Navigating Routes on an Android Device Using Third-Party Navigation Applications
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. Route4Me’s Android app allows you to use various third-party navigation applications for your convenience. Using third-party navigation apps enables you to expand the range of your navigation options and combine them with Route4Me’s powerful route planning and optimization features. Route4Me also provides integrated voice-guided navigation that delivers a smooth and effortless experience.
To start navigating a particular route using a third-party navigation app, first, go to “My Routes” from the main menu.
Next, open the route that you want to navigate.
To open the route, tap on it and select the corresponding option from the “Choose Action” menu.
Once you opened the route, on the “Stops” screen, tap on the steering wheel icon next to the stop from which you want to start the navigation.
Alternatively, tap on the stop from which you want to start the navigation, and then, select “Send to Navigation App” from its menu.
Finally, select the preferred navigation app from the corresponding list. Route4Me automatically shows all available navigation applications installed on your Android device. Depending on the third-party navigation apps installed on your device, the list may change respectively.
To set the selected option as the default navigation app, tap “Yes” when prompted. Once the navigation starts, proceed to navigate the corresponding route using the selected app.
Checking and Changing the Default Navigation App
To check or change your default navigation app, first, go to “Settings” from the main menu.
Next, scroll down to the “Default Navigation App” section and tap on the app icon in this section.
Finally, select the preferred navigation application from the corresponding list. Depending on the third-party navigation apps installed on your Android device, the list may change respectively.
Troubleshooting Navigation Issues
If you encounter any issues while using third-party navigation apps, you may need to clear the accumulated navigation data and relaunch the app. To do so, first, go to “Settings” from the main menu.
Then, scroll down to the “Voice-Guided Navigation” section and tap on the “Clear Navigation Data” button respectively.