Changing settings for Maps

Switch between kilometers or miles

BlackBerry Maps displays distances using either imperial (feet/yards and miles) or metric (meters and kilometers) measurements, as set in your device settings.
  1. In the Maps app, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Units of Measure.
  3. Tap Change Device Settings.

Change default route settings

If you always want BlackBerry Maps to show you the fastest or shortest route, or want to avoid certain things on your route, such as highways, toll roads, car-sharing lanes, or ferries, you can change your default settings.
  1. In the Maps app, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Route Options.

Switch between voice-guided prompts and tones

BlackBerry Maps can prompt you about upcoming turns using voice directions or tones.
  1. In the Maps app, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Navigation Audio.
  3. Tap an option.