MOTO NAV ™ User’s Guide Navigation Software for the Motorola Mobile Navigator Phone..
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1 MOTONAV Software User’s Guide contents get started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 set it up. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 look around . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 navigation menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...
2 MOTONAV Software User’s Guide make your route a favorite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 watch route simulation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 more details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Smart Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 route calculation & recalculation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 s..
3 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide get started safety first, a few rules to live by... Using any device while driving may cause distraction. It is important to look at the display only when it is safe to do so. If you are the driver of the vehicle, plan the route before your departure and stop if you need to change the route. Using a mobile device or accessory may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas. Always obey the laws and regulations on the use of these products. Do not place your MOTONAV where it obstructs the driver's vision or where it covers an airbag. Note: This ..
4 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 2 Optionally modify the time format and unit settings. (To change them later, see page 34.) Step 3 Optionally modify the default route planning options. (To change them later, see page 34). Step 4 Optionally modify settings for receiving Traffic information. (To change them later, see page 31). The initial setup is complete. If you need to run the configuration wizard again, see page 34. Step 5 Tap Finish . Step 6 If your navigation software is not activated yet, tap Activate Now , or activate it later. Step 7 Tap through the information yo..
5 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide look around find your way around the display After setup, the navigation menu appears. navigation menu The navigation menu is your main menu and home screen all in one. From the navigation menu, you can: • Tap DESTINATION to select your destination by entering an address or selecting a place of interest, a location on the map or one of your Favorite destinations. You can also look up your recent destinations from the Smart History. • Tap MY ROUTE to display the route parameters and the route in its full length on the map. You can also cancel..
6 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide When GPS position is available, the Vehimarker appears in color and shows your current position: Live map when cruising without a destination: Live map when navigating a route: Veh i m a rker: blue arrow, your current position Re c ommended route: orange line D i st a n c e Left to Tr a vel on your Route Est i m a ted Rem ai n i n g Tr ip T i me (including traffic delays, if known) Est i m a ted T i me of Arr i v a l (including traffic delays, if known) Your Current S p eed S p eed L i m i t for Current Ro a d (if available) Current T i me (in y..
7 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide position markers on the map other map features streets & roads Your display shows streets similar to how paper road maps show them. Width and color correspond to their importance, so you can easily tell a highway from a small street. next maneuver When navigating a route, your map shows information about the next route maneuver and the next street or the next city/town. Vehimarker When your GPS position is available, the Vehimarker shows your current position as a blue arrow. (To choose a different icon, see page 34). The exact location of t..
8 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide You may also see any of these icons: lanes & signs On multilane roads, sometimes you need to be in the correct lane in order to follow the recommended route. If lane information is available, your MOTONAV software displays the lanes and their directions using small arrows at the bottom of the map. Highlighted arrows represent the lanes you need to take. When information is available, you may see road signs instead of arrows. When cruising (not in a route), all the signs are the same brightness. When in a route, your road sign is brighter tha..
9 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide 3D object types Your software supports these 3D object types: active route map When in a route, your map shows these elements: • Current GPS position & start point —Your current position on the map (in either pedestrian or vehicle mode). If GPS position is available, the route starts from the current position. If not, your software uses your last known position as the start point. • Destination —The end point of the route. • Map color —The map is vivid and colorful when GPS position is available. If not, the map is appears gray. ..
10 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide traffic events When a road has a traffic event, tap the warning icon to see details: manipulating the map view To browse the map during navigation, tap anywhere on it. The map stops following your current position, and you see these control buttons: Tip: Tap once to modify the view in steps, or tap and hold to modify it continuously and smoothly. Rotate right. Rotate left. Tilt view up or down in 3D m ode. Zoo m in. Zoo m out. Tap for co m pass m ode. (The top of the m ap always points north.) Return to nor m al view and clear any view settings..
11 get started MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Quick menu Tap on the map for these Quick menu settings: Note: To control volume, use the Master Volume key on your device. The volume key overrides all volume settings. The loudness of your software is independent of your device settings. When you exit the program, the device default settings return. Use the device key to mute all sounds of the device and then to re-enable them again. The switch to mute may not be available in every device. Where Am I? menu & current location When you need to know your location quickly, such as in an emerg..
