1. anon(73368)'s Avatar
    Thank you. As for unchecking the sharing of your information, I can't see that affecting your sound, but hey, you never know. Anyway, Maybe it'll iron itself out. Heck, try a mere reboot of your device.
    I'm gonna reboot my device but just to be clear as soon as you hit the start button instant voice navigation?
    12-13-2012 04:30 PM
  2. ThePinkChameleon's Avatar
    guys, i am driving right now and the street names ARE being said
    great glad it's working for you👍

    i don't know they were not this morning, i'm an *****.
    you said it not me!! LOL
    (Sorry had to bust your chops on that one!)

    NO dinner plans anytime soon 'D and Pink!
    Oh well....another time!






    Pink-a-licious 4S doin' the TapAtalk!!
    12-13-2012 04:33 PM
  3. ThePinkChameleon's Avatar
    I'm gonna reboot my device but just to be clear as soon as you hit the start button instant voice navigation?
    Yes it should. That's when it started the voice speaking for me.


    Pink-a-licious 4S doin' the TapAtalk!!
    12-13-2012 04:35 PM
  4. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I'm gonna reboot my device but just to be clear as soon as you hit the start button instant voice navigation?
    Yes. Voice guided directions are immediately heard.
    12-13-2012 04:36 PM
  5. farb12's Avatar
    Street view, traffic, and all of the POS are definitely a plus on Google maps but I prefer the Apple maps graphics and lock screen navigation. Hell, the few times Ive used Apple maps it has worked perfectly. I will definitely use Google maps as a backup if needed.
    12-13-2012 05:01 PM
  6. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    No spoken street names for turn by turn? Boooo!
    I like that Siri tries to pronounce street names. She's pretty good with it although there are definitely street names with non standard pronunciation that she gets wrong. But then again if you weren't a local you'd get it wrong too.
    12-13-2012 05:26 PM
  7. kch50428's Avatar
    I like that Siri tries to pronounce street names. She's pretty good with it although there are definitely street names with non standard pronunciation that she gets wrong. But then again if you weren't a local you'd get it wrong too.
    Using the Aussie Karen voice on my Garmin Nuvi, I've encountered several humorous errors in pronunciations and interpretations in text to speech - one for a road called "George M. Mills Civic Parkway" came out "Goerge the 1000th Mills"...
    12-13-2012 05:35 PM
  8. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    When i chekced out the app this morning on the "test directions" i put in, once the navigation screen came up i tapped on "start" in the lower right hand corner and the woman started to speak the direction i need to go in. Now, just seeing your post, i just put in another addy and again, after tapping "start" it started to speak my direction to go in.

    I dwld'd the app and didn't change any settings.
    Yes I did exactly the same thing including going home tonight from work and it gave me spoken navigation right to my front door and it matched perfectly with my built in Nav. system I have in my Honda Accord.
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    12-13-2012 06:43 PM
  9. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Not that I'm currently aware of unless the option is available once you sign in to your Google account in which I haven't tried that yet.
    You have to sign in to put in your work or home address and to use other features.
    12-13-2012 06:48 PM
  10. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    the issue is there is no SPEAKING of street names... just "turn left, turn right"

    you have used the native app (turn by turn) right?
    Sorry Blink but as others have said... Street names are spoken.

    Sorry my friend
    12-13-2012 06:49 PM
  11. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Thus far, I've found that the voice guided directions were on par with my other navigation apps.
    With my other 2 also on the phone including the definitive built in Nav. unit I have in my car as I previously mentioned. It was spot on coming home from work tonight right to my front door. Sorry to have repeated this.
    12-13-2012 06:53 PM
  12. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    With my other 2 also on the phone including the definitive built in Nav. unit I have in my car as I previously mentioned. It was spot on coming home from work tonight right to my front door. Sorry to have repeated this.
    No problem, Jags. Your comments are appreciated, my friend.
    Jaguarr40 likes this.
    12-13-2012 06:55 PM
  13. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    odd. i had it take me to work this morning and it just said "left or right", NO street names, and would say it almost too often

    i will try it again on the way home and if the problem persists then i will show up at both of your homes for a free dinner?!
    Make it my house then also Blink. You now my friend of all people might want to reinstall it and see if it works then...lol
    12-13-2012 06:56 PM
  14. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    D, tewest & Keith - Thanks for the street name spoken confirmation. I knew I wasn't loosing my mind LOL.

