Maps and locations

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To use the GPS function with your device, you will need to use the HERE Maps application. It provides a rich set of features such as navigation, transit options, traffic conditions and views from satellite.

  1. Open the HERE Maps app by tapping on HERE Maps 25x25 .
    here_maps
    • A screen will appear notifying you that Here maps wants to know your location. Tap Allow to provide this information to the maps application.
    If the geolocation icon does not appear at the top of your phone, go to Settings and enable Geolocation to enable it.
  2. Tap the menu button in the upper-right.
    • The menu options available will be presented to you.
  3. Tap the Route to find your current location.
    • A message appears Finding current location. When GPS has the access to your location data, the message disappears and the button in the bottom left of the map turns green.
  4. Tap the rounded green icon at the bottom left of the Here maps app to geolocate.
    • The map repositions to show your location.
    Note:If you are using GPS for the first time, you might need to go outside to get it to locate.
  5. Type in the To box to search for any location by name or address to find where you want to go while you have access to a data connection.
  1. Open the HERE Maps app by tapping on here app .
    • A screen will appear notifying you that HERE maps wants to know your location. Tap Share to allow HERE to know your location.
    here share
    If the geolocation icon geolocate does not appear at the top of your phone, go to your home screen, open the Settings app new settings and tap the button next to Geolocation to enable it. If you're using the HERE app for the first time, you might need to go outside for the app to find you.
  2. Tap the menu button in the upper-right to see options for searching for places by name, getting directions, or saving the map for later use.
    here menu
  3. As you travel, tap the round icon at the bottom left corner of the screen to refresh your current location information. This usually happens automatically, except when the GPS can't easily detect your location - when your phone is in your bag or pocket, for example.