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User Guide

Please refer to the following guide, to learn more about NaviGoto and its features.

SEARCH (QUICK START GUIDE)

To get started with NaviGoto, search for a place of interest, such as your favourite coffee shop or restaurant. You can search for a local address, shop or business.

Instructions for both iPhone and Apple Watch are shown below.

A search will return up to 10 results for your local area, ordered by distance from your current location, displaying the closest first.

On iPhone

  • Tap the "SEARCH" tab if not currently selected.

  • Tap into the search box at the top of the screen and enter your search term. Or select a search term from the listing.

  • Tap on the "Go!" button.

On Apple Watch

  • Tap on the "SEARCH" button in the NaviGoto menu.

  • Tap on the red search button.

The blue refresh button can be tapped to re-run the previous search.

  • In the dialogue that appears, either tap on the dictation button to speak a search term, or tap on the Scribble button to write a search term. Alternatively tap on a search term in the listing (if search terms have been stored).

  • The search results will be loaded.

  • Tap on a search result to view it on the Destination screen.

Search Terms

On iPhone

From the search results screen you can save the search term for future use.

  • Tap the "Save search term" button on the search results screen. Tap on the button again to delete the search term.

Saved search terms are listed on the search screen and sorted alphabetically.


On Apple Watch

  • On the search results screen, once you have run your search, press firmly and tap the "Save search term" button.

NaviGoto will let you know if you attempt to save the same search term more than once.

USER INTERFACE GUIDE

NaviGoto is packed with features and information. This section of the guide provides a detailed explanation of the interface, both for iPhone and Apple Watch. Where possible, the interface layout and design on Apple Watch closely aligns with that of iPhone.

DESTINATION SCREEN

On iPhone

Figure 1

On Apple Watch

Figure 2

Figure 2a

1. Destination name

Displays the name of the currently selected location (Figures 1, 2 & 2a).

2. Waypoints

Colour-coded waypoints show the step-by-step route you should take to get to your destination (Figures 1, 2 & 2a). The colour of each waypoint lets you know the proximity from your current location:

  • (Less than 25 m)

    Waypoints are displayed in green when they are less than 25m (approx. 27 yards) away from your current location.

  • (Between 25 m and 30 m)

    Waypoints are displayed in light green when they are more than 25m (approx. 27 yards) and less than 30m (approx. 33 yards) away from your current location.

  • (Between 30 m and 40 m)

    Waypoints are displayed in yellow when they are more than 30m (approx. 33 yards) and less than 40m (approx. 44 yards) away from your current location.

  • (Between 40 m and 80 m)

    Waypoints are displayed in orange when they are more than 40m (approx. 44 yards) and less than 80m (approx. 87 yards) away from your current location.

  • (More than 80 m)

    Waypoints are displayed in red when they are more than 80m (approx. 87 yards) away from your current location.

The route can be zoomed to show up to 5, 10 or 15 waypoints depending on your preference. If there are more than 15 waypoints for the route then these are loaded in as you approach your destination.

3. User's relative position

The white icon in the centre of the display shows your relative position (Figures 1, 2 & 2a). All the waypoints and the Locator are displayed in relation to this point.

The graphic above (Figures 2 & 2a) indicates that the nearest waypoint (green) is to your left, and the route then proceeds via a left turn.

4. Auto-trim indicator (Apple Watch)

The Auto-trim indicator is displayed when Auto-trim is enabled (Figures 2 & 2a). The indicator changes depending on the current status of the trim:


  • The Auto-trim value is not set. This status is displayed when either the trim value has not yet been calculated or if the value has been reset to zero. This can occur if NaviGoto has a low confidence in the trim value, or if you have reset Auto-trim.


  • The Auto-trim value is set and NaviGoto has a high confidence in the value.


  • NaviGoto has established Auto-trim and is currently re-calculating / confirming current value. This is a continuous process of Auto-trim mode.

See "COMPASS TRIM (Apple Watch)" for more information.

