downloading POI's

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by lebesset, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. lebesset

    lebesset Read Only Funster

    May 31, 2009
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    one hates to admit ignorance , but I have just downloaded the totality of the POI's on the camping car info's site

    so what do I do next to get them on my tom tom ...I hasten to add I selected the zip files which are for the device

    m'aidez m'aidez
  2. colyoung

    colyoung Read Only Funster

    Oct 26, 2007
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    Tom Tom POI'S

    You need to unzip the files and will be left with ov2 files and bmp files.Copy and paste all the unzipped files into the map directory on your tom tom device. this is usually something like"western Europe" or such like.You can use explorer to do this.
  3. Tony Lee

    Tony Lee Read Only Funster

    Sep 28, 2008
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    My method is to plug the TT into the computer. DO NOT use TT Home.
    Choose connect to computer (on TT screen)

    Choose the "view contents" option when windows asks what to do with it.

    Unzip the POI files on the computer and leave the unzipped files folder open.

    If you want to, open the icon file and edit the image and save it back to that folder

    Select and drag the files (normally 2 files) into the TT folder called "whatever the name of the map for the region is" (Europe, Australia etc)

    Wait until the data has loaded (watch the TT screen)

    Unplug and restart the TT.

    Check that they work using Manage POI in Preferences.
  4. sinbad1

    sinbad1 Deleted User

    And once loaded onto your yom tom you need to enable them + select an sound file :BigGrin:

    Important you make a backup copy just incase :thumb:
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