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Questions tagged [navigation]

Refers to navigation and navigation apps in general. For Google Maps Navigation, please use the 'google-maps-navigation' tag instead.

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Why does Google Maps ask me to rate places I haven't been to?

I am asked to rate places Google maps thinks I have visited. I have not been there and I click on I have not been there but next time I get asked to rate (those places I listed as I have not been ...
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Is there a way to change the color of the navigation bar? Or to make it transparent

Some apps change the color of the navigation bar color to their color scheme (or even make it transparent). But most of the time it remains black. Is there a way to change its color for all screens or ...
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How can I get ViewRanger to keep recording my track on my tablet even when the cover is closed?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 running Android 7.0 and have ViewRanger 9.0.6 (3rd September 2018 update) installed. The tablet is in a (3rd party) cover. ViewRanger has no problem showing me where I ...
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How to keep the Navigation Bar (recent, home, and back buttons) visible on full-screen apps on Galaxy S9?

Recently, the Navigation Bar (which shows the recent, home, and back buttons at the bottom of the screen) has disappeared on many common apps. There is a setting (Full Screen Apps) where I can ...
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Better alternative to Pico TTS [closed]

I frequently use OsmAnd as a navigation aid while driving, with turn-by-turn instructions spoken out loud using the default Pico TTS as the speech engine. When driving with other people in the car, ...
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“HERE WeGo” is not finding a uk postcode when offline

I am trying some map programs as alternatives to google maps, that are supposed to work offline. One of them is called "Here WeGo". It found one postcode,.. but not another. As you can see it didn'...
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It the any map app which is using google maps APIs but work perfectly without GPS?

As I have searched - everybody asking about OFFLINE maps, but I am asking about maps which can use just simple google maps, but does not ask any permissions to GPS. Currently original goolge maps are ...
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Prevent call taking over screen during navigation

I want to prevent call taking over my screen during navigation (Google Maps or Waze). During navigation I dial / receive calls by my car controls, also see everything there, so don't need to see call ...
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How to get alerts about Speed Monitoring Cameras in GPS Maps Application?

I am using Here Maps (Here WeGO), but I do not get any warnings about speed monitoring cameras. I would also like to pay for such a service. The application well informs already if you drive too ...
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bottomNavigation view is overlapping calendar view [closed]

I have used calendar library in my app which is displaying full screen.When I add BottomNavigationView it is overlapping calendar view This is the xml, <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> &...
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How to disable pop-ups and notifications?

I have Android 5.1. I use my phone as navigation when I`m driving and I need to disable all notifications and pop-ups. I know I can block notifications from settings, but this takes too much time to ...
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I am using HTC Desire HD A9191. When I place or receive a call my phone speaker is automatically turning ON and navigation is popping on the screen

I am using HTC Desire HD A9191. When I place or receive a call my phone speaker is automatically turning ON and for every 10-20 seconds navigation page is popping on the screen. Please help to fix ...
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Save offline Google maps to SD card

I found nice feature in google maps for android - save maps for offline use. But looks it saves maps only to internal memory. How to save maps to SD card?
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Waze voice commands NEVER work for me. What am I doing wrong?

I love using the "Waze" navigation app. However, when I am driving I can never get voice commands to work. I've tried and tried. It always complains it didn't catch that, and sometimes without even ...
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Magic Earth Navigation POI import

Custom POIs. I have made a POI in a number of formats: .rupi, .gpx, .asc, .csv, .ov2, .txt, containing some 250 handicap parking spaces I Denmark. How do I import custom POI with corresponding ...
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Is it possible to stop the GPS from 'jumping' on a MT6592 phone?

I'm using a MT6592 phone. On the first sight, the GPS reception is not so bad - it gets a 3D fix within 1 or 2 minutes. There's a problem though: on apps like Google Maps, I noticed that my position '...
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Go back in Chrome browser

New Android user here with what I considered to be a pretty basic question. How do I go back in Chrome? I know the "obvious" answer is to hit the back soft button, but that doesn't actually go back ...
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What is the meaning of the fan shaped area behind my current position in those gps applications

In osmand and other gps navigation applications, my current position is shown as a spot with a certain radius, the radius shows the accuracy of my position, sometimes there is a fan shaped area in ...
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How to 'move' sygic maps to sd card

I've a new Lollipop smartphone (LG Spirit), i've Sygic Gps, but when i download maps, Android save it to internal memory. I've moved them to sd card (cut and paste), but when i start sygic it asks ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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Is it possible to change navigation buttons after a Cyanogenmod theme has been applied?

I'm currently using a Cyanogenmod theme (Lumin). I only checked the "Style" option in the Cyanogenmod theme selector. I really like how the status bar/ drop down menu looks and other elements. However,...
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How to disable street names in android voice navigation?

I'm stuck with a quite simple problem, still can't find the solution. I'd like to disable street names reading in voice navigation, to keep just simple guidance like "turn right" or "turn left". Can'...
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Keyboard Switcher-Does Not Display on Navigation Bar

I have the Nexus 9 and the HTC folio keyboard. I cannot get the keyboard switcher to display in the navigation bar. I have checked the settings for apps and both Google keyboard and Swiftkey apps ...
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Quickly switch back to in-progress call or navigation?

