Manual - Synchronization
How do you get your overlays?
There are two possibilities:
- There are a number of websites where you can download overlays for
use with TomTom Navigator. You can download the interesting overlays and store
them in the folder on your Pocket PC that contains the data files of the map
that TomTom Navigator currently uses.
- The easier way is to make use of the (new) synchronization features
Then the only thing you have to do is to simply select the overlays you're
interested in. Downloading the overlays and storing them in the right folders
is done automatically!
The synchronization features of CheckPOInt make use of a website called
Before you can make use of the synchronization features, you first have to
register at POIplace. Please follow the instructions on the website for doing so.
If you register at
POIplace, you will receive an e-mail. That e-mail contains
a security code.
You can make use of CheckPOInt's synchronization features by entering your e-mail
address and the security code you've received in the
To start the synchronization select the option Synchronize from
CheckPOInt's menu. Then this screen appears:
The first time you see this screen, it will be empty.
You can then press the Refresh button to retrieve information about
overlays available on the
Once you've done that, the screen will look something like this:
Now you can see which overlays are available on
The overlays are organized in folders.
You can simply select the overlays you want to keep up-to-date via
synchronization by clicking in the checkbox in front of the name.
Before you can actually retrieve the selected overlays, first select the
country of the map that TomTom Navigator currently uses!
By doing so, you tell CheckPOInt to not download the POI's from all over the
world, but only for the relevant country.
Then you can actually synchronize by pressing the Synchronize button
Two things happen when you do so:
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