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Hides system panel at the top of the screen to enlarge the map area.

Orientation Lock

Eliminates rotating of the display depending on the phone position.


  • System settings - follows the Android system settings of screen orientation
  • All screens - orientation locked in all screens
  • Map screen - orientation locked in map screen only


It selects which display position will be locked:

  • portrait mode
  • landscape mode
  • reverse landscape mode

Screen On/Off Control

This option overrides system screen on/off settings. It is available in Locus Map Pro only.

Android 