5. Motion indicator

The Motion indicator displays your current motion status (Figures 1, 2 & 2a). This indicator will show one of the following graphics depending on your motion:

  • This graphic is displayed when NaviGoto detects you are stationary. NaviGoto on Apple Watch will use the current compass heading when this indicator is displayed.

    NaviGoto on iPhone: when the 'Course direction always' option is selected, the compass is not used even when stationary.

  • This graphic is displayed when NaviGoto detects you are walking or running. NaviGoto on Apple Watch will use the current course direction when this indicator is displayed.

    NaviGoto on iPhone will use the course direction if either the 'Course direction always' or 'Course direction when travelling' option is selected.

  • This graphic is displayed when NaviGoto detects you are cycling. NaviGoto on Apple Watch will use the current course direction when this indicator is displayed.

    NaviGoto on iPhone will use the course direction if either the 'Course direction always' or 'Course direction when travelling' option is selected.

  • This graphic is displayed when NaviGoto detects you are either in a motor vehicle or on public transport (e.g. a bus or train). NaviGoto on Apple Watch will use the current course direction when this indicator is displayed.

    NaviGoto on iPhone will use the course direction if either the 'Course direction always' or 'Course direction when travelling' option is selected.

6. Updating indicator (Apple Watch)

  • This indicator is displayed when the destination is first loaded and whenever you view the Apple Watch screen upon raising your wrist (Figures 2 & 2a). The indicator also appears when waypoints are toggled on/off or when the display is manually refreshed.

When location access permissions are set to 'While Using the App', the Updating indicator will appear every 5-6 seconds to indicate that NaviGoto is in this mode. With location access permissions set to 'Always', the indicator will only appear when the display is refreshed, such as when raising your wrist (See "ACCESS PERMISSIONS").

If the Updating indicator persists for more than a few seconds then it may mean that Apple Watch has lost communication with iPhone. If this occurs, check that your iPhone is close by and is connected to Apple Watch.

7. Current heading

Your current heading is displayed at all times (Figures 1, 2 & 2a). To optimize performance NaviGoto uses and displays 10 degree increments for the compass and Locator on Apple Watch.

8. Locator

The Locator is the main dial on the Destination screen (Figures 1, 2 & 2a). It displays the colour-coded sector, and if selected, the waypoints representing the route.

The perimeter of the Locator is coloured red in waypoint mode when more waypoints are available for the selected route but beyond the current zoom range.

See "LOCATORS" section and "2. Waypoints" for more information.

9. Trim value (Apple Watch)

The current trim value is displayed (Figures 2 & 2a). This can either be Auto-trim or manual trim depending on which option is selected. It serves as a useful indication of how much trim is currently applied to the compass heading.

10. Location accuracy indicator (Apple Watch)

This indicates the level of accuracy regarding your location (Figures 2 & 2a). It provides a reading relating to the current horizontal accuracy:

  • Accuracy is LOW

    50 metres (approx. 55 yards) or more.

  • Accuracy is MEDIUM-LOW

    Between 30 and 50 metres (approx. 33 and 55 yards).

  • Accuracy is MEDIUM-HIGH

    Between 10 and 30 metres (approx. 11 and 33 yards).

  • Accuracy is HIGH

    Within 10 metres (approx. 11 yards).

11. Distance type

This indicates whether the Destination screen is displaying the direct distance to the current location, the route distance when waypoints are displayed or the trail distance, when a trail is loaded with waypoints displayed (Figures 1, 2 & 2a).

  • DIRECT DISTANCE

    Destination screen is displaying the direct (straight line) distance to the current location.

  • ROUTE DISTANCE

    Waypoints are loaded and visible on the display. Destination screen is displaying the route distance to the current location.

  • TRAIL DISTANCE

    Trail selected and waypoints are loaded and visible on the display. Destination screen is displaying the trail distance to the trail end location.

