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Tom tom and transferring POI

Discussion in 'GPS NAVIGATION' started by Road Runner, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. Road Runner

    Road Runner Funster

    Jul 26, 2007
    South Wales
    I seem to have quite a store of POI for my TT but cannot work out hot to transfer them to my TT home:cry:

    Help please.
  2. GJH

    GJH Funster

    Aug 20, 2007
    Acklam, Tees-side
    I never bother using TT Home to transfer PoI sets, I just drag and drop using Windows Explorer - much simpler and quicker.

  3. ksebruce

    ksebruce Funster

    Jul 28, 2007
    Agreed! :BigGrin: Just open windows explorer open tom tom find the POI folder then drag n drop em from where they are on your pooter into that folder. easy:BigGrin:
  4. kands

    kands Read Only Funster

    Jul 20, 2007
    Maybe we could have a meet to learn about this type of thing from some of our obviously "advanced" TomTomers :Laughing:
    I never seem to get the files to go anywhere and end up deleting them, but then I am a dinosaur :Rofl1:

  5. mrsksebruce

    mrsksebruce Funster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Carlton in Cleveland

    Hi Keith, What I usually do to make it easy is...right click on your desktop/new/folder. Name this POI and put your POI files in this. open windows explorer (with your tomtom connected and switched on) Got to computer/tomtom/POI in explorer open the POI folder. Shrink your screen to half size. Then open the POI folder you created on your desktop (shrink window to half size) You can now see both folders the contents of your desktop folder and the contents of the tomtom POI folder. Simply drag all the contents of your desktop folder into the Tomtom POI folder. Shut your TomTom down and restart and all your POI's will be there. Hope I've explained this OK and it helps. :BigGrin:

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