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TomTom HOME

About TomTom HOME

Using TomTom HOME you can register and manage your Mazda NB1 to receive free updates and buy new services. It's a good idea to connect to HOME frequently so you can do the following:

  • Download for free the most recent map available for your device, if you connect to TomTom HOME within 60 days of buying your device.
  • Download updates for your device for free, including Map Share updates and other services included with your product.
  • Add new items to your device, like maps, voices and POIs, as well as buy TomTom services and manage your subscriptions.
  • Share your map corrections and other content with the TomTom community.
  • Make and restore backups of your device.

When using HOME, you can get help with what you are doing from the HOME Help. You can also read about all the other things that HOME can do for you.

Tip: We recommend using a broadband internet connection whenever you connect to HOME

Installing TomTom HOME

The steps below refer to Internet Explorer on Windows XP. If you're using another browser or operating system, visit http://www.tomtom.com/support for more information.

To install TomTom HOME on your computer, do the following:

  1. Connect your computer to the internet.
  2. Click the link below to download the latest version of TomTom HOME: http://www.tomtom.com/home
  3. We recommend downloading the file to your computer by clicking Save.
  4. Once the download is complete, click Open.
    If you accidentally closed the Download Complete window, locate the file TomTomHOME2winlatest.exe on your computer and double-click it.
  5. If you get a security warning, click Run.
  6. Click Next, then click Install.
    The installation starts.
  7. Once the installation is complete click Finish.

Updating your device

Before you start, make sure you have a backup of your device or memory card. For more information, see Backing up your navigation device.

You can check for updates for your maps, services and for a whole range of other free items or items for purchase. The instructions below describe how to update the TomTom application on your device.

Note: LIVE Services are not available in all countries or regions, and not all LIVE Services are available in all countries or regions. You may be able to use LIVE Services when traveling abroad. For more information on available services, go to http://www.tomtom.com/services.

To check for an updated application version do the following:

  1. Insert your memory card into the card reader connected to your computer.
  2. Wait for TomTom HOME to start.
  3. If HOME does not automatically check for updates, click Update my device in the HOME menu.
    Note: If you would like to install an application you downloaded previously, click Add Traffic, Voices, Speedy Cameras, etc. and then click Items on my computer.
  4. If a new application is available, it is listed on the next screen.
  5. Make sure the new application is selected, then click Download updates.
    HOME downloads the selected items.
  6. HOME then installs the selected items on your memory card.
  7. Click Done.
  8. Click Device > Disconnect Device. You can then disconnect your card from your computer.

Introducing HOME help

In the TomTom HOME Help topics you can find a lot more information about how HOME can help you to manage contents and services on your navigation device.

You can also get help on the following:

  • Initializing a memory card
  • Using a card reader
  • Updating your device-account combination
  • The TomTom Route Planner
  • Downloading free or shared sounds, images and symbols
  • Installing themes and extensions

For information on how to create your own POIs, themes, voices, routes, color schemes, symbols and sounds, see http://www.create.tomtom.com.