How do I switch between the internal memory and the memory card? (TomTom HOME)

Click here to see which products/categories this applies to.
Some TomTom navigation devices have both, internal memory and a memory card slot. To switch memory in HOME, follow these steps:
  • GO devices
    (with both, internal memory and a memory card slot)

    To switch memory do the following:
    1. From the Device drop-down menu, click Change device.
      A screen with the available memory locations opens.

    2. Select the location to access.
    Important: To use a new memory card with HOME you need to insert the memory card into your navigation device before you connect it to your computer. Switch on your navigation device and wait for it to boot. Then connect your device to your computer.



  • ONE 2nd Edition* and ONE XL
    (* serial numbers starting with Z1, Z2)

    If no memory card is inserted, HOME accesses the internal memory of your device. If youi connect your devicde with a memory card inserted, HOME accesses the memory card.

    To switch from internal memory to a memory card do the following:
    1. From the Device drop-down menu, click Disconnect device.
    2. Unplug the USB cable.
    3. Insert a memory card to access it or remove it to access internal memory.
    4. Re-connect your device.
    Important: To use a new memory card with HOME you need to insert the memory card into your navigation device before you connect it to your computer. Switch on your navigation device and wait for it to boot. Then connect your device to your computer.

On your navigation device you don't need to switch between internal memory and memory card. ( See: Switching maps)

MyDrive Connect or TomTom HOME?

To update your navigation device, you need to use either MyDrive Connect or TomTom HOME. To check which of the two programs you need to install in order to update your device, go to What software do I need to update my device?



How satisfied are you with this answer?
Your rating has been submitted; please tell us how we can make this answer more useful.

dialogue Are you planning on looking for further support after reading this answer?

Total Votes: