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I plug the car charger in and then press the on/off button and the tom tom want come on.if i hold the on/off button for about 15 seconds it makes a musical sound like drums playing but still want come on.

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Try finding the RESET button on the sides or back of the GPS, when its plugged in press it.

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Ok Marilyn,

Thanks for the info. Your device has no dedicated reset button like some other Tom-Tom units, but it still can be reset.

To perform a reset, make sure that the unit has a fully charged battery. Charge for several hours if unsure - and make sure the charging light comes on (if it doesn't - it will probably need service) while connected.

Disconnect from charger.

Press the On/Off button to turn the unit on (if not already on) and allow it to start up as usual.

Press AND hold the On/Off button for up to 15 seconds or until the unit turns off.

The GPS should now be reset, and should work as expected when you next turn it on. Good luck!

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Tom tom will not switch on when i try to charge it the led light does not come on i have hardly used my tom tom


What is your charging method? In car or house hold plug? Suggest that charger is not working (Green) if light on Tom Tom (at bottom near charger lead) is not lighting. Check your charger and see if you have an indicator light on it showing it is on. If yes, plug in Tom, then press and hold the "on" button for 15 seconds constinuously. Tom Tom should reboot.

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After pressing the on/off button nothing is happening,Ionly have the screen Tom Tom nothing else!


First, check that the battery is properly charged. To charge the battery, connect your device to the car charger. It can take up to 2 hours to fully charge the battery.
If this does not solve the problem, you can reset the device. To do this, press and hold the On/Off button for 15 seconds and release the button when your device begins to restart.
Hope this helps.

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My tom tom is over 2years. I am not getting a signal. Asks if I am in a building


Mainly the problem with this tom tom one is that it comes up with this problem frequently. The solution to this problem is for you to reset your tom tom by holding the reset button for a while, after doing that, it will reset it and it will be able to receive signals.
Solution: Reset the tom tom by holding down the reset button for a while, it will reset it and then it will be able to receive signals once again. To reset: check that your battery is properly charged, by plugging it for at least two hours, make sure the charging light is on. Then you press and hold the power on/off button for about 15 seconds, then it will restart the system for you.
Be sure to have your tom tom in a car or in a outside position where it can receive signals from the satellite.
This should do the job.

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My tom tom go 910 gps does not turn on after being charged for over 2 hours. there is a green light when i push buton to urn on but nothing appears on screen


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My tomtom will not turn on. I have had it plugged into the car charger for several hours. Help?


try a reset first, i will assume you cant do this, get a clip or pin switch off the unit and remove the sd card, then push the tool into the small reset hole underneath and hold for 15 seconds, then turn your unit back on and replace the sd card, it should then work if not it could be the battery has worn out as they are attached to the charger all the time when driving, hope this helps

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try the usb cable to your. this is the recommended method to charge a tomtom when it wont power on. for reasons unexplained by tomtom they do not recommend the car or house charges.

plug it in via the usb cable to your computer for a few hours(make sure the green light is on and nice and bright) then press and hold the power button(this could take up to 20 seconds)



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make sure you're fully charged, remove any optional memory cards (depends on the unit) there should be a reset hole, place a straightened paperclip into the hole and press for 15 seconds.

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make sure you're fuly charged, press and hold the on/off button for about 15 seconds until the unit restarts

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Connect it to your computer (green light should be on) and hold down the power button for at least 15 seconds to reset it. Let go of the power button once the device reboots. Run HOME (www.tomtom.com/home) and download/install any updates that it finds. 

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leave on charge for two hours, then with the SD card out hold down the reset button at the back of unit for ten seconds and then the 'on' switch for ten seconds.

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