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TomTom XL330 Not Recognized by TomTom Home

I have a TomTom XL330. When it is not connected to my MacBook Pro, it shows a flashing red circle containing a white X. When it is connected to the computer (through a USB port), the computer recognizes it, but TomTom Home (version does not recognize it. How can I get TomTom Home to recognize it?


  • charlie 39 191 Points
    I have managed to get my XL330 back to where it was. I used Disk Utility (Mac) to erase the XL330 and format it as MS-DOS (FAT) with a scheme of Master Boot Record (not GUID Partition Map). I then basically followed the steps in with several application updates. It now runs as expected, asks if it should be connected to the computer when attached to the USB port, and is recognized by TomTom Home.When TomTom Home recognizes it, I do get:

    We're sorry but HOME can't complete that task. Please try again later, or contact customer support. For problems that are stored on your device, we advise you to remove and re-install the item.

    Internal/Malformed#createItemFromServer/Internal/Malformed: XML source =
    <url location="

    Click here for further support for TomTom HOME errors

    It was also necessary to restore my favorites and update some other settings.

    Of course, there is still the time problem that started April 6th. When the device is started and there is no satellite recognition, the current time is displayed, but as soon as satellites are picked up, the time changes to 12:00 a.m. Hopefully, TomTom will come up with a fix for this.
  • charlie 39 191 Points
    For some reason, my previous post deleted part of the error message, and I don't see a way to edit it. The full reference is:

    Internal/Malformed#createItemFromServer/Internal/Malformed: XML source = <map replacedmap="USA_and_Canada" idurl="" idstr="USA_and_Canada" version="725"> <download> <url_location=
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