    BLiNK, LMK when your showing up for dinner - porter house will be on the menu LOL



    Pink-a-licious 4S doin' the TapAtalk!!
    I wanna come too but I don't eat meat.... Bummer. Just chicken, Turkey and Fish... Mostly vegatarian... I always lose out...
    12-13-2012 06:59 PM
  15. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    When you have a route started, in the bar at the bottom, hit the '3 stacked dots' on the right end of the bar, and see if the voice guidance is muted or not... select "unmute..." if you see that as a choice when you hit the dots.
    I don't remember seeing that option but will have to go back and look again...hmmmm
    12-13-2012 07:01 PM
  16. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    One last comment and then I have spoken enough tonight.... First Oh Great Another Map War and with the one app everyone wanted until Apple "Fixed" theirs...geez and also I see no mute option in the settings and like Blink finally said street names are spoken as he found out....Better late then never right my friends?

    Well I actually found a college FB game to watch so....Adios All.
    12-13-2012 07:12 PM
  17. kch50428's Avatar
    ...I see no mute option in the settings..
    You can't even get to it until you actually tell the thing to start a route to a selected destination...
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    12-13-2012 07:15 PM
  18. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    One last comment and then I have spoken enough tonight.... First Oh Great Another Map War and with the one app everyone wanted until Apple "Fixed" theirs...geez and also I see no mute option in the settings and like Blink finally said street names are spoken as he found out....Better late then never right my friends?

    Well I actually found a college FB game to watch so....Adios All.
    College Football? What game?
    12-13-2012 07:28 PM
  19. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    You can't even get to it until you actually tell the thing to start a route to a selected destination...
    Thank you for the clarification Keith. I had not started a route before looking for a mute function but will check tomorrow on the way to work.
    12-13-2012 07:58 PM
  20. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    College Football? What game?
    'D I got your attention. Went to watch a game on one of my upper channels and it turned out there was no game after all. I suppose I just have to stay here and keep posting to stay ahead of you geniuses.

    PS 'D Bengals-Eagles on Thursday night football on the NFL network. 10-0 Bengals.
    12-13-2012 08:00 PM
  21. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    'D I got your attention. Went to watch a game on one of my upper channels and it turned out there was no game after all. I suppose I just have to stay here and keep posting to stay ahead of you geniuses.

    PS 'D Bengals-Eagles on Thursday night football on the NFL network. 10-0 Bengals.
    Oh okay. I know that there are a couple of high school football championship games on tomorrow afternoon and a couple of college games tomorrow night..One being Georgia Southern vs North Dakota State on ESPN2 at 8 P.M.. The first of the bowl games start Saturday.
    12-13-2012 08:11 PM
  22. Junius8's Avatar
    Thanks for this finally google maps for iPhone
    12-13-2012 08:20 PM
  23. Guacho's Avatar
    I overall like it a lot, not bad at all for their first release, a few points :

    There is no way to save locations or bookmarks unless you sign in with your google account.
    No way to edit saved locations or change their names, this could be a problem if you have a lot of places saved since all you see is addresses ( unless you save a place google recognizes, like a restaurant or mall, etc ).
    There should be a way to lock the map in the " north up " position, it's really sensitive when zooming in and i keep rotating it.
    No access to " recents" places or routes, if you looked for something an hour ago it will be gone when you move on, unless you save it.
    12-13-2012 08:46 PM
  24. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Oh okay. I know that there are a couple of high school football championship games on tomorrow afternoon and a couple of college games tomorrow night..One being Georgia Southern vs North Dakota State on ESPN2 at 8 P.M.. The first of the bowl games start Saturday.
    YEP and I will be watching the college games when I get home from work about 4:30pm EST. so I know YOU and where you will be buddy ....
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    12-13-2012 08:56 PM
  25. BLiNK's Avatar
    Thanks for this finally google maps for iPhone
    you're welcome. i PM'd you my PayPal address for donation
    Les74 likes this.
    12-13-2012 09:19 PM
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