The company releases updates regularly to keep all its users updated with all the changes going around the area. If you’re a user of a GPS device then you must have felt that your device was showing the most accurate routes and addresses when you have bought the device.
When you buy a car sat nav it will show you accurate addresses, but, after some months i.e. in about 6-8 months, the device starts showing you some wrong addresses. Previously it used to guide you to your destination with the most precise route, but now it is guiding you to some wrong location. This is not the GPS device fault. It is dependent on the data which needs to be updated regularly.
To keep all its users updated with all the changes going around and keep the GPS data accurate, Sat nav map updates are released by the company every quarter.
Free - The free sat nav map updates are free of cost. It is of the same region for which you have purchased the device.
Lifetime - The lifetime sat nav map updates means that you will get the map for the operable life of the device.
Paid - You can upgrade maps and services depending upon your need. The cost will depend upon your subscription type.
Sat nav map updates are very easy to do by following the below instructions:
Sometimes, due to technical glitches, your GPS can’t be updated. Here, are some common problems which occur during the update.
If your Sat Nav is not showing connected, then please check the connection between the GPS device and the computer. Unplug the GPS device from the computer and then replug it.
In some rare cases, your sat nav freezes and then it stops responding to your instructions. Try resetting it, when this happens. Push the power button and hold it for some time.
If you’ve installed the maps but it is not showing on the device, then it could be due to the outdated device drivers. First, you have to update the drivers on the device then update the map.
The company recommends you to update your One Xl GPS device frequently to ensure that you have up-to-date information about the roads, streets, speed limits speed cameras and much more.
Connect the device to the computer (PC or Mac) using the USB cable.
Start the TomTom Home on the PC and log in to your account.
Things you will need to update the device:
Here we are going to show you how to download and update the GPS device by clicking on the Update My Sat Nav button.
Prerequisites for update: