How To Get GPS Coordinates From Google Maps To Your GPS Machine

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Here’s a question we got recently from one of our Insiders:

How do you get the GPS coordinates from Google Maps to your GPS machine?

Well, getting the GPS coordinates from Google Maps is easy…

One click and they’re on your screen.

But what about getting those numbers into your GPS?

Well, usually they’re in different formats, so in this video, you’ll learn:

  1. How to easily get the GPS coordinates from Google Maps
  2. How to convert them to the format required by your GPS machine

Let’s dive in!

How to Get GPS Coordinates To Your GPS [VIDEO]

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GPS coordinates come in three different formats:

  • Degrees, minutes, seconds (DMS)
  • Degrees and decimal minutes (DMM)
  • Decimal degrees (DD)

When you click on a spot, Google Maps gives you the coordinates in DMS and DD, and as luck would have it, most GPS machines require coordinates in DMM.

So how do you convert DMS or DD to DMM?

Enter the coordinates in any format into the website below to convert them to the other coordinates:

www.pgc.umn.edu/apps/convert

gps coordinates converter

Have any questions about how to get GPS coordinates from Google Maps to your phone?

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Jerry Craft
1 year ago

Thanks Tony for the tip, I had some numbers and been wanting to change over to the system for the boat GPS , But I haven’t made the time. I was able to quickly with your suggestion. Thanks!

William Woodhouse
1 year ago

Tony–It would be easier just to go into “Options” in GoogleEarth and set the Lat/Lon units to what you need for your on-board unit. Set it & Forget it.” Bill Woodhouse

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