Android App Settings – Maps, Location, Data, Usage, Privacy, Permissions, Battery, and Additional Features

Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app provides seamless continuity throughout the entire multi-stop route planning, optimization, navigation, and completion process. In this guide, you can learn about Route4Me’s Route Optimization app settings. Specifically, app language, distance units, privacy and security, data and battery usage, and additional app features.

Route4Me Android Route Planner app settings for route maps, language and distance units, security and privacy, data usage, and more.

NOTE: Depending on your account settings, you can have a different set of features available on your Route4Me Android Route Optimization app. To enable specific features for your account, please contact Route4Me’s Support Team. Additionally, you can learn more about the difference between Route4Me’s Mobile and Marketplace subscriptions and the features they support.

 

 

Distance Units (Miles and Kilometers) on Android Route Planner App

To adjust the Distance Units settings on your Route4Me Android Route Optimization app, go to “Settings” in the app’s navigation menu. Next, scroll to the “Distance Units” section, where you can select Miles or Kilometers app distance units. Accordingly, the app will automatically apply the settings and show all route distance-related metrics in the respective units.

Distance units settings for miles and kilometers on Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.

 

Maps Settings – Sattelite, Hybrid, and Terrain Maps

To adjust the Maps settings on your Route4Me Android Route Optimization app, go to “Settings” in the app’s navigation menu. Next, scroll to the “Map Type” section, where you can select the preferred map type. Specifically, you can select the following types of route maps: Normal, Satellite, Hybrid, and Terrain.

Route4Me Android Route Planner app maps settings: satellite maps, hybrid maps, terrain maps, and other route maps.

 

Accordingly, the app will automatically use the selected map type when opening routes on the map. To open a route on the map, go to “Routes” in the app’s navigation menu and then open the preferred route. Next, tap the map icon at the top of the opened route to open the route on the map.

Satellite maps, hybrid maps, terrain maps, and other route map settings on Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.

 

Language Settings on Route4Me’s Android Route Planning App

For your convenience, Route4Me’s Android Route Planning app automatically uses the same language as the language set on your Android device. To change the language on your Android device, search for “Language” in your settings app and then go to the “Languages” screen. Additionally, learn more about the languages supported by Route4Me’s Android app and changing the app language on your Android device.

Language settings on Route4Me's Android Route Planner app are automatically set based on the device language.

 

Data Access Permissions – Privacy and Security Settings

Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app supports various features that can require specific permissions on your device. For example, to take photos and attach them to route stops, the app requires camera and media files access. Equally important, you can easily adjust your Route4Me app permissions at any time. First, search for “Route4Me” in your device’s settings and then select the Route4Me app. Next, go to “Permissions” where you can adjust Route4Me’s permissions on your device. Additionally, learn more about managing app permissions on your Android device and Route4Me’s Terms of Service.

Privacy and permission settings for media, camera, and files for Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.

 

Location Services Settings on Android Route Planner App

Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app requires your location for various route planning and navigation features. For example, you can use your current location as a route stop, navigate to route stops from your current location, etc. You can easily adjust your Route4Me app location services settings at any time. First, search for “Route4Me” in your device’s settings and then select the Route4Me app. Next, go to “Permissions” and then select “Location Permissions“. Additionally, learn more about managing the app’s location permissions and Route4Me’s Terms of Service.

Location services settings for Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.

 

Data Usage, Cellular and WiFi on Android Route Planner App

Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app requires an internet connection for loading routes, navigating routes, synchronizing data with the servers, etc. Accordingly, the app can be connected to the internet via cellular data and WiFi. For your convenience, you can easily check and manage the app’s cellular and internet data usage. First, search for “Route4Me” in your device’s settings and then select the Route4Me app. Next, go to “Mobile data & WiFi” where you can check how much data the app is using. Below, you can find Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app’s average data usage metrics.

Mobile data and Wi-Fi settings for Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.

Usage TypeDescriptionDaily Average Data Usage Monthly Average Data Usage 
Location Traffic Consumption (LTC)The traffic utilized by the app to determine the location of the driver.4.8 MB 96 MB
Typical User Operations Consumption (TUOC)Opening the app, loading routes, optimizing and re-optimizing routes, opening routes on the map, adding notes, adding stop statuses, and performing other routine routing operations.8.712 MB174.24 MB
Total Average Data UsageThe total amount of used data.13.512 MB270.24 MB

 

Battery Usage and Battery Saver Mode on Android Route Planner App

For your convenience, you can easily check and manage the app’s battery usage. First, search for “Route4Me” in your device’s settings and then select the Route4Me app. Next, go to advanced settings and then select “Battery” from the menu. On the “Battery usage” screen, you can check how much battery the app is using actively and in the background.

