Sony Xperia Arc

Sony Xperia Arc

Use GPS navigation in Google Maps - Sony Xperia Arc

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Google Maps is a GPS application you can use to navigate from one location to another. You can change between list view and street view and you can use Google Maps to find companies. You can use Google Maps using an application on your phone. Follow these instructions to use GPS navigation in Google Maps.
You need to set up your phone for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for internet.

GPS also needs to be turned on. Click here for information on how to turn on GPS.

If you don't want to use the Google Maps application, you can use your phone's browser: open the browser and connect to http://maps.google.com.

Please note that when you use Google Maps, data charges will apply. Check your price plan for applicable charges.

Step 1 of 12

Find "Navigation"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 12

Find "Navigation"

Press Navigation.

Step 3 of 12

Plan route and start navigation

Press one of the following search options:
Speak Destination, go to 2a.

Step 4 of 12

Plan route and start navigation

Type Destination, go to 2b.

Step 5 of 12

Plan route and start navigation

Contacts, go to 2c.

Step 6 of 12

Plan route and start navigation

Starred Places, go to 2d.

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Step 7 of 12

2a - "Speak Destination"

Say the required destination.

Step 8 of 12

2b - "Type Destination"

Key in the required destination.
Results matching what you key in are displayed.
Press the required destination.

You can also key in points of interest and contacts from the phone book.
Step 9 of 12

2c - "Contacts"

Contacts with addresses are displayed.
Press the required contact.

Step 10 of 12

2d - "Starred Places"

Your favourite locations are displayed.
Press the required destination.

You need to save a favourite location before you can select Starred Places. Click here for information on how to save a favourite location.
Step 11 of 12

Use GPS navigation

The navigation window with information about your route is displayed.
The next turn and the next route detail are displayed at the top of the display.

Step 12 of 12

Use GPS navigation

The travel time and your current location are displayed at the bottom of the display.
Follow the verbal instructions or the instructions on the display to go to the selected destination.

1. Find "Navigation"

Press the menu icon.
Press Navigation.

2. Plan route and start navigation

Press one of the following search options:
Speak Destination, go to 2a.
Type Destination, go to 2b.
Contacts, go to 2c.
Starred Places, go to 2d.

3. 2a - "Speak Destination"

Say the required destination.
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4. 2b - "Type Destination"

Key in the required destination.
Results matching what you key in are displayed.
Press the required destination.
You can also key in points of interest and contacts from the phone book.

5. 2c - "Contacts"

Contacts with addresses are displayed.
Press the required contact.

6. 2d - "Starred Places"

Your favourite locations are displayed.
Press the required destination.
You need to save a favourite location before you can select Starred Places. Click here for information on how to save a favourite location.

7. Use GPS navigation

The navigation window with information about your route is displayed.
The next turn and the next route detail are displayed at the top of the display.
The travel time and your current location are displayed at the bottom of the display.
Follow the verbal instructions or the instructions on the display to go to the selected destination.