Upload new car icon to Go live 1005

ybm2002
ybm2002 Registered Users Posts: 3
Apprentice Traveler
edited December 2021 in Devices using MyDrive Connect
How can I upload a new car icon to my Go Live 1005?

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  • miketorcy
    miketorcy Posts: 3,557
    Superuser
    Yes , it is possible on a go 1005 (nav3), not on nav4/nav5 .

    This is in french but it can help you:

    https://www.tomtomax.fr/tomtom-changer-curseur-navigation.html
  • ybm2002
    ybm2002 Registered Users Posts: 3
    Apprentice Traveler
    What is nav 3?
    When I connect my Go Live 1005 to my computer, it does not come as a drive.
  • YamFazMan
    YamFazMan Posts: 20,794
    Superuser
    Hi welcome to the site
    @ybm2002
    Re... Your NAV3 Device.....
    NAV2/3/4/5 are the different operating systems used by the various Tomtom Models NAV2 the first NAV4/5(Wi-Fi) the latest

    The Program 'MyDrive connect' is used to update your NAV3 device

    Get the latest MyDrive Connect Here.....
    http://www.tomtom.com/getstarted
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    Method (1)
    (1)... If you’re running the latest MyDrive Connect… The menu has changed slightly.....
    (2)... With your device turned on and plugged into the PC USB port
    (3)... MyDrive loaded and the MyDrive showing on the PC Taskbar
    (4)... RIGHT CLICK On the Tomtom Icon on the PC Taskbar
    (5)... Click on the link "Manage Community Content" (See below image)

    The below image is 2X normal size
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    Note... If you're using Hidden Icons on your PC's Task Bar
    (1)... Click on the up arrow ^ Icon on the task bar to access the Tomtom Icon
    (2)... RIGHT CLICK on the Tomtom Icon
    (3)... Click on the link "Manage Community Content"

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    Method (2)
    Direct Web Address link to "Manage Community Content"
    (1)... With you device turned on and plugged into the PC USB port
    (2)... With MyDrive loaded and the MyDrive showing on the PC Taskbar
    (3)... Click on the Link below to open the "Manage Community Content" page

    http://169.254.255.1/pcmi/?locale=en_gb
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    After using Method (1) or (2) to access the "Manage Community Content" menu
    install your .Ov2 and associated .bmp file Here.....
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    Scroll Up/Down the "Manage Community Content" page
    To Customize the various features on the device
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    Oh nearly forgot Car Icons
    Try...
    http://www.pocketgpsworld.com/tomtom-custom-cursors.php

    ATB YFM
  • miketorcy
    miketorcy Posts: 3,557
    Superuser
    You can make your own icon with your real car! That is i have done.
  • ybm2002
    ybm2002 Registered Users Posts: 3
    Apprentice Traveler
    Thank you very much. It was very helpful!
    Now I have my own car on the screen!
  • miketorcy
    miketorcy Posts: 3,557
    Superuser
    Great!