Managing community content (TomTom HOME)

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Most TomTom navigation devices can be personalised by adding content such as community voices, POIs, car symbols, colour schemes, images and warning sounds.

Adding content

  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 the menu for the type of content you wish to add, for example Voices.
  4. Select the item you want to install.
  5. Click Add to install your content.

Removing and copying content

  1. Connect your device to your computer and launch TomTom HOME.
  2. Click Manage my device in the main menu in HOME.
  3. Click the Items on device tab.
  4. Select individual items or groups of items by selecting the checkbox next to an item or group.
  5. Click Remove items or Copy items to computer.

Sharing content

  1. To share content in HOME, click Add Traffic, Voices, Safety Cameras etc.
  2. Click Add <item>.
  3. Click How do I create my own content.
  4. Click Share my content.

    You can then share the selected item type.
  5. Click Share next to an item to start sharing that item.

    You can click Browse... to select a file to share using a file browser.

    Tip: Click More info to see a description of the item you are interested in sharing.

  6. Enter the details about your item in the Share this <item> page. The fields marked "*" are required fields.

    Note: If your filename is not unique, HOME asks you to change it. This updates the name of the file on the device but NOT on your computer. You may wish to change that filename yourself to keep the filename the same in all three places (TomTom server, device, computer).

    Tip: You can enter keywords to help other users find your item using the Search box.


  7. Click Share now.

    After sharing this time, you will then be returned to the Share my content page in case you want to share more items.

    Tip: You are warned if you've already uploaded the same item before and you then get the choice of replacing it or not.

    Note: Please read the legal information that explains any restrictions on the sharing of content.

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