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I have just bought a new Tom Tom 720 & its working fine in the gps section & talks me to the correct address.
But i have inserted a 2 gig mempry card & downloaded through windows media player some songs. they appears on the card when i check it through Home software but i cannot acess the song directly from the device.
I have tried to switch from the devices internal memory to the memory card in Home. but it still comes up with the pre-set songs in its own memory but not songs on the card.
Would really appreciate some help
Bill West Australia

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  • Linenlady Dec 16, 2007

    Thanks RAC.ICS

    Tried that & it did not help

    I cant seem to find a phone number for Tom Tom support in Australia. Can any body help.

    Bill

  • Linenlady Dec 29, 2007

    Sorry Guest i only got "what you have to do is" & nothing else.

    Please try again

  • Patsie12 Dec 31, 2007

    have the same problem , think songs have to be in MP3 format to be loaded, have tried sync in mediaplayer but still no joy. far to complicated, what happened to "plug and play"

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You have to go into the card on your computer and create a folder called mp3, and a folder called pics. Then your TomTom will see them.

Posted on Feb 04, 2008

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Hi Patsie
your right it was all in media player under music, i simple changed it in media player to MP3 and the Tom Tom recognised it & now i can play all the songs i ripped into Media player on the tom tom
Thanks

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Have the same problem not found solution yet , think songs have to be in MP3 format? patsie12

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  • Patsie12 Jan 03, 2008

    Bill --glad you found the solution , Patsie

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Reset the unit by pushing a bent paperclip or pin into the hole on the bottom marked 'reset' turn it back on, plug it in & charge it via USB overnight or as long as you can in the car, make sure the led on the top is green, tap the bottom right of the screen & check the battery symbol on the unit says charging underneath.

If this doesn't help.
contact them about the problem...

http://www.tomtom.com/support/support.php?ID=2

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