Update options for your navigation device

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Software updates - no additional cost

We recommend always having the latest version of the TomTom software installed on your navigation device. This ensures you can use the latest features and improvements available for your device. For more information, see How do I update the software on my navigation device?

Lifetime Maps - no additional cost with certain devices

If your navigation device came with Lifetime Maps included in the price, you can download 4 or more full updates of your map of Europe every year for the life of your product. You need a computer with an internet connection and a TomTom account to download map updates. For more information, visit tomtom.com/lifetimemaps.

Map Share - no additional cost

Map Share technology allows you to make changes to the map on your navigation device or to report map changes online. Many of the changes made on your device instantly improve your routing and they can also be shared with the Map Share community of 21 million people.

The Daily Map Changes that you receive from the Map Share community include these more dynamic and frequent changes on the road: 

  • Changed speed limits
  • New street names
  • Blocked roads
  • New traffic directions
  • Altered turn restrictions

Map Update Service - Paid service

Roads change by as much as 15% every year. To ensure the best navigation experience, you need to keep your map up-to-date with these changes.

That’s why TomTom has created the Map Update Service. The Map Update Service is the best way to get the most accurate and reliable maps available for your TomTom device. It gives you every single release of your map over a fixed time period, for a great price. For more information, visit tomtom.com/maps/map-update-service.

Speed Cameras - One update at no additional cost / Paid subscription

Most TomTom navigation devices come with fixed speed cameras already installed on them. We offer one update of the fixed speed cameras at no additional cost. To receive further speed camera updates, you need to have a LIVE Services subscription or a Speed Camera subscription. For help, see How do I update the speed cameras?

QuickGPSfix - no additional cost

When using QuickGPSfix, your navigation device can calculate where you are very quickly and with only a weak GPS signal. For more information, see What is QuickGPSfix and how do I update it?

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