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No active voice

Cannot hear the voice instruction

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    my Tom Tom has lost its sound/voice etc. tried everything to fix it but nothing has worked.

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Is the volume turned up? Press the bottom of the screen while the unit is navigating, and the volume control should appear. Make sure it is turned up. Or you can do the same thing by pressing the main screen and searching the menu for Volume Control.

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As the TomTom is making beeping sounds, its a good indication that its not a hardware fault, it sounds to me its a software issue.

What you could do is try to reinstall the voices on your device. To do this, follow these steps:-

I presume you have TomTom Home installed already, if not you can download it from
http://www.tomtom.com/home

STEP 1 Make a Backup
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STEP 3 Download and Reinstall the voices via TomTom Home
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  • Close TomTom Home and also Close it from the system tray. (in the bottom right hand corner of your screen down by the computer clock, you should see a red icon for TomTom Home, Right click on it and choose 'exit')
STEP 4 Install the Clear Flash Tool from TomTom
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  • Accept the license agreement and keep pressing the Next arrow until the clear flash tool has installed.
  • Your device will start flashing to say there is some activity on your device
  • When your device has finished flashing on the screen (might take a minute), use the 'safely remove hardware' feature of your PC to disconnect the TomTom
  • Switch the TomTom off then take it out of the dock.
STEP 5 Test the voices

  • Switch the TomTom back on, but not connected to the dock
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  • Try selecting the voice of Kate or Simon i.e. the computer voices, and press test, you should now hear the computer voice.
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Hope this works for you

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