Updating maps on tomtom one
Tom Tom has reached out to customers with older Sat Nav models to inform them their hardware will no receive new map updates."Your maps will become out-of-date and as such navigation will be less accurate," the Dutch firm told customers."It has become clear that some of our older generation navigation devices do not have sufficient resources to run the newest maps and software."Tom Tom has made more than 60 Sat Nav models obsolete.
These will continue to work as they do today, but the map displayed on-screen will become out-of-date and as such navigation will be less accurate.
A spokesman for Tom Tom told the BBC it had been "proactively" communicating with customers.
On its website, Tom Tom says it made devices obsolete because “it has become clear that some of our older generation navigation devices do not have sufficient resources to run the newest maps and software available”.
It says that means "the period of time Tom Tom supports your device with updates, services, content or accessories.
For all of you Tom Tom owners feeling lost out there, come along. Back in 2010, I tried to update my then two-year-old Tom Tom 920.
has reached out to several automakers — some in Europe — that have partnered with Tom Tom, but has not yet heard back.
Users who have unsupported devices will not receive software updates, according to Tom Tom, and will lose subscription access once the current plan runs out.
In the end, Tom Tom finally decided that maybe there was a fault with my 920.
Since it was out of warranty, I bought a new unit at the end of 2010, a Tom Tom XL 340TM.
Recommendation: If you are inexperienced with updating Tom Tom device drivers manually, we highly recommend downloading the Tom Tom ONE 3rd Edition Driver Utility.