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User guide

Sygic GPS Navigation


v3 (Mobile) 2011 Sygic, a.s. All rights reserved.

I. Getting Started .................................................................................................................... 2 Entering an Address ......................................................................................................................... 4 Turn by Turn Navigation ............................................................................................................... 9 Acquiring GPS Position .................................................................................................................10 II. Planning the Route ........................................................................................................ 11 Action menu .......................................................................................................................................11 Navigating to a Point of Interest ...............................................................................................13 Navigating to Contacts ..............................................................................................................14 Navigating Home .............................................................................................................................15 Navigating to Favourite Destinations ....................................................................................17 III. Altering the Route ........................................................................................................ 18 Route Menu ........................................................................................................................................18 Modifying the Route .......................................................................................................................21 Map Browsing Mode ......................................................................................................................25 Avoid toll roads, motorways of ferries ..................................................................................26 IV. Online features .............................................................................................................. 27 Connection ..........................................................................................................................................27 Traffic alerts .......................................................................................................................................28 Reporting speed cameras and incidents ...............................................................................29 Weather Information .....................................................................................................................31 V. Community ....................................................................................................................... 32 Friends..................................................................................................................................................32 Share your location and status ..................................................................................................33 Send messages ..................................................................................................................................34 Share position via SMS ..................................................................................................................34 VI. City guides and Travel Book ..................................................................................... 35 City Guides ..........................................................................................................................................35 Travel book ........................................................................................................................................36 VII. Settings ........................................................................................................................... 38

I. Getting Started
In Navigation Mode (A), the software tracks your position for visual reference of route and map around you. If you want to explore other locations, drag the map with your fingers to switch to Map Browsing Mode (B). To select destinations, review information about your route and alter settings, go to Menu (C). A B

C
Please note, that symbols and specify functionality available for following devices: Devices with phone functionality. Smart phones or devices with internet connection.

1 Menu Enter the Menu by tapping the arrow on the right side of the information bar. You can scroll between the menu pages by sliding a finger across the screen on smart phones, or by using the scroll bar on the right side on Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs). 2 Map Browsing Mode Drag the map with your fingers to enter the Map Browsing Mode (B). 3 Back Return to the previous screen. 4 Target Square Tap the Target Square for more actions related to the position inside. For more information see the chapter Action menu. 5 Zoom Tap (+) button to zoom-in to more detailed view, (-) button to zoom out. Alternatively you can zoom using multi-touch gestures on certain devices. 6 2D/3D view Switch between 2D a 3D view by taping on the grid between the + and symbols on the right side of the navigation screen 7 Compass Use compass at the bottom of the screen to turn around and change direction of the view. Tap on the compass to return the map to the northup position.

Entering an Address
To set your destination by entering its address select Menu > Navigate to > Address or POI After you you can enter Select City or Zip Code or enter Select Street directly. Enter the first few letters of the City/Street name to see a list of similar names. Sygic supports City-first and Street-first address entry. City-first address search

Street-first address search

The list also features explanatory icons left to the city/street name: City Capital city City center Street Street crossing Middle of street

Select the desired city/street from the list. Tap on POI to see a list of all points of interest near selected address. 5

Tap Done button and Action Menu with following options will appear: Drive to, Walk there, Travel via, Show on map, Add to favourites, Share location. For more information about Action Menu, see the chapter Action menu.

To select a different address altogether, tap the Back button. If your device can determine your current position, your route will be calculated immediately from that positon. If your current position cannot be determined, you will be offered the following options: Wait for valid position (Recommended) Your route will be calculated from your current position as soon as a valid GPS signal is available (see the chapter Acquiring GPS Position). Last valid position Your route will be calculated from your last known position (i.e. where you were just before the device lost GPS signal). Select from map Allows you to select any starting point for the route calculation. When route calculation is complete, the entire route is displayed on map.

Tap on Options to access route summary. From route summary you can: Cancel route Access Route options Avoid toll roads, Avoid highways, Avoid ferries; Avoid special area, Avoid unpaved roads, Avoid restricted area, Manage traffic incidents on route (Availability of the traffic service depends on your product configuration.) Add waypoint See list of Important places Show all instructions Optimize route Access Saved routes

To accept the route and start turn by turn navigation, tap Done. If you wish to return to planned route go to Menu > Route.

Turn by Turn Navigation


The Navigation Screen will show the map of your surrounding area with the calculated route highlighted in blue.

