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TomTom MyDrive Connect

How to Update TomTom Devices using TomTom MyDrive Connect?

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MyDrive Connect

MyDrive Connect is a software to download maps and update your TomTom devices. MyDrive Connect supports the newer versions of TomTom devices. It is an application which helps you to manage the contents and services of your TomTom GPS unit.

MyDrive Connect
MyDrive Connect

MyDrive Connect is a useful update utility which is for the newer generation of TomTom navigation device. It provides all the control you will ever need for TomTom GPS devices. It is easy to use and you can update your GPS device with a single click. It is available for Windows and Mac computer.

MyDrive Connect gives you the latest maps, and software updates and the possibility to renew your services. By connecting your navigation device regularly it ensures that you will have the best driving experience. It gives updates every week with several fixes. You can enjoy the services by using the latest version of MyDriveConnect.

MyDrive Connect is user-friendly interface and it comes with intuitive controls, so you can use it without any big effort. It can be installed under a minute and with easy settings. MyDriveConnect does not require any special drivers, expect continuous high-speed internet connection.

It the primary way of updating your TomTom GPS devices. This software provides access to various services which makes your driving experience more convenient. The first and foremost thing you have to do is linking your GPS device with your TomTom Account.

While the software is running, you only need to connect the device to your computer with a USB cable. MyDriveConnect can detect your device and it will link it to your account automatically. When your device is linked to your account, it will let you know if there is any updates are available for your device. This will show a series of options like for buying new maps, planning for routes and viewing the current traffic conditions and other services.

There are many different updates like from basic firmware updates to map updates. It gives detailed information about each update, so you can view them and decide which ones to apply or leave.

In case, you have purchased multiple maps and they all cannot fit on your device so you can use the software’s management capabilities to remove existing maps and add new ones. If you removed your map accidently, you can get it back anytime without freaking out because it is linked to your personal account. To use the application you need t install it.

Set up of TomTom MyDrive Connect 

You can set up your TomTom MyDrive Connect in four easy steps -

  • Download and install. 
  • Log in using your TomTom account. 
  • Connect the TomTom to your computer.
  • Add the TomTom on MyDrive Connect.

Step 1. Download and install

MyDrive Connect can be download and installed on your Windows and Mac OS. Meet the minimum system required for your operating system and install it on your device. If installation failed, Look for the file installmydriveconnect.exe on your computer. After that, you can install it on your computer.

TomTom Home
TomTom Home

Windows 

TomTom Mydrive Connect is available for Windows computer.

System Requirements

  • You require these operating system - 
  1. Windows 7
  2. Windows 8
  3. Windows 8.1
  4. Windows 10
  • Required minimum 2GB RAM.
  • Available disk space  25 GB.
  • Good display quality of the device.
  • Secured and high-speed internet connection is required.

TomTom Download 

Follow the steps to get MyDriveConnect downloaded on your device:-

  1. Make sure your system is compatible with MyDrive Connect.
  2. Go to TomTom official website by launching a web browser of your choice.
  3. After that, on the website, click on the update button.
  4. Then, click on MyDrive Connect.
  5. On your screen, a new page will appear with details to download and install  MyDrive Connect.
  6. Along with the details, you will see a Download button.
  7. Click on this Download button.
  8. We suggest downloading the file to your device by clicking Save.
  9. After saving the downloaded file, an automatic download will start on your computer.
  10. MyDrive Connect is downloaded successfully on your device.

TomTom Installation

  • When the downloading is finished, click Run on the downloaded setup files with name MyDriveConnect.exe.
  • If you closed complete download window mistakenly, you have to locate the file MyDriveConnect.exe on your computer and double-click it.
  • Here you will get two options - 
  1. If you get a User Account Control window, click Yes.
  2. If you get a Security Warning, click Run.
  • Read and review the User Licence Agreement.
  • After that, select “ I Agree” and click Next to Accept the terms in the Licence Agreement.
  • Now, click Install to accept the default installation folder. 
  • After doing that, click Browse to select a different installation folder and then click Install.
  • Once you are done with the installation you can start using MyDrive Software on your computer.
  • MyDrive connect is now installed successfully on your device.

Mac OS

System Requirements

Before installing MyDrive Connect make sure your device meets the minimum system requirements. Otherwise, MyDriveConnect will not install and if it will then, won't work properly.

  1. You require these operating system -
  1. Mac OS 10.7
  2. Mac OS 10.8
  3. Mac OS 10.9
  4. Mac OS 10.10
  5. Mac OS 10.11
  6. Mac OS 10.12
  7. Mac OS 10.13
  8. Mac OS 10.14
  • Intel-based Macs only.
  • Required minimum 2GB RAM.
  • Available disk space  25 GB.
  • Good display quality of the device.
  • Secured and high-speed internet connection is required.

TomTom Download 

Follow the steps to get MyDrive Connect downloaded on your device:-

  1. Make sure your system is compatible with MyDrive Connect.
  2. Firstly, open the Safari web browser on your Mac computer.
  3. Go to the TomTom website.
  4. Now, go to update and choose to My Drive Connect on it.
  5. On your screen, click on the Download button.
  6. We suggest downloading the file to your device by clicking Save.
  7. After doing that, an automatic download will start on your device.
  8. MyDrive Connect is downloaded successfully on your device.

TomTom Installation

  1. When the downloading is finished, click Run on the downloaded setup files with name MyDriveConnect.exe.
  2. Double-click on MyDriveConnect.dmg file.
  3. A window will show that you have connected to MyDrive Connect.
  4. Now, Double-click on MyDriveConnect.pkg.
  5. After that MyDrive Connect installer will open.
  6. Then, click Continue.
  7. Read and review the End User Licence Agreement.
  8. Now, click Continue.
  9. To agree with the terms of the Licence Agreement, click Agree and continue.
  10. Click Install.
  11. After that, Enter your admin password.
  12. After all, click on Install software.
  13. Then, click Close.
  14. MyDrive Connect is now, installed successfully on your computer.

Step 2. Log in with your TomTom Account

When MyDrive Connect has been downloaded and installed open the programs and you will be asked to log into MyDriveConnect. After that Log in using the details for your TomTom account. In case, if you do not have a TomTom account yet then, create a new one. You can create your account by entering your email address and creating a new password.

Step 3. Connect your TomTom to your Computer

After completing step 1 and 2 now, step 3 includes connecting your TomTom navigation system to your computer. You have to use the included USB cable. “Under my navigation system” dialog you are able to see if your navigation system is connected with MyDrive Connect.

TomTom Update
TomTom Update

If TomTom is connected with your computer, you can see a status bar “Connected”. And if your TomTom is not connected, it will say “Not Connected”. Never connect the USB cable to a USB hub connected to the computer. Connect the included USB cable directly to one of your computer's USB port.

Step 4. Add your TomTom on MyDrive Connect

MyDrive Connect will ask if you want to add the navigation system on your computer when you connect your TomTom device. Click on the button “Add”, and give a name for the navigation system. After that, your TomTom will now be added on your computer.

When TomTom is added on your computer, you will be able to view all the updates notifications. After installing the updates, your MyDrive Connect installation and configuration will be completed. This is how you set up your TomTom MyDrive Connect.

As a conclusion, MyDriveConnect is a unit of GPS for TomTom devices. It works efficiently for navigations. It is a software which helps you to manage the contents and services. It's ‘easy to use’ factor makes it more popular globally. You can manage your account hassle-free and update it with a single click. It is available for Windows and Mac computers. Use the latest version of MyDriveConnect on your computer. Make sure, that your computer meets the minimum system required for installation.