How to Update Your Toyota TNS510 Navigation System with Europe 2012 Maps
If you own a Toyota car with a TNS510 navigation system, you might be interested in updating your maps with the latest version of Europe 2012. This article will show you how to do it step by step.
What You Need
A Toyota car with a TNS510 navigation system installed.
A blank 4GB SD card.
A computer with an internet connection and a SD card reader.
The file Toyota TNS510 Europe 4GB 2012.zip, which you can download from various online sources[^1^] [^2^] [^3^].
What You Do
Insert the blank SD card into your computer's SD card reader.
Unzip the file Toyota TNS510 Europe 4GB 2012.zip and copy the contents to the root directory of the SD card.
Eject the SD card from your computer and insert it into the TNS510 slot in your car.
Turn on the ignition to the first stage and wait for a yellow progress bar to appear on the screen. This indicates that the system is updating.
When the update is complete, the radio will work as before. You can remove the SD card from the slot.
If you have the original map card, you can replace it with the updated one and enjoy the new maps. If not, you can keep using the updated SD card as your map source.
Tips and Warnings
Do not turn off the ignition or remove the SD card during the update process, as this may damage the system or corrupt the data.
Make sure you have a backup of your original map card or data before updating, in case something goes wrong or you want to revert to the previous version.
The update may take several minutes to complete, depending on your system and SD card speed. Be patient and do not interrupt it.
The update may not include all the latest roads, points of interest, or traffic information. The accuracy of the navigation system depends on various factors, such as satellite signals, road configuration, vehicle condition, or other circumstances[^4^].
Updating your Toyota TNS510 navigation system with Europe 2012 maps is a simple and easy way to enhance your driving experience and get more accurate directions. All you need is a blank 4GB SD card, a computer, and an internet connection. Follow the steps above and enjoy your updated maps!
Once you have updated your Toyota TNS510 navigation system with Europe 2012 maps, you can start using it to find your way around. Here are some basic tips on how to use your navigation system.
Setting a Destination
To set a destination, you can use one of the following methods:
Enter an address or a postcode using the touch screen or the voice command button.
Select a point of interest (POI) from the database, such as a restaurant, a hotel, a gas station, etc.
Select a destination from your history, favorites, or home list.
Select a destination from the map by touching the screen or using the cursor.
Enter the coordinates of a location using the latitude and longitude values.
After setting a destination, the system will calculate the best route and display it on the map. You can also view the route overview, the route list, or the traffic information by pressing the corresponding buttons on the screen.
Following the Route Guidance
To follow the route guidance, you can use both the visual and the audio instructions. The visual instructions include:
The map screen, which shows your current position, the route, and the next maneuver.
The guidance screen, which shows a detailed view of the next maneuver and the distance and time remaining to your destination.
The arrow screen, which shows a simple arrow indicating the direction of the next maneuver.
The audio instructions include:
A voice that announces the distance and direction of the next maneuver in advance.
A beep that sounds when you approach a maneuver or a traffic camera.
You can adjust the volume, mute, or repeat the voice instructions by pressing the corresponding buttons on the screen or on the steering wheel. You can also change the language, voice type, or guidance mode in the settings menu.
Changing or Cancelling a Route
If you want to change or cancel a route, you can use one of the following methods:
Press the DEST button and select a new destination using any of the methods described above.
Press the MENU button and select Route Options. You can then choose to avoid certain roads, recalculate the route, add waypoints, or delete waypoints.
Press and hold the DEST button for more than 2 seconds. This will cancel the current route and return to the map screen.