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Tomtom one series two not powering up tried the reset button and charging from pc and car charger. Power light comes on when charging or plugged in

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Please take a look under the tomtom GO section as the same problem as you are having is covered there. Internal IC's blown.

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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Unable to turn it on ,only lighted screen and connection ca be seen


First of all, make sure the battery is fully charged. If you're not sure your car charger is working, try charging it with a USB-cable on your PC/Mac.

Once the battery is charged, RESET your TomTom.
Old TomTom's have a RESET button on the bottom. One model has it's reset button hidden under a cover.

Newer devices don't have a reset button. You reset them by "KEEP PRESSING THE POWER BUTTON A LONG TIME"

Try pressing even more then a minute. Eventually you should hear the TomTom "Drumm Roll" (the starup sound), and your GPS would start normally.

If this doesn't work, Try updating the device firmware using a USB-cable and the right software depending your device. Older devices use TomTom HOME, never ones use TomTom MyDrive.

I wish you a lot of succes!

May 14, 2015 | Tomtom GPS Devices

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THow to get at reset button.Tom tom not charging when plugged into 12 volt in car.


There is a small reset pin 'hole' underneath nearby the USB/Power plug.

However, if your GPS is charging when you plug it to a PC or Laptop USB port, then I would suspect that the issue is more a faulty Car Power supply/charger (could be the cable or plug if you can see the pilot light on the charger).

ps. A cheaper alternative/easier to find to an original Tomtom car charger is a generic 5V (rated at least 1 Amp) USB charger used with your Tomtom USB Cable (that is what I use myself).

Hope it helps!

May 15, 2011 | GPS Devices

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My tomtom won"t turn on


If you have a tom tom from the GO models
they hace a reset button you can press with a pin were the mount fits.
When you plug in the charger the green light should come on to say it is chargeing.
Try the car adapter to charge the tom tom

Dec 13, 2010 | Tomtom GO 700 GPS Receiver

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Wil not turn on


Put the receiver in the charging cradle. Does the green charging light appear? If it does not, you might just have a defective cradle and hence a completely flat battery; try charging with the car charger and retry. If it doesn't charge with either charger, the power section of the TomTom is obviously gone.

Assuming you now have a charged TomTom, keep the power button pressed for five seconds. If it does not turn on, try resetting it by inserting a paper clip in the RESET hole hidden below the front cover.

If it still does not turn on, it's either a defective power button or a faulty mainboard, and I'm afraid you can't easily fix either; you'll have to send it to maintenance.

Let me know how it goes...

Mar 15, 2010 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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Tom tom just stopped working


my tomtom does it now and then. solution is to take it to the car plug the car charger in to it, then press the reset button wait about 3 or 4 secounds and should come back on you don't have to remove your card. plging in to the computor does nothing it needs power when you press the reset botton

Sep 07, 2009 | Tomtom GO 720 GPS Receiver

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Our tomtom one 3rd edition stopped working it will not switch on or charge up even th ough green light comes on charger when plugged into car


try resetting it, but first put it on the charger for a few hours to make sure its charged. using a paper clip or something similar, depress and hold the reset button located on the bottom of the unit for 15 seconds, then hold the power button for up to 5 seconds till the unit starts.

if that fails, hook your tomtom to your computer and run tomtom home and see if that will update or repair it.

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Aug 26, 2009 | GPS Devices

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Tomtom wont charge.


If it is charging via a USB connection on your computer there is nothing wrong with the TT. It doesn't matter if you are trying to charge via USB, mains, or car charger the connection is the same for all in your TT. I would look elsewhere for the problem. More than likely your car charger is faulty.

Jun 07, 2009 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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TomTom will not charge with car charger


Mine does the same, the light comes on on the charger, but not on the TomTom unit itself. There is clearly a loose connection in the cable somewhere as you can twist the flex and make it work, although this is not very reliable.

I just use a USB charger from an old phone instead.

Mar 30, 2009 | Tomtom ONE 3rd Edition GPS

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GPS Won't Turn On


dude check it the car charger really isnt a chargers. what! i kno i kno. the '' proper" way of chargin ur battery is thru the computer or u can purchase a a/c to usb adapter and charge it on the wall but the car charger is a trickle charge as long as the green light is coming on that means that there is power going to it and support is going to just tell ur charge the batter the right way over and over again try charging on the computer for about four hrs then see whats up if its still not working then call tech support and make sure u tell them that u tried charging it on the computer for four hrs

Jan 19, 2009 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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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

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