Get Directions With Navigation

Get Directions Using the Search Feature

  1. From the Map screen, tap Navigate to... or the Search icon .
  2. On the Search screen, type or select a location. See Search for Destinations with Navigation for more information.
  3. Tap the destination you want. The destination you selected is displayed on the map, on the Location Overview screen. If the traffic flow layer is set to “On” (by tapping the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png > Traffic icon traffic_icon.png), the current state of traffic flow is displayed on the roads (red = heavy; amber = medium; yellow = light; green = no traffic).
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    On this screen you can see where the destination is on the map. Arrival notes for the location are displayed on the screen if they have been added by an administrator.
  4. Tap the Route icon calculate_route_icon.zoom30.png. An overview of the full route from your current location to the destination is displayed in blue on the Route Overview screen. If your vehicle is a type of truck (rather than "Automobile") and there are restrictions on the route (for example, height, weight, or time restrictions), the following message is displayed on the Route Overview panel:
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    If the traffic flow layer is set to “On” (by tapping the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png > Traffic icon traffic_icon.png), the current state of traffic flow is displayed on the roads (red = heavy; amber = medium; yellow = light).

    Green roads, where there is no traffic, do not show on the Route Overview screen or on Guidance view.

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    • To edit the destination address tap the Search search_icon.zoom60.png icon to open the Search screen. See Search for Destinations with Navigation for information on searching.
      To view points of interest on the map tap the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png to open the Map Details popup menu, then tap the POIs icon map_details_poi.zoom25.png. To generate a route from your current location to a point of interest, tap the point of interest on the map, then tap the Route icon calculate_route_icon.zoom30.png. If you pan the map while points of interest are displayed, the Refresh POI button is displayed. Tap the button to refresh the points of interest.
    • To view points of interest on the map tap the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png to open the Map Details popup menu, then tap the POIs icon map_details_poi.zoom25.png. To generate a route from your current location to a point of interest, tap the point of interest on the map, then tap the Route icon calculate_route_icon.zoom30.png. If you pan the map while points of interest are displayed, the Refresh POI button is displayed. Tap the button to refresh the points of interest.
    • To turn the traffic flow layer on or off, tap the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png to open the Map Details popup menu, then tap the Traffic icon traffic_icon.png. Green roads, where there is no traffic, do not show on the Route Overview screen or on Guidance view.
      When the traffic flow layer is set to “On”, it is displayed only when the app identifies that your driving activity requires it (for example, when you are driving in a city or searching for a destination), and while you are manually interacting with the map.
    • If there are any hazmat (hazardous material) settings defined for your vehicle, a Hazmat dangerous_icon.zoom10.png icon is displayed on the map. To review or edit the hazmat settings, tap the Hazmat dangerous_icon.zoom10.png icon to open the Load Type settings screen.
    • To review or edit settings tap the Settings general_settings.zoom40.png icon to open the Settings screen. See Configure Settings for information on settings.
    • To see a list of the directions and road restrictions along the route (if applicable), tap the List icon navge_list_icon.png.
    • To go back and select a different destination, tap the Back icon navge_back_icon.zoom80.png.
    • To begin turn-by-turn directions to your destination, tap the Navigation icon navigate_icon.zoom30.png.

While getting directions, you will see an alert if you drive above the speed limit. If you are less than 5% over the speed limit, a yellow alert pops up on your screen highlighting your current speed against the posted speed limit. If your speed increases beyond that, the screen alert turns red and an audible alert is played. To turn off audible alerts navigate to Settings > General and disable the "Announce Speed Alerts" option.

Get Directions Using the Map Control Button 

  1. From the map, tap the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png to open the Map Details popup menu.
  2. Tap the POIs icon map_details_poi.zoom25.png to view points of interest on the map.
  3. Tap the point of interest you want to navigate to. The destination you selected is displayed on the map, on the Location Overview screen.
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    On this screen you can see where the destination is on the map. Arrival notes for the location are displayed on the screen if they have been added by an administrator. If you pan the map while points of interest are displayed, the Refresh POI button is displayed. Tap the button to refresh the points of interest.
  4. Tap the Route icon calculate_route_icon.zoom30.png. An overview of the full route from your current location to the destination is displayed on the Route Overview screen. If your vehicle is a type of truck (rather than "Automobile") and there are restrictions on the route (for example, height, weight, or time restrictions), the following message is displayed on the Route Overview panel:
    nav_road_restriction_message.png

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    • To edit the destination address tap the Search search_icon.zoom60.png icon to open the Search screen. See Search for Destinations with Navigation for information on searching.
    • To turn the traffic flow layer on or off, tap the Map Control icon to open the Map Details popup menu, then tap the Traffic icon traffic_icon.png. Green roads, where there is no traffic, do not show on the Route Overview screen.
      When the traffic flow layer is set to “On”, it is displayed only when the app identifies that your driving activity requires it (for example, when you are driving in a city or searching for a destination), and while you are manually interacting with the map.
    • If there are any hazmat (hazardous material) settings defined for your vehicle, a Hazmat dangerous_icon.zoom10.png icon is displayed on the map. To review or edit the hazmat settings, tap the Hazmat dangerous_icon.zoom10.png icon to open the Load Type settings screen.
    • To review or edit settings tap the Settings general_settings.zoom40.png icon to open the Settings screen. See Configure Settings for information on settings.
    • To see a list of the directions and road restrictions along the route (if applicable), tap the List icon navge_list_icon.png.
    • To go back and select a different destination, tap the Back icon navge_back_icon.zoom80.png.
    • To begin turn-by-turn directions to your destination, tap the Navigation icon navigate_icon.zoom30.png.

