If you are experiencing problems activating your CoPilot app after you have moved to a new device or need to reinstall on your same device, please ensure you follow the reinstallation instructions provided in the articles below.

Please, select the operative system of the device where CoPilot is running, to get the full instructions on how to do.

Android Apple Windows Phone Windows Laptop

 

Reinstalling on Android

It is recommended to make a local back-up of the following files contained in the relevant folder com.alk.copilot.* onto your PC/laptop:

  • recents.lst (containing recent destinations)
  • favorites.lst (containing the preferred destinations)
  • all files with the extension .trp (containing saved routes) 

If you purchased CoPilot Android via ALK's Webstore follow the steps below:

 

  1.  If you would like to backup your favourites and recent destinations for CoPilot version 10, please start CoPilot and go to the ACCOUNT SETTINGS following the path     and select Cloud Backup > Backup to Cloud.
  2. Then select Backup to Cloud.
  3. On the device please go to MyCoPilot > My Account > Change Device.
  4. Delete the relevant folder com.alk.copilot.* and uninstall CoPilot, or
  5. Factory reset the device to completely remove the app from the device. Please be aware that a factory reset will erase all of your applications data without formatting your internal memory or SD card.
  6. Next, [on the new device] go to Menu > Settings > Security and select the item Unknown Origins (Allow installation from unknown sources).
  7. Open the web browser on your device and click here to download the CoPilot APK file
  8. Select CoPilot Premium (Android) or CoPilot Truck (Android) and then select download
  9. Once downloaded, select the com.alk.copilot.alkdirect apk
  10. On next screen, "Do you want to install this application?" click Next and then Install
  11. Launch the application CoPilot and enter your product key
  12. Sign in with an existing account and enter your credentials for CoPilot
  13. If you backed up your favourites and recent destinations as described above before uninstalling the software, you will be able to restore them from within ACCOUNT SETTINGS following the path     and select Cloud Backup > Restore from Cloud

If you purchased CoPilot from the Google Play Store follow the steps below:

    

  1.  If you would like to backup your favourites and recent destinations for CoPilot version 10, please start CoPilot and go to the ACCOUNT SETTINGS following the path     and select Cloud Backup > Backup to Cloud
  2. Delete the relevant folder com.alk.copilot.* and uninstall CoPilot, or
  3. Factory reset the device to completely remove the app from the device
  4. [On the new device] go to the Google Play Store and re-download CoPilot (be sure to be signed in under the same email address you used to purchase the app originally).
  5. Once installed, launch CoPilot and follow the first run wizard and please choose the option to sign in and use your existing CoPilot ID to restore licenses (use the same CoPilot ID you had in your old device)
  6. Re-download maps from MyCoPilot> My Maps
  7. If you backed up your favourites and recent destinations as described above before uninstalling the software, you will be able to restore them from within ACCOUNT SETTINGS following the path     and select Cloud Backup > Restore from Cloud

 

Reinstalling on iOS

    

  1.  If you would like to backup your favourites and recent destinations for CoPilot version 10, please start CoPilot and go to the ACCOUNT SETTINGS following the path     and select Cloud Backup > Backup to Cloud.
  2. Remove CoPilot from your iOS device by holding down the CoPilot app icon for a few seconds and then select the X that appears on the icon and select delete
  3. [On the new device] make sure you are signed into the App Store with the original Apple ID you used when you purchased CoPilot originally.
  4. Download CoPilot from the App Store by following any of these ways: A. Go to the App Store >> then select >> Updates tab on bottom right >> then select Purchased OR B. In the App Store in the search bar type the name of the app, for ex. CoPilot Premium Europe. The app you purchased will appear in the search results with a download icon next to it. Select the CoPilot icon to download it.
  5. Launch CoPilot and sign in as an existing user with your CoPilot ID and Password.
  6. Re-download the maps you would like to use.
  7. If you backed up your favourites and recent destinations as described above before uninstalling the software, you will be able to restore them from within ACCOUNT SETTINGS following the path     and select Cloud Backup > Restore from Cloud

 

 

Reinstalling on Windows Phone or Windows Mobile

 


  1. If you would like to back up your favourites and recent destinations, please start CoPilot and access MyCoPilot > Cloud Backup. Then select “Backup to Cloud”.

  2. Uninstall CoPilot by tapping and holding the CoPilot icon, and then tap the "uninstall" option.

  3. [On the new device] download CoPilot from the Windows Store, making sure you are signed in with the same account used for the original purchase.
  4. Locate CoPilot in the list and choose INSTALL.
  5. Launch CoPilot and sign in as an existing user with your CoPilot ID and Password.
  6. If you backed up your favourites and recent destinations as described above before uninstalling the software, you will be able to restore them from within My CoPilot > Cloud Backup; please select "Restore from Cloud".


 

Reinstalling on Windows Laptop

 


  1. Please go to Control Panel >> Uninstall a program >> then choose CoPilot Laptop Truck >> and then select Uninstall.
  2. Next if you would like to backup any of your favorites, trips, or recent places, please copy the save folder to your desktop before reinstalling **The file path to obtain the SAVE folder is: C:Users"Your User Name"AppDataRoamingALK TechnologiesCoPilot Live v9 LaptopNA or EUsave**
  3. Please delete the folder CoPilot Live v9 Laptop by following this file path C:Users"Your User Name"AppDataRoamingALK TechnologiesCoPilot Live v9 Laptop
  4. *Note, please make sure you have show hidden files enabled. You can do this by: -Opening up Windows/File Explorer >> Select Organize >> Folder and Search options >> View tab >> Select Show hidden files, folders, and drives >> Apply
  5. Download CoPilot TRUCK for Laptop Here   
  6. Download Copilot AUTO  for Laptop Here
  7. Please select the correct bit version of your computer (32 or 64 bit) for download by: Going to Start Menu >> Computer >> right click on Computer and select Properties.

 

*According to the app you have to go to the relevant SAVE folder:

Please select the folder starting with com.alk.copilot, and then select:

  • NA/save (if you have North America maps),
  • EU/save (if you have European maps),
  • SA/save (for South America),
  • OC/save (for Australia),
  • ME/save (for Middle East),
  • AS/save or SEA/save (for Asian maps),
  • AF/save (for maps of Africa).