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    Martí Micolau
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    Do you have a TomTom navigator purchased for quite a few years and would like to update it in order to avoid getting lost in dead ends or nonexistent paths? Update TomTom navigator it is a very simple operation that will allow you to make the best use of your satellite navigator and improve its use with updated maps and recent information.

    It is true that the applications that allow GPS navigation downloadable on smartphones and tablets have somewhat put aside the importance of the satellite navigator, but the low battery life of mobile devices still continues to be of vital importance today. , especially if we are talking about long journeys.



    Take ten minutes of your free time and try to practice the directions above how to update TomTom navigator, dedicated to a careful reading of the following lines and I assure you that it will be much easier than it seems.

    How to update TomTom

    Here are the steps to take for the TomTom update. After connecting your satellite navigator to the USB port of the computer (the message "Connect to Computer?"Press the button"SI“), The first step is to download the software TomTom Home. Connect to its official page and press the green button Download. When the download is complete, press twice on the file TomTomHOME2winlatest.exe to start the installation wizard.

    Select the language and press the button OK. Awards NEXT to start the installation process.

    Accept the conditions of use of the software by ticking the item Accept the terms of the license agreement, and press the button NEXT. Choose the destination folder and press again NEXT. Finish the wizard by pressing the button Install. Wait for the process to complete and press on end to start TomTom Home.



    Do the TomTom backup by pressing the button Other and then Backup and restore, present in the software dashboard, and click on Back up your device and then on Back Up Now. At the end of the process press the button Done.

    Press in the dashboard again on Other to return to page 1 and choose Update device (eg Update One) and wait for the display of available updates to load.


    At the end press on Update and Install.

    Attention before starting the installation you may be asked to register for the service and then the Creating a new account. Enter your name and surname, date of birth, country of origin, a valid email and a password and confirm by pressing the button Create account.


    update the TomTom navigator, you just have to wait for the download procedure of all the updates and their installation. At the end press on Done. During this phase, avoid disconnecting the navigator from the PC, you could compromise its future operation.

    Now that you have completed everything you can disconnect the navigator from the PC by clicking, next to the Windows clock, on the icon with the symbol of a USB socket with a green mustache to confirm the removal of the device.

    In case the program has forgotten to update any maps, you can try to reconnect your TomTom to your computer, and wait for the download and installation of any additional maps proposed.

    Keep your TomTom navigator updated at least once a month, it should be enough to keep you from getting on the wrong track.

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