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Mio 136 User’s Manual
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US/Canada Version R01 Jan. 2005 Trademarks All brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Note The information in this manual is subject to change without notice.
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Table of Contents Before You Begin.................................................................................v Part I. Basic Operations..................................................................... 1 1 Getting Started..............................................................................3 1.1 Setting the ON/OFF Switch...............................................................3 1.2 Connecting to AC Power and Charging the Battery..........................4 1.3 Using Your Device in a Vehicle......................................................... 5 Using the Car Holder........................................................................ 5 Connecting the Car Charger............................................................. 6 1.4 Understanding Hardware Features................................................... 7 Front Components............................................................................ 7 Back Components.............................................................................8 Left-Side Components...................................................................... 8 Right-Side Components.................................................................... 9 Top Components............................................................................. 10 Bottom Components....................................................................... 10 2 Basic Skills..................................................................................11 2.1 Turning On and Off Your Device......................................................11 2.2 Operating Your Device.................................................................... 12 Using Hardware Buttons................................................................. 12 Using the Navigation Pad............................................................... 12 Using the Volume Control............................................................... 13 Stylus Pen.......................................................................................13 3 System Settings..........................................................................15 3.1 Using System Settings.................................................................... 15 i
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3.2 Brightness....................................................................................... 16 Adjusting the Brightness................................................................. 17 Setting the Sleep Time.................................................................... 17 3.3 Calibration.......................................................................................18 3.4 Power Status.................................................................................. 19 3.5 Date/Time....................................................................................... 20 3.6 Exit.................................................................................................. 21 Part II. GPS Navigation..................................................................... 23 4 Navigation Basics.......................................................................25 4.1 Before You Start.............................................................................. 25 Inserting the MMC Card.................................................................. 25 Checking the Map Data.................................................................. 26 Maps of North America................................................................... 26 4.2 Starting GPS Navigation Software.................................................. 27 Introducing Map Screen.................................................................. 28 Zooming the Map............................................................................ 28 Four Steps to Navigate................................................................... 29 Quitting Mio Map Navigation........................................................... 30 4.3 Selecting a Destination................................................................... 30 Using Address.................................................................................30 Using Point of Interest (POI)........................................................... 34 Using Favorites............................................................................... 36 Using History...................................................................................38 Using Map Cursor........................................................................... 39 4.4 Navigational Aids............................................................................ 40 Calculating a Route.........................................................................40 Recalculating the Route.................................................................. 41 4.5 Show Route.................................................................................... 41 4.6 Cancel Route.................................................................................. 42 5 More Navigation Features..........................................................43 5.1 Avoid Roads....................................................................................43 Creating a List of Roads to Avoid....................................................43 Selecting the Roads to Avoid.......................................................... 46 5.2 Favorites and Auto Alerts................................................................ 47 Creating Favorites...........................................................................47 Configuring Auto Alert Category......................................................49 Managing Favorites........................................................................ 50 5.3 History.............................................................................................51 5.4 Trip Planner.................................................................................... 52 Part 1. Select Planner Mode........................................................... 52 ii
