What is QuickGPSfix and how do I update it?

Updated: 25/09/2015 07.48 PM
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Your navigation device uses the signals of at least 4 satellites to get a GPS fix and determine your starting location. This can take longer when the GPS signal is weak or partially blocked.

When using QuickGPSfix, a feature only available to TomTom customers, your navigation device retains information about where the GPS satellites will be for the next 7 days. Your navigation device can then calculate where you are very quickly and with only a weak GPS signal.

If you have a connected device (Smartphone Connected, Always Connected or LIVE), you receive automatic updates for QuickGPSfix as soon as they are available. For Smartphone Connected devices you need to connect to a compatible Smartphone in order to receive updates.

For other devices, you receive an update for QuickGPSfix when you connect to TomTom HOME or MyDrive Connect.

To obtain the latest version of QuickGPSfix for your navigation device, follow the steps described below:

  • TomTom HOME [ more ]

  • By mobile phone [ more ]

  • MyDrive Connect[ more ]

  • On device [ more ]

The methods available for your navigation device are listed in the table below.

  TomTom HOME By Mobile Phone MyDrive Connect On Device
GO 6000/5000    
GO 600/500/400    
GO 60/50/40    
START 60/50/40      
GO LIVE 825      
GO LIVE 820      
GO LIVE 2050 World      
GO 1050      
GO LIVE 1000      
GO 1000      
GO x50 LIVE    
GO x50      
GO x30    
GO x20    
GO x10    
GO x00
Via 260 / 280      
Via 620      
Via 220 / 225      
Via 180      
XXL IQ Routes      
XXL Classic      
XL IQ Routes²      
XL Classic      
XL LIVE IQ Routes    
XL IQ Routes      
XL (30 Series)      
ONE XL      
ONE IQ Routes      
ONE (30 Series)      
ONE 3rd Edition      
ONE 2nd Edition      
ONE 1st Edition      
Start XL      
Start Classic      
TomTom Rider      
Rider Pro      
Urban Rider      
RIDER 2nd Edition      
RIDER 1st Edition      
Blue & Me TomTom 2 LIVE      
Blue & Me TomTom      
Carminat TomTom LIVE      
Carminat TomTom      
ECLIPSE AVN2210p    
Mazda Navigation System NB1 LIVE    
Mazda Navigation System NB1      
smart Media-System    
TOYOTA TNS 400