While getting directions, you will see an alert if you drive above the speed limit. If you are less than 5% over the speed limit, a yellow alert pops up on your screen highlighting your current speed against the posted speed limit. If your speed increases beyond that, the screen alert turns red and an audible alert is played. To turn off audible alerts navigate to Settings > General and disable the "Announce Speed Alerts" option.

Map Display During Navigation

When you get turn-by-turn directions, the map displays information about your route and provides several options that are described below.

Some map icons fade out after a short delay to declutter the screen. Tap the map once to reactivate the hidden icons. If you have Motion Lock enabled in your account, the icons are not visible while your vehicle is moving.

Current Street Name and Direction

Before you begin to drive, the directions panel at the top of Guidance view tells you which street you are starting on, and which direction you need to head in to get to your destination.

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Current Speed and Speed Limit

If the "Current Speed and Limit Display Always On" option on the Settings > General screen is turned on, the current speed limit and current speed are always displayed on Guidance and FollowMe views. If this setting is turned off, the current speed limit and current speed are displayed on those views only when you exceed the speed limit.

Enhanced Turn Notifications

If the "Enhanced Turn Notifications" option on the Settings > General screen is turned on, you will notice the following when you are less than 400 meters from a turn:

  • The background color of the directions panel changes.
  • The Turn icon blinks, and a clicking sound is repeated at regular intervals (if your device is not muted).

Traffic Flow Layer

If the traffic flow layer is set to “On” (by tapping the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png > Traffic icon traffic_icon.png) and you have a cellular connection, a traffic flow layer can be displayed on the map. This layer is displayed only when the app identifies that your driving activity requires it (for example, when you are driving in a city or searching for a destination), and while you are manually interacting with the map. The layer switches off after two minutes of no map interaction, and reactivates after you tap the map.

The traffic flow layer uses color to indicate the current state of traffic flow on the roads.

  • Red - heavy traffic.
  • Amber - medium traffic.
  • Yellow - light traffic.

Green roads, where there is no traffic, do not show on the Route Overview screen or on Guidance view.

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The red, amber, or yellow layer is displayed on top of the blue route where necessary. Two-way streets can have two colors - one color for each direction, to show the different traffic flows.

To turn the traffic flow layer off, tap the Map Control icon map_control_icon.zoom30.png to open the Map Details popup menu, then tap the Traffic icon traffic_icon.png.

Current Road Label

When you are navigating in Guidance view, the Current Road Label is displayed on the lower part of the screen. This label helps you to verify which road you are currently driving on.

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Your map might look different, depending on the type of device you use.

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The next step in your directions. When you are less than 400 meters from the next maneuver the Turn icon blinks, and a clicking sound is repeated at regular intervals (if your device is not muted).

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The step after next.

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Tap to mute or unmute the sound.

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Tap to turn on Safety mode to reduce distractions on the screen while you drive.

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The map compass. Tap to switch between the map showing north as up and the direction of travel as up.

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The destination you are navigating to.

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The speed limit for the road you are currently driving on.

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The speed you are currently driving at. The icon is green if you are driving under or at the speed limit; yellow if you are driving less than 5 mph over the speed limit; and red if you are driving more than 5 mph over the speed limit.

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Tap to open the Map Type and Map Details popup menu. From this menu you can tap the POIs icon map_details_poi.zoom25.png to show points of interest on the map, or tap the Traffic icon traffic_icon.png to turn the traffic flow layer on or off.

When the traffic flow layer is set to “On”, it is displayed only when the app identifies that your driving activity requires it (for example, when you are driving in a city or searching for a destination), and while you are manually interacting with the map.

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Tap to resume following your location on the route. This icon is displayed if you pan the map while getting directions.

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Tap to change between 2D and 3D perspectives on the map.

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Zoom in on the map.

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Zoom out on the map.

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The arrow indicates your current location.

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Tap to save your current location, so you can provide feedback on it later. The location is saved as a “marked location”.

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The Current Road Label. This label helps you to verify which road you are currently driving on.

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Tap to close the turn-by-turn directions.

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The distance remaining on your route.

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The estimated time remaining on your route.

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An indicator showing that your route has hazmat settings defined.

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An indicator showing if you are using traffic data. The enabled icon traffic_enabled.zoom60.png is shown if the calculated route uses either live or historic traffic data. The disabled icon traffic_disabled.zoom40.png is shown if the route uses neither type of traffic data.

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Tap to view a list of directions to your destination.

See the Icon and Shape Glossary for more information about the options available when you use the map.

Exit Turn-by-Turn Directions

Tap the Exit icon exit_icon.zoom50.png to exit the current route selected for turn-by-turn directions.

This returns you to the Map screen. From here, to return to your route select Resume Navigation or to cancel the route completely tap End Navigation.


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