Use the map

On the main page, you'll see a map of your area and the following buttons:

— Traffic

displays the current traffic jam level.

and  — Map type

switches between 2D and 3D maps.

— Search

lets you search for geographic areas or organizations.

— Voice search

enables voice search.

— Routes

sets routes.

— Menu

opens the map type menu, My places list, app settings, and road events operations.

In en route mode, the menu opens by pressing this key combination:

Display or hide the current traffic jam level.
Switches from a view of the current segment of your route to an overview of your entire route. To go back to an up-close view of your current route segment, tap Continue.
With sound
Enable or disable voice navigation.
My places
Opens the My places section.
Road events
Add a road event.
Opens Settings.
 and  — Change scale

lets you zoom in and out on the map.

You can also change the map's scale by pinching or spreading it, Or tap twice on any area of the map to zoom in.

Some mobile phone models let you set up other ways to alter the scale, such as by using the volume button.

You can display or hide these buttons.

— Determine location

enable automatic location determination; if this function is enabled, your current location will display on the map as and be taken into account when searching for places and setting routes.

You can also do the following:

  • Create a list of favorite places on the map and use them to set routes.

  • Move the map around to view other areas (just drag it in the appropriate direction).
  • Determine the distance between two places using the scale bar for your current map:

    You can display or hide the scale ruler.

  • Use the context menu options; to open the menu, tap and hold any point on the map:

  • As you move along your route, the app will track you and tell you about upcoming maneuvers, your speed, etc. You can configure the tracking features independently.


Please write to us on the feedback page to let us know what problems, suggestions, or preferences you have concerning the Mobile Yandex.Maps.