User guide

Sygic GPS Navigation
v3 (Mobile) © 2011 Sygic, a.s. All rights reserved.

I. Getting Started .................................................................................................................... 2 Entering an Address ......................................................................................................................... 4 Turn by Turn Navigation ............................................................................................................... 9 Acquiring GPS Position .................................................................................................................10 II. Planning the Route ........................................................................................................ 11 Action menu .......................................................................................................................................11 Navigating to a Point of Interest ...............................................................................................13 Navigating to Contacts ..............................................................................................................14 Navigating Home .............................................................................................................................15 Navigating to Favourite Destinations ....................................................................................17 III. Altering the Route ........................................................................................................ 18 Route Menu ........................................................................................................................................18 Modifying the Route .......................................................................................................................21 Map Browsing Mode ......................................................................................................................25 Avoid toll roads, motorways of ferries ..................................................................................26 IV. Online features .............................................................................................................. 27 Connection ..........................................................................................................................................27 Traffic alerts .......................................................................................................................................28 Reporting speed cameras and incidents ...............................................................................29 Weather Information .....................................................................................................................31 V. Community ....................................................................................................................... 32 Friends..................................................................................................................................................32 Share your location and status ..................................................................................................33 Send messages ..................................................................................................................................34 Share position via SMS ..................................................................................................................34 VI. City guides and Travel Book ..................................................................................... 35 City Guides ..........................................................................................................................................35 Travel book ........................................................................................................................................36 VII. Settings ........................................................................................................................... 38

I. Getting Started
In Navigation Mode (A), the software tracks your position for visual reference of route and map around you. If you want to explore other locations, drag the map with your fingers to switch to Map Browsing Mode (B). To select destinations, review information about your route and alter settings, go to Menu (C). A B

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Please note, that symbols and specify functionality available for following devices: Devices with phone functionality. Smart phones or devices with internet connection.

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1 Menu Enter the Menu by tapping the arrow on the right side of the information bar. You can scroll between the menu pages by sliding a finger across the screen on smart phones, or by using the scroll bar on the right side on Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs). 2 Map Browsing Mode Drag the map with your fingers to enter the Map Browsing Mode (B). 3 Back Return to the previous screen. 4 Target Square Tap the Target Square for more actions related to the position inside. For more information see the chapter Action menu. 5 Zoom Tap (+) button to zoom-in to more detailed view, (-) button to zoom out. Alternatively you can zoom using multi-touch gestures on certain devices. 6 2D/3D view Switch between 2D a 3D view by taping on the grid between the + and – symbols on the right side of the navigation screen 7 Compass Use compass at the bottom of the screen to turn around and change direction of the view. Tap on the compass to return the map to the northup position.

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Enter the first few letters of the City/Street name to see a list of similar names. Sygic supports City-first and Street-first address entry.Entering an Address To set your destination by entering its address select Menu > Navigate to… > Address or POI After you you can enter Select City or Zip Code or enter Select Street directly. City-first address search 4 .

5 .Street-first address search The list also features explanatory icons left to the city/street name: City Capital city City center Street Street crossing Middle of street Select the desired city/street from the list. Tap on POI to see a list of all points of interest near selected address.

For more information about Action Menu. Travel via. Walk there. Share location.Tap Done button and Action Menu with following options will appear: Drive to. Show on map. 6 . Add to favourites. see the chapter Action menu.

If your device can determine your current position.To select a different address altogether. If your current position cannot be determined. Select from map Allows you to select any starting point for the route calculation. where you were just before the device lost GPS signal). tap the Back button. your route will be calculated immediately from that positon. Last valid position Your route will be calculated from your last known position (i. When route calculation is complete. you will be offered the following options: Wait for valid position (Recommended) Your route will be calculated from your current position as soon as a valid GPS signal is available (see the chapter Acquiring GPS Position). the entire route is displayed on map.e. 7 .

Avoid special area. Manage traffic incidents on route (Availability of the traffic service depends on your product configuration.) Add waypoint See list of Important places Show all instructions Optimize route Access Saved routes 8 . From route summary you can: Cancel route Access Route options Avoid toll roads. Avoid restricted area. Avoid unpaved roads. Avoid highways. Avoid ferries.Tap on Options to access route summary.

