Managing Location Services on Your Android Device
Route4Me’s Android Route Planner aims to make your routing activities more flexible and enable you to easily plan, optimize and navigate complex routes on the go. For the maximum performance of your Route4Me Android app make sure that your device has a stable internet connection as well as turned on location services. Enabling the location services on your device allows you to fully benefit from such features as integrated and third-party navigation, automatic visitation and departure triggers, precise address geocoding, geofence triggered forms and alerts as well as other features that can be valuable for your business. Route4Me also understands that you and your team members may not always have 100% signal strength and provides the Android Offline Mode that enables you to perform certain routing activities even when out of signal.
Turning On the Location On Your Android Device
To turn on the location on your Android device, first, open your device’s “Settings” app. Next, go to “Security & location.” If you don’t see “Security & location,” follow the steps for older Android versions. You can also turn your device’s location on or off with Quick Settings.
From the “Security & location” screen, go to “Location” respectively.
Then, tap on the corresponding button to turn on the location on your device.
Once you turn on the location on your device, the corresponding icon appears in the status bar.
Giving Route4Me App the Permission to Use Your Location
By default, Route4Me Android app automatically prompts you to allow access to your location upon the first login or when performing the corresponding activities.
To give your Route4Me Android app the permission to use your location, first, open your device’s settings app, and then, go to the “Location” screen. On the “Location” screen, tap “Route4Me” in the “Recent location requests” or find the app in the “App-level permissions.”
From the Route4Me’s “App info” screen go to “Permissions.”
Finally, on the “App permissions” screen, tap on the corresponding button to give the Route4Me app the permission to use your location.
Adjusting the Google Location Accuracy On Your Device
You can also improve the accuracy of your location services by adjusting the corresponding settings on your Android device. To do so, first, open your device’s “Settings” app. Next, go to “Security & location.”
On the “Location” screen, tap “Advanced.” If you don’t see “Advanced” or if you see “Mode,” follow the steps for older Android versions.
Then, on the “Scanning” screen, turn on the corresponding location accuracy options.
To learn more about other location-based settings on your Android device, please visit this page.