When viewing a trail with waypoints displayed, the "TRAIL DISTANCE" typically relates to the distance from your current location to the end of the trail. However if you are more than 100 metres (approx. 110 yards) from any point along the trail then this distance relates to the actual length of the trail, from start to finish.

When further than 100 metres from any point along the trail, NaviGoto provides you with the option to get a calculated route to the start of the trail, so even if you're a long way from the start of the trail you can follow the trail and reach the destination without difficulty.

12. Current distance

The current distance is displayed, showing the distance in either metres/kilometres or yards/miles (Figures 1, 2 & 2a).

13. Current location (iPhone)

  • Tap this button to view your current coordinates, your current address and location on a map. You also have the option to save the current location if you wish to retain it for future reference.

This option is also available on Apple Watch. On the Destination screen touch the screen for a second and the equivalent interface will appear. You can toggle the screen to display your current coordinates or address.

14. Menu (iPhone)

  • Tap this button to reveal the NaviGoto menu (Figure 1). The menu lists all the available options available to you along with a link to this guide and contact information.

15. Hide/Show route (iPhone)

  • Tap this toggle switch to hide/show the route (waypoint overlay) on the Locator view. When you are viewing a trail this will hide/show the recorded trail.

To hide/show waypoints on Apple Watch, press firmly on the Destination screen and select "Hide Route" or "Show Route" in the menu.

ACCESS PERMISSIONS

Location

NaviGoto needs to know where you are so it can find locations and provide directions for you. This is also required for recording trails.

There are three levels of permission for location access:

  • Always (Background Location Services)

    Access to your location is available whilst running the app in the background. This is the preferred option when using NaviGoto with Apple Watch.

    This is because NaviGoto needs to be able to access your location even while your iPhone is in standby and in your pocket or bag. Although NaviGoto can operate on Apple Watch without this level of access permission it will not function as accurately.

  • While Using the App

    Access to your location will only be available to NaviGoto while you are actively using the app.

    Trail recording is not available on Apple Watch when "While Using the App" is selected.

  • Never

    On this setting NaviGoto will be unable to access your location. Most functionality will be unavailable on this setting.

When Background Location Services ("Always") is selected it may dramatically decrease battery life. We recommend using the "While Using the App" option when using NaviGoto directly on iPhone and you don't intend to use Apple Watch.
NaviGoto on Apple Watch performs best when Background Location Services are selected, so we suggest turning the location services back to "Never" or "While Using the App" when you have reached your destination or completed your current task (see NOTE below).

NaviGoto will ask you for permission to use Location services when you first use the app. If you decide to enable/disable this permission at a later date you can do so via Settings on your iPhone. A shortcut to the relevant Settings screen is available within the NaviGoto menu.

Motion & Fitness

NaviGoto needs to know whether you are stationary or moving so that it can provide you with the best user experience. This is used in the following ways:

  • Trail Recording

    While recording a trail NaviGoto will use the Motion & Fitness sensors on your iPhone to determine if you are stationary so that it can automatically pause recording.

  • Auto-trim (for Apple Watch only)

    NaviGoto uses the Motion & Fitness sensors on your iPhone to assist in Auto-trimming the compass for Apple Watch.

  • Heading (for Apple Watch only)

    NaviGoto detects your motion and uses this information to send the most relevant heading information to your Apple Watch.

NaviGoto will ask you for permission to use the Motion & Fitness sensors when you first use the app. If you decide to enable/disable the sensor at a later date you can do so via Settings on your iPhone. A shortcut to the relevant Settings screen is available within the NaviGoto menu.

Notifications

When authorized, NaviGoto will send you local notifications for:

  • When you are near your destination

    As you approach your destination and are within 20 metres (approx. 22 yards) NaviGoto will send you a local notification. This is useful if you are not currently viewing your progress on Apple Watch or iPhone.

  • When recording a trail

    NaviGoto will send you a local notification every 20 minutes whilst recording a trail. This is useful if you have forgotten that you are recording a trail.

