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Canalsman
09-03-2011, 18:03
CoPilot 8 satnav software is available for iPhone, Android phones and Windows Mobile phones.

The software uses the TomTom OV2 format file to load POIs.

daved2424
01-06-2011, 14:23
Unless the OP or someone else has had success with this and are able to explain how they did it, this technique is not possible on the iPhone or iPad.

Canalsman
01-06-2011, 22:13
Unless the OP or someone else has had success with this and are able to explain how they did it, this technique is not possible on the iPhone or iPad.

I stand corrected - another Apple restrictive practice I would suggest :(

daved2424
01-06-2011, 22:15
Usually I would say yes, but I think in this case it is a developer issue...

Mad Manx
18-07-2011, 12:40
Thank you for contacting CoPilot Technical Support.

Unfortunately there is no way to import POI's into the application. Hope you have a good trip and break away at the festivals/wild camping.

If you have any further questions, or feel that this incident has not been resolved to your satisfaction, please do not hesitate to bring this to our attention.

P McClure
23-02-2012, 19:55
Has anyone managed to integrate the poi's into copilt 8 and if yes how did they do it?

Ive looked a some posts that mentioned copilot uses TomTom ov2 format files.

I've downloaded DiskAid and had a look at the copilot files on my iphone but cant find any ov2 files so would appreciate some help.

I don't really want to buy another sat nav program

Thanks

Peter

P McClure
28-02-2012, 13:24
Managed to intergrate the poi's into my copilot on my iphone

I downloaded a program onto my pc called DiskAid. This shows the relevent apps on the iphone.

Then I navigated to uk/uk_ireland/save.

I then dragged the .ov2 file into the save folder, then dragged the .bmp file (the icon) into the same folder.

I then started up the sat nav program. It had found the new poi's and it asked me if I wanted to use them (yes). Then it asked me which icon I wanted to use, and gave me lots of options. Unfortunately the .bmp file I had loaded wasn't there, so I just used another one from the list.

Viktor
28-02-2012, 14:43
Please see this thread for some icons. http://www.wildcamping.co.uk/forums/poi-file-help-support/15313-graphics-tomtom-app-iphone.html

It's likely that you need to have a 24x24 .png file installed instead of the .bmp if it is using the TomTom format.




also have a look at this earlier thread.. http://www.wildcamping.co.uk/forums/poi-file-help-support/14734-poi-files-iphone.html

fairytooth
04-07-2012, 18:19
Thank you for contacting CoPilot Technical Support.

Unfortunately there is no way to import POI's into the application. Hope you have a good trip and break away at the festivals/wild camping.

If you have any further questions, or feel that this incident has not been resolved to your satisfaction, please do not hesitate to bring this to our attention.

To get the files into CoPilot Live is surprisingly easy:

a) Connect your phone as an external hard drive to your computer. (With Android phones, hook up the USB cable, it should automatically ask if you want to turn on USB storage. It will then show up as an additional drive.)

b) Go to the \copilot\EU\save folder (or similar)

c) Copy your .ov2 (and if you have a bmp icon file, the icon is fine) to this directory and disconnect your phone by pressing "Turn Off USB Storage".)

d) Start up CoPilot Live. It will immediately pop up stating that a new POI set has been found. Click the next arrow (to the right), and you can either select a preexisting category or select "New Category" for really custom POIs and click next.

e) Select "No" for "are you importing safety camera data?", then click "next".


PS Works fine for CoPilot Live 9 too.

Canalsman
04-07-2012, 19:31
Thanks for the procedure you've outlined :)

Regards

Chris

Northerner
04-07-2012, 20:49
I installed the POIs on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android) some months ago and don't remember any problems and it works fine. However, I cannot find the file should I want to delete them and reinstall a later one. The largest file that I can find as I trawl through the various directories is a POI.gnx but at just over 300 kb it doesn't seem large enough. What is the name and suffix for the main data file please?

jda
09-01-2013, 15:42
:lol-053 Thanks for these instructions!!!!!
To get the files into my galaxy note 10 from the lap top I had to use a micro sd card and adapter as I have not yet managed a bluetooth link. It was a bit fiddly but once in my documents as a tom tom set of data steps b) onwards were a piece of cake

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To get the files into CoPilot Live is surprisingly easy:

a) Connect your phone as an external hard drive to your computer. (With Android phones, hook up the USB cable, it should automatically ask if you want to turn on USB storage. It will then show up as an additional drive.)

b) Go to the \copilot\EU\save folder (or similar)

c) Copy your .ov2 (and if you have a bmp icon file, the icon is fine) to this directory and disconnect your phone by pressing "Turn Off USB Storage".)

d) Start up CoPilot Live. It will immediately pop up stating that a new POI set has been found. Click the next arrow (to the right), and you can either select a preexisting category or select "New Category" for really custom POIs and click next.

e) Select "No" for "are you importing safety camera data?", then click "next".


PS Works fine for CoPilot Live 9 too.

P McClure
09-01-2013, 16:27
Since Apple introduced IOS 6 the "write permissions" for the necessary folders have changed and I believe that you are unable to add custom POI's to any apple device.

POI Admin
09-01-2013, 16:44
The instructions still apply to Android devices however ...

Silverbull
17-07-2013, 11:05
Worth noting is copilot is offline so works great on a cheap wifi tablet (i imagine) or in remote locations... Got as a backup :)

fairytooth
17-07-2013, 11:15
Since Apple introduced IOS 6 the "write permissions" for the necessary folders have changed and I believe that you are unable to add custom POI's to any apple device.

It will cost you 2.99 to download a custom poi installer for your ipad/iphone. Works with iOS 6

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/custompoi-utility-for-tomtom/id380881044?mt=8

Winker
28-01-2015, 19:28
Bump.

silverfox uk
20-08-2015, 16:29
Managed to intergrate the poi's into my copilot on my iphone

I downloaded a program onto my pc called DiskAid. This shows the relevent apps on the iphone.

Then I navigated to uk/uk_ireland/save.

I then dragged the .ov2 file into the save folder, then dragged the .bmp file (the icon) into the same folder.

I then started up the sat nav program. It had found the new poi's and it asked me if I wanted to use them (yes). Then it asked me which icon I wanted to use, and gave me lots of options. Unfortunately the .bmp file I had loaded wasn't there, so I just used another one from the list.

Just used this app to download POI on to iPad to use in maps.me. Dragged and dropped Google KLM files across and they loaded straight away, the apps first class also dropped some of my movie files into movies, no problem.It will be easy to remove old POI and replace with new, this is a fifteen day free copy but I will be buying it to gain control of my iPad and iPhone. Thank you very much for posting this sure other iPad users will find it worth using. One last thing when you start up maps.me all of the POI are marked with stars you have to click on one before you know if its water WC or stopover, you could just load stopovers or alter the star colors,your choice. Anybody using Co-pilot with the new software update on iPad and iPhone it prevents you adding POI.


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