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Part 2. Manually Select the Origin...................................................53 Part 3. Set Waypoints..................................................................... 53 Part 4. Calculate the Route............................................................. 56 5.5 Recording a Journey....................................................................... 57 Playing a Recording........................................................................ 58 Deleting a Recording...................................................................... 59 6 Changing Map Views..................................................................61 6.1 Types of View..................................................................................61 2D View...........................................................................................61 3D View...........................................................................................62 6.2 View the Route................................................................................62 Turn by Turn....................................................................................62 Driving Direction..............................................................................63 6.3 Day/Night Color Skin.......................................................................64 Day Color Skin................................................................................ 64 Night Color Skin.............................................................................. 64 7 Options, Settings, and Preferences .........................................65 7.1 General Settings............................................................................. 65 7.2 Map Settings................................................................................... 66 7.3 Route Settings................................................................................ 67 7.4 Alert Settings.................................................................................. 68 7.5 GPS Status..................................................................................... 69 8 Using Mio Map Wizard................................................................71 8.1 Installing Map(s)..............................................................................71 8.2 Removing Map(s)............................................................................73 Part III. More Tools........................................................................... 75 9 Using MP3 Player....................................................................... 77 9.1 Starting and Exiting MP3 Player..................................................... 77 9.2 Preparing MP3 Files for Your Device.............................................. 78 9.3 Playing MP3 Files........................................................................... 78 MP3 Playback Control.................................................................... 79 9.4 Using Play List................................................................................ 80 9.5 Equalizer......................................................................................... 82 10 Using Application CD................................................................. 83 10.1 Using Application CD...................................................................... 83 10.2 Installing ActiveSync....................................................................... 84 iii
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Part IV. References............................................................................87 11 Troubleshooting and Maintenance............................................89 11.1 Resetting Your System....................................................................89 11.2 Troubleshooting.............................................................................. 90 Power Problems..............................................................................90 Screen Problems............................................................................ 90 Connection Problems......................................................................91 GPS Problems................................................................................ 92 11.2 Maintaining Your Device................................................................. 92 A Regulatory Information............................................................. 95 A.1 Regulations Statements.................................................................. 95 Class B Regulations........................................................................95 European Notice............................................................................. 96 A.2 Safety Precautions.......................................................................... 97 About Charging............................................................................... 97 About the AC Adapter..................................................................... 97 About the Battery............................................................................ 97 iv
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Before You Begin Precautions and Notices  For your own safety, do not operate the controls of the product while driving.  Use this product prudently. The product is intended to be used only as a navigation aid. It is not for precise measurement of direction, distance, location or topography.  The calculated route is for reference only. It is the user’s responsibility to follow the traffic signs and local regulations along the roads.  When you get off the car, do not leave your device on the dashboard that is subject to direct sunlight. The overheating of the battery can cause malfunction and/or danger.  GPS is operated by the United States government, which is solely responsible for the performance of GPS. Any change to the GPS system can affect the accuracy of all GPS equipments.  GPS satellite signals cannot pass through solid materials (except glass). When you are inside a tunnel or building, GPS positioning is not available.  A minimum of 4 GPS satellite signals is needed to determine current GPS position. Signal reception can be affected by situations such as bad weather or dense overhead obstacles (e.g. trees and tall buildings).  The wireless devices might interfere the reception of satellite signals and cause the reception of the signal to be unstable. For better signal reception, it is recommended that you use a car antenna (option). v
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 A car holder is needed when using the device in a car. It is recommended that you place the device in an appropriate place, so as not to obstruct the driver’s view, or deployment of airbags. Overview GPS Navigation Features  Electronic maps with roads, freeways, highways, railways, rivers, lakes, points of interest, etc.  GPS positioning  Optimal route calculation and trip plan  Friendly and efficient navigation with turn-by-turn, voice, and visual guidance  Various ways for searching a location on the map  Using a known address  Using a POI (point of interest)  Using Favorites (personal stored locations)  Using History (previous destinations)  Recording and playback of journeys vi Do not mount where the driver’s field of vision is blocked. Do not place unsecured on the dashboard. Do not mount in front of airbag panels. Do not mount in front of an airbag field of deployment.
