Nokia N8-00 - Drive and Walk

Learn how to navigate on foot or by car, and how to plan routes, and change the route settings.

Get voice guidance

Get voice guidance

Voice guidance, if available for your language, helps you find your way to a destination, leaving you free to enjoy the journey.

Select Menu > Maps and Drive or Walk.

When you use drive or walk navigation for the first time, you are asked to select the language of the voice guidance, and download the appropriate files.

If you select a language that includes street names, also the street names are said aloud. Voice guidance may not be available for your language.

Change the voice guidance language

In the main view, select maps-tool-icon.jpg > Navigation and Drive guidance or Walk guidance and the appropriate option.

Deactivate voice guidance

In the main view, select maps-tool-icon.jpg > Navigation and Drive guidance or Walk guidance and None.

Repeat the voice guidance for car navigation

In the navigation view, select Options > Repeat.

Adjust the volume of the voice guidance for car navigation

In the navigation view, select Options > Volume.

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Drive to your destination

Drive

When you need turn-by-turn directions while driving, Drive helps you get to your destination.

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Drive.

Drive to a destination

Select Set destination and an option.

Start driving without a set destination

Select Just drive. The map follows your location.

Drive to your home

Select Drive home.

When you select Drive home for the first time, you are asked to give your home location.

Change your home location

Select Options icon > Settings > Home Location > Redefine.

Obey all local laws. Always keep your hands free to operate the vehicle while driving. Your first consideration while driving should be road safety.

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Navigation view

Navigation viewmaps-navi-view-touch.jpg

1 - Route

2 - Your location and direction

3 - Information bar (speed, distance, time)

Get traffic and safety info

Traffic info

Enhance your driving experience with real-time info about traffic events, lane assistance, and speed limit warnings.

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Drive.

Show traffic events on the map

During drive navigation, select Options icon > Traffic. The events are shown as triangles and lines.

You can set your phone to notify you when you exceed the speed limit.

Get speed limit warnings

  1. Select Options icon > Settings icon > Alerts.

  2. In the Speed limit alert status field, select On.

  3. To set by how much you can go over the speed limit before being warned, select Speed limit < 80 km/h or Speed limit > 80 km/h.

You can set Drive to avoid traffic events, such as traffic jams or roadworks in route planning and guidance. Drive checks the route regularly during navigation, updating the guidance automatically.

Avoid traffic events

Select Options icon > Settings icon > Route settings > Avoid traffic.

The availability of traffic information may vary according to the region and country.

The location of speed cameras may be shown on your route during navigation, if this feature is enabled. Some jurisdictions prohibit or regulate the use of speed camera location data. Nokia is not responsible for the accuracy, or the consequences of using speed camera location data.

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Walk to your destination

Walk

When you need directions to follow a route on foot, Maps guides you over squares, and through parks, pedestrian zones, and even shopping centres.

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Maps.

  1. Select a place and its info area at the top of the screen.

  2. Select Navigate > Walk here.

By default, the map is oriented to north.

Rotate the map to your walking direction

Select Compass icon. To rotate the map back to north, select Compass icon again.

You can also select what type of route you want walk navigation to follow.

Select the walking mode

  1. Select Options icon > Settings > Maps & Walk > Route settings.

  2. Select Preferred route > Streets or Straight line.

    Straight line is useful on off-road terrain as it shows the walking direction.

While walking, you can check the dashboard for info, such as how far you have walked and what your average speed has been.

Check the tripmeter from the dashboard

In the walk navigation view, select Options icon > Dashboard.

Reset the tripmeter

Select Options icon > Reset. To reset all counters, select Options icon > Reset all.

The trip meter may not be accurate, depending on the availability and quality of your GPS connection.

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Plan a route

Plan a route

Plan your journey, and create your route and view it on the map before setting off.

Select Menu > Maps and Map.

Create a route

  1. Tap the location of your starting point. To search for an address or place, select Search.

  2. Tap the location's information area.

  3. Select Navigate > Add to Route.

  4. To add another route point, select Add new route point and the appropriate option.

Tip: If you want to plan a route from the convenience of your computer, and copy it to your device, go to the Ovi Maps web service at www.ovi.com.

Change the order of the route points

  1. Select a route point.

  2. Select Move.

  3. Tap the place where you want to move the route point to.

Edit the location of a route point

Tap the route point, and select Edit and the appropriate option.

View the route on the map

Select Show route.

Navigate to the destination

Select Show route > Options > Start driving or Start walking.

The route settings affect the navigation guidance and the way the route is displayed on the map.

Change the settings for a route

  1. In the route planner view, open the Settings tab. To get to the route planner view from the navigation view, select Options > Route points or Route points list.

  2. Set the transportation mode to Drive or Walk. If you select Walk, one-way streets are regarded as normal streets, and walkways and routes through, for example, parks and shopping centres, can be used.

  3. Select the desired option.

Select the walking mode

Open the Settings tab, set the transportation mode to Walk, and select Preferred route > Streets or Straight line. Straight line is useful on off-road terrain as it indicates the walking direction.

Use the faster or shorter driving route

Open the Settings tab, set the transportation mode to Drive, and select Route selection > Faster route or Shorter route.

Use the optimised driving route

Open the Settings tab, set the transportation mode to Drive, and select Route selection > Optimised. The optimised driving route combines the advantages of both the shorter and the faster routes.

You can also choose to allow or avoid using, for example, motorways, toll roads, or ferries.

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