Congratulations on your new TomTom GO Professional! This article will take you through the steps to set up your new device and get you moving.
You will learn how to set up your Wi-Fi connection to check for software and map updates and get connected to TomTom services. You can also find your user manual at the bottom.
Getting to know your TomTom GO Professional
- Back Button
- Switch view button.
- Zoom buttons.
- Current location.
- Selected locations.
- Main Menu button.
- Map symbols.
- Traffic Information.
- Your route.
- Speed cameras on your route.
- Route bar.
Setting a destination
Open the main menu.
and enter an address, the name of a place or its type, for example, Restaurant.
Address and city matches appear on the left, while places and points of interest appear on the right.
Tap on a search result to select it.
Tap on the Drive button to plan a route.
Setting your vehicle type
Select Settings in the Main Menu, then select My Vehicle.
then select your vehicle type from the list shown.
The My Vehicle screen is shown with the settings for the selected vehicle type.
Select each setting and enter the correct value for your vehicle type. If a setting will not be a route restriction, for example Maximum Speed, you can set it to zero.
If your vehicle is a Truck transporting hazardous materials, select HAZMAT then select the type of hazardous material being transported.
Return to the map view and plan a route
Saving your favourite places
Tap a map symbol or press and hold on the map to select a location.
Tap the pop-up menu button.
Add to My Places
and give the place a name.
All of your saved locations are shown as markers on the map. This allows you to quickly navigate using the map. See your favourite places on your phone or computer with MyDrive .
Connecting your phone
To set up the connection to your phone, open the main menu. Tap Settings , then tap Bluetooth® . Tap Add Phone .
Install the TomTom MyDrive app on your phone. Follow the steps in the app to connect your devices and complete the setup. Remember to open the MyDrive app and switch on Bluetooth® whenever you want your devices to connect.
Learn more about connecting your phone.
*Smartphone Connected devices only. All other devices receive services via the built-in SIM.
Easy updating using Wi-Fi®
To get updates, open the main menu. Tap
, then tap
Updates & New Items
. Follow the prompts to set up an internet connection and get the updates.
Learn more about updating your device.
Installing in Your Car
Connect the supplied USB cable to the mount and the USB car charger.
Plug the charger into the power supply on your dashboard.
Push the mount firmly against your windscreen and turn the base clockwise until you feel it lock.
Place your TomTom GO Professional in the mount, making sure that it clicks into place.
You could also use a Dashboard Mount Disk (not included) to attach the mount to your dashboard.
Getting there faster
Control your TomTom GO Professional with the power of your voice. Say "Hello TomTom" while in the map or guidance view to activate voice control and see available commands.
Use TomTom MyDrive to plan routes, check live traffic, and send your destination and favourites to your TomTom GO Professional. Install the MyDrive app on your phone or tablet or visit MyDrive on your computer.