One of my favorite iOS features is that, when you have a call or turn-by-turn navigation in progress and switch apps, you can easily return just by tapping the status bar. In android, I've noticed a ...
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Where is the start button in Alcatel Idol 2 (6037)

I've just bought Android Smartphone Alcatel Idol 2 ( 6037 ) but I don't have the button that display all the apps. I've tried and tried, and I've seen some screenshots in the web with this button, ...
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offline navigation with public transportation

I can not drive (yet) and I get lost pretty easily. So, I need a simple navigation app (I like the gmaps look, just roads, no fancy colors and things), which includes ALL bus/tram/metro/train (yeap, ...
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Google Play Books - Navigate back to reading passage text

Often in ebooks there are links embedded in paragraphs that reference some image or figure in the previous chapters or sections. Once I've clicked on it (and viewed that image), how do I get back to ...
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Display current speed in OsmAnd

I use OsmAnd when riding my bicycle. I would like it to display my current speed in a corner of the screen or somewhere similar. It should not interfere with normal use of OsmAnd, in particular it ...
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How can I get a good route for many way-points?

I need an app that can search for me all the various places for different keywords like "beauty salon" and "web design" (the keywords are chosen by the user) in a specific region (e.g. my city) and ...
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Where is default navigation app (Blue Arrow) in custom ROM?

I recently installed the Hyperdrive Android custom ROM version RLS12 on my Samsung S4 and cannot locate the blue arrow icon for navigation. I do have the Google Maps installed. Is this something I ...
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How to import Wikivoyage tourism information to OsmAnd

Wikivoyage is a collaborative travel guide covering 25,000 destinations. It details hotels/restaurants/bars/attractions with opening hours etc. OsmAnd is an open source navigation Android app. How ...
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Galaxy S3 Bug: Navigation app crashes when clicking “Start”

Summary: Route navigation crashes on starting of route finding. This is an intermittent bug. It only started happening recently - I think it coincides with when on a desktop browser I volunteered to ...
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New Google Maps - how to launch quickly navigation

Recently released Google Maps doesn't have a standalone app for Navigation which was quick to use - only one tap and voice recognition to start. It takes at least four taps in new Maps to navigate, ...
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New Android maps - how to show navigation without destination

Older version of Google Maps for android had a separate Navigation app, in it I could either set a destination for guided navigation or simple select "Display map" with would always show my GPS ...
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Navigation app is on filesystem, but cant find it on Android

I have an Android navigation Navon Platinum Explorer with Adroid 4.0. I reseted it to factory settings, and the navigation software, iGo Primo, disappeared from the list of applications. However it ...
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Navigation voice not loud enough

I have a Galaxy S and I love using my navigation app. The problem is she isn't loud enough. I think I have the speaker turned all the way up. Is there way to make it louder? It's a straight talk if ...
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Enable navigation bar on CM10/10.1 on Samsung Galaxy S (1)

After my phone got wet, all my lower buttons (Home, Back, Options) on my Galaxy S (the first one) are broken and do not work anymore. I already did a factory wipe and re-flashed CM10, but nothing ...
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Navfree required space

I was wondering how much space Navfree needs for its maps. I know it depends on what parts of the world you download, so is there any place I can check it, other than the app itself? (Alternatively ...
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Google Now Choosing Weird Route

For at least a month or two, my Razr Maxx HD running the stock firmware Android 4.1.1 (9.1.41.XT926.Verizon.en.US) has done a great job at telling me how long it'll take to get home. I know the route ...
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How to have my phone guide me through a specific route

Every weekend I go out and ride my bike through the exact same boring old route. Now I've decided I want to start exploring new parts of the city, but I need my phone to help me that. Today, using ...
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Send Navigation Audio to handset but music to bluetooth

I have a DROID 3 and use it both for navigation and listening to music in my car via Bluetooth (Ford with SYNC). In the BT profile for SYNC on my phone, I can turn off media output over Bluetooth and ...
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What can I do when my GPS doesn't work (or if my tablet doesn't have GPS)?

The problem: I want to use an (offline|online) navigation app but: I have an Asus Transformer Prime with very bad GPS reception I have a tablet without GPS (e.g., a Nook Color) My phone has a very ...
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Navigating Android: How To Go Back To Previous Screen?

I would like to know how to return to previous screen on Android. Not just go back. I usually tap "Back" button on smartphone but often it just exists or takes me back to home when it should have ...
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Can I open a route I created in Google Maps in Navigation?

I'd love to be able to open that map on my phone in such a way that I can get turn-by-turn navigation, like what is available in the Navigation app. However, despite my experiments, this seems to be ...
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Google map (and VZ Navigator) rotates in wrong direction

When I use Google Navigation or VZ Navigator on a Droid Incredible 2 it is supposed to align the map to the direction I am pointing the phone. But when I turn around the map rotates in the wrong ...
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GPS app to follow a prepared itinerary

I am preparing a 1-week bicycle trip. We can't use high-traffic roads, so I am preparing a quite complex route on small country roads, using Google Maps. With my phone saddled on my bicycle, is there ...
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SatNav app with Audio Book app [closed]

I'm trying to find a satellite navigation app that works with an audiobook app such that I can listen to the audio book while navigating. When I get a navigation instruction I want the audio book to ...
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How do I get the “Navigate to…” voice command on my droid x?

I have a droid x and have used both navigation and the voice commands. Reading online, I see lots of people make reference to using voice commands to say "Navigate to 123 Main Street" or similar. ...
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Is there a quick way to go to the top or the bottom of a web page when using the standard internet browser

Browsing to a long page in the standard browser on my Galaxy S phone, I just realised how hard it is to go back to the top of the page ( after having scrolled to the end ). Is there a way ( some ...
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Google navigation stuck on “Checking navigation availability”

I own a LG Optimus One with Android 2.2.2. Everytime I try to use the navigation provided by google, my phone remains stuck on Checking navigation availability. Is there a fix for this?