As you approach a junction, further directions are displayed to indicate which road to take. In addition to turn by turn directions, the Navigation Screen also provides a range of further useful information: 1 Next maneuver 2 Distance to next change of direction 3 Current road/street 4 Estimated time of arrival at destination 5 Current speed 6 Lane Assistant 7 Estimated time of arrival at 9

destination Distance to destination 8 Traffic 9 Traffic 10 Next road/street to take 11 Speed camera warning Map zoom in/out 12 Current speed limit

Acquiring GPS Position


If there is no GPS signal, the GPS signal indicator on the right side of the screen will show empty bars. This can happen under any of the following conditions: The device is in a tunnel or at a location where signals from the GPS satellites are obstructed by buildings, trees, electric cables or other objects. Device system settings or Product Settings are set incorrectly. You can check and configure GPS settings in: Menu > Settings > Hardware, and Menu > Settings > Battery management

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II. Planning the Route


Action menu
Action menu is the last step in the process of selecting any location in Sygic . A variation of action menu is available after: Pushing a red Target Square in Map Browsing Mode Making a selection from any part of Navigate to menu Selecting a contact or Friend from Community > Friends Drive to Set selected location as destination and calculate route for car navigation. Walk there Set selected location as destination work Walk mode and calculate pedestrian route. Travel via Insert a waypoint to an existing route. More actions Show on map Not available from Map Browsing Mode. Add to favourites Add selected location to the list of favorite destinations. Share location Send a message with position via e-mail, SMS or Facebook. Add POI Add selected location to the database of points of interest.

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Actions related to Contacts / Friends Call friend Dial contacts number. Send SMS Compose SMS message to a selected contact. Send Message Send message via Friend network. Remove this friend Selected friend will not be notified about his/her removal. Assign new position Set GPS position linked to your contact/friend. Profile View the friends profile from network.

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Navigating to a Point of Interest


In addition to the road network, the map also stores the details of thousands of Points of Interest (POIs) such as gas stations, restnts, hotels, tourist attractions and other facilities. To set a POI as your destination, you have multiple options: Menu > Navigate to > Address or POI will find POI near the selected address. Menu > Find > Nearby POI shows a list of POIs near your current (or last valid) position. Select a position in Map Browsing Mode and choose Nearby POI from Action Menu

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Searching POI by Name


Anytime during the search process, you can start typing the name of POI (tap to show the keyboard) to refine the results.

Searching POI by Categories


You can switch between List view (shows narrow list of POIs) and Groups view (shows POI categories and subcategories). To refine your search results, tap the icon at the bottom of the screen and type the name of the POI you are looking for. You can also enter partial names. When finished, the Action Menu pops up. For more information, see the chapter Action menu.

POI groups

POI list

Search POIby name

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Navigating to Contacts
If you want to drive to your friend or business partner, you can select their name directly from your contact list. Select Menu > Community > Friends In the list, scroll to the desired contact, or tap on the magnifying glass and enter their name. You can also enter partial names. Tap on the name of the Contact and action menu will appear. To set the address assigned to a contact as your destination, tap the Drive to, Walk there or Travel via button. For more actions, see the chapter Action menu.
NOTE: To set your destination from the contact list, the selected contact must be stored with a full address.

Navigating Home
To start using this feature, you need to set your home location first, select: Menu > Navigate to > Home

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Once your home address is stored, you can navigate home from the same dialogue. If you wish to change your Home address, tap the Set button.

Navigating to Recent Destinations


Sygic keeps track of your recent destinations, making it easy to return to a previously set location. When entering an address through Menu > Navigate to> ,Address or POI the last entered address is preselected. If you are selecting City or Street, the list of previous selections appears. They are marked with icon

You can directly go to a list of recent destination by selecting Menu >Navigate to> History and start navigation by selecting a previous destination from the list shown.

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Navigating to Favourite Destinations


To view a list of your favourite destinations, select Menu > Navigate to> Favourites You can start navigation by selecting a Favourite destination from the list shown.

Select the desired Favourite destination by tapping it and then select your next option from the Action Menu.

Defining a new Favourite destination


To add new item to the list of your Favourite destinations tap on Add then set address by choosing from following options: - My current position, - Select from map, or - Enter address.

