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At the moment after installing the TT version (6) that came with my V1615 and downloading the one free map, I can not do a full postcode navigation....The first part of the post code is accepted then you have to enter the streetname.

Does anyone know if this changes when you buy a full map and version of TT ?

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At the moment after installing the TT version (6) that came with my V1615 and downloading the one free map, I can not do a full postcode navigation....The first part of the post code is accepted then you have to enter the streetname.

Does anyone know if this changes when you buy a full map and version of TT ?

The small included maps (TomTom Taster) don't have full postcode search, but the full UK version does.

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Try creating a blank folder, name it TOMTOM and place it at the root of your memory card, where you should also have a folder called ZIP which contains the postcodes.

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Try creating a blank folder, name it TOMTOM and place it at the root of your memory card, where you should also have a folder called ZIP which contains the postcodes.

Kevin

That was the workaround for TTN5 installations, and shouldn't be necessary for TTN6, especially if correctly installed from the '2577' folder. It won't work for the 'Taster' maps, as they don't have a 'Zip' folder, though I'm not sure if this may work if you already had the Zip folder from somewhere ;)

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The small included maps (TomTom Taster) don't have full postcode search, but the full UK version does.

That's correct, I found that the full postcode search is a download once you purchase the maps.

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That's correct, I found that the full postcode search is a download once you purchase the maps.

Or if you are me, you create your TomTom Home account and download the postcodes (and traff cams) before you download the Western Europe map. This puts the postcode file into the folder of the free map. So when you switch maps to Western Europe you spend ages wondering where the POIs and Postcodes have gone !

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Or if you are me, you create your TomTom Home account and download the postcodes (and traff cams) before you download the Western Europe map. This puts the postcode file into the folder of the free map. So when you switch maps to Western Europe you spend ages wondering where the POIs and Postcodes have gone !

Noger...whats is the file size of the Western Europe map ?

Thanks

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For TomTom 5 (I don't know if it's the same for 6), you had to install the Postcode search to the device memory, not the storage card, in able to get the full search functionality.

Don't know why...

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For TomTom 5 (I don't know if it's the same for 6), you had to install the Postcode search to the device memory, not the storage card, in able to get the full search functionality.

Don't know why...

Not necessarily ;)

I've run TTN5 on 3 different devices, and the Postcode database (ZIP folder) was happy on the storage card in all of them. As this is a 13MB file, it would take up a lot of useful space in Device Memory!

One caveat was that for this to work, there had to be an empty TomTom folder on the storage card.

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  • 7 months later...

Cool I've just tried this on TomTom6, and it worked - sweet.

So all needed was the empty TomTom folder in root of storage, and the ZIP folder also in the root of the storage and it found the postcodes straight away.

Thanks guys :(

Not necessarily :D

I've run TTN5 on 3 different devices, and the Postcode database (ZIP folder) was happy on the storage card in all of them. As this is a 13MB file, it would take up a lot of useful space in Device Memory!

One caveat was that for this to work, there had to be an empty TomTom folder on the storage card.

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