Configure app

Map interface settings

You can configure the interface and map functionality by choosing (enabling) the following:

  1. Night mode
  2. Unit of measurement
  3. Voice entry language
  4. Map type
  5. Road events
  6. Zoom buttons
  7. Scale ruler
  8. Map rotation

Night mode

Night mode is a color scheme intended for use in the dark: the screen turns darker so that it doesn't blind the driver.

To turn night mode on or off:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → General.

  3. Select Night mode.

    You can turn on Night mode manually or it can go on automatically:

    • If you want the regime to turn on automatically after sunset, select Auto. The time of sunset is calculated based on your location.

    • If you want to control night mode manually, select On or Off.

Unit of measurement

To select a unit of measurement of distances and speeds:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → General.

  3. Select Unit of measurement.

  4. Select a unit of measurement: kilometers or miles.

Voice entry language

To select a voice entry language:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → General.

  3. Select Voice entry language.

  4. Choose your voice input language: Russian, English, Ukrainian, or Turkish.

Map type

To select a map type (appearance):

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Maps.

  3. Select Map type.

  4. Select a map type:

    • Map is a diagram of map objects: roads, buildings, etc.

    • Satellite is a picture of a particular area taken from space.

    • Hybrid is a picture of an area taken from space with additional information added to it (street names, addresses, etc.).

There is another way to select a map type.

Road events

See Road events.

Zoom buttons

To display or hide the zoom buttons on the map:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Maps.

  3. Turn the Zoom buttons option on or off.

Scale ruler

To display or hide the scale ruler on the map:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Maps.

    Enable or disable the Scale ruler option.

Map rotation

To enable or disable the function that lets you use gestures to rotate the map:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Maps.

    Turn the Map rotation option on or off.

If you disable the map rotation option and then turn the map, a Compass button will display that points north.

Note.

The Compass button also displays when you tap My location . In this case, tapping Compass changes the map orientation between “North↔In direction of movement”.

Settings for en-route interface appearance.

You can configure the interface that displays when you're traveling along a route and map functionality by choosing (enabling) the following:

  1. Speed cameras
  2. Sound (while traveling)
  3. Auto-scaling
  4. Routes in Yandex.Navigator

Speed cameras

To display or hide notifications regarding speed cameras located along the route:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes.

  3. Turn the Show notifications options on or off.

  4. If the Show notifications option is on, enable the option to display the appropriate type of camera:

    • speed cameras

    • lane-monitoring cameras

    • accident-monitoring cameras

Sound (while traveling)

To enable or disable en-route voice navigation (notifications):

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes → Sound.

  3. Turn the Play notifications options on or off.

  4. If the Play notifications option is enabled, turn on playback for the appropriate type of notification:

    • Notifications about road events:

      • speed cameras

      • accidents

      • road work

    • details of upcoming maneuvers

      If the Maneuver details option is on, select the language they will be read in: Russian, English, Ukrainian, or Turkish.

    • Notifications of speed limit on the route.

      If the Speed limit option is enabled, set the number of km/hr (between 0 and 40) that your current speed can exceed the limit by moving the slider. The app will read out notifications about speed limits and cameras.

Auto-scaling

To enable or disable automatic en-route map scaling:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes.

  3. Turn the Auto-scaling option on or off.

Routes in Yandex.Navigator

You can track your journey along a given route in Yandex.Navigator (as long as the Yandex.Navigator app is installed on your device):

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes and enable the Routes in Yandex.Navigator option.