Configure app

Map interface settings

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

  1. Map type
  2. Layer and placemarks on the map
  3. Night mode
  4. Unit of measurement
  5. Voice entry language
  6. Road events
  7. Zoom buttons
  8. Scale ruler
  9. Map rotation
  10. Volume keys

Map type

To select a map type (appearance):

Tap Menu , and then tap one of the options (Map/Satellite/Hybrid).

Or:

  1. Tap Menu.

  2. Go to Settings → Maps → Map type.

  3. 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.)

Layer and placemarks on the map

This setting lets you specify what you want to display on the traffic, parking, and real time transport map.

To set a value:

  1. Tap Menu.

  2. Select Layers and placemarks on the map.

  3. Enable the appropriate options: Traffic, Parking, Real time transport:

    • Traffic ─ in the main window of the app, there is a Traffic button that displays the traffic jam layer.

    • Parking and Real time transport ─ in the main window of the app, a Layers button displays that opens a panel with two buttons (Parking and Real time transport):

      Tap these buttons to display the corresponding layer.

    • If the Parking or Real time transport option is enabled, the main window of the app will display the button that enables that layer (Parking or Real time transport ):

  4. Tap Real time transport. In the list that opens, enable the options to display the appropriate types of public transport:

    • — buses
    •  — trolleys
    • — trams
    • — mini buses

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:

    • Car mode activates as the sun is setting (this time is calculated based on your location)

    • ьфзщкEnable or Disable — turn the mode on/off manually.

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.

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 two fingers to rotate the map:

  1. Tap Menu.

  2. Go to Settings → Maps.

  3. 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 with an arrow that points north (for more information, read the Change the map orientation section).

Volume keys

This setting is only available on Android devices. Enable this option to change the map scale using the volume buttons.

Settings for en-route interface appearance.

  1. Speed cameras
  2. Sound
  3. Auto-scaling
  4. Routes in Yandex.Navigator
  5. Avoid toll roads

Speed cameras

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

  1. Tap Menu.

  2. Go to Settings → Routes → Cameras.

  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

To enable or disable voice navigation (notifications) when you're traveling along your route:

  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 notifications:

    • Annotations language ─ select your language.

    • Voice ─ select a male or female voice.

    • Turn on the types of notifications you want to get:

      • Road events (and select the types ─ speed cameras, accidents, road work)

      • Upcoming maneuvers

      • Speed limits on route.

        If the Speed limit option is enabled, move the slider to set the number of km/hr (between 0 and 40) that you can exceed the limit. The app will alert you of speed limits and cameras out loud.

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.

Avoid toll roads

To automatically avoid toll roads when setting routes:

  1. Tap Menu.

  2. Go to Settings → Routes

  3. Turn the Avoid toll roads option on or off.