Updating tom tom maps
It is important to let this procedure complete - don't be tempted to switch on/off your device even if it looks like nothing is happening.
At the end of the process your sat-nav will be right up to date. This step is the installation of the latest software (not the maps) for your device.
Perhaps also they travel for work and need to locate newer postcode areas, or find locations like B&Q, Homebase, Tesco, Sainsbury, Esso, ASDA or any other major retailer.
We accept that you may need some new maps, however before you start looking all over the internet and involve yourself in a lot of time and effort - we suggest you glance through this short and helpful article.
Often (but not always), at three years the battery in the sat-navs start to deteriorate and as the lifetime map updates are not transferable to a new device, sometimes it can be more cost effective to replace the sat-nav with a new device rather than update it.
All new sat-navs now come with free lifetime map updates.