12 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide navigate Set your destination, then start navigating immediately. Note: You can also plan a route separate from your current position without using GPS reception. (First, turn off the GPS receiver and set a new starting point. See page 23). enter your destination you’ve got places to go and people to see... You have many options for entering a destination. enter an address or part of an address The quickest way to navigate is to enter an address, including a house number. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 From the Navigation menu, ta..
13 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 5 To select a new city/town: a Tap the button with the name of the city/town, or if you have changed the country/state, tap <City Name> . b Use the keyboard to start entering the name of the city/town. The most likely city/town name is always shown in the input field. c To accept it, tap OK . d If you don’t see the city name, tap List and select the city/town from the list. Step 5 Enter the street name: a Tap <Street Name> . b Start entering the street name on the keyboard. The most likely street name is always shown in the inpu..
14 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 4 When the full screen map appears with the selected point in the middle, tap ROUTE TO , or tap BACK to select a different destination. Step 5 Tap MORE OPTIONS or Route Settings to modify route parameters. Tip: If you know you’ll be visiting this location often, you can tap MORE OPTIONS , then tap ADD DESTINATION TO FAVORITES . Step 6 Tap Go! to start your trip. choose the midpoint of a street When you don’t know the street number, you can navigate to the midpoint of the street. After you select a street, instead of entering the house num..
15 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide get to a city center The city or town center is not the exact center of an area. In towns, it is usually the most important intersection. In larger cities, it is one of the important intersections. After you select a city, instead of searching for a street address, tap SELECT CITY . use a postal code Sometimes it’s easiest to enter the postal code of the city you want, especially when you’re searching for a common street name that might appear in several different areas of a city. Step 1 After you select the state, tap <City Name> . Step..
16 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide tips for entering addresses quickly a few hints to make you a pro entering the name of a city/town or a street: • The keyboard allows you to type only letters that appear in possible search results. All other characters are grayed out. • As you type, the most likely result always appear in the input field. When you see the correct result, tap OK to select. • After you enter a couple of letters, tap LIST to see the items with those letters. finding an intersection: • Search first for the street with a less common name because you can type f..
17 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide The places appear in order of their distance from the current position, from the destination, or by the length of the necessary detour. Note: If a phone number is available, you can tap Call . Navigation exits if you call the location. You need to restart the software after the call. Step 4 Tap SELECT to choose the displayed Place of Interest as the destination and to continue planning your route. choose a POI by name You can search for Places of Interest by names. Step 1 When searching for a POI, tap OTHER PLACES . Step 2 Select an area to search..
18 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide choose a POI by category You can search for POIs by their categories and subcategories. Step 1 When searching for a POI, tap OTHER PLACES . Step 2 Select an area to search. The result list is ordered by proximity. Note: Searching along a route useful when you search for a later stopover that results in a minimal detour only, such as searching for upcoming gas stations or restaurants. Step 3 Tap Find by Category . Step 4 Tap a category...
19 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 5 Tap a subcategory. Step 6 Tap the place name to begin planning a route to it. get assistance from Where Am I? emergency cash or just plain emergency...get help quickly Step 1 Tap on the map for the Quick menu. Step 2 Tap HELP NEARBY . Step 3 Tap a category to see a list of locations. Step 4 Then, tap a location to start planning your route...
20 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide use the map to pick a location easier than Lewis & Clark had it Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 From the Navigation menu, tap DESTINATION then FIND ON MAP . Step 3 Tap the map to add a cursor. Step 4 Tap ROUTE TO to begin planning your route using the cursor as your destination. go to a favorite place we all have our favorites You can select a location that you have already saved as a favorite to be your destination. To add a favorite, see page 28. Step 1 Tap on the map for the Quick menu. Note: If you’re on the navigation menu..
21 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide select the most likely destination (Smart History) now, that’s clever Your previous destinations are saved in your history. Smart History shows one recent location based on your navigation habits, using parameters like the current time of day, the day of week, and the current location. The more you use the navigation software, the better it can guess your desired destination. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 From the Navigation menu, tap DESTINATION . Step 3 Tap the Smart History destination to begin planning your route to it. selec..
22 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide get an overview of your route or check route settings see the big picture Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE to see your entire active route on the map. The map shows: • entire active route • name or address of the destination (at the top of the screen) • warning icons (if any), such as about unpaved roads or toll roads • route planning method (such as, Fast). • symbol of the vehicle type used for route calculation • total length of the route • total time of the route modify your route change of plans? Even if..