Furthermore, when your device switches to the Battery Saver Mode, Route4Me’s app automatically switches to the battery saver mode with your device. Additionally, learn more about the battery usage settings and battery saver mode on your Android device. Below, you can find Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app’s average battery usage metrics.

Battery usage settings for Route4Me's Android Route Planner app.

Usage ScenarioPerformed ActionsActual Traveled Time Actual Traveled Distance Average Battery Consumption
Typical User Operations Consumption + LTCOpening the app, loading routes, optimizing and re-optimizing routes, opening routes on the map, adding notes, adding stop statuses, and performing other routine routing operations while the location services, Wi-Fi, and cellular data are enabled.30 min.7 mi8%
Route4Me In-App NavigationUsing Route4Me’s In-App Navigation with the enabled location services, Wi-Fi, and cellular data.30 min7 mi12%
External Navigation Using third-party navigation apps (i.e., Google Maps, Waze, etc.) in combination with Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app with enabled location services, Wi-Fi, and cellular data.30 min7 mi14%

 

Sign-In Settings – Google Single Sign-On and Microsoft SSO

For your convenience, Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app supports various types of fast, convenient, and secure Single Sign-Ons (SSO). Specifically, you can use Google SSO and Microsoft SSO to register and sign into your Route4Me account. Equally important, if you can’t sign in using your Google or Microsoft password, Route4Me can’t reset your Google or Microsoft account password. Accordingly, you can reset your Google or Microsoft account password only on their respective websites. Additionally, learn how to reset Google account password and how to reset Microsoft account password.

Google SSO and Microsoft SSO sign-in on Route4Me's Android Route Planning app.

 

Invite Others via Email to Route4Me Using Android Route Planner App

You can invite other team members to join Route4Me. To do so, open the app’s navigation menu and then tap the “Invite Others” button. Next, add one or multiple emails and then send the invitations. Accordingly, invitees will receive a registration email that they can use to register for a Route4Me account.

Invite team members and users via email to join Route4Me using the Android Route Optimization app.

 

Share App via Android Route Planner App Google Play URL

Additionally, you can easily share the Route4Me Route Planner app via messengers, email, and other channels. First, tap the three dots menu icon in the top right corner of any screen. Next, select “Share App” from the menu. After that, you can select the preferred option for sharing the Route4Me app. Specifically, you can share the URL to Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app on Google Play, where the recipient can download and install the app.

Share Route4Me's Android Route Planner app Google Play download link via messengers, email, and other apps.

 

Rate Route4Me’s Android Route Planner App in Google Play

We appreciate your feedback about our software and apps and draw inspiration from it to improve your routing efficiency and user experience. If you want to leave your feedback about Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app, tap the three dots menu icon in the top right corner on any screen. Next, select “Rate Route4Me” from the menu and then provide your rating. After that, the app will automatically open Route4Me’s page on Google Play, where you can leave your rating and detailed feedback.

Rate Route4Me's Android Route Planner app and leave a review about the app on Google Play.

 

Update Route4Me’s Android Route Planner App on Google Play

We are continuously updating our Mobile Route Planning Apps based on the latest last-mile routing trends, route planning and address mapping technologies, and valuable feedback from our users. If you don’t have automated app updates enabled, you can update the app manually. First, open Route4Me’s Android Route Planner app page on Google Play.

In the “What’s new” section, you can check the enhancements and improvements included in the latest app version. To update the app, tap the “Update” button. Once the app is updated, the “Update” button will change to the “Open” button. To enable auto-updates for the app, tap the three dots menu icon in the top right corner of the screen and check the “Enable Auto Update” box. Additionally, learn more about updating the Play Store and apps on Android.

Update Route4Me's Android Route Planner app on a smartphone, tablet, or another Android device using the Google Play store.

 

Get Help on Route4Me’s Android Route Planner App

For your convenience, you can get help when using Route4Me’s Android Route Planner right in the app. To do so, go to “Help” in the app’s navigation menu and then select the preferred help type. Below, you can learn more about each help type. Equally important, depending on your account settings, you can have different help types available. Additionally, learn more about the difference between Route4Me’s Mobile and Marketplace subscriptions and the features they support.

Get help on Route4Me's Android Route Planner app via live chat, email, or phone, or find answers in the knowledge base.

Help TypeDescription
Find an AnswerSearch for answers on Route4Me’s Knowledge Base or Support Portal. Specifically, you can check Route4Me’s Mobile Route Planning Apps Knowledge Base section.
Live ChatCommunicate with a Route4Me Routing Expert in real-time using Live Chat.
Call UsShow Route4Me’s Support Team phone number that you can call to get help.
Send EmailSend an email to Route4Me’s Support Team, and we’ll respond as soon as we can. 

 

 

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