Question about Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Tomtom one will not start up

Light is on but does not start up.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    My tomtom one will not turn on

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 158 Answers

Most likely cause: Blown components on power board. Very common problem , usually caused by a faulty cigarette lighter lead or a voltage spike from car electrics , OR plugging in the wrong charger ( car phone chargers are at much higher voltage )BUT , sometimes the processor locks up and results in similar sympTOMs ( excuse that pun ) . Therefore , try resetting the tomtom by inserting a paper clip or similar thin wire into the very tiny hole underneath ( marked reset ). One quick press is enough and you should feel it click as its a tactile switch ( inside the hole ). Ignore any other suggestions that you need to hold the switch in or press it for 'x' seconds as they are wrong. A quick press is all thats needed. Then try turning your tomtom on in the normal way. GOOD LUCK.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i update my tomtom?


1) Install "TomTom Home" software in your computer from www.tomtom.com
2) Start TomTom Home in your computer
3) Plug in the GPS2_bing.gif dock to your computer's USB port and place the GPS on the dock. The green light on the bottom right of the GPS should turn ON to indicate that the GPS is getting power from the dock and charging
4) Start your GPS while being in the dock. If the GPS asks "do you want to connect to computer" answer "YES"
5) The TomTom Home software will detect the GPS and check if there are any updates for it. Then you'll be offered updates to install. Some are free, some are not. You choose the ones you want to install.

Please, report back if you need further assistance

My ID: alexocuello_

Mar 25, 2010 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

1 Answer

It will not come on at all.


Try sticking a long thin Preferably plastic) spike into the reset hole (small hole in the base). Then press the start button again for some 10 seconds.
This may help.
If it is working, there should be the TomTom cold start screen and drum sound as it boots up from scratch. Allow it several seconds to boot. Repeat if necessary. If this fails, contact TomTOm support with all details.

Mar 05, 2010 | Tomtom XL 325 SE GPS Receiver

2 Answers

Tomtom not turning on


It sounds like the dreaded green light of death. The TomTom car chargers for this model and older had a inherit problem with sending more than the requaired amount of power to the TomTom 3rd edition and older models. When the extra power is supplied a diode in the TomTom burns out, but the green power light will come on.

Nov 29, 2009 | Tomtom ONE 3rd Edition GPS

2 Answers

Tomtom will not start


I had a similar problem, ther is a minute reset button where the connector is under the unit, it requires a pin to press it!

Mar 22, 2009 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

2 Answers

Tomtom not switching on


I had this problem. had it plugged in charging and then pressed the the reset and the power button at the same time for about 30-50 seconds and then after that pressed the power button and so far so good

Apr 02, 2008 | Tomtom GO 700 GPS Receiver

5 Answers

No maps found??


my tom tom 510 would start, i have charge the tomtom with green light on, but tomtom is not coming up

Feb 09, 2008 | Tomtom GO 510 GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Sat nav


STEP 1

Connect your TomTom to your computer via USB and open up your Windows Explorer and go to the drive. (It will be listed as TOMTOM (E) or some other drive letter).

Copy the Yellow Folders one by one to your PC. Ideally, save all the folders under a new folder that you name.

You may find that the folder ttntools and gns may not be copied. This is o.k. if they aren't.

STEP 2

Format your Tomtom via MY Computer.

STEP 3

Copy the Yellow Folders from the backup you made in STEP 1 back to the TomTom.

STEP 4

Open TomTom Home
Click on Upate Now.
Install the latest update onto your TomTom.
Once installed, switch your TomTom off, then disconnect if from the PC.

Thats it. From now on, make a full backup using TomTom Home prior to any updates.

Also note, that copying all the files will take some time.

Jan 12, 2008 | Tomtom GO 700 GPS Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver Logo

Related Topics:

315 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Tomtom GPS Devices Experts

k24674

Level 3 Expert

7987 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Will Halftowaite

Level 3 Expert

503 Answers

Are you a Tomtom GPS Device Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...