Tips for using a SD card with WinGPS Marine.

  1. Update WinGPS Marine to the newest version from the Google Playstore.
  2. Restart WinGPS Marine.
  3. Choose 'Yes' when WinGPS Marine prompts the message if you want to us a SD card.* (Illustration 1)
  4. Click 'OK' in the next screen. (Illustration 2)
  5. Select your SD card from the menu on the left.** (Illustration 3)
  6. Click 'Select SD card' at the bottom of the screen.

When you went through all the above steps successfully, your charts will be copied to the SD card. When all files are copied, all original files will still be available on the internal memory of your device. These can be removed safely by deleting the 'DKW2' from the root directory of your device.

*When you chose 'No' you can still change this option at any given time via 'Menu - Settings - Advanced'. (Illustration 4)

**With some devices the list with storage device won't be visible immediately. Click on the menu icon (top left) or the menu button on your device to make this visible (Illustration 5). If your SD card doesn't show up in the list, click on the three dots on the top right of your screen and afterwards 'show SD card'.



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Activating your SD card with Android 4

  1. Update WinGPS Marine to the newest version from the Google Playstore.
  2. Restart WinGPS Marine.
  3. Go to Chart management, click on a chart you want to download and click on 'download' at the top right of the screen.
  4. Choose 'Yes' when WinGPS Marine prompts the message if you want to us a SD card.* (Illustration 1)

*When you chose 'No' you can still change this option at any given time via 'Menu - Settings - Advanced'. (Illustration 4)

When you went through all the above steps successfully, your charts will be copied to the SD card.

Please mind: the above steps are only meant to be used when activating a SD card in WinGPS Marine in combination with Android 4.


If you are still having problems after going through the above steps please contact our helpdesk via helpdesk@stentec.com.