Utility Belt (Layers, Traffic, and Go To)

Save and Go To favorites

Get directions to your favorite spots quickly by adding them to your Favorite Locations.

To view and add an address to your Favorites, please follow the directions below:

  1. From the apps home screen tap Find Places
  2. Search your destination and choose it
  3. Once the destination appears, tap Favorite (a heart) on the left side of the screen
  4. Select Favorite
  5. And if your destination isn't already a named business, name your location and tap Save

You can now find it under the Favorites tab when looking for directions.

How to view traffic conditions

Have a time constraint and want to know the traffic conditions from Point A to Point B? Navigate around slow-downs with our Traffic feature.

  1. From the app's home screen, tap the Traffic button at the bottom center of the screen.
  2. Enable any traffic feature by simply swiping the button right (causing the bar to turn green), or by clicking Turn On All Traffic Data at the bottom of the list.

The severity of the traffic slow downs are color coded; Yellow = Light traffic; Red = Heavy traffic.

If you would like to disable any of the Traffic features, you can swipe left on any of the buttons (causing the bar to return to white), or click Turn Off All Traffic Data at the bottom of the list.

How to use the layers feature

The Layers feature offers you a great way to scout local businesses and point of interests around you at any time!

  1. From the app's home screen, tap the Layers icon at the bottom left of your screen or navigate to the Find Places screen.
  2. Tap the layer you want to activate, and it will populate the map with those locations
  3. To de-select your layer, simply tap it again.

If you prefer to see the locations in a list, simply tap the list button at the bottom left of the screen. Then to get directions, click on a location and click Get Directions.

You can also create your own layer by scrolling all the way right on your layers bar and tapping “More.” Feel free to rearrange the order by tapping on Manage. To rearrange the layers, tap the reorder icon (three horizontal lines) on the right side of your layer and drag and drop either up or down to change the order.    

To Remove a Layer:

  1. Tap the Layers icon at the bottom left of the screen or navigate to the Find Places screen.
  2. Scroll all the way right to Manage.
  3. Tap the red minus sign.
  4. Tap Delete.
Please note: You can only remove layers that you have added.
How to enable satellite view

The world we're navigating isn't made of boxes and colored lines so why should your map view be? Bring your route to life by enabling satellite view.

To enable satellite view:

  1. Tap the Layers button at the bottom left of the screen or navigate to the Find Places screen
  2. Scroll right and tap the Satellite layer

And if you'd like to disable satellite view simply re-tap the layer.

Save and Go To home and work addresses

To make routing easier you can save your home and work addresses!

To add your home or work address:

  1. Tap the Go To icon at the bottom right of the main map screen
  2. Tap Add Home Address or Add Work Address
  3. Enter location
  4. It will automatically save
Tips and Tricks: To edit a home or work address you must delete and re-add the location. You can do this by searching for the address you want to delete, tapping the Favorites icon on the left side, and selecting Remove.
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