NaviGoto will ask you for permission to send you Notifications when you first use the app. If you decide to enable/disable Notifications at a later date you can do so via Settings on your iPhone. A shortcut to the relevant Settings screen is available within the NaviGoto menu.

RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

NaviGoto will ask for permission to send notifications, access your location and use Motion & Fitness sensors when you first use the app (See "ACCESS PERMISSIONS").

However, although these permissions are optional the following settings are recommended in order to provide you with accurate and useful information when you need it:

On iPhone

Permission to access your location

NaviGoto needs to be able to access your location. If you intend to use NaviGoto only on iPhone, we recommend that you select the "While Using the App" option.

You can restrict access to your location at any time via the NaviGoto Settings on iPhone. For more information see "ACCESS PERMISSIONS".

Permission to access Motion & Fitness sensors

When recording a trail, NaviGoto can automatically determine if you are stationary or moving. This is useful as it helps prevent unneccessary breadcrumbs from being created when you are at rest on a journey.

For this reason we recommend allowing access to these sensors.

You can restrict access to Motion & Fitness sensors at any time via the NaviGoto Settings on iPhone. For more information see "ACCESS PERMISSIONS".


On Apple Watch

Permission to access your location

NaviGoto needs to be able to access your location. If you intend to use NaviGoto on Apple Watch we recommend that you select the "Always" option so that Auto-trim is more accurate and updates to the Apple Watch interface are more timely.

You can restrict access to your location at any time via the NaviGoto Settings on iPhone. For more information see "ACCESS PERMISSIONS".

Permission to access Motion & Fitness sensors

NaviGoto uses the Motion & Fitness sensors on iPhone to determine whether you are stationary or moving, such as walking or cycling. The performance of NaviGoto on Apple Watch is significantly reduced if these sensors cannot be accessed.

For this reason we recommend allowing access to these sensors.

You can restrict access to Motion & Fitness sensors at any time via the NaviGoto Settings on iPhone. For more information see "ACCESS PERMISSIONS".

NaviGoto Complication on Apple Watch

NaviGoto comes complete with Complications to assist you in accessing the app. By installing the NaviGoto Complication on your Apple Watch face, you have a quick and convenient way to access the app.

The NaviGoto Complication is available for most Apple Watch faces.

Wake Screen - Show last app

We recommend showing the last app used when raising your wrist on Apple Watch. This can be selected via Settings on Apple Watch:

Settings > Wake Screen > On screen raise show last app > Always

When NaviGoto is running as your front-most app and with this enabled, it is always by your side, giving you up-to-date directions for your journey.

DISCONNECTED APPLE WATCH

If you have an Apple Watch Series 2 or Apple Watch Series 3 then you can use NaviGoto when disconnected from your iPhone. Some features are unavailable when disconnected.

If you have an Apple Watch (1st generation) or Apple Watch Series 1 you will not be able to use NaviGoto when disconnected from iPhone. This is because these models of Apple Watch do not have GPS. NaviGoto will indicate whether you have access to this functionality when disconnected from iPhone.

When disconnected from iPhone you will continue to have access to your saved locations and trails. In order to access these saved items you may need to start the NaviGoto app on Apple Watch when connected to iPhone in order to transfer the saved data.

After the saved locations and trails have been loaded and stored on Apple Watch you can use these when away from your iPhone. Once the initial transfer of locations and trails has been made, then should NaviGoto need to restart for any reason, you will continue to have access to the stored data on Apple Watch even when disconnected from iPhone.

Any trails or saved locations added on your iPhone will automatically synchronize with your Apple Watch when they are reconnected.

The NaviGoto menu, saved locations and trail screens indicate the current connection status with iPhone (Figure 4). The Locator is displayed in blue when disconnected from iPhone (Figure 5).

Figure 4

Figure 5

You will not be able to request a route to your current destination when disconnected from iPhone. Trails, however, will function as normal.

When disconnected, Apple Watch will use the current course direction only, as the compass heading will not be available when disconnected from iPhone. To activate the course direction start moving. After a few seconds NaviGoto will be able to determine your course and update the Locator to indicate your current heading.

