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Navigation screen switches to menu screen w/out touching it

My GO 720 randomly swithces from the main navigation screen, to the menu screen while I'm in the middle of a journey. Sometimes this happens repeatedly, and I have to keep tapping the 'Done' key in the bottom right to switch back to the navigation screen. Very dangerous & annoying when you're trying to drive. Any solutions?

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  • Tarco May 25, 2008

    I don't want to switch off any icons....I don't think you understand what my problem is. The TomTom is automatically switching to the Main Menu screen w/out my touching it during navigation.

  • Otto Ashboth
    Otto Ashboth Oct 15, 2008

    Hi Tarco i hav the same problem and am looking for a solution

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    I also have this same problem. Is this a hardware or a software failure?

  • hobbits2001 Feb 25, 2009

    Hi I have the same problem and have sent it to be repaired under warranty however after getting it back the problem remained so I sent it to TomTom again and 1 week later I received my nav back but guess what exactly the same so onto the phone with TomTom and this time I have to send it to Holland and I should get it Tomorrow so I will Let you know what happens

  • 221155 Mar 15, 2009

    screen jumps to main menu after about 45 mins

  • Azman63 May 26, 2009

    Today is Tuesday, May 26,2009. Yesterday, I was navigating through Groton,Mass.
    when my screen kept changing from navigation to Menu-multiple times!
    I agree this is very dangerous and aggravating. Earlier that day, I had just completed a software upgrade. My Go720 had been working fine up till that point.


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Go to MENU --> SETTINGS --> DISPLAY --> there u can switch off the navigation key icons.

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