Transfer Favorites from TT-Mobile to Iphone

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    Hello!
    I just bought an iphone and TomTom and now I am wondering how I can transfer my favorites from my old TomTom(WinMobile-Version) to the new Version on Iphone...
    In Windows Mobile TomTom stored the favorites in the file MapSettings.cfg
    My Iphone is Jailbroken, so filetransfer would be no problem.
    But I couldn't find the MapSettings.cfg on my Iphone. It seems to store it differntly.

    There is a tool called CustomPoiUtility where I can input new POIs, but this would be too much work.
    But it shows me that it is possible to access this data on the Iphone-TomTom.

    Anyone knowing something about this?
    Thanks

    Reinhard
     
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    Are you looking in the map folder for the mapsettings.cfg file?
     
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    folder

    Yes, it's the Wetsern_Europe folder with the cline, cname, cnode etc. files.
    But there is no MapSettings.cfg. Just a mapinfo.dat. But this file holds just some byte (i guess to identify the map).
     
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    Well, the iPhone experts will be along, I'm sure........

    Check back into this thread.
     
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    I noticed an interesting thing, that could be of help.
    Curious as I am I copied the old MapSettings.cfg to the Iphone maps folder.
    The result was, that he cleared my favorites that I entered manually so far :( but didn't show the old favorites from the file.
    I get an empty favorites screen, even if I delete the MapSettingsfile from my Iphone again.

    But this shows, that the Iphone software still recognizes the old MapSetting.cfg and does "something" with it !?
     
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    Solution

    ok, found a (bad) solution by myself:
    - Install Freeware program PoiEdit on your PC
    - Load MapSettings.cfg from old TomTom Installation
    - Save as MyFavorites.OV2
    - Copy to Iphone-Maps dir
    - In TomTom View the Map, change options to show just your
    MyFavorites-POIs .
    - Zoom out and select every POI then click on blue right button
    and add to favorites.

    => Still some work but better than nothing
     
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