Using the map
The main page shows the map of your region and buttons:
- — Traffic.
Shows the current traffic situation.
- — Layers
Lets you switch between the layers for — parking — public transport in motion and ─ panoramas. To turn on the display of layers, refer to the section on Layers.
- and — Map type.
Switches between flat (2D) and 3D map view.
- — Search.
Helps you find a geographic object or an organization.
- — Voice search.
Turns on voice input.
- — Routes.
Lets you set a route.
- — Menu.
When moving along the route, it opens a menu with the following buttons:
Traffic — Turns the current traffic situationon or off.
Full view — Switches the view from the current route segment to the entire route. To go back to an up-close view of the current route segment, tap Continue.
Sound on — Turns on and off the voice guidance on the route.
My places — Opens the My places list.
Road event — Adds a road event.
Settings —Opens Settings.
- and — Zooming.
Lets you change the map scale.
You can also change the map scale by spreading or pinching it. Or you can double tap a point on the map.
In some phone models, you can configure other ways (for example, associate zooming with the volume button).
You can display or hide these buttons.
- — Current location.
You can also do the following:
- Move the map. To view a different map area, drag the map 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.
Change the map orientation.
Use the context menu options. To open the menu, tap and hold any point on the map: