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Tomtom go 510

I down loaded speed camera's from the internet to my gps. I turned it off and when I tried to turn it on again I get a blank screen. I cannot turn this on or off. Any ideas how to get me going again please.

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Cannot switch off and will not progress beyond screen saver

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Tomtom 510 unable to turn on.

Jun 11, 2009- Like I said before,we tried to power it up,even with the power supply hooked up, didn't start.I searched your site and found this. It worked. I pluged the charger in for power, green light on now,hold down the right hand lower corner of the screen (the screen itself) and while holding the corner down then hold down the ON button.The person who submitted this also said that it would reset the tomtom to the original setup that it was delievered with. We lucked out, our data was still there and working. By the way our battery was way way down. I wish I remembered the person who gave this solution, because he really deserves a BIG THANK YOU, and your site also THANKS. We would of throwed the thing away.How many were throwned away? THANKS BOB

Jun 09, 2009 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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Tomtom 510 will not activate. tried it with connection to electrical outlet and without being plugged into the outlet. It quit working after it was plugged into an automobile cigarette lighter plug, then...

After posting my problem, I did some more browsing and came across this on the amazon webiste:

31 of 32 people found the following review helpful: stars-4-0._v45457020_.gif Cure for not able turn on the Go 510, 16 Jun 2007 By Sirius (Essex) - See all my reviewsI like the tomtom so far the only niggle was it would not turn on once.
No troubleshooting on instructions, found cure on internet,reset button
underside. With the tomtom turned over and the card slot on top right hand
side there is a small rubber foot at the half moon shaped enterance, up at about the 10 o'clock position from the foot,but before the green circuit
board there is a small half round cut out with a hole under you need to press in this hole for a few seconds with a paper clip to reset. I wonder how many people have sent their tomtoms back that would not turn on.

Tried it & worked a treat!!! Newcastle here we come again ...

Apr 07, 2009 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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Have you tried?... 

My TomTom device won’t turn on. How can I reset my device? =

Jan 10, 2009 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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Frozen tomtom

You can get your original splash scren from here. You can also download free splash screens created by user through TomTom HOME.

To correct your device, try:

1. Hit the reset button on the back of the device - inside the serial connector.
2. Make sure the device is off and connect it to your computer via USB dock and connect the charging cable (green light should be on)
3. Hold down the power button until the device restarts.
4. The device should automatically connect to your computer.
5. Run TomTom HOME and check for any updates.
6. If there is no new application, try: <-- that will show you how to remove and then reinstall the application.

Dec 22, 2008 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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Blinking white blank display after turning on

Try resetting your tomtom by inserting a paper clip through the reset hole found underneath. One quick press is all thats needed. Charge the tomtom first now and then switch on after its had a good charge.
If this doesnt work , please reply again and i'll try and help further.

Good luck

Nov 08, 2008 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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My tomtom will not turn on

Try to remove and re-insert the menory card with the green light on. Then turn off/on again

Jul 17, 2008 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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My tomtom go510 will not turn on

I did get it going again ,i hit the reset buttton and it started working again thank you for getting back with me rtrailbuster''

Jun 28, 2008 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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could be a software problem/power supply?

Mar 15, 2008 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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Frozen tomtom

Is there a reset button? See this from Reset hole The Reset hole is hard to find, you need to first remove it from the mount, turn it upside down, and within the mounting base area of GO you will see two interface slots (currently only one is being used) and towards the front of the unit on the base you will see a little hole marked reset. This is just like soft resetting a Palm or Pocket PC, it requires something small like a paperclip, and nothing was supplied with GO to enable you to easily reset the device.

Feb 25, 2007 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

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