1. will_solo's Avatar
    So while with my girlfriend yesterday (who uses a BB and loves her google maps) we were trying to get directions using my Titan. Once we got the directions, we tried to go through the directions by tapping on the next step but it would always start back to the first step. Nothing would allow it to go to the next step. I tried this another time while I was at home and it did the same thing. I could not move to the next step for directions. Is there something I am doing wrong? I just find this a little irritating and I am really missing my google maps that I had on my Blackberry.
    01-03-2012 06:38 PM
  2. will_solo's Avatar
    anybody?
    01-04-2012 12:03 AM
  3. Justin.TV312's Avatar
    I'm not experiencing the issue you are describing so I don't know what to tell you. Try a soft reset.
    01-04-2012 12:09 AM
  4. cgk's Avatar
    So while with my girlfriend yesterday (who uses a BB and loves her google maps) we were trying to get directions using my Titan. Once we got the directions, we tried to go through the directions by tapping on the next step but it would always start back to the first step. Nothing would allow it to go to the next step. I tried this another time while I was at home and it did the same thing. I could not move to the next step for directions. Is there something I am doing wrong? I just find this a little irritating and I am really missing my google maps that I had on my Blackberry.

    I've had the same problems plus it's just generally very slow, we tried to use for directions in a situation last week and got totally lost. Just go into the market and download gmaps for a superior experience.
    01-04-2012 04:40 AM
  5. Justin.TV312's Avatar
    I've had the same problems plus it's just generally very slow, we tried to use for directions in a situation last week and got totally lost. Just go into the market and download gmaps for a superior experience.
    must've done something wrong yourself. Never had that happen with Bing maps
    01-04-2012 06:14 AM
  6. cgk's Avatar
    must've done something wrong yourself. Never had that happen with Bing maps
    No I did nothing wrong, it's just a slow and inferior service to gmaps.
    01-04-2012 06:24 AM
  7. Mike-Mike's Avatar
    are you talking about using the Maps built in app? Or putting an address into Bing and getting directions?

    They may be the same thing, but I'm not sure, since I never used Maps. But I have used Bing to get directions to people in my address book. I find this integrated feature to be pretty great. It's quick and easy, I've had no mistakes at this point, and it's much less of a battery hog than Telenav
    01-04-2012 06:54 AM
  8. seriousdave's Avatar
    Were you actually moving? The directions come up numbered. After you pass each number the next number becomes available for spoken directions by tapping. If you were at home, not driving past the numbers, it will default to step 1.
    If you just want to read all the steps to see the route, just scroll through the directions list manually.

    Sent from my Titan
    01-04-2012 08:31 AM
  9. enahs555's Avatar
    I think it waits to allow you to click the next one and tell you what to do, after you reach the actual current checkpoint. So no, you can not use it just sitting there!
    01-04-2012 08:33 AM
  10. wolf1891's Avatar
    Were you actually moving? The directions come up numbered. After you pass each number the next number becomes available for spoken directions by tapping. If you were at home, not driving past the numbers, it will default to step 1.
    If you just want to read all the steps to see the route, just scroll through the directions list manually.

    Sent from my Titan
    this. it's not going to advance through the steps until you actually move past those checkpoints.
    01-04-2012 09:00 AM
  11. will_solo's Avatar
    this. it's not going to advance through the steps until you actually move past those checkpoints.
    don't you think that's a little dumb? With google maps on my blackberry (i know it's a different program in it's own right) I was able to press 6 to see the next step of my directions. I know obviously to turn left on the first few street to get to the freeway, but its when I am on the freeway that I want to know what's next. Thats what I am saying, I don't want it to just give me the next directions when I get to the next point.
    01-04-2012 03:44 PM
  12. cgk's Avatar
    Plus it needs a directional arrow like gmaps has.
    01-04-2012 03:57 PM
  13. CHIP72's Avatar
    don't you think that's a little dumb? With google maps on my blackberry (i know it's a different program in it's own right) I was able to press 6 to see the next step of my directions. I know obviously to turn left on the first few street to get to the freeway, but its when I am on the freeway that I want to know what's next. Thats what I am saying, I don't want it to just give me the next directions when I get to the next point.
    With Bing Maps, you can view all directions step by step, but to get voice directions, you need to be physically moving along the route or between your origin point and destination point.

    Check the "Local Scout" tile (which should have been preloaded on your WP) and select a nearby attraction that preloads into the tile based on your location. You should see what I mean.
    01-04-2012 04:34 PM
  14. Dave Blake's Avatar
    I'm not having this issue. Using the Maps app I can just map to a location then in the written list of directions just slide the directions up to the next step and the map will move on its own to the corresponding location on the map.

    If you are still having issues there are many other mapping options like gmaps in prices ranging from free to very good GPS like options like Navegon.
    01-05-2012 05:52 AM
  15. will_solo's Avatar
    I'm not having this issue. Using the Maps app I can just map to a location then in the written list of directions just slide the directions up to the next step and the map will move on its own to the corresponding location on the map.

    If you are still having issues there are many other mapping options like gmaps in prices ranging from free to very good GPS like options like Navegon.
    I know if you slide up that I can read the directions. I just find it dumb that in order to get voice directions I have to be moving. So lets say when I am approaching a place where I need to turn and I lose signal, there is a possibilty that I will miss that turn because it wasn't able to see my location. I would like for there to be an option to be able to still hear the directions with the press of a button. Cause like I said before, I know how to get to the freeway for example. It's after that I want to know where I go. I guess Gmaps it is.
    01-05-2012 02:53 PM
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