23 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide set a new starting position Normally, your MOTONAV software plans all routes using your current position as the starting position. To plan future routes, simulate them, or see their length in time and distance, first turn off the GPS receiver. Then, you can change the start location. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 From the Navigation menu, tap DESTINATION , then tap MORE . Step 3 Scroll down and then tap Starting Position . Step 4 Tap Set Starting Position . Step 5 Select the address for the new starting position. Step 6 Tap OK . to..
24 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide pause the active route You do not need to pause an active route. When you start driving again, the software restarts the voice instructions from your position. delete the active route Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE . Step 3 Tap CANCEL ROUTE . Step 4 Tap YES to confirm. change route planning method Pick the best type of route for your vehicle or driving preferences. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE . Step 3 Tap ROUTE SETTINGS ...
25 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 4 Tap ROUTE PLANNING METHOD . Step 5 Select a route planning method: Your MOTONAV software recalculates the new route and shows it using an orange line. check route alternatives You can also recalculate the active route by comparing alternatives. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE . Step 3 Tap MORE OPTIONS . Fast Gives a quick route if you can travel at or near the speed limit on all roads. Usually the best selection for fast and normal cars. Short Gives a short route. Usually practical for pedestrians, cyclists or slo..
26 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 4 Tap ROUTE ALTERNATIVES . Step 5 Tap any of the methods, and the new route appears as an orange line. Step 6 Tap BACK to use the selected route planning method and to return to the previous screen. change the vehicle used in route planning You can recalculate the active route for a pedestrian or for a different vehicle. This setting can exclude some road types. (For example, pedestrians are not allowed to use highways.) Tip: You can also change the vehicle in your settings (page 34). Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE..
27 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 5 Tap BACK to use the selected route planning method and to return to the previous screen. Your MOTONAV software recalculates the new route and shows it using an orange line. Note: If you’re in pedestrian mode and you forget to change back to a car mode, the software notices that your speed that is too fast for a pedestrian. You can switch back instantly to car mode. change the road types used in route planning You can recalculate the active route using different road types. For example, you may want to avoid highways if you are towing anot..
28 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide make your route a favorite Add the destination of the active route to your saved favorites. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE . Step 3 Tap MORE OPTIONS . Step 4 Tap ADD DESTINATION TO FAVORITES . Step 5 Use the keyboard to enter a name for the favorite. Note: Tap ALT to enter numbers or symbols. Step 6 Tap OK to save the new favorite destination...
29 navigate MOTONAV Software User’s Guide watch route simulation know before you go You can run a demonstration of the active route. Step 1 From the Map screen, tap MENU . Step 2 Tap MY ROUTE . Step 3 Tap MORE OPTIONS . Step 4 Tap SIMULATE NAVIGATION . The simulation starts from the starting point of the route, and using a realistic speed, it leads you through the whole recommended route. Step 5 Tap STOP to end the simulation. Go to the next m aneuver. Pause. Go to the previous m aneuver. End the si m ulation...
30 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide more details Some handy concepts to know...along with the basics Smart Zoom Your MOTONAV software provides Smart Zoom, which is more automatic zoom feature: • In a route —When approaching a turn, the screen zooms in and raises the view angle to let you easily see your next maneuver. If the next turn is far away, the map zooms out and flattens the view so you can see the road in front of you. • Not in a route —The screen zooms in if you drive slowly and zooms out when you drive faster. route calculation & recalculation Your software..
31 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Traffic—TMC (Traffic Message Channel) Your software can provide you with even better routes when it uses Traffic Message Channel (TMC) information. TMC is a specific application of the FM Radio Data System (RDS) used for broadcasting real-time traffic and weather information. Note: TMC may not be available in your country or region. Ask your local dealer for coverage details. Your Motonav application contains the TMC receiver that is needed to receive Traffic events. If Traffic information is available at your location, the software automati..
32 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide beyond a single screen tap You usually need to tap the screen only once. Occasionally, you’ll need to do a little bit more. icons Tap once. (Some icons show status information. Others are also buttons.) Example: lists Tap and hold your finger anywhere on the list. Slide your finger up or down. Depending on the speed of the sliding, the list will scroll fast or slow, only a bit or till the end. Or, you can scroll by using the up and down arrows. Example: tap & hold Sometimes, you need to tap & hold the screen: • Tap and hold . on li..