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III. Altering the Route


Route Summary
You can access detailed information about the calculated route from the Route menu. Select Menu > Route to:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Cancel route Access Route options (see page 21) Avoid toll roads, Avoid highways, Avoid ferries; Avoid special area, Avoid unpaved roads, Avoid restricted area, Manage traffic incidents on route (Availability of the traffic service depends on your product configuration.) Add waypoint See list of Important places like waypoints, crossings and cities near the route. Show all instructions Optimize route Access Saved routes

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In the section Important places you can see a list of important junctions and places along the route. 19

To get a detailed list of all junctions and directions along the route, select Show all instructions. Tap on selected item on the list to view the junction on the map.

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Route options
To see the entire route on the map, select Route options > Show on map. To see the calculated route as if you were driving along (fly over mode) select Route options >Demonstrate. To see detailed weather forecast for seven days select Route options > Weather forecast To save the route select Route options >Save route.

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Modifying the Route


If you wish to travel through a certain place on your trip, choose from following options: use option Travel via in Action Menu. (For more information, see the chapter Action menu.) tap on Add waypoint in Route summary and set address by choosing from following options: o My current position, o Select from map, o or Enter address

To optimize a route with multiple waypoints, select Optimize route. This option is only available if the route planned contains more than two waypoints.

Route before optimization

Optimized route

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You can modify those parts of the route that are listed as Important places. Tap on selected item and a variation of following menu will appear: Show on map Delete waypoint Avoids Avoid parts of the route with special attributes like toll roads, highways, ferries, special areas, unpaved roads or restricted areas. Manage Traffic incidents Change waypoint Move waypoint up Move waypoint down Change start point (This option is available only when the selected item is the start point.) Change end point (This option is available only when the selected item is the end point.) Find nearby parking (This option is available only when the selected item is the end point.) Weather forecast (This option is available only when the selected item is the end point.)

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Map Browsing Mode


When you drag the map a red Target Square will appear. Tap into the square and the Action Menu will appear. Actions available for the selected location: Drive to, Walk there, Travel via1, Add to favourites, Share location , Add POI. For more information about available actions, see the chapter Action menu.
Note: The action menu appears only if you zoom into a part of map that is included in your product license.

This option is only present when you have already planned a route.

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Avoid toll roads, highways or ferries


To Avoid toll roads, Avoid highways, Avoid ferries, Avoid special area, Avoid unpaved roads, or Avoid restricted area, tap on the icons shown in the route summary.

If you have added some waypoints to your route, you can avoid these sections for each via point separately. If you wish to cancel the calculated route entirely, and use the navigation system only as an indicator of your current position, select Menu > Info > Route > Cancel route

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IV. Online features


The entire chapter Online features applies only to smart phones or devices with internet connectivity.

Connection
In order to use online services (e.g. real time traffic and safety camera alerts) you will need to connect your device to the internet. Select Menu > Settings > Connection

Enable Connection to go online. To connect automatically enable option Sign me in automatically.


NOTE: The cost of data transfer depends on your mobile phone tariff. Make sure you know the cost before you start using online features. The costs can be considerably higher when you are roaming abroad.

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Traffic alerts
Availability of the traffic service depends on your product configuration. Visit www.sygic.com/shop for more information about availability and pricing of traffic service in your region.

For more options, including roaming preferences, go to Menu > Settings > Connection To view real time alerts of traffic incidents along your calculated route, select Menu > Route > Traffic info The screen will show the incidents ordered by their distance from your current position. You can select which of them you want to avoid.

To select all the listed incidents, tap the Avoid all button. To select individual incidents, first tap the incident. To show its extent on the map tap on Show on map, to avoid it tap Avoid.

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Incidents selected for avoidance are marked with a solid black circle.

Reporting speed cameras and incidents


If you observe a speed camera or traffic incident on-route, tap the bottom bar of the Navigation Screen.

Select your option from the menu.

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To change the way you receive reported camera and incident information, select Menu > Settings >Notifications & Sounds> Speed cameras

Join the growing Policetraps.com community, where other users meet to make further improvements to the database. For more information, visit www.policetraps.com

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Weather Information
To check the weather information for a specific area, select Menu > Info > Weather

To switch between C/F select: Menu > Settings > Regional

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V. Community
The entire chapter Community applies only to smart phones or devices with internet connectivity.