SAVED LOCATIONS

Tap on a section below to view:

Save a Location

You can save your favourite locations for future use.

On iPhone

  • To find a location, follow the instructions in the "SEARCH" section of this User Guide.

  • Tap the "DESTINATION" tab if not currently selected.

  • If minimized, tap on the destination panel to reveal the detailed view.

  • Tap the "SAVE LOCATION" button.

  • The location will now appear in the listing on the Locations screen.


On Apple Watch

  • To find a location, follow the instructions in the "SEARCH" section of this User Guide.

  • Either select a search result or if a location has been loaded on iPhone tap the "DESTINATION" button in the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch to display the current destination.

  • Scroll down by swiping the display upwards or by rotating the Digital Crown.

  • Tap "SAVE LOCATION" button.

  • The location will now appear in the listing on the Saved Locations screen.

You cannot save the same location more than once (based on the location"s coordinates). This is to prevent duplicate locations from being saved in your listing.

A deleted location cannot be recovered.


Sorting Locations

Locations can be sorted in the following ways:

On iPhone

  • Tap the "LOCATIONS" tab

  • Tap the "SORT BY DATE" button. NaviGoto will list your saved locations in the order in which they were saved (NEWEST FIRST). Tapping this option again will reverse the sort (OLDEST FIRST).

  • Tap the "SORT BY DISTANCE" button. NaviGoto will list your saved locations by the distance they are from your current location (NEARBY TO FAR). Tapping this option again will reverse the sort (FAR TO NEARBY). NaviGoto dynamically sorts this list, so as you travel, your nearest saved locations will be sorted automatically.

  • Tap the "SORT BY NAME" button. NaviGoto will list your saved locations in alphabetical order (A TO Z). Tapping this option again will reverse the sort (Z TO A).


On Apple Watch

  • From the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch, tap the "LOCATIONS" button to display your saved locations.

  • Press firmly on Apple Watch screen.

  • Tap on one of the 3 options: "Sort by Date", "Sort by Distance" or "Sort by Name". This will sort the list accordingly.

  • To reverse the sort, press firmly on Apple Watch screen again, and tap the same sort option.

There is the option to show Locators for saved locations (Not available on Apple Watch). The display includes the direction and distance to each location.

TRAILS

Finding places is great with NaviGoto. However, sometimes you want to explore the urban outdoors, and record your travels. This is useful if you wish to retrace your steps when visiting an unfamiliar city for example.

Tap on a section below to view:

Trail Recording

With NaviGoto it is very easy to record a trail.

On iPhone

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Tap the "TRAIL RECORDER" button.

  • Tap the "START RECORDING" button.

  • Start exploring. As you walk or cycle, NaviGoto will record breadcrumbs, every 20 metres (approx. 22 yards). The number of breadcrumbs recorded will be indicated on the screen.

  • To finish recording your trail, tap the "STOP RECORDING" button. A dialogue will appear. Type in a name for your trail.

  • Your trail will appear in your Trails listing for future use.


On Apple Watch

  • From the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch, tap the "RECORD TRAIL" button.

  • Tap the "START RECORDING" button.

  • Start exploring. As you walk or cycle, NaviGoto will record breadcrumbs, every 20 metres (approx. 22 yards). The number of breadcrumbs recorded will be indicated on the screen.

  • To finish recording your trail, tap the "STOP RECORDING" button. A dialogue will appear. Enter a name for your trail or select a preset.

If you tap "Cancel" instead of entering a name for your Trail, NaviGoto will save it anyway as "Unnamed trail". NaviGoto does this in case you tap "Cancel" by mistake. Trails can be renamed and deleted from Edit Trails on Apple Watch and via the Trails tab on iPhone.

  • Your trail will appear in your Trails listing for future use.


Notifications (Trail Recording)

To help remind you whilst recording a trail, NaviGoto will send you a local notification every 20 minutes. When the Notification appears, either tap "Continue" or "Stop" to save the trail.

