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reload tomtom ?

1.older tom tom. cant update anymore because of file size . tried to update maps and something screwed up . tom tom wont aquire satellites for 15 min sometimes. it wont show maps sometimes after clicking done .should I just reload all ?

Uploading Basecamp files to TomTom Rider

Can I transfer routes created on Basecamp to a TomTom Rider? I realise its not as simple as plugging in the TomTom and pressing upload, but could I export the route as a .gpx file (say) and then import it into TomTom, or do I need another software tool to convert?

POI Editor for TomTom

I found this great piece of software while reading through the posts here at PF.

I highly recommend this program. Been using it over a year now and I can attest that it is fast and very stable (don't think it's ever crashed).

Amazing GPS: I once was lost but now am found.

Languages on XL 340

How can I delete unused languages to create more unused memory?

i need my favorites from my via 1605 into my new garmin 2689lmt

Hello all! first post here and of course it's all about questions:) I love my via 1605 but alas the unit is having some serious hardware issues. I purchased a garmin 2689lmt and I need the favorites file out of the 1605 to install on my garmin. Believe it or not, there are still addresses in areas that tomtom nor garmin can find. Is there anyway to do this?

POI files and TomTom VIA 1605

Since purchasing my new TomTom I've been customizing it with the same POI files I had on my old one, most of them I got here. Anyway for the old unit I would download the CSV file and convert it to .ov2 with POI Editor. Is there any way to convert the CSV files so that the addresses of the POIs are displayed on my TomTom?

Info needed on VIA 1605M

I posted a similar thread about another unit. Sorry if I'm a bother. I am looking to upgrade my XXL 540. It's 4 years old and has served me very well but has run out of space. I'm very leery of the new GO series because of mixed reviews I have seen and limited functionality. I am looking at the VIA 1605M which is still available at Amazon as a possibility.

Seeking info on TomTom START 55M

I'm possibly going to replace my XXL 540 and was looking at this unit. Even though it has been discontinued by TomTom it is still available on Amazon. For anyone familiar with this unit i have a couple of questions about it. Does it have Itinerary planning like the XXL 540? Also can 3rd party POI files like those here be loaded to it.


networkrail access points

can anyone help me im trying to download networkrail access points on my tomtom start60 but I cannot find them

TomTom Rider H-D POIs

Howdy my first post
I have a new version Rider and would like to have the H-D POIs in it like my old Garmin. I'm not a computer wiz and need some instructions.
Thank you

latest tomtom update

have a tomtom xxl . recieved email for map update . this was about the 4 time of updateding maps on my tomtom and tells me im 12.4 mb short of being able to install update when getting to install to internal memory . i googled on line and tried doing factory reset . ( did copy favorites before doing step ) but no go . any help would be appreciated .

Looking for R.E. Michal HVAC

Looking for a POI folder with R.E. Michel suppliers in VA.

Mike TOMTOM XL335 and VIA 1535

New Software Build Released For The Latest Generation of TomTom PNDs

TomTom has just released an update (Build 13.057) to the software for the latest generation of their PND hardware. These are the "NAV4" devices such as the GO 500 and GO 600 that were put on sale last year. (NOTE: This update does not apply to earlier generations of TomTom devices.)

XXL540, GO LIVE 1535, GO 500

New Version of TT Home

New Version of TT Home has been released.

Current version is now 298.3423

TomTom v1.17 IOS is out

TomTom ver 1.17 is out for iphone - i see the TomTom USA version is out and Europe.

Voice guided navigation
Full Lane guidance
IQ Routes
Traffic updates
Street name announcements
Powerful search engine
Support multi tasking
Beautifully integrated


Map updates

930 maps out

TomTom Map version 930 release, installed with no problems.

Uploading OV2 files to tomtom not working

I followed the directions of connecting tomtom to computer. It does not show up as a removable storage device. A computer icon does show up on the tomtom map page. What else could I try? This is for tomtom VIA 1535

Mike TOMTOM XL335 and VIA 1535

Microphone icon on main screen

I used to have a microphone symbol on the screen with the map. I used to be able to tap on it and it would say "say a command". This was good for finding gas stations or restaurants. I installed an updated map and now it is gone. Tomtom Via

Mike TOMTOM XL335 and VIA 1535

TomTom Rolls Out 7″ Android Tablet For Fleets

So, will the TomTom Bridge 7″ Android Tablet be a success or a flop? Will Garmin introduce a 7″ Android Tablet?

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