Turn by Turn Navigation The Navigation Screen will show the map of your surrounding area with the calculated route highlighted in blue. As you approach a junction. In addition to turn by turn directions. the Navigation Screen also provides a range of further useful information: 1 Next maneuver 2 Distance to next change of direction 3 Current road/street 4 Estimated time of arrival at destination 5 Current speed 6 Lane Assistant 7 Estimated time of arrival at 9 . If you wish to return to planned route go to Menu > Route.To accept the route and start turn by turn navigation. further directions are displayed to indicate which road to take. tap Done.

trees. This can happen under any of the following conditions: ■ The device is in a tunnel or at a location where signals from the GPS satellites are obstructed by buildings. and Menu > Settings > Battery management 10 . You can check and configure GPS settings in: Menu > Settings > Hardware. the GPS signal indicator on the right side of the screen will show empty bars.destination Distance to destination 8 Traffic 9 Traffic 10 Next road/street to take 11 Speed camera warning Map zoom in/out 12 Current speed limit Acquiring GPS Position If there is no GPS signal. ■ Device system settings or Product Settings are set incorrectly. electric cables or other objects.

Walk there Set selected location as destination work Walk mode and calculate pedestrian route. SMS or Facebook. Travel via Insert a waypoint to an existing route. Add POI Add selected location to the database of points of interest. Share location Send a message with position via e-mail. More actions Show on map Not available from Map Browsing Mode. Add to favourites Add selected location to the list of favorite destinations. 11 . A variation of action menu is available after: Pushing a red Target Square in Map Browsing Mode Making a selection from any part of Navigate to… menu Selecting a contact or Friend from Community > Friends Drive to Set selected location as destination and calculate route for car navigation. Planning the Route Action menu Action menu is the last step in the process of selecting any location in Sygic .II.

Send Message Send message via Friend network. Send SMS Compose SMS message to a selected contact. Profile View the friend’s profile from network. Assign new position Set GPS position linked to your contact/friend.Actions related to Contacts / Friends Call friend Dial contact’s number. Remove this friend Selected friend will not be notified about his/her removal. 12 .

the map also stores the details of thousands of Points of Interest (POIs) such as gas stations.Navigating to a Point of Interest In addition to the road network. To set a POI as your destination. you have multiple options: Menu > Navigate to… > Address or POI will find POI near the selected address. Menu > Find > Nearby POI shows a list of POIs near your current (or last valid) position. hotels. restnts. Select a position in Map Browsing Mode and choose Nearby POI from Action Menu - 13 . tourist attractions and other facilities.

Searching POI by Name Anytime during the search process. Searching POI by Categories You can switch between List view (shows narrow list of POIs) and Groups view (shows POI categories and subcategories). You can also enter partial names. POI groups POI list Search POIby name 14 . see the chapter Action menu. the Action Menu pops up. To refine your search results. When finished. For more information. tap the icon at the bottom of the screen and type the name of the POI you are looking for. you can start typing the name of POI (tap to show the keyboard) to refine the results.

Select Menu > Community > Friends In the list. you need to set your home location first.Navigating to Contacts If you want to drive to your friend or business partner. see the chapter Action menu. NOTE: To set your destination from the contact list. select: Menu > Navigate to… > Home 15 . you can select their name directly from your contact list. For more actions. or tap on the magnifying glass and enter their name. Navigating Home To start using this feature. Walk there or Travel via button. To set the address assigned to a contact as your destination. You can also enter partial names. tap the Drive to. the selected contact must be stored with a full address. Tap on the name of the Contact and action menu will appear. scroll to the desired contact.

They are marked with icon You can directly go to a list of recent destination by selecting Menu >Navigate to…> History and start navigation by selecting a previous destination from the list shown. When entering an address through Menu > Navigate to…> . Tap on the item and select action. If you wish to change your Home address. tap the Set button. you can navigate home from the same dialogue. making it easy to return to a previously set location.Once your home address is stored. If you are selecting City or Street. the list of previous selections appears. 16 . Navigating to Recent Destinations Sygic keeps track of your recent destinations.Address or POI the last entered address is preselected.