To receive Notifications from NaviGoto please ensure that you have given permission on your iPhone:

Settings > NaviGoto > Notifications > Allow Notifications

Permissions can also be toggled via the NaviGoto Menu and tapping on "Open NaviGoto permissions in Settings".

For more information see the "ACCESS PERMISSIONS".


Editing a Trail (iPhone only)

Once you have recorded a trail you can edit the breadcrumb positions.

To reposition recorded trail breadcrumbs:

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Select a trail by tapping on a recorded trail in the listing.

  • Tap the "EDIT TRAIL" button. The trail will appear, overlayed on a map.

  • To reposition a breadcrumb, tap on it and then tap and hold whilst dragging to the desired position. The breadcrumb"s new position is automatically saved.

  • Repeat this process to re-align your recorded trail as required.

  • Tap the "CLOSE" button to close the map and return to the Trails listing.

The START and END breadcrumbs cannot be edited.


Renaming a Trail

You can rename a recorded trail on both iPhone and Apple Watch.

On iPhone

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Swipe left on the trail you want to rename.

  • Tap on "Rename Trail".

  • A text dialogue will appear. Enter the new trail name and tap "Save".


On Apple Watch

  • From the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch, tap the "EDIT TRAILS" button.

  • Tap on the trail you want to rename. Wait for the trail to become highlighted in orange.

  • Press firmly on Apple Watch screen.

  • Tap on "Rename Trail" button.

  • A text dialogue will appear. Enter the new trail name.


Deleting a Trail

You can delete a recorded trail on both iPhone and Apple Watch.

On iPhone

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Swipe left on the trail you want to delete.

  • Tap on "Delete Trail".


On Apple Watch

  • From the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch, tap the "EDIT TRAILS" button.

  • Tap on the trail you want to delete. Wait for the trail to become highlighted in orange.

  • Press firmly on Apple Watch screen.

  • Tap on "Delete Trail" button.

A deleted trail cannot be recovered.


Reverse a Trail

NaviGoto trails can be reversed so that you can travel along the trail from either direction. A trail can be reversed in the following ways:

Trails listing on iPhone

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Tap on a trail to select it.

  • Tap on the reverse trail button. The START and END locations will be swapped in the trail entry.

Destination screen on iPhone

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Tap on a trail to select it.

  • Tap on the "FOLLOW SELECTED TRAIL" button. The trail will open in the Destination screen.

  • If minimized, tap on the destination panel to reveal the detailed view.

  • Tap on "REVERSE TRAIL" button.

  • The destination name and address will swap to the opposite location.


On Apple Watch

  • From the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch, tap the "TRAILS" button.

  • Tap on a trail. The trail will open in the destination view.

  • Scroll down by swiping the display upwards or by rotating the Digital Crown.

  • Tap on "REVERSE TRAIL button.

  • The destination name and address will swap to the opposite location.


Get Directions to Trail Start

If you are more than 100 metres from any point along a trail, NaviGoto will provide the option to get directions to the starting location.

To get directions to the start of the trail:

On iPhone

  • Tap the "TRAILS" tab.

  • Tap on a trail.

  • Tap on the "FOLLOW SELECTED TRAIL" button. The trail will open in the Destination screen.

  • If minimized, tap on the destination panel to reveal the detailed view.

  • Tap on the "DIRECTIONS TO START" button (Only available if more than 100 metres (approx. 109 yds) from any point along the trail). To hide directions tap on this button again.

  • NaviGoto will display directions to the start of the trail. Once you are within 20 metres (approx. 22 yards) of the trail starting location, NaviGoto will automatically switch to the trail displaying the recorded breadcrumbs.


On Apple Watch

  • From the NaviGoto menu on Apple Watch, tap the "TRAILS" button.

  • Tap on a trail. The trail will open in the destination view.

  • Scroll down by swiping the display upwards or by rotating the Digital Crown.

