Configure the app

Map interface settings

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

  1. Map type
  2. Layers and icons on the map
  3. Night mode
  4. Measurement unit
  5. Voice input language
  6. Road events
  7. Zoom buttons
  8. Scale ruler
  9. Map rotation
  10. Volume buttons

Map type

To choose a map type (appearance):

Tap the Menu button and then one of the Map/Satellite/Hybrid buttons.

Or:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Map → Map type.

  3. Choose the map type:

    • Map is a roadmap that shows map objects such as roads, buildings, and so on.

    • 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, and so on).

Layers and icons on the map

This setting lets you choose what you want to display: traffic, parking, or the real-time location of public transport.

To set a value:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Choose Layers and icons on the map.

  3. Turn on the options you want: Traffic, Parking, Moving transport:

    • Traffic ─ Adds the Traffic button in the main app window to display the traffic layer.

    • Parking and Moving transport ─ Adds the Layers button in the main app window to open a panel with two buttons (Parking and Moving transport):

      Tap these buttons to display the corresponding layers.

    • If the Parking or Moving transport option is enabled, the main window of the app displays the button that turns on that layer (Parking or Moving transport ).

  4. Tap Moving transport. In the list that opens, turn on the options to display the types of public transport you want to see:

    •  — Buses.
    • Trolleys.
    •  — Trams.
    •  — Minibuses.

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 the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → General.

  3. Choose Night mode.

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

    • Automatic — Activates as the sun sets (the sunset time is calculated based on your location).

    • On or Off — Turn the mode on/off manually.

Measurement unit

To choose a measurement unit for distances and speeds:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → General.

  3. Choose Distance units.

  4. Choose the measurement unit: kilometers or miles.

Voice input language

To choose a voice input language:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → General.

  3. Choose Voice input language.

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

Road events

See the Road events section.

Zoom buttons

To show or hide the zoom buttons on the map:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Map.

  3. Switch the Zoom buttons option.

Scale ruler

To show or hide the scale ruler on the map:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Map.

    Switch the ruler option.

Map rotation

You can turn the map with two fingers. To turn the map rotation feature on or off:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Map.

  3. Switch the Map rotation option.

If you turn on map rotation and turn the map, it displays the Compass button with a red arrow pointing to the North (read more in the Change the map orientation section).

Volume buttons

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

Interface settings while following the route

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

Speed cameras

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

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes → Cameras.

  3. Switch the Show notifications option.

  4. If the Show notifications option is on, choose the type of camera to show:

    • Speed control.

    • Lane control.

    • Traffic police post.

Sound

To turn on or off the voice navigation (notifications) when you are moving along the route:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes → Sound.

  3. Switch the Play notifications option.

  4. If the Play notifications is on, choose voice notification options:

    • Language ─ Choose the language.

    • Voice ─ Choose the voice (male or female).

    • Turn on the notifications you want to receive:

      • Road alerts (choose the event type ─ accidents, road works, dangerous roads).

      • Upcoming manoeuvres.

      • Speed limits on the route.

        If the Speed limits option is on, move the slider to choose at what point (from 0 to 40 km/h above the speed limit) you will start getting notifications about speed limits and speed cameras.

Auto-zoom

To turn the automatic map zoom on or off when moving along the route:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go toSettings → Routes.

  3. Switch the Auto-zoom option.

Routes in Yandex.Navigator

You can track the trip along a route built in Yandex.Navigator (you need to have the Yandex.Navigator app installed on your device):

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes and turn on the Directions in Navigator option.

Avoid toll roads

To automatically avoid toll roads when setting routes:

  1. Tap the Menu button .

  2. Go to Settings → Routes

  3. Switch the Avoid toll roads option.