Install your TomTom XL in your car following the instructions on the
installation poster at the start of this book.
To switch on your TomTom XL, press and hold the On/Off button for 2
seconds. The first time you switch on your device, it may take a short while to
You have to answer a few questions to set up your device.
In rare cases, your XL may not start correctly or may stop responding to your
First, check that the battery is charged properly. To fully charge the battery,
you need to charge it for at least 2 hours.
If this doesn\u2019t work, you can reset your device. To do this, press and hold the
Power button for fifteen seconds. Release the Power button when device
begins to restart.
Charging your TomTom XL
Before you use your XL for the first time, it\u2019s a good idea to charge it fully using
the home charger, which takes about 2 hours.
There is no charging light on your XL. To check the battery status and see
when your XL is charging, switch on your device and tap the bottom right-
hand corner of the screen in the Driving View. The battery status is shown on
the next page.
If your TomTom XL takes longer than 5 minutes to find your current position,
make sure that the device is in an open space away from tall objects, such as
buildings or trees.
When you connect your TomTom XL to your computer, you can use TomTom
HOME to download information about GPS satellite positions during the next
7 days. This helps your XL to find your position faster.
Important: Some vehicles have heat reflective shielding in the windscreen.
This may prevent your XL from locating your current position.
Take care of your TomTom XL
Never leave your TomTom XL or accessories on view when you leave the car
or they may become an easy target for thieves.