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Voice-activated control

Tap  on the map or say Hey, Yandex! to enable voice-activated control in the app.

When you get the response “Ready!”, — voice your command.

Attention! 

If your smartphone is playing music, voice activation may be disabled in the app.

To disable voice activation, tap .

Voice-activated control is enabled in the app by default. If you disabled it, then follow these steps to re-activate it:

  1. Tap on the lower part of the screen.

  2. Tap Menu in the control panel.

  3. Select Sound.
  4. Enable Voice activation.

Voice commands

Tip. 

To view a list of possible voice commands click .

The app interprets a pause as the end of a voice command; alternately, you can tap Done.

Voice commands that the app recognizes:

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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:

  • names of points from your Favorites list (for example, “Home”)
  • addresses (street names and numbers, like “16 Lev Tolstoy”)
  • place names (like “Red Square”)

Start trip

OK

If you are ready to set out on your route, say “Go!” “” “”

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

The command doesn't work if you set your route manually, or in response to “What did you have in mind?” or by highlighting a point on the map.

Cancel trip

Cancel

Say “Cancel” to cancel your route.

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

The command doesn't work if you set your route manually, or in response to “What did you have in mind?” or by highlighting a point on the map.

Add a road event to the map

Traffic accident + <lane>

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

View or hide the traffic layer

Show/hide traffic jams

To see the traffic jam layer, say “Show traffic jams”.

To hide this layer, 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 to it.