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, Maps helps you get to your destination.

Select Menu > Maps and Drive.

Drive to a destination

Select Set destination and the appropriate option.

Drive to your home

Select Drive home.

You can start driving without a set destination. The map follows your location, and traffic information is automatically displayed, if available. To set the destination later, select Destination.

By default, the map rotates to your driving direction.

Orient the map to north

Select maps-compass.jpg. To rotate the map back to your driving direction, select maps-compass.jpg.

When you select Drive home or Walk home for the first time, you are prompted to define your home location.

Change your home location

  1. In the main view, select maps-tool-icon.jpg.

  2. Select Navigation > Home Location > Redefine.

  3. Select the appropriate option.

Change views during navigation

Swipe left to select 2D view, 3D view, Arrow view, or Route overview.

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 information

Traffic and safety

Enhance your driving experience with real-time information about traffic events, lane assistance, and speed limit warnings, if available for your country or region.

Select Menu > Maps and Drive.

View traffic events on the map

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

Update traffic information

Select Options > Traffic info > Update traffic info.

When planning a route, you can set the device to avoid traffic events, such as traffic jams or roadworks.

Avoid traffic events

In the main view, select maps-tool-icon.jpg > Navigation > Reroute due to traffic.

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 centers.

Select Menu > Maps and Walk.

Walk to a destination

Select Set destination and the appropriate option.

Walk to your home

Select Walk home.

You can start walking without a set destination.

By default, the map is oriented to north.

Rotate the map to your walking direction

Select maps-compass.jpg. To rotate the map back to north, select maps-compass.jpg.

When you select Drive home or Walk home for the first time, you are prompted to define your home location.

Change your home location

  1. In the main view, select maps-tool-icon.jpg.

  2. Select Navigation > Home Location > Redefine.

  3. Select the appropriate option.

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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 pathways and routes through, for example, parks and shopping centers, 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 optimized driving route

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

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

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