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 Viewing modes for different needs and situations:  2D or 3D  Daytime or nighttime view  Turn-by-turn view of the route  Driving direction of the route Other Features  MP3 Player: playing MP3 music. About this Manual This manual is divided into four major parts:  Part I “Basic Operations” (Chapters 1 to 3) tells you how to get your device running and customize system settings.  Part II “GPS Navigation” (Chapters 4 to 8) tells you how to use the GSP navigation functions.  Part III “More Tools” (Chapters 9 and 10) introduces MP3 Player and data transfer tools.  Part IV “References” (Chapter 10 and Appendix A) gives guidelines on troubleshooting and maintenance and provides the regulatory information. vii
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5 8.3    Part I. Basic Operations Part I guides you through the process of getting your device running, familiarizes you with the external components, and tells you how to customize system settings. 1
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1 Getting Started This chapter tells you step by step how to perform the initial startup and introduces you to the external components of your device. 1.1 Setting the ON/OFF Switch The ON/OFF switch should be set to the ON position for normal operation. Pull out the stylus pen and use it to slide the ON/OFF switch to the ON (left) position. CAUTION: Always leave the ON/OFF switch in the ON position for normal operation. 3
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1.2 Connecting to AC Power and Charging the Battery Fully charge the battery before using your device for the first time. 1. Slide and click the connector converter onto the AC adapter. 2. Connect the adapter cable to the bottom of your device. 3. Plug the AC adapter into a wall outlet. The charge indicator glows amber when charging is in progress. Do not disconnect your device from AC power until the battery is fully charged, when the charge indicator turns green. This will take a couple of hours. 4 Charge Indicator Converter
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1.3 Using Your Device in a Vehicle A car holder and a car charger are supplied with your device. Using the Car Holder CAUTION:  Select an appropriate location for the car holder. Never place the holder where the driver’s field of vision is blocked.  If the car’s windshield is tinted with a reflective coating, an external antenna (optional) may be needed to route the antenna to the top of the car through a window. When closing the car window, be careful not to pinch the antenna cable. (Cars with an anti- jam window design may automatically leave adequate space as needed.) The car holder consists of a bracket and a dashboard stand. Use the car holder to mount your device in a vehicle. 5 Attach the bracket to the stand. The type of the stand may vary. Follow the instructions supplied with the stand to mount it in a vehicle. Rotate the GPS antenna to the horizontal position, parallel to the ground. Carefully fit the device in the bracket, where it will snap into place.
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 Connecting the Car Charger The car charger supplies power to your device when you are using the device in a car. CAUTION: To protect your device against sudden surges in current, connect the car charger only after the car engine has been started. 1. Connect one end of the car charger to the power connector of your device. 2. Connect the other end to the cigarette lighter in the car to power and charge your device. 6 To Cigarette Lighter
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1.4 Understanding Hardware Features NOTE: Depending upon the specific model purchased, the color of your device may not exactly match the device shown in this manual. 7
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1.1 Front Components Ref Component Description See Also  Charge Indicator Glows bright amber to indicate that the battery is charging, and turns green when the battery is fully charged. Section 1.2  Touch Screen Displays the output of your device. Tap the screen with the stylus pen to select menu commands or enter information.  Hardware Buttons Power On/Off Section 2.1 System Settings Chapter 3 Navigation Settings Chapters 4-7 Back Section 2.2 Zoom In Section 4.2 Zoom Out Section 4.2  Navigation Pad Moves up, down, left or right by pressing the corresponding area of the pad. Section 2.2 Selects highlighted item by pressing in the center.  Speaker Sends out music, sounds and voice. 8
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Back Components Ref Component Description See Also  ON/OFF Switch The main power/battery cutoff switch. Section 1.1  GPS Antenna Receives signals from the GPS satellites overhead. It should be lifted up to the horizontal position for normal operation. Section 4.2  External Antenna Connector This connector (under rubber dust cover) allows use of an optional external antenna with magnetic mount, which may be positioned on top of the car for better signal reception in areas with poor reception. Left-Side Components 9
