To update your TomTom Nav Compatible with Sony XAV with the latest map or to restore the map on your TomTom Nav Compatible with Sony XAV, follow these steps:
Tips before you start
- A map download can take some time. The length of the process depends on the speed of your Internet connection.
- Check the version of the map on your SD card to see if you need a map update.
- Launch the TomTom app on your Sony XAV.
- Tap the screen to show the Main menu, then tap Settings > About .
The version of the map is listed next to the name of the Map. The latest version of the map of the US and Canada is 980.
- Check if there is sufficient free space on your computer. You need a minimum of 6.5 GB.
- Check that your internet connection is stable for the download.
- Make sure you have an SD card reader.
Downloading your map
- Download the map of your region to your computer by clicking the download button below.
US/Canada version 980. The file size is: 2.9 GB Download
- Extract the map from the downloaded zip file.
Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10:
- Right-click the zip file, and then click Extract All .
- In the Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders window, click Extract .
A new folder called SonyXNV_US-Canada… is created.
Mac OS X operating system:
- Double-click the zip file.
A new folder called SonyXNV_US-Canada... is created.
Installing your map
- Remove the map SD card from your Sony XAV after car ignition position is off.
- Insert the map SD card into an SD card reader connected to your computer.
- Delete all contents from the SD card.
Important : Do not replace the map content on the SD card. You must first delete the old map from the SD card.
- Copy the map files from the unzipped folder to the SD card.
Right-click the com.tomtom.uscanada folder and, from the menu, click Send To... , and then click the drive (for example: SD Disk E:) that represents your SD card. The folder is copied to your SD card.
Mac OS X:
Drag and drop the com.tomtom.uscanada folder to the root folder of the SD card.
Note: Do NOT change the name or structure of the folder or the files in the sub-folder.
- When the transfer is complete, safely eject the SD card from your computer:
Windows: Click the Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon in the notification area and select the SD card.
Mac: Click the eject button next to the SD card in the side bar of a Finder window.
- Insert your SD card back into your Sony XAV before car ignition position is on.
- Launch the navigation app. The new map is ready for use.