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  Topic: Route planning
gasman40

Replies: 3
Views: 901

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:36 am   Subject: Route planning
Yes you are correct Kremmen, I think it is just getting worse with every update/new version. I don't recall my iPAQ with TT software doing it. You now have to go over the route prior to setting off ju ...
  Topic: Route planning
gasman40

Replies: 3
Views: 901

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:54 pm   Subject: Route planning
Planning fastest route often takes me off A road and onto a B road then back onto same A road to save 30 seconds.
1) Would using plan eco-friendly route avoid this?
2) Does anyone know what the dif ...
  Topic: Preparing a route on a tomtom go premium X
gasman40

Replies: 2
Views: 1116

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:18 pm   Subject: Preparing a route on a tomtom go premium X
One more of the easy to use features removed by TT. I prepare a route in MY Drive on my laptop then send it to my Premium X. I prefer to prepare a route sometimes days in advance which you could do u ...
  Topic: New tomtom go premium X
gasman40

Replies: 14
Views: 4228

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:25 pm   Subject: New tomtom go premium X
Robert
Its a nice large screen but the maps don't seem as detailed and you dont have a choice of colour schemes. The integration with my phone works well. As with my TT go app the user interface is n ...
  Topic: New tomtom go premium X
gasman40

Replies: 14
Views: 4228

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:22 pm   Subject: New tomtom go premium X
Robert
that's what I had done so it was easy to transfer to my premium x. I always had a backup up of the mapsettings folder itself too. Can't do the same now though.
  Topic: New tomtom go premium X
gasman40

Replies: 14
Views: 4228

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:59 pm   Subject: New tomtom go premium X
This is how I did it.
Save files from old TomTom to computer
Open MyDrive in browser and Log In using your TT login
Go to MY Places and expand (to right)
At top choose POI Files (not Favorites whi ...
  Topic: New tomtom go premium X
gasman40

Replies: 14
Views: 4228

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:29 pm   Subject: New tomtom go premium X
It can be done because I have done it but can't remember exactly how. I do remember importing into MY Drive and then sharing across all devices. If I remember how I'll post back. but I just wanted to ...
  Topic: Which TomTom to buy?
gasman40

Replies: 19
Views: 4545

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:21 pm   Subject: Which TomTom to buy?
I have exactly the same solution Jack and find it works well. just a shame we now have to have two units running to achieve the same results as previous.
  Topic: Adjusting sound
gasman40

Replies: 10
Views: 2567

PostForum: CamerAlert on Android   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: sound volume
To further help with this I have just found that on my samsung if I changed the voice in the app it gives a sample giving you time to alter the volume. The volume is actually the call volume that you ...
  Topic: Dead XL
gasman40

Replies: 2
Views: 1207

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:16 am   Subject: Dead XL
no wasn't in sunlight as was in friends car and was low down well below windows as was using it for speed cameras mainly he was using his factory fitted nav and I was demonstrating the advantages of P ...
  Topic: Dead XL
gasman40

Replies: 2
Views: 1207

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:50 pm   Subject: Dead XL
HI all
I have an XL live IQ Routes that has been brilliantly reliable until today when it just died mid journey. It shows a green power light wherever it is plugged in but screen is just blank. It wi ...
  Topic: TomTom via 135 live
gasman40

Replies: 6
Views: 1765

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:55 pm   Subject: TomTom via 135 live
SOLVED
Just for information I appear to have solved the problem by separating the front of unit and strangely disconnected the paperclip reset button and then performed a factory reset using the menu ...
  Topic: TomTom via 135 live
gasman40

Replies: 6
Views: 1765

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:31 pm   Subject: TomTom via 135 live
Robert It's one of the earlier models to use MyDrive and it displays the same as my XL Live. All correct icons and oggs from here.
  Topic: TomTom via 135 live
gasman40

Replies: 6
Views: 1765

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:35 am   Subject: TomTom via 135 live
Hi Privateer
Changed power leads it does it in all situations. Managed to get it to stay on long enough to update navcore but was happening previously. Unfortunately it uses the crap MyDrive so perf ...
  Topic: TomTom via 135 live
gasman40

Replies: 6
Views: 1765

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:19 pm   Subject: TomTom via 135 live
Hi all My son's TT Via 135 shuts down and restarts every 2 min. Before I disassemble it does anyone have any suggestions? I have tried drum roll reset to no avail.
 
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