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Ref Component Description See Also  SD/MMC Slot Accepts a SD (Secure Digital) or MMC (MultiMediaCard) card for accessing data such as maps and MP3 music. NOTE: Before using GPS navigation software and maps, you need to insert the storage card included with your device. Do not remove the card during GPS operation. Section 4.1 Right-Side Components Ref Component Description See Also  Stylus Pen Tap on the touch screen to make selections and enter information. Pull the stylus pen out of its slot to use it, and store it in the slot when not in use. Section 2.2  Volume Control Adjusts the volume level of your device. Section 2.2  Headphone Connector Connects to stereo headphones. 10
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Top Components Ref Component Description See Also  Reset Button Restarts your device (soft reset). Section 11.1 Bottom Components Ref Component Description See Also  Power Connector Connects to the AC adapter. Section 1.2  Mini-USB Connector Connects to the computer for data transfer. Section 10.2 11
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2 Basic Skills This chapter guides you through the process of using your device and familiarizes you with the basic operations such as using the stylus pen, navigation pad, and the volume control. 2.1 Turning On and Off Your Device Use the power button on the front of your device to turn on and off your device. When you turn on the device for the first time, the Main screen appearsas shown below. There are three buttons on the Main screen: Settings, Navigation, and MP3 Player. Each button represents a function or feature. To use a function, just tap the corresponding button. (For more information, refer to the following chapters.) When you press the power button to turn off the unit, your device actually enters a suspend state and the system stops operating. Once you turn on the system again, it resumes. 13
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2.2 Operating Your Device Back Components 14
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Left-Side Components Right-Side Components Top Components 15
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Bottom Components To operate your device, use the hardware buttons and/or the stylus pen. Using Hardware Buttons Button Name Description See Also Power On/Off Turns on and off the device. Section 2.1 System Settings Opens the Settings screen where you can configure the settings for your device. Chapter 3 Navigation Settings * Access to 22 different navigation related tools categorized under Destinate, View and Options menu screens. Press button repeatedly to cycle through the available menus. Chapters 4-7 Back Goes back to the previous screen. Goes to the map screen while in a Navigation Settings screen. Zoom In * Increases the map scale. Section 4.1 Zoom Out * Decreases the map scale. Section 4.1 * Table Note: This button works only when running the navigation software. 16
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Using the Navigation Pad With the navigation pad, you can move up, down, left and right within a menu. To move in a direction, simply press the corresponding arrow on the button. To activate the selected item, press the center of the button. 17 Up Down Right Left
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Using the Volume Control The system provides you with five volume levels (from mute to the maximum). When you use the volume control at the right side of the device to adjust volume, bar(s) will appear on the screen indicating the current volume level.  To increase the volume Rotate the volume control upward and then release.  To decrease the volume Rotate the volume control downward and then release. Stylus Pen The stylus pen is your input device. You use it to select objects such as command and option on the screen. Pull the stylus pen out of the slot and extend it for ease of use. Store it in the slot when not in use. 18 Up Down
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You can use the stylus pen to do the following actions:  Tap Touch the screen once with the stylus pen to open items or select options.  Drag Hold the stylus pen on the screen and drag up/down/left/right or across the screen.  Tap and hold Tap and hold the stylus until an action is complete, or a result or menu is shown. 19
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3 System Settings Your device is supplied with default settings. You may also customize the settings to suit your personal needs. Once you change settings, your new settings will remain until either you change them again, or until battery cutoff switch is turned off and then back on again, which resets the unit to factory defaults. 3.1 Using System Settings You have two ways to open the Settings screen:  Press the Settings button on your device.  Tap the Settings button on the Main screen. 21
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The Settings screen contains five buttons as shown below. The following sections describe these five buttons and their functions. 3.2 Brightness 1. Press the Settings button on your device or tap Settings on the Main screen. 2. Tap the Brightness button on the Settings screen. 22
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3. After you have made changes (as described later), press the Back button to save the changes and exit the screen. Adjusting the Brightness Move the slider along the track bar to adjust.  To darken the screen, move the slider downward.  To lighten the screen, move the slider upward. Setting the Sleep Time You can set a timer to automatically turn off your device when it is idle for a set period of time. 23
