Voice navigation

To turn on voice navigation, tap the button on the map and say Hey, Yandex!

When you are invited to “speak,” say your desired command.

Attention.

Voice commands may be turned off when your smartphone is playing music.

Voice-activated control is enabled in the app by default. If you disabled it and you want to re-enable it:

  1. Tap on the lower part of the screen. The toolbar opens.

  2. Tap Menu .

  3. Go to Settings → Sound.
  4. Enable Voice activation.

Voice commands

Note.

To view the list of voice commands, tap .

The app interprets a pause as the end of a voice command. Alternatively, tap Done.

Voice commands that the app recognizes:

PurposeCommandMore info...

Launch voice-activated control in the app

Hey, Yandex!

Set route to point plotted on map

Go to + <destination point>

Say “Go!” and name your destination point. Points can have the following types of names:

  • The name of a point from your My Places list (for example, “Home”).
  • An address (building number and street name, for example “16 Fifth St”).
  • A place name (for example, “Central Park”).

Enable step-by-step navigation

OK

Say “Go!” if you want to use this route.

This command works if your route was set using voice-activated control.

The command does not work if you set the route manually, when you were asked “What did you mean by that?” or when you selected a point on the map.

Cancel step-by-step navigation

Cancel

Say “Cancel” to cancel your route.

This command works if your route was set using voice-activated control.

The command does not work if you set the route manually, when you were asked “What did you mean by that?” or when you selected a point on the map.

Add a road alert to the map

Traffic accident + <lane>

Name the type of event and the lane affected (left, middle or right). For example, “Accident. Left lane”.

Enable or disable the display of traffic jams

Show/hide traffic jams

To see traffic jams, say “Show traffic jams”.

To disable the display of traffic jams, say “Hide traffic jams”.

Find the closest place of a given type

Closest + <type of place>

Say “Closest...” and the type of place (for example, “gas station” or “Pharmacy”).

The program will show you a list of such places.

Choose one of them to set your route there.

Find a parking spaceFind a parking spaceThe app will lay out a parking route.