeBasemap_4xxxx

Then when you have completed installation of all 3 files. remove your phone from the computer, you will get the warning about removing cable before so just accept that message, your phone will now lauch Garmin Mobile XT select Yes,at this stage you can check to see if it works ok and is running. And carryout the following

Set Selections if prompted (use jog left or right to select)
Text Language, English (No Zulu), next
Voice language, English, next
Units, Metric, next
Online Access, Prompted, OK
Read message and select ‘I Agree’

Make sure you cancel the searching of satellites, cos you havent cracked the internal GPS setup yet. Once your happy with this you can exit program and then move on to the next stage.

Cracking the GPS selection so you can use the Internal GPS.

Double Click Garmin_kgen and it will start the keygen program and should look like this

Start Garmin Mobile XT on your phone

Now on the display select (Jog to) ‘Settings’
Jog down and right to ‘About’ (next display)
Write down the no. displayed at ‘Card Id:xxxxxxxxxx’

Go ‘Back’ and again ‘Exit’ and enter at ‘Yes’ to exit the Garmin XT program

Plug in the USB cable on N95/PC and select data transfer again
Open My Computer and browse to the Garmin folder in the N95 memory card directory
Garmin Mobile XT folders can be seen.

Open Notepad text editor on desktop and keep handy

Using the k e y g e n “garmin_kgen.exe’ (blue ball icon), and enter the “Card ID” you wrote down earlier from the Garmin Mobile XT About page at the input line where requested.

Press the top ‘Generate’ key to generate a device unlock code.

Highlight and copy to clipboard the generated “device unlock code” and paste it into the already open notepad text document.

Use ‘File-> ‘Save As‘ and select ‘Save as type‘ All Files to save the file as file name SW.UNL on desktop or preferred folder of choice. As shown above.

Move the SW.UNL file to the N95 memory card under “Garmin” folder if it was not saved directly to N95 Garmin Directory.

(If you do not save the file using type All Files then the file is saved as a .txt type file and it won’t work unless the .txt extension is removed by renaming)

At this point if all is done correctly then the procedure can be halted and the program tested for functionality. The program should now be functional using the World base map but no detailed maps are loaded as yet.

Remove the USB cable from phone. After the usual complaint about incorrect stopping then do nothing because as the N95 memory returns for normal use (or sd card is placed in phone) the Garmin Auto start function will prompt you if you want to run Garmin Mobile XT. If nothing happens in a minute or so then start the program from within Applications.

On the prompt “Garmin Mobile XT detected Launch now?‘ select Yes to start. Program will launch and you must agree to Warning text as shown.
Cancel GPS search
Jog to settings -> system -> Remote GPS (first top choice). Press enter key. Now there should be two choices

1) Use Bluetooth GPS and
2) Use Attached/Built-in GPS.

Jog to second choice 2) Use Attached/Built-in GPS and press ‘Enable’.
If there is no choices and only a “pair new GPS” selection then you have a problem, either with the SW.UNL file (maybe with .txt extension or other) or incorrect/key gen procedure install. Recheck and/or redo above. Check Card Id. If you regenerate the Device code will change. If you have to change the Card ID the SW.UNL file must be edited to a new generated code.

If the second choice is enabled it will search for GPS. If it cannot find the GPS at this stage when searching it could be a weak signal. Just give it a few minutes and/or move to a better GPS signal area, like outside. Also try exiting the software and re-enter as above as it would a search for the GPS at entry. Either wait or cancel and then enter again to settings -> system -> Remote GPS (first top choice). It will search and if the GPS is found will show a ‘GPS information’ page with bars indicating signal strength, the device Id: and ‘Assisted GPS’ with ‘disable’ or ‘done’ selections at bottom. If you disable you are back at choices as above and on enable the GPS info page starts promptly

Press ‘Done‘ and again ‘Back‘ twice.

The option ‘View map’ could be now entered and the World map (Europe) can be seen (If the GPS is found the map will auto-zoom to higher detail). Remember no detailed maps are loaded as YET. Press the right top function key to return to main menu and jog to Exit”.

Installing the Maps

To install mapping on to your N95, you will firstly need to get the mapping. depending on where you are from. I have succefully downloaded various mappings from torrent website’s using Azureus as my downloader, you may have a different one like utorrent etc…

To get the mapping if you search for in Iso Hunt or use the Click Here option next to each mapping below

Garmin City Navigator Australia
Garmin City Navigator Middle East 2008 Click Here
Garmin City Navigator Europe V9
Garmin City Navigator New Zealand Click Here
Garmin City Navigator Taiwan V8 Click Here
Garmin City Navigator North America NT 2008
Garmin City Navigator Mexico NT 2008 Click Here
Garmin City Navigator………(country eg Europe), you will see where they are hosted..

Dont worry about the keygen cos you will not need it by doing this procedure.

Once you have some mapping, you will need to install it on your computer by clicking the setup.exe that came with your mapping, do this for all your mapping you require, so when you eventually open up the main program you will have every map set you have downloaded and installed, these will install into root of C:\

Before you proceed to upload mapping to your phone, they are required to be unlocked…included in the download was GarminUnlockerAutomatic. With in this rar file there should be 2 files..