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Tap the Sleep Time box and select the time. The options are 10 minutes, 30 Minutes, 60 Minutes, and Infinity. 3.3 Calibration You can calibrate the touch screen if it is not responding accurately to your stylus pen taps. 1. Press the Settings button on your device or tap Settings on the Main screen. 2. Tap the Calibration button on the Settings screen. 3. Tap and hold the center of the target. 24
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4. When the target moves to another position, tap and hold at the center of the new target. Repeat each time to complete the calibration process. 5. When completed, tap anywhere on the screen. 3.4 Power Status To check the remaining power level of your battery: 1. Press the Settings button on your device or tap Settings on the Main screen. 2. Tap the Power Status button on the Settings screen. 3. The Power Status screen will appear showing the remaining power of your battery. NOTE: If the level of power is too low, be sure to charge the battery with the AC adapter or the car charger. 25
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4. Press the Back button to exit the screen. 3.5 Date/Time To set the date and time: 1. Press the Settings button on your device or tap Settings on the Main screen. 2. Tap the Date/Time button on the Settings screen. 3. Tap the Time Zone box and scroll down the list to select your time zone. 26
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4. Tap the down arrow next to the Date box to set the date. A calendar will pop up showing day, month and year. Tap the left arrow to go to the earlier month and year or tap the right arrow to select the later month and year. You can also tap the month and year on top of the calendar to change the month and year. Then tap the date on the calendar. NOTE: You can also directly tap the year/month/date value and use the up and down navigation pad to increase or decrease the value. 5. Before setting the time, you can tick the 24-hour format box to use 24- hour format. Then tap the item (Hour/Minute/Second) you want to set. Tap the up arrow to increase the value or tap the down arrow to decrease the value. 6. Press the Back button to saves the changes and exit the screen. 27
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3.6 Exit The Exit button brings you back to the Main screen. 28
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Part II. GPS Navigation Part II tells you how to use the GPS navigation function. 29
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4 Navigation Basics In this chapter you will learn how to start GPS positioning, select origin (starting point) and destination (end point). Then, you can begin your journey with the navigation program to guide you down the road. NOTE: This chapter assumes that you are in the default Navigation mode. To learn how to use Planner mode, see Section 5.4. 4.1 Before You Start Before you begin navigation, you must have the right map preinstalled in your storage card. (Regarding map installation, refer to Section 8.1 for more information.) Inserting the MMC Card Insert the MMC card into the slot, with the connector pointing to the slot and its label facing the front of the device. 30
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Checking the Map Data You can check the map data using Switch Map function. (See Section 4.2 for more information.) If your MMC card includes the map you need, use Switch Map function to switch to the correct map. If you cannot find the map from your storage card, you can use Mio Map Wizard to install map(s). (See Section 8.1 for more information.) Maps of North America The map data for North America is divided into nine regions or parts, including USA1 ~ USA7, Hawaii, and Canada. Each map, with the exception of Hawaii and Canada, covers several states in the USA. Details for each map are as follows:  USA1: California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico.  USA2: Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois.  USA3: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.  USA4: Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and District of Columbia.  USA5: Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, and Virginia.  USA6: District of Columbia, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, and Carolina.  USA7: District of Columbia, Virginia, Georgia, Carolina, Alabama, and Florida.  Hawaii  Canada: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. 31
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4.2 Starting GPS Navigation Software 7. Make sure that an MMC card with map data is inserted and that either external power is available or the battery has power. 8. Rotate the GPS antenna of your device to the horizontal position. This allows the receiver to receive signals from the GPS satellites overhead. NOTE: When in poor reception areas, for better signal reception, you may choose to use an optional external antenna. 9. Press the power button on the device to start the system. If you see another program rather than the Main screen (such as Settings, or the MP3 player), you will need to exit that program and go back to the Main screen. 10. Tap the Navigation button to start the navigation program called Mio Map. 11. Press the Navigation Settings button twice and tap Switch Maps to check your map data. If the MMC card has the maps you want, just tap the map name (from the top list) and then tap Switch Map at the top of the screen to switch to that map.  32