Select the desired Favourite destination by tapping it and then select your next option from the Action Menu. Defining a new Favourite destination To add new item to the list of your Favourite destinations tap on Add then set address by choosing from following options: .Enter address.My current position. .Select from map. 17 . select Menu > Navigate to…> Favourites You can start navigation by selecting a Favourite destination from the list shown.Navigating to Favourite Destinations To view a list of your favourite destinations. or .

Altering the Route Route Summary You can access detailed information about the calculated route from the Route menu. Manage traffic incidents on route (Availability of the traffic service depends on your product configuration. Select Menu > Route to: 1.III. Avoid special area. Avoid restricted area. 5. Avoid unpaved roads. 4. 9. Show all instructions Optimize route Access Saved routes 18 . 6. Cancel route Access Route options (see page 21) Avoid toll roads. 2. Avoid ferries. 7.) Add waypoint See list of Important places like waypoints. 3. crossings and cities near the route. 8. Avoid highways.

In the section Important places you can see a list of important junctions and places along the route. 19 .

select Show all instructions. 20 . Tap on selected item on the list to view the junction on the map.To get a detailed list of all junctions and directions along the route.

21 . To see detailed weather forecast for seven days select Route options > Weather forecast To save the route select Route options >Save route. select Route options > Show on map. To see the calculated route as if you were driving along (fly over mode) select Route options >Demonstrate.Route options To see the entire route on the map.

) tap on Add waypoint in Route summary and set address by choosing from following options: o My current position. o or Enter address To optimize a route with multiple waypoints. see the chapter Action menu. o Select from map. select Optimize route. This option is only available if the route planned contains more than two waypoints. Route before optimization Optimized route 22 .Modifying the Route If you wish to travel through a certain place on your trip. choose from following options: use option Travel via in Action Menu. (For more information.

special areas.) Find nearby parking (This option is available only when the selected item is the end point.) Change end point (This option is available only when the selected item is the end point. ferries. highways. Tap on selected item and a variation of following menu will appear: Show on map Delete waypoint Avoids Avoid parts of the route with special attributes like toll roads. Manage Traffic incidents Change waypoint Move waypoint up Move waypoint down Change start point (This option is available only when the selected item is the start point.) 23 .You can modify those parts of the route that are listed as Important places.) Weather forecast (This option is available only when the selected item is the end point. unpaved roads or restricted areas.

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Actions available for the selected location: Drive to. Tap into the square and the Action Menu will appear.Map Browsing Mode When you drag the map a red Target Square will appear. Add POI. For more information about available actions. Travel via1. Walk there. Share location . 1 This option is only present when you have already planned a route. 25 . see the chapter Action menu. Note: The action menu appears only if you zoom into a part of map that is included in your product license. Add to favourites.

If you wish to cancel the calculated route entirely. If you have added some waypoints to your route. or Avoid restricted area. Avoid highways. Avoid unpaved roads. you can avoid these sections for each via point separately. tap on the icons shown in the route summary. and use the navigation system only as an indicator of your current position. Avoid special area. highways or ferries To Avoid toll roads. Avoid ferries. select Menu > Info > Route > Cancel route 26 .Avoid toll roads.

Connection In order to use online services (e. 27 . real time traffic and safety camera alerts) you will need to connect your device to the internet.g. To connect automatically enable option Sign me in automatically.IV. Online features The entire chapter Online features applies only to smart phones or devices with internet connectivity. NOTE: The cost of data transfer depends on your mobile phone tariff. Select Menu > Settings > Connection Enable Connection to go online. Make sure you know the cost before you start using online features. The costs can be considerably higher when you are roaming abroad.

To select all the listed incidents. first tap the incident. For more options. select Menu > Route > Traffic info The screen will show the incidents ordered by their distance from your current position. 28 .sygic. You can select which of them you want to avoid. tap the Avoid all button. To select individual incidents. To show its extent on the map tap on Show on map.com/shop for more information about availability and pricing of traffic service in your region.Traffic alerts Availability of the traffic service depends on your product configuration. go to Menu > Settings > Connection To view real time alerts of traffic incidents along your calculated route. to avoid it tap Avoid. including roaming preferences. Visit www.

tap the bottom bar of the Navigation Screen. Select your option from the menu.Incidents selected for avoidance are marked with a solid black circle. Reporting speed cameras and incidents If you observe a speed camera or traffic incident on-route. 29 .

visit www. For more information.com 30 .policetraps.com community. select Menu > Settings >Notifications & Sounds> Speed cameras Join the growing Policetraps. where other users meet to make further improvements to the database.To change the way you receive reported camera and incident information.

select Menu > Info > Weather To switch between °C/°F select: Menu > Settings > Regional 31 .Weather Information To check the weather information for a specific area.