Friends

To add friends go to Menu > Community > Friends Tap on Add. To search for your friends among the growing Sygic community tap on search and enter the name. The list of possible results will appear. Tap on chosen name and tap on Add to compose an invitation message. Tap on Send e-mail invitation to invite your friend by email. To add your Facebook friends tap on Match Facebook friends. When you receive a friend request it will be displayed in Menu > Community > Events

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Share your location and status To set your status and share it with friends go to Menu > Community > My status

Tap on Status and choose one of the options. Tap on Status message to share your mood with other friends.

To edit or add details into your profile tap on My profile.

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To change settings for sharing of your Location, Status and Status message on , Twitter and Facebook tap on Share.

Send messages
To send, view and delete messages go to Menu > Community > Messages The screen will show the most recent messages grouped by sender. To view all messages from certain person tap on the name of the sender. You can choose to Reply to a message or Remove message by taping on it. To delete all messages from this sender tap on Remove All.

Share position via SMS


This feature is not available on iPhone, Android and Maemo devices.

Sygic enables you to share your current position or any other location with others via SMS text message. To send your current position to your contacts or to receive their position, chose location the same way, as setting the destination in chapter II. Planning the Route or select a point on map using the target square. From action menu options choose Share location.

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VI. City guides and Travel Book


City Guides
To learn more about important cities go to Menu > Find > City Guides

If a city guide is available for the city you are currently in, it will be already preselected for you. If a city guide for your current location is not available you will see a list of states or cities depending on the product package. Select state to see the list of cities available. Use the search function, the magnifying glass on the bottom of the page, to look up a certain name.

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Travel book
To see traveled routes statistics and altitude profiles, go to Menu > Info > Travel book

Tap on selected log to see overall statistics

Scroll down for more actions.

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Tap on Graphs and drag the blue marker to see logs marking altitude, distance, time, speed and acceleration.

To see the log on map tap on Show on map. To add the log to favorites tap on Add to favorites.

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VII. Settings
IMPORTANT: Menu items marked with * are not available in all devices.

To change factory settings, go to Menu > Settings.

Notifications & Sounds


Enable sounds or Disable sounds Voice guidance Volume settings* - set the sound intensity separately for low driving speed and for high speeds. Advanced Set the volume of sounds as a percentage of the music volume, Set sounds for notifications Speed cameras Speed limits Railway crossings Points of interest Online friends Friend notifications Message notification Traffic notification

Map view
Set Day /Night colours, or choose automatic switching between them. Points of interest 38

Town blocks Buildings Landmarks 2D / 3D- change between 2D and 3D map view Signpost info Lane assistant Autozoom Photos see photos of places on map. Friends Traffic info

Connection
Connect or Disconnect your device from internet Change password Create New Account Account options Clear login data Sign me in automatically Ask before connecting

Route planning
Avoid toll roads - Set the preference of paid road segments: avoid them, do not avoid them, or always ask. Route computing - Set the routing 39

algorithm to Fastest, Shortest, Economic. Traffic incidents Set this preference to avoid incidents automatically.

Regional
Voice - language of voice instructions. Language - language of user interface. Keyboard layout Set kilometers/miles, format of time, temperature and GPS coordinates.

Battery management
GPS always on Switch GPS off after... X minutes. Set energy saving preferences for device On external power and On battery.

Hardware
Settings for advanced users only. Set the GPS communication port manually.

Travel book
Set laps while in walking mode to be Stopwatch triggered, Distance triggered or on automatic Lap detection. For more information, see the chapter Travel book.

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Autoclose dialog
Dialogs will be hidden automatically after specified time.

About
Information about version, device code and available application memory. Please provide this information in communication with Sygic support.

Reset to defaults
Restore default settings.

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Disclaimer
The information contained in this document is the property of Sygic a.s. and may be used only for the purposes of operating and supporting the relevant software created by Sygic a.s. Sygic a.s. reserves all rights concerning the information contained herein. This document or any part thereof may not be reproduced, distributed, or translated into other languages in any way or form except with the written approval of Sygic a.s. This document is provided to the user on an as is basis. Although maximum care was taken during preparation of this manual to provide accurate information and to avoid errors, some technical inaccuracies or editorial errors may occur, for which Sygic a.s. accepts no responsibility. In the interest of improving the content of the document, Sygic a.s. reserves the right to modify, amend or delete any part of the document at any time without prior notice.

For more information and updates, visit www.sygic.com

2011 Sygic, a.s.

All rights reserved.

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