Start-up images

Every time you turn on your TomTom navigation device an image is displayed for a few seconds.  You can choose a different start-up image, or create your own. There are two ways to create a start-up image.

Note: Check the table to see if your device supports this type of content.

Creating a start-up image using a graphics program

Standard screen devices

You can create a new start-up image using a graphics program such as Photoshop.

1.Create an image of 320 x 240 pixels in size (RIDER, ONE, GO Classic, GO 300/500/700).
2.Save the image as a 24 bit bitmap file with the filename splash.bmp.
3.Replace the splash.bmp file in the root of your TomTom device with the new image file.

Wide screen devices

You can create a new start-up image using a graphics program such as Photoshop.

1.Create an image of 480 x 272 pixels in size (ONE XL, GO 510/710/910 and higher).
2.Save the image as a 24 bit bitmap file with the filename splashw.bmp.
3.Replace the splashw.bmp file in the root of your TomTom device with the new image file.

Selecting an image from your photo gallery as a start-up image

You can easily use one of the images in your photo gallery as a start-up image.

1.Upload a photo to your TomTom navigation device using TomTom HOME.
2.Tap Change preferences in the Main Menu of your TomTom device.
3.Tap Start-up preferences.
4.Tap Done.

You are asked whether you want to change the startup image.

5.Select your new startup image.