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Tom Tom Rider v2

After downloading the latest software for the Tom Tom Home plus subscribing to the Speed camera option, I disconnected my Tom Tom from the PC then shut it off. It would appear that the unit did not shut down completely in that there was a faint glow from the screen but could not switch it off at all. After looking at the probs associted with the Tom Tom Go I used the re-set button close to the SD card reader which broght my screen back to life. Don't know if I have a more fundamental problem but at least it is back and working

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No power to the docking mount. I have power in the connector and if i pull the board out and plug it in it shows power, but as soon as i put the board in the mount it shows no power, where can i buy just the power board for the mount ? Thank

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You should be fine...

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I just purchased a Tom Tom XL 335 SE, but when you turn the volume up above 85% there is no sound. I exchanged the gps for a new one and the new one does the same thing. Any ideas for how I can get it to...


This was is a known bug to TomTom. The suggested solution is to update to the newest software version. The Download Page Here is where you can get the newest version.
(1) Ensure that you have the latest version of TomTom HOME installed
(2) Backup your navigation device by clicking Backup and restore in HOME
(3) Make sure you have enough space on your memory card or internal memory.
(4) Transfer your favourites to your new map

Downloading and installing your map
(5) Select your navigation device:

Before you disconnect
(6) If you have a speed camera subscription, install your TomTom speed cameras.

Select your new map

(7) If you have more than one map installed on your device, select the new map. On your navigation device, tap Manage maps in the Preferences menu and then tap Switch map.

Mar 12, 2011 | GPS Devices

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I have a tom tom Go920 i need the latest entire map of inda in muy tom tom how can i get it


for all map downloads you can use tomtom home which will show you all available downloads for your unit

May 20, 2010 | Tomtom One Europe v2 GPS Receiver

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Unable to download software to my computer


You need to install TomTom Home.

The link below will point you to the download site for the latest Windows PC software::

http://www.tomtom.com/services/service.php?id=16&tab=87

Tom Tom Home will then allow you to backup/restore your TomTom One software and get the latest updates for your current 'authorised' map.

Oct 14, 2009 | Tomtom ONE 3rd Edition GPS

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My tom tom keeps switching off as tho out of power even tho plugged in. the charger gets extremely hot as does the wire, any suggestions? it is about 3 years old


You need to plug your TOM TOM into a PC with Internet connection and go to the tomtom web site: www.tomtom.com
You will need a usb cable that has the "mini" usb standard connector that plugs into the TOM TOM unit. It should update automatically, but you will need a TomTom Home account (free) created. Then you can download the latest updates that should clear up the power issues. Otherwise, get a new power cord as they do wear out with daily use. -Greg

Sep 13, 2009 | Tomtom One Europe v2 GPS Receiver

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Tom Tom Go 720 Map not shpwing speed limits


If you only just bought it NEW then you should use your "latest map" guarantee that comes with tom toms.

Showing speed options is set from the preferences and safety option

Sep 06, 2009 | Tomtom GO 720 GPS Receiver

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TomTom One GPS fault


I had the same problem after downloading the latest maps, the unit was slow to boot up and would not find any satelites. I had no response from e-mails to Tom tom tech support and I was going to give up and buy a new device if this fix failed. I had tried paper clip resets and resetting to factory settings but they had not worked.

After reading the previous answer to this link I searched Tom tom support for 'clear flash' and the search results were more useful than the FAQ on the normal support pages.

I used Tom tom home to uninstall the current software application and then reinstalled the latest version (I had to go through several updates as my version of the software was from when I purchased the unit in 2007), I then downloaded and ran Clear flash and made sure that I disconnected the tom tom from my PC using the correct procedure (using the eject button in the bottom of the tom tom home screen as I read that this could have contributed to the problem in the first place).

After another reset the device came to life and after a few minutes searching for satelites outside the device worked as it should (try checking the configure GPS option if it is taking a while to find a signal, it could be just me but it seems to speed up the search process).

Hope this helps.

Apr 07, 2009 | Tomtom ONE XLS Car GPS Receiver

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Tom tom one won't down load home automatically


First BACKUP your SD card.
Go here and download latest version of TomTom HOME >> For the PC or for the MAC , You can download tomtom HOME here > http://uk.support.tomtom.com/cgi-bin/tomtom_uk.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=7408&p_created=1184659653&p_sid=PmvpQQmj&prod_lvl1=&prod_lvl2=&cat_lvl1=&p_accessibility=0&p_redirect=&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Jvd19jbnQ9MjE1LDIxNSZwX3Byb2RzPSZwX2NhdHM9JnBfcHY9JnBfY3Y9JnBfcGFnZT0xJnBfc2VhcmNoX3RleHQ9ZG93bmxvYWQgaG9tZQ**&p_li=&p_topview=1

I would recommend you only do a map upgrade if you definatly need to as looking at other posts on this forum lots of people have problems after trying to update maps.
Updating maps is NOT FREE , you have to pay for updates and after downloading updates you need to reactivate the map with your product code . Only do an update after backing up your existing maps other sie you might have trouble reverting back if the download goes wrong.

GOOD LUCK

Dec 29, 2008 | Tomtom One Europe v2 GPS Receiver

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Cant reset tom tom


I have now resolved my Tomtom 1 V2 problem (posted 12th Nov 2008).
I emailed Tom tom directly, describing the problem I was having, they responded almost immediately.
Tomtom could not have been any more helpful, the advice they gave me was spot on, and absolutely correct.
Not only did they solve the error I had with my unit, but they made it work much better than it ever had.
Briefly, I was told to join (for free) Tomtom Home, then delete all of the operating system on my satnav and download the latest Tomtom operating system, plus a few other upgraded programs.
I am no computer genius, and admit to being more than a little apprehensive in doing this, but, it could not have been a more straight forward or simple procedure.
As before, my Tomtom now works so much better, faster and with far more features.
Another benefit of being a member of Tomtom Home is that you are offered many products such as map updates at greatly reduced prices.
Regards,
Chris Vince

Sep 17, 2008 | Tomtom ONE 3rd Edition GPS

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