Learn how to navigate by car.
Drive to your destinationDrive
When you need turn-by-turn directions while driving, Drive helps you get to your destination.
|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 > 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.
Change the voice guidance language for drivingDrive voice guidance language
Voice guidance helps you find your way to a destination, leaving you free to enjoy the journey.
Select > Settings > Voice guidance and a language.
Voice guidance may not be available for your language.
|Switch voice guidance off|
Select > Settings > Voice guidance > None.
Change the look of the Drive viewChange the Drive view
Would you like to see a more realistic 3D map, or are you using Drive at night, when it's dark? With the different map modes, you can see the info you need clearly at all times.
|View the map in 3D|
Select > . To go back to 2D mode, select the icon again.
To see the map clearly also when it is dark, you can activate night mode.
|Activate night mode|
Select > > Colors > Night mode.
By default, the map rotates to your driving direction.
|Orient the map to north|
Select . To rotate the map back to your driving direction, select again.
Select your preferred routeSelect preferred route
Drive can choose the route that best suits your needs and preferences.
Select > > Route settings.
Select Route selection > Faster route or Shorter route.
To combine the advantages of both the shorter and the faster routes, select Route selection > Optimized.
You can also choose to allow or avoid using, for example, highways, toll roads, or ferries.
Get traffic and safety infoTraffic info
Enhance your driving experience with real-time info about traffic events, lane assistance, and speed limit warnings.
|Show traffic events on the map|
During drive navigation, select > 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
Select > > Alerts.
In the Speed limit alert status field, select On.
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 > > 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.
Plan a routePlan a route
Plan your route in advance before your vacation trip, and add the attractions you want to visit as route points.
Browse to your starting point on the map, or to search for an address or place, select .
Select and hold the place, then select Add to route.
To add another route point, select Add new route point.
Tip: Would you rather use your computer to plan a route? Go to the Nokia Maps web service at maps.nokia.com, plan a route, then copy the route to your phone.
|Select walk or drive navigation|
Switch Transport mode to Walk or Drive. If you select Walk, one-way streets are regarded as normal streets, and walkways and routes through, for example, parks and shopping centers, can be used.
|Change the order or location of the route points|
Select a route point and Move or Edit.
You can choose to use a shorter or faster route, or allow or avoid using, for example, highways, toll roads, or ferries.
|Select your preferred route|
Open the Settings tab, then select the options you want.
The settings are shown either for Walk or Drive mode, depending on the transport mode selected on the Route tab.
|View the route on the map|
|Save the route|
Select > Save route.
To view your saved route, in the Maps main view, select > > Routes.
|Navigate to the destination|
Select > , then select Start driving or Start walking.