  • Tap on "SHOW DIRECTIONS TO START" button (Only available if more than 100 metres (approx. 109 yds) from any point along the trail). To hide directions tap on this button again.

  • NaviGoto will display directions to the start of the trail. Once you are within 20 metres (approx. 22 yards) of the trail starting location, NaviGoto will automatically switch to the trail displaying the recorded breadcrumbs.

LOCATORS

NaviGoto uses a unique Locator display for showing you the direction and distance to your destination when viewing the "Destination" screens on both Apple Watch and iPhone.

In addition, you have the option to toggle Locators in search results and on the "Locations" screen on iPhone. On Apple Watch this option will toggle Locators in search results.

Below, is a key describing the various Locators with colour-coding.

  • (Less than 400m)

    The selected location is less than 400 m (approx. 437 yards) away (direct distance).

  • (Between 400m and 600m)

    The selected location is between 400 m (approx. 437 yards) and 600 m (approx. 656 yards) away (direct distance).

  • (Between 600m and 800m)

    The selected location is between 600 m (approx. 656 yards) and 800m (875 yards) away (direct distance).

  • (Between 800m and 1km)

    The selected location is between 800 m (approx. 875 yards) and 1 km (approx. 1094 yards) away (direct distance).

  • (More than 1km)

    The selected location is more than 1 km (approx. 1094 yards) away (direct distance).

The size of the sector and the colour infer the proximity of the location relative to the user. As you approach your destination the sector will grow in size and change colour from red (if sufficiently far away) to green. The orientation indicates the bearing to the location, with the centre of the sector indicating the most likely bearing to the location.

WAYPOINT ZOOM LEVEL

NaviGoto uses a system of colour-coded waypoints to guide you to your destination. Depending on your preference you can zoom in or out on these waypoints.

  • High zoom = maximum number of 5 waypoints displayed.

  • Medium zoom = maximum number of 10 waypoints displayed.

  • Low zoom = maximum number of 15 waypoints displayed.

You can change the waypoint zoom level from a number of places within NaviGoto:

  • In NaviGoto Settings on iPhone.

  • In NaviGoto Settings on Apple Watch.

  • On iPhone "Destination" screen - use a pinch gesture within the circular Locator to zoom in and out whilst in waypoint mode.

  • From the "Destination" screen on Apple Watch - use a swipe gesture to zoom in and out whilst in waypoint mode.

It is often useful to zoom out when negotiating a complex junction so you can gain a better understanding of the route.

COMPASS TRIM (Apple Watch)

NaviGoto comes complete with a compass for your Apple Watch. As you turn, whilst stationary, NaviGoto will respond to the compass on iPhone and provide you with a compass reading of your heading and update the position of your current location on the Locator view.

NaviGoto on Apple Watch has a dependency on iPhone for its compass reading, and for this reason it is necessary to trim the compass, so that no matter which pocket you place your iPhone, the reading on Apple Watch will be accurate. Compass trim can be set manually or automatically depending on your preference.

Auto-trim

NaviGoto will automatically trim the compass on Apple Watch for you. Place your iPhone in practically any pocket or bag you are carrying with you, and NaviGoto will make the necessary adjustments.

To use Auto-trim simply select the option in either the iPhone or Apple Watch NaviGoto Settings.

Once you have selected Auto-trim, start walking and after a few seconds NaviGoto will calculate the trim value and apply it to the reading.

Re-positioning your iPhone with Auto-trim enabled

If you change the placement of your iPhone, to a different pocket or bag, NaviGoto will detect this and attempt to make the necessary correction to give you the best reading.

Occasionally you may find that the compass reading is incorrect, due to magnetic interference for example, and you may need to reset Auto-trim.

To reset Auto-trim, open NaviGoto Settings menu on iPhone. Scroll to the Auto-trim option and tap on the displayed Auto-trim preset. An alert will appear asking you to confirm if you wish to reset.

