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Tomtom takes a very long time to pick up satalites if at all.

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SOURCE: can't get a satalite signal for tomtom XL

This can happen on rare occasions in very built up areas. Most certainly it can happen indoors.

Using tom tom home from your computer plug your device in and tell it to update. most can now accept the gpsquick fix which will allow tom toms to pick up sats a little quicker

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Why dose my tomtom not pick up satilite


mine does the same thing. might have to update

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hi, it can take up to 15min to find the gps signal for the first time, also make sure you outside and away from any tall building then just wait and you should find it will come on.

it usually takes about 5min to find signal but the first time it can take up to 15min to find the signal.

you could also go through the menus on the tomtom and find the menu that says gps and click on this and see if it has found any signals from what i can remember it needs to pick up 3 satalites before it starts working properly.

Let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

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Cant pick up satalite


Try to get a fix while in place. Moving will make it difficult for the unit to get a sat fix. It may also take a considerably long time to acquire satellites, so be patient.

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Can't get a satalite signal for tomtom XL


This can happen on rare occasions in very built up areas. Most certainly it can happen indoors.

Using tom tom home from your computer plug your device in and tell it to update. most can now accept the gpsquick fix which will allow tom toms to pick up sats a little quicker

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My Tom Tom One takes a long time to pick up a GPS signal (30 to 45 minutes)


You might want to try updating your TomTom through TomTom Home. It loads something called "QuickFix" onto the TomTom, which I guess tells the TomTom where GPS satellites are going to be. I get a fix in about 5-15 seconds if I keep this updated, otherwise it takes a few minutes.

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Wont pick up a signal.


Try updating with the latest GPSfix updating via the tomtom home software

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Tom Tom loses GPS reception as I am driving around


Have you hooked your GPS to an internet connected computer lately?

The TomTom home software that comes with the GPS will update so that it knows were the satalites are for the next week. It will also update the software to the latest verson.

You could also try inserting the end of a paperclip in the reset hole on the bottom of the GPS unit.

If all this fails contact TomTom. I have found them very helpfull.

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Tom Tom One won't find satalites


sounds like a typical TOMTOM!

i would suspect that your battery is not getting charged properly before your trip The DC does not produce sufficient reserves to maintain a full chartge and so from time to time the signal will drop out and as ther battery depletes it gives wrong info and takes you on a journey to the land of the lost. Barc to Lisbon is a long Journey and unless you are charging inbetween stops at your hotel then your battery is very low. Charge it and it should work a lot better.

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Failure to obtain satalites on unit, tomtomone


No problem. Anything I can do in the future, let me know.

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