32 . Tap on Send e-mail invitation to invite your friend by email. To search for your friends among the growing Sygic community tap on search and enter the name. The list of possible results will appear. Community The entire chapter Community applies only to smart phones or devices with internet connectivity.V. Friends To add friends go to Menu > Community > Friends Tap on Add. To add your Facebook friends tap on Match Facebook friends. Tap on chosen name and tap on Add to compose an invitation message. When you receive a friend request it will be displayed in Menu > Community > Events Tap on event to accept or deny the request.

Tap on Status message to share your mood with other friends. 33 . To edit or add details into your profile tap on My profile.Share your location and status To set your status and share it with friends go to Menu > Community > My status Tap on Status and choose one of the options.

To change settings for sharing of your Location. You can choose to Reply to a message or Remove message by taping on it. view and delete messages go to Menu > Community > Messages The screen will show the most recent messages grouped by sender. To send your current position to your contacts or to receive their position. Status and Status message on . Planning the Route or select a point on map using the target square. From action menu options choose Share location. Android and Maemo devices. Sygic enables you to share your current position or any other location with others via SMS text message. To delete all messages from this sender tap on Remove All. 34 . Send messages To send. Twitter and Facebook tap on Share. To view all messages from certain person tap on the name of the sender. chose location the same way. Share position via SMS This feature is not available on iPhone. as setting the destination in chapter II.

it will be already preselected for you. If a city guide for your current location is not available you will see a list of states or cities depending on the product package. Select state to see the list of cities available.VI. Use the search function. 35 . the magnifying glass on the bottom of the page. to look up a certain name. City guides and Travel Book City Guides To learn more about important cities go to Menu > Find > City Guides If a city guide is available for the city you are currently in.

36 . go to Menu > Info > Travel book Tap on selected log to see overall statistics Scroll down for more actions.Travel book To see traveled routes statistics and altitude profiles.

To add the log to favorites tap on Add to favorites. 37 . time. speed and acceleration. To see the log on map tap on Show on map.Tap on Graphs and drag the blue marker to see logs marking altitude. distance.

To change factory settings.VII. Set sounds for notifications  Speed cameras  Speed limits  Railway crossings  Points of interest  Online friends  Friend notifications  Message notification  Traffic notification Map view Set Day /Night colours. Points of interest 38 . Notifications & Sounds Enable sounds or Disable sounds Voice guidance Volume settings* .set the sound intensity separately for low driving speed and for high speeds. Settings IMPORTANT: Menu items marked with * are not available in all devices. Advanced – Set the volume of sounds as a percentage of the music volume. or choose automatic switching between them. go to Menu > Settings.

do not avoid them.change between 2D and 3D map view Signpost info Lane assistant Autozoom Photos – see photos of places on map.Set the preference of paid road segments: avoid them.Set the routing 39 . Friends Traffic info Connection Connect or Disconnect your device from internet Change password Create New Account Account options Clear login data Sign me in automatically Ask before connecting Route planning Avoid toll roads . or always ask. Route computing .Town blocks Buildings Landmarks 2D / 3D.

format of time.. temperature and GPS coordinates.algorithm to Fastest. Battery management GPS always on Switch GPS off after. 40 . Keyboard layout Set kilometers/miles. Economic. For more information. X minutes. Language .language of user interface. Regional Voice . Distance triggered or on automatic Lap detection. Traffic incidents – Set this preference to avoid incidents automatically. Set the GPS communication port manually. see the chapter Travel book. Set energy saving preferences for device On external power and On battery.. Shortest. Travel book Set laps while in walking mode to be Stopwatch triggered.language of voice instructions. Hardware Settings for advanced users only.

About Information about version. 41 .Autoclose dialog Dialogs will be hidden automatically after specified time. device code and available application memory. Reset to defaults Restore default settings. Please provide this information in communication with Sygic support.

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