How Do You Update TomTom Maps?


Quick Answer

To update TomTom maps, attach the TomTom navigation device to a computer with Internet. Go to TomTom Home, and log into the TomTom account. Click on Tools and select Use Latest Map Guarantee.

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How Do You Update TomTom Maps?
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The TomTom navigation device connects to the computer through a USB port. New devices also come with updated maps. Further, new maps are obtainable for free within the first 90 days. TomTom Home software is accessible from the TomTom website. The installation procedure for TomTom Home is dependent on the operating system of the computer.

Some devices do not connect through TomTom Home and therefore need MyDrive Connect. MyDrive Connect is also part of the TomTom website. Check whether or not to use TomTom Home or MyDrive Connect from the website.

TomTom offers maps for more than 95 countries worldwide, as of 2015. There is a new map every three months. Changes that occur are typically for roads, speed limits and attraction sites.

Models of TomTom devices include Blue&Me, Carminat, GO and Eclipse. The TomTom website also gives details about the latest map as of the date of search. The version of the map is related to the region. Thus, enter a location when doing this search.

The navigation device shows the installed version of the map. Compare this to what is accessible on the TomTom website to check if it is up-to-date.

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