1. All.bat
2. GarminUnlocker.exe

both these files need to be placed in C:\Garmin, which should be the folder where your mapping was installed to, place in the root directory of C:\garmin, once in place all that is needed is to run the all.bat file and you will see all your mapping that you have installed on your PC be unlocked..

You will need to reconnect your phone at this point and select Data Transfer.
Start your mapping program and click next

you should see then that it has found your Garmin Device (i.e your N95), if this is greyed out you will not be able to proceed to next bit. So will need to refresh in order for it to detect your phone.

Click next and you should be presented with a grid and what ever mapping you have as default selection

if you want to change your mapping then look in the bottom left corner and you can where you can select other map sets.

Striaght forward now is to select which piece of the map sheet you require, it should highlight yellow and then go pink when selected, you should be able to see aswell how much space this will take on your phone in the right hand side.

Once you are happy, you can then click next and it will start to build up the file and then upload it to your phone.

Once uploaded, disconnect your phone and restart Garmin Mobile XT Ver 20, Go outside and check that you can:

1. Get GPS Fix
2. Get Position
3. Zoom in by pressing Key 3 and checking that where you are corresponds to that on the map.

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  • Hey,

    Thanks a ton for providing this detailed guide here!

    Easiest set of instructions to follow and most of all it got me running Garmin XT on my Nokia N95-8GB-NAM in no time!

    Thanks agian.

  • hey man
    ive installed the maps onto my computer
    but i cant start the mapping program (shown in the pic)
    that installation thing wont pop up

  • Hi Marty

    I have done evrything that was said but i cannot get the “use built in GPS” option. ive used the keygen and have done all the steps ( four times ) but it still doesn’t work. Pleases can you help me.

    Many thanks

  • Hi just wondered if you know what the latest versions of the maps are that you can install is it the 2008 NT ones or will the Mapsource City Navigator North America 2009 NT and the europe 2009 maps work? Thanks Yck.

  • Vlavot

    The guy who postet this tuttorial is a GOD, way to go bro it takes a lot of time to organise it like this with pictures and stuff, this is the best tuttorial i’ve ever seen on any site, NICE!!!

  • Vlavot

    The who postet this tuttorial is a GOD, way to go bro it takes a lot of time to organise it like this with pictures and stuff, this is the best tuttorial i’ve ever seen on any site, NICE!!!

  • Eduardo

    It WORKS GREAT, take a while but nevertheless, great! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

  • Hi Marty,

    Good one.Thank you. It works up to the stage of map install.Pls let me know where can i find a link for Australia maps

  • Shane


    Am having trouble finding Australia maps and relevent stuff to install them can anyone help.


  • very good tutorial! but i need help to install the US maps…i´ve got the north america nt 2008, but it installs in the doesnt come with the installer you showed in this turorial (mapinstall)…if i go to the folder the map image is not .img file extension, it´s .ngr…what should i do!?

  • thanks man.. this tutorial is usefull.. good luck

  • Simon

    Another update :) You can get maps here
    used winzip to extract the map image file then copied to my device and unlocked using keygen.

  • Simon
    Update to 5.0
    I got it to work by running the install then locating the GarminMobileXT.sis file in the insatller using winzip / 7zip. I then installed this file using the Nokia pc suite.

    Change History
    Changes made from version 5.00.00 to 5.00.10:
    Provide support for Samsung INNOV8 (i8510).
    Change default vehicle icon to blue car.
    Correct an application shutdown when frequently recalculating a route.
    Correct the displayed speed limit value for some specific roads.
    Correct the blank green screen displayed when switching to the map page.
    Improve the layout of the Local Search capability.
    Improve the layout of the map page for the Nokia E90 screen size.
    Changes made from version 4.xx.xx to 5.00.00:
    Update the look and feel of the Garmin Mobile XT application.
    Add new Garmin Online feature – Google Local Search.
    Add new Garmin Online feature – Panoramio Photos.
    Add new Garmin Online feature – Flight Status.
    Add Speed Limit display to the View Map.
    Add ability to install and display custom vehicle icons.
    Modify ‘Peerpoints’ feature name to ‘Location Message’.

  • Simon

    Thankyou for the guide and files, all working well on my n95 8gb fiemware 30

  • john h


  • jason

    Where can i download the mapinstall / mapsource program ? I have tried to download it from garmin but it said i don’t have previous version install.. where can i get the previous version

  • spellcaster

    I will try that Marty many thanks

  • No news yet on any voice packs, again if anyone out there has a similar pack post it and some of the other guys can port them over for the garmin.

    Just now im looking into the voice packs for other popular gps software choices.. ill post back with any findings, or the packs, once there tested and have good results…

  • darren

    once again marty is the man
    any news on different voices

  • @ Darren
    Ok to get your new cars instead of using the arrow,
    make sure you copy your files to right folder on your mem card.
    ie: Vehicle:
    start up garmin->settings->1: map->pres # then 2: vehicle
    select the image from the small side scrolling list… :)

    you can select settings->3: routing-> calculate Routes for->
    select pedestrain, then just using the detailed maps listed above im sure this can be used for hillwalking etc..

    the GPS module for the n95 is located under the keypad,
    the best way to get a good reception is leave the phone (slide up) open, exposing the keypad, this is the best way to get a good reception..

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