Updating the TomTom Bandit software

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We are constantly improving the TomTom Bandit camera with software updates and new features. You can easily update your Bandit Camera using the Bandit mobile app or Bandit Studio.

The Bandit mobile app automatically downloads camera updates in the background, and automatically transfers them to your Bandit camera when the camera is connected using Wi-Fi to your smartphone.

You can also use Bandit Studio to transfer updates to your SD card.

Using the Bandit mobile app

  1. Install the Bandit mobile app on your smartphone.

  2. Open the Bandit mobile app and connect your Bandit camera to your smartphone using Wi-Fi.

  3. In the Preferences menu, log in to your TomTom account.

    When available, TomTom Bandit Camera updates are automatically downloaded in the background and saved on your phone.

    Important: You can choose to download updates using Wi-Fi or a mobile data network. When using a mobile data network to download updates, you may be liable for extra charges. Check with your mobile operator for more details.


    If a new update is available, the update is transferred in the background from your smartphone to your Bandit camera.

  4. If you see the message Install new update on the camera screen then the update is ready for installation. Select Yes to install the update.

The update is installed and your Bandit camera restarts.

Using Bandit Studio

  1. Remove the Batt-Stick from your Bandit camera.

  2. Start Bandit Studio on your computer.

  3. Insert the Batt-Stick USB connector into a USB port on your computer.

  4. In Bandit Studio, select the settings menu button.

    If an update is available the screen displays Update next to the Camera firmware version.

  5. Select Update.

  6. The Bandit Studio app transfers the update to your Batt-Stick.

  7. Install the Batt-Stick in the Bandit camera.

  8. Switch on the Bandit camera.

  9. You see the message Install new update on the camera screen. Select Yes to install the update.

The update is installed and your Bandit camera restarts.

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