Question about Tomtom XL 330 Car GPS Receiver
To pinpoint your location, you need to get signals from at least 4
satellites. If you receive signals from less than 4 satellites or the
signals are not strong enough, the Driving View stays grey and one of
the following messages is shown in the bottom right corner of the
If you see any of these messages, try the following:
Finding a GPS signal
In the following cases it can take up to 5 minutes to find your current position:
Once your TomTom device has located your current position, the Driving View is shown in full colour and shows your position on the map.
Tip: Most TomTom devices can use QuickGPSfix™ to locate your current position faster.
Your TomTom device must be outdoors to locate your current position.
Try repositioning your device in your car; ideally, try to position it at the lowest possible point directly on the windscreen.
Some vehicles have a heat reflective shield embedded in the windscreen, which may prevent your device from locating your current position. If this is the case in your vehicle, use the TomTom External Antenna Kit (available as an accessory).
Tip: As a reference, place your device outside your parked car to see if it can find your current position.
Make sure battery is fully charged before use
Reset your device
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