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12. Once you see the map screen, assuming you are in Navigation mode (for Planner mode, see section 7.3), the system will automatically start positioning. Once the unit has a fix on your position, you will see a small arrow in a blue circle on the screen indicating your current location. NOTE:  For initial positioning, make sure that you remain at the same spot with a clear view of the sky. The GPS may take a few minutes to find its current location initially.  To check the current GPS status, you can tap the icon at the bottom right corner of the screen to directly access the status screen. (See Section 7.5 for further information.)  You can read online help by pressing the Navigation Settings button three times and tapping Help. Introducing Map Screen The map screen contains a scalable map in the middle and a scroll bar to the right. 33 Signal strength Map scale indicator Compass Tap to zoom in. Drag to adjust the scale. Origin An arrow indicates the GPS position. An X indicates that GPS is not found. Tap to zoom out. Power status Time
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Zooming the Map You can zoom the map from 30 yards (50 meters) to 5 miles (500 km) using any of the following methods:  Drag the slider of the zoom scroll bar. Drag up to zoom in and down to zoom out.  Tap + of the zoom scroll bar to zoom in and  to zoom out.  Press the Zoom In button to zoom in and Zoom Out button to zoom out. Automatic Zoom On While in Navigation mode, the Automatic Zoom mode is turned on by default. The zoom level automatically adjusts for the current speed of the vehicle. You can still manually zoom in/out to override the auto zoom. After a few seconds, the zoom level automatically returns to the default setting. Automatic Zoom Off If you turn off Automatic Zoom mode, you can zoom in or out manually and the map display will remain at that level. To turn off Automatic Zoom, just press the Navigation Settings button three times and tap Map Settings, then un-tick Automatic Zoom. Four Steps to Navigate The GPS navigation process includes four major steps: Step 1. Selecting Navigation Mode You can use GPS navigation only when you are in Navigation mode. (See Section 7.3 for information.) 34
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Step 2. Positioning By default, your origin is your GPS position, indicated by the icon on the map. NOTE: You can manually select your origin if desired. (See “Part 2. Manually Select the Origin” in Section 5.4 for information.) Step 3. Selecting a Destination You can use Address, POI, Favorites or History to set your destination. (See Section 4.3 for instructions.) Step 4. Navigation Once your destination is selected, tap Navigation (top toolbar/pop-up menu). The system will start calculating a route for you and the route will be shown on the map. (See Section 4.7 for more information.) Quitting Mio Map Navigation Always quit Mio Map when you have finished using the program. Press the Back button on the map screen and tap Yes to quit Mio Map. 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Selecting a Destination You can easily select a destination from any of the following:  A known address, intersection, or zip code 35
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 A Point Of Interest (POI) from the list  A location in Favorites (personal stored locations)  An address in History (previous destinations) NOTE: If there are roads that you want Mio Map to avoid when calculating a route, use the Avoid Roads function. (See Section 5.1 for instructions.) Using Address If you have information such as address, intersection, or zip code of your destination, you can use this method to select a location. 1. Press the Navigation Settings button once and tap Address. By default, the sequence for entering the address is City  Street  Number. NOTE: You can change the sequence for entering the address using the button. (See the subsection later in this chapter for further instructions on using a different address sequence.) 2. Tap City to display a list of city names. You can use the stylus pen to scroll through the list and tap the city in the scroll list. NOTE: For more information on a location, tap and it will display the location’s details. You can also tap the letter button on the soft keyboard to enter the first few letters of the city name. To enter the second or third letter on a button, tap quickly the same button twice or three times. The letters that you have 36
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entered will show at the bottom and the highlight will move accordingly. You can then select the city name at any time. You can use the stylus to scroll through the list and the highlight will move accordingly. NOTE:  To enter the Euro characters or symbols, just tap button to switch to an alternate set of keys.  After entering certain key letters, you can also tap button at the bottom of the screen to display a list of city/street name that matches the letters entered. This is to help you easily find the city/street name you want. 3. 4. After selecting the city, tap Street at the top of the screen to display a list of street names for the selected city. You can use the stylus pen to scroll through the list. Then select the street name. You can also use the soft keyboard to enter the first few letters and select the street name as described in the previous step. 5. 37 Backspace Switch button to Euro characters and symbols. Space bar Left cursor Right cursor Key letter search
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6. After selecting the street, tap Number at the top of the screen, and enter the number using the soft keyboard. You can preview your destination from the map shown at the bottom. You can also enlarge the map by tapping Show (top toolbar). 7. 8. To calculate the route, tap Navigate (top toolbar). The route is shown as a highlighted blue line starting from your origin to your destination. (See Section 4.7 for more information.) 38
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Using a Different Address Sequence  Street City This sequence is recommended for larger cities. While in the Address menu, tap the button and tap Street City to change the sequence for entering the address to Street  City  Number. Intersection If your destination is an intersection and you know the names of the two streets, you can use this method. While in the Address menu, tap the button and tap Intersection to change the sequence for entering the address to City  Street  Street. After you select the first street and tap the next Street (top of the screen), the names of the streets that intersected with the first street are displayed. You can then select the second street. 39
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Using Point of Interest (POI) POI on a map represents local places of interest or importance. POIs are identified on the maps by various icons (e.g. for Banks, or for Restaurants). Mio Map allows you to choose your destination from a vast database of POIs. POI navigation is especially handy when you need to find a facility, attraction or amenity by the type or sort. For example, you can ask Mio Map to guide you to the closest bank, mall, hotel, restaurant, gas station, etc. 1. Press the Navigation Settings button once and tap POI. 2. In the category list, tap (highlight) the desired category name (not the check box). You can scroll up or down for other choices. Expand categories with a [+] beside them for more detailed choices.  40
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NOTE:  A check mark () before a category means that the POI icons will display on the map.  The plus sign (+) located to the left indicates that the main category contains at least one sub-category (e.g. Restaurants - Italian, Indian, Barbecue or Cajun). 3. Tap Items. The POIs for the selected category are listed in order of distance. To sort them alphabetically, tap the button. 4. Tap (highlight) the desired POI in the list. You can also use the soft keyboard to enter the name of the POI. The letters that you have entered will show at the bottom and the highlight will move accordingly. You can then select the POI you want. 5. You can preview your destination by tapping Show (top toolbar). 6. To calculate the route, tap Navigate (top toolbar). The route is shown as a highlighted blue line starting from your origin to your destination. (See Section 4.7 for more information.) 41
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POI Settings By default, Mio Map displays POIs in a 50-mile search radius with your current location as the center. You can change the radius and center by using Tools (top toolbar)  Settings. The options are Whole Map, 100 mi, 50 mi, 25 mi, 6 mi and 3 mi. You can also select the search center. The options are Current Location, Address, Favorites and History. After making selections, press the Back button to save the changes and exit the screen. Using Favorites Favorites is a collection of locations previously stored by you for future use. (See Section 5.2 for information on creating Favorites.) You can select a destination from the list of stored Favorites. 1. Press the Navigation Settings button once and tap Favorites. 42
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2. In the category list, tap (highlight) the desired category name (not the check box). NOTE: A check mark () before a category means the Favorites icons will display on the map. 3. Tap Items. The favorite items for the selected category are listed. 4. Tap (highlight) the desired item. 5. You can preview your destination by tapping Show (top toolbar). 6. To calculate the route, tap Navigate (top toolbar). The route is shown as a highlighted blue line starting from your origin to your destination. (See Section 4.7 for more information.) 43
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Using History Use History to select an existing destination from a list of previously traveled destinations. Mio Map automatically stores the last few destinations in memory. 1. Press the Navigation Settings button once and tap History. 2. Tap (highlight) the desired item in the history list. 3. You can preview your destination by tapping Show (top toolbar). 4. To calculate the route, tap Navigate (top toolbar). The route is shown as a highlighted blue line starting from your origin to your destination. (See Section 4.7 for more information.) NOTE: For further information on using History such as adding to Favorites or setting as your origin, see Section 5.3. 44
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