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How do I download the direction and map to my Tom Tom GPS unit from google maps

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  • a_techg50 Jul 29, 2009

    Dear ,Ivish the send button with the envelop will not shoe anything else but email adress and which email to send it to.,Why No other questions to where to send it or gps unit TOM TOM ONE

    your solution does not work?

  • a_techg50 Jul 29, 2009

    Why won't the send button on google maps and direction send to anything else but email? I want to download a map and directions to my TOMTOM One 125,Help?

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Check the video in the link below, you will get a clear idea of downloading directions and map to your GPS device.

http://gizmodo.com/330644/tomtom-teams-up-with-google-maps-for-one+click-navigation

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  • Siddique M A Jul 29, 2009

    Take a look at this link too, its gives you step by step process.



    http://gps.about.com/od/testcategory1/ht...

  • Siddique M A Aug 01, 2009

    The send button will not populate your device options untill you install the driver for your GPS receiver and restart your computer. Please check the user manual on how to install the driver for your GPS receiver in your computer

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Time Required: 20 minutes for initial setup. Just a few seconds to send an address.
What You Need:

  • TomTom in-car GPS receiver ( "send" feature does not work with other brands).
  • USB connection between GPS and your personal computer.
  • Internet connection.
  • Latest version of TomTom "Home" software (included free with TomTom GPS).
Here's How:
  1. You will need a TomTom brand in-car GPS receiver to make use of this feature. Google Maps does not currently support other brands.
  2. Install the TomTom Home software from a disk that came with your GO or ONE device. Update your Home software to the latest version (2.1.2.121 or later) for free by visiting the TomTom PLUS services page. Apple-compatible Home software is available for download, as well.
  3. Connect your GPS receiver to your personal computer with its included USB cable or docking station. Turn on the GPS, and touch "yes" when it asks to connect to the computer.
  4. You are ready to search for and upload a destination into your GPS. Open your Web browser and go to Google Maps .
  5. Type a destination into the "Search Maps" box in Google Maps. Google Maps has powerful search features, a good reason for using it in concert with your GPS.
  6. When you have identified the destination you sought, click on the "send" link (with the envelope icon) in the upper right of the destination map window.
  7. A dialog box will apear with the options to send to "e-mail," "car," or "GPS". Choose GPS. This selection will automaically start your TomTom Home software with the selected destination information (and its exact coordinates) in place.
  8. The TomTom Home software has now captured your chosen destination, and you have the options of showing on a simulated GPS map, navigating to the destination, or saving the destination to your favorites file. I find saving to favorites to be the most useful of these three options.

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