Downloading and installing voices (TomTom HOME)

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There are three types of official TomTom navigation voices:

  • Standard voices that come pre-installed on every TomTom device. They are recorded voices and give you spoken instructions for your route.
  • Computer voices that use text-to-speech technology to read street names, incoming text messages, weather information, etc. Not all devices support computer voices.
  • Premium voices that have been recorded by celebrities and are available for purchase.

Downloading free voices

To install more voices on your navigation device, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your device to your computer and launch TomTom HOME.
  2. Click Add Traffic, Voices, Safety Cameras etc. in the main menu in HOME.
  3. Click Voices.
  4. Select if you want to install a Recorded voice or a Computer voice.
  5. Select the voice you want to install.
  6. Click Add to install one of the thousands of free voices that have been shared with the TomTom community.


Purchasing and downloading premium voices

  1. Connect your TomTom device to your computer and launch TomTom HOME.
  2. To purchase a premium voice click Add Traffic, Voices, Safety Cameras etc. > Voices > Recorded Voices.
    Select a premium voice and follow the purchasing process.
  3. Click Update my device in the HOME menu.

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  4. Select the checkbox next to the items you want to download and then click Download updates.

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    HOME downloads the selected items...

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    HOME then installs the selected items on your device.

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  5. Click Device > Disconnect Device in the HOME menu. You can then disconnect your device from your computer.

To select a voice on your device, tap Change preferences > Voice preferences (on some devices) > Change voice.


Removing voices

To remove a voice sets from your navigation device or computer, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your device to your computer and launch TomTom HOME.
  2. Click Manage my device in the main menu in HOME.
  3. Items are shown in groups:
    • To select one or two items in a group, click the plus sign to expand a group so you can see all the items in a group. Click the checkbox next to an item to select that item.
    • To select all the items in a group, select the checkbox alongside the group name.
  4. Click the Items on device tab or the Remove items from computer tab.
  5. Select individual items or groups of items by selecting the checkbox next to an item or group.
  6. Click Remove items.


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