33 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide text entry Sometimes you’ll need to enter text. Type with your fingertips on the full-screen keyboard. Note: To switch to another keyboard layout, for example from an English keyboard to a Greek keyboard, see settings on page 34. Delete Tap once to delete one character. Tap and hold to delete several characters or a whole line. Space Tap the space bar. Numbers & symbols Tap to see a number and symbol keyboard. Accept search results or save your input Tap Open a list of search results Enter a search, then tap . Cancel your text and return..
34 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide settings & options MORE menu Tap MENU , then tap MORE to access these features: • Travel applications —Unit converter, clothing size converter, list of international phone numbers, and a calculator. (Note: you need to get an activation key for the application kit.) • Tutorial —Read the Tutorial to get instant understanding of the functions of your software, or run the Demo to watch sample route simulations to see how navigation works. • Get Extras —Additional content, such as new maps or 3D landmarks; activate or download games..
35 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide colors Set colors by tapping on the map to open the Quick menu. color themes The MOTONAV software uses different color themes during the day and during the night for both the map and the menu screens. • Daytime colors are similar to paper road maps, and the menus are bright. • Night color themes use dark colors for large objects to keep the brightness of the screen low. It can also switch automatically between the daytime and the night schemes based on the current time and GPS position a few minutes before sunrise, when the sky has already..
36 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Step 3 Tap any of the buttons to change the related color theme, then select the new theme. color in tunnels When you enter a tunnel, the colors of the map change. All buildings disappear, large objects (such as water or forests) and empty areas between roads become black. Roads and streets keep their colors from the current daytime or night color theme. After you exit the tunnel, the colors return to normal. sound settings You can adjust the sounds of the software and enable some useful warnings. Key Sounds Sound when you tap the screen. Warn..
37 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide 3D vehicle gallery The current position is shown by a blue arrow on the map as a default. On this screen, you can select different 3D models to replace the default Vehimarker: Car , Pedestrian , or Other Vehicles . Tip: Download more vehicle markers from www.motorola.com/motoextras/mobile . regional settings Customize the MOTONAV software for your local language, measurement units, time and date settings and formats, as well as to choose the voice profile you prefer. • Voice Profile —Select a new profile from the list of available language..
38 more details MOTONAV Software User’s Guide launch MOTONAV on your phone You can launch the MOTONAV software from Messaging, Browser, or Contacts on your phone. Tip: Select MOTONAV as the default navigation application. The next time you select an address, MOTONAV will launch automatically. from Contacts For contacts without postal addresses, select the contact icon or picture from the contact list, then select MOTONAV . For contacts with postal addresses, open the contact to view details, select the address, then select select MOTONAV . from Messaging You can launch MOTONAV from geo-co..
39 glossary MOTONAV Software User’s Guide glossary 2D/3D GPS reception The GPS receiver uses satellite signals to calculate your position and needs at least four signals to give a three-dimensional position, including elevation. Because the satellites are moving and because objects can block the signals, your GPS device might not receive four signals. If three satellites are available, the receiver can calculate the horizontal GPS position but the accuracy is lower and the GPS device does not give you elevation data: only 2D reception is possible. Active route The currently navigated rout..
40 glossary MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Map The software works with digital maps which are more than just the computerized versions of traditional paper maps. Similar to the paper road maps, the 2D mode of digital maps show you streets, roads, and elevation is also shown by colors. In 3D mode, you can see the altitude differences, such as valleys and mountains, elevated roads, and in selected cities you can see 3D landmarks and 3D buildings. You can use digital maps interactively: you can zoom in and out (increase or decrease the scale); you can tilt them up and down, and rotate them le..
41 glossary MOTONAV Software User’s Guide Track-up map orientation In Track-up mode the map is rotated so its top always points in the current driving direction. This is the default orientation in 3D map view mode. See also: North-up map orientation. Vehimarker Your current position is shown with a blue arrow on the map. The direction of the blue arrow shows the current heading. This position marker can be replaced with different vehicle and pedestrian symbols. You can even specify different Vehimarkers for different route types (depending on which vehicle type is selected for route calcu..