TomTom Update - Update your navigation device - TomTom

TomTom is counted amongst the foremost manufactures of location technology products. It develops and offers a variety of GPS devices and software. The all in one GPS navigation devices provided by TomTom come with a speaker, a touch screen, USB port, and lithium-ion battery. Most navigation device models have Bluetooth connectivity that allows the users to connect the device with their smartphone or other mobile devices. They also enable the users to use their device as a speakerphone that can help them make or receive hands-free calls. All of the navigation devices provided by TomTom are required to be updated timely so that they can enjoy the latest updates and features. In order to make sure that you complete the TomTom Update in a hassle-free manner, we have given the step-by-step procedures in this write-up.

Methods for TomTom update:

TomTom allows its users to initiate the TomTom update through MyDrive Connect and TomTom Home applications. In this write-up, we will explain both the procedure. Hence, you can choose the method you like.

TomTom update through MyDrive Connect

This section includes the instructions through which you can update your TomTom navigation device in a straightforward manner. Hence, all the users are suggested to follow all the instructions given below:-

  • Firstly, you have to turn your computer device on and use a USB cable to connect it with your TomTom device.

  • Also, make sure that you have switched on the navigation device too.

  • Now, the MyDrive Connected installed in your computer device would open and recognize the TomTom device.

  • You must make sure that you are signed in to the MyDrive Connect app. You will be required to sign in to the application using your email address and password you associated with your TomTom account.

  • In the next step, you've to go to the “My updates and New items” option and locate or click on the “Update” button given below.

  • After the previous step of the TomTom update, the MyDrive Connect application starts downloading and installing the software update on the connected TomTom device.

  • Now, all the users are suggested to wait until the installation process gets completed.

  • When the installation would complete, the installation screen of the app would close automatically.

  • Now, you can disconnect the TomTom device from your computer system.

This was the most preferred method to update the TomTom navigation device that is also easy to follow.

Steps to perform TomTom update with TomTom Home

This is another method through which you can update the navigation device. For this, you have to download and install the TomTom Home application on your device. If you don’t have the TomTom Home application, you can easily download it with the steps given in this section. Here we have provided the step-by-step procedure through which you can initiate and complete the TomTom update through the TomTom Home application. So, let’s begin with the procedure:-

  • First, connect the computer with the TomTom device using a USB cable.

  • After this, power on the TomTom navigation device.

  • Note: once the device is connected to the computer, the TomTom Home app that is pre-installed in the device will open automatically. On the other hand, if the computer does not have the app, you have to download it.

  • Note: to download the TomTom Home application, you have to open the web browser and enter “ADD LINK” in the browser’s address bar.

  • After entering the above link, you will be redirected to the official page of the TomTom application, where two options, namely, For Windows or Mac, are given. Hence, you should choose and click on the option that is suitable for your computer device.

  • After this, the application will start getting downloaded on the device.

  • After the app is downloaded and installed completely, you will be required to select the “Update My Device” option available on the application’s home screen to proceed further with the TomTom update.

  • In the next step, the TomTom Home application will look for any newly available updates for the connected TomTom navigation device.

  • Once the search is complete, make sure you click on the “Download Updates” button given on the screen.

  • After this, the app will download and install the latest updates.

  • Once the update procedure shows by the application get completed, you should hit the “Done” button.

  • Note: all the users must keep in mind that they should not click on the Done button unless the TomTom application shows the notification.

  • After this, you should select the “Disconnect Device” option on the TomTom home application.

Hence, you have successfully completed the TomTom update process by the TomTom Home application.


Here we discussed the two procedures provided by TomTom to update the TomTom navigation devices. In this write-up, we have given the detailed and step-by-step procedure to update the device through MyDrive Connect or TomTom application. Thus, you can update your navigation device with ease by using the above methods.