Alternatively you can reset Auto-trim on Apple Watch. When viewing your destination, tap on the blue 'AUTO' indicator. A dialogue will appear asking you to either reset the trim or cancel.

Once Auto-trim has been reset, continue walking to allow NaviGoto to re-calculate the trim.

If NaviGoto is unable to establish Auto-trim, try repositioning iPhone to another pocket.

When in Auto-trim mode, NaviGoto will continuously calculate the trim value. This helps maintain an accurate reading and improves the performance of Auto-trim.

If you have location access permissions set to 'While Using the App', Auto-trim mode may not be as effective, and it may be beneficial to use a manual trim preset in this circumstance (See "ACCESS PERMISSIONS").

Manual trim

As an alternative to Auto-trim, NaviGoto includes the option of manually trimming your compass. This is perhaps desirable if you always use the same pocket for iPhone and want to control the trim value yourself.

Follow these steps to create a manual trim preset:

  • Stand, facing true North. Use NaviGoto on iPhone (Destination screen) to find True North. You may need to select a location first, so as to activate the Destination screen. Alternatively use the compass app on iPhone (set to True North, not magnetic North).

  • Place your iPhone in the pocket or bag of your choice.

  • Continue to face North for the remainder of these steps. This is your reference for calibration.

  • Open NaviGoto on Apple Watch and go to:
    Settings > Auto-trim

  • If not already turned off, switch the toggle to "Auto-trim Off".

  • If you have previously set a manual trim value, make sure all presets are de-selected before proceeding (tap on a preset to select/de-select).

  • Tap on the compass button.

  • The compass will display where iPhone is currently reading True North.

  • If the compass shows a preset trim value you will need to reset the compass. Press firmly on the display and tap on "Reset".

  • Press firmly on the display and tap on "Trim".

  • A text dialogue will appear. Either select a preset name from the list or create your own.

  • The compass should now show North as being directly ahead. The trim is indicated at the bottom of the display (-160° in this case).

  • NaviGoto has now stored the manual trim compass preset.

If you decide to place your iPhone in a different pocket, follow the steps above to create a new preset. All previously created compass trim presets are retained in NaviGoto on Apple Watch for future use, although from time to time you may find it desirable to reset these to maintain accuracy.

The compass in your iPhone, like all compasses, is sensitive to local magnetic fields. Make sure that your iPhone is positioned away from magnetic objects/devices such as earbuds, headphones and iPhone cases with magnetic closures.

AUTO-ROUTE

NaviGoto includes the option of displaying waypoints to help you reach your destination (See "2. Waypoints" in the USER INTERFACE GUIDE). These waypoints will guide you along an optimized route based on your current location.

NaviGoto can automatically update this route as you travel, so that, even if you take a different path on your journey, NaviGoto will adjust the route for you.

This option is particularly handy if you are feeling adventurous but want the reassurance from NaviGoto that you can reach your destination.

DISTANCE UNITS

NaviGoto can display distances in either metres and kilometres or yards and miles, depending on your preference. This can be changed from a number of different places within the app:

  • In NaviGoto Settings on iPhone.

  • In NaviGoto Settings on Apple Watch.

  • By tapping on the distance reading within the "Destination" screen on iPhone.

  • By tapping on the distance reading within the "Destination" screen on Apple Watch.

Wherever you change the distance units, NaviGoto will remember this setting for next time on both iPhone and Apple Watch.

SEARCH RANGE

You have the option to limit the search range. NaviGoto provides the following 3 options:

  • No limit

    NaviGoto will find up to 10 results without any distance restriction.

  • 5 km (3.1 mi.)

    Search results will be limited to a 5km (3.1 mi.) radius from your current location.

  • 10 km (6.2 mi.)

    Search results will be limited to a 10km (6.2 mi.) radius from your current location.

If no search results are found for a particular search range, NaviGoto will prompt you to increase the search range or try a different search term.

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  • Instructions

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  • Options

    Available options for the current feature.

  • Interface Details

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Relevant information relating to the current feature.

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