What can I update on my navigation device?

Updated: 29/10/2013 01.32 AM

Software updates - FREE for all devices

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?

Free Lifetime Maps - Comes FREE with certain devices

If your navigation device came with Free Lifetime Maps, 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 MyTomTom account to download map updates. For more information, visit tomtom.com/lifetimemaps.

Latest Map Guarantee - FREE for all devices

We want to ensure that you start driving with the latest map, so if a newer version of your map is available within 90 days of first using your navigation device, you can download the map for free. Make sure you get the most out of your 90 day Latest Map Guarantee by connecting your new TomTom navigation device to an internet-enabled computer straight away.

Note: If your navigation device came with Free Lifetime Maps, during the lifetime of your device you can always download a newer version of your map.

For more information, visit:

Map Share - FREE for all devices

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 FREE 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

For more information, visit tomtom.com/mapshare.

Note: The following devices currently do not allow you to make changes to the map, but you can still receive map changes: GO 500, GO 600, GO 5000, GO 6000,

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 theMap 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 FREE update / Paid subscription

Most TomTom navigation devices come with fixed speed cameras already installed on them. We offer one free update of the fixed speed cameras. 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 - FREE for all devices (but not all devices can use it)

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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