Since the beginning of December 2017, the Yandex.Navigator and Yandex.Maps services have added the ability to route routes even in the absence of an Internet connection. It turns out that not all car enthusiasts know about this feature.
Surely you have come across such a situation when the navigation application, downloading maps, devoured all mobile traffic and led to "huge minuses".
In addition, it is very inconvenient, being in an underground parking lot, not to know where to go just because it does not catch the Internet underground. It's even worse if your network connection suddenly disappears while you're on the road. Where to go next - only God knows … Now, fortunately, you can forget about such problems.
Yandex's navigation and map services are capable of providing directions even if your device is not connected to the Internet. Moreover, if you suddenly miss a turn, the navigator will create a new route. In offline mode, you can also search for the desired organizations and establishments.
How to disconnect "Yandex.Navigator" and "Yandex.Maps" from the mobile Internet
In order to exclude the operation of the Yandex navigation service from the mobile Internet (not Wi-Fi), you must turn off data transfer for the application in iOS Settings. For this:
1. Open iOS Settings and go to the Cellular section;
2. Find the Navigator (or Maps) app and turn the switch to Off.
After this procedure, Yandex.Navigator or Yandex.Maps will be able to download content only in the Wi-Fi zone.
You will still be able to fully use the route, voice prompts and be aware of speed limits, but the service will no longer warn you about traffic jams. This option only works over the Internet.
How to use Yandex.Navigator without the Internet (offline) on iPhone and iPad
If you want Yandex.Navigator and Yandex.Maps for Android and iOS to be able to work even without a connection, you first need to download maps of the area where you usually travel or where you intend to go to your phone via Wi-Fi. For this:
1. Launch the application and go to the Menu, where click on the Download maps section.
2. By default, you will be prompted to download maps of the area where you are right now.
Maps are loaded by regions (areas). For convenience, you can use the search. If your journey involves the intersection of, say, several areas, you need to download maps of all of them. The same goes for countries. Maps can be quite voluminous, so it's better to free up space on your phone in advance and download them via Wi-Fi, so as not to waste precious megabytes of mobile Internet.
3. Everyone! After downloading the necessary maps, the Yandex.Navigator application will be able to build a route to follow, even in Airplane Mode.
You do not need to worry about enabling the offline mode in Yandex.Navigator and Yandex.Maps - it is activated automatically when the Internet connection disappears or the signal is weak.
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