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JasperV
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How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

You can download additional POIs using TomTom HOME desktop software to TomTom devices.

 

How does this work for the TomTom iPhone app?

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tidaltides
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

Does this additional feature can be downloaded for free?

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Art_ontheiphone
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

I came here looking for the same info. Too bad no one from tomtom has taken the trouble to answer this simple question.

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Art_ontheiphone
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

I found a howto here but it didn't work for me.

 

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I have some poi's of stores I'd like to use on my TomTom. How do i get them on my iPad.

I knew how to do that on my windows mobile phone but the ipad does not have

an file-exporer or something like that i can use to upload files.

 

>>> You will need a .ov2 file and a .png file (being a renamed .bmp file) for each poi. Then down load and install DiskAid on your PC. The basic version is free. You can use this to access the TT Map Folder on your iPhone/iPad when its connected to your PC. Then copy each .ov2 and .png pair into it. This makes the pois accessible when you navigate to Point of Interest on the TT App.

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MalcolmLLoyd1
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Registered: ‎30-03-2011
Location: United Kingdom

Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

It does work. Make sure you have the correct map folder. The correct folder will contain the files cline.dat, cname.dat, cnode.dat + many others.

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Art_ontheiphone
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

I must be overlooking something then because I can only find a folder with two files and a subfolder also containing two files. Can you point me in the right direction?

I put up a screenshot of Diskaid here: http://www.gerla.nl/pics/screenshot.png

 

TIA,

 

Art

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MalcolmLLoyd1
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

That looks nothing like what I am used to. I assume your iPhone is not jailbroken.

 

The following DiskAid image is what it looks like for the UK map.

 

TomTom.png

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Art_ontheiphone
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

Well, I supppose that explains it. Mine isn't jailbroken. Thanks for helping, Malcolm. I've emailed Tomtom support and will let you know their answer, if any.

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Ashx
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

The iPhone must NOT jailbroken to use DiskAid!!!

You must only activate -> " Show root path for Apps" in DiskAid!

Activate:
DiskAid -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Show root path for Apps
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Art_ontheiphone
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Re: How to download additional POI to iPhone app?

That did it!

 

Thanks everyone!

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