Start turn-by-turn directions

Verify that location services are turned on and that your BlackBerry device has established a GPS connection.
  1. In the Maps app, find a place by doing one of the following:
    • On the Map tab, search for an address or a place using the Search field. In the search results, tap a place.
    • On the Map tab, locate a pin on the map. Tap the pin.
    • On the My Places tab, tap a place or contact.
  2. Tap the Go icon .
  3. To begin receiving turn-by-turn directions, tap the Start icon.
To stop turn-by-turn directions in the map view or detail view, tap the End Trip icon. To stop turn-by-turn directions in the street-level view, tap anywhere on the screen > the End Trip icon.

Switch to the map or detail view for turn-by-turn directions

By default, turn-by-turn directions start with the street-level view of the route.
To switch to one of the high-level views, do one of the following:
  • To view a list of directions to your destination, tap the List icon.
  • To view an overview of the route on a map, tap the Map View icon.
To return to the street-level view of the route, tap the Back icon.

Show or hide traffic

If traffic data is available, you can display it as you view a map, or view or listen to turn-by-turn directions in the street-level view.
Do one of the following:
  • On the Map tab, tap the More icon > the Show traffic icon.
  • When viewing or listening to turn-by-turn directions in the street-level view, tap the More icon > the Show traffic icon .
To hide traffic data, tap the More icon > the Hide traffic icon.

Mute voice-guided directions

By default, voice-guided directions are turned on.
  1. If you are in the map view or the detail list view, to return to the street-level view, tap the Navigation icon.
  2. To turn off voice-guided directions, tap the Mute icon.

Avoid toll roads, highways, or ferries on your route

You can change your route preferences while viewing or listening to turn-by-turn directions in BlackBerry Maps.
  1. In the Maps app, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap the Settings icon > Route Options.
  3. Set the switches for the types of things that you want to avoid.

Recalculate routes

While viewing or listening to turn-by-turn directions, you can manually recalculate your directions when you make a wrong turn or would like alternative directions.
  1. If you are in the street-level view, to show the navigation bar, tap the screen.
  2. Tap the More icon > the Update route icon.