BaseCamp may display the error "There was a problem communicating with the Garmin device" if corrupt data is encountered on a connected device.


Corrupted files that may cause this issue include the following file types:


GPX (Waypoints, Tracks and/or Geocaches)

JNX (Birdseye files)

JPG (Pictures)


You need the corrupted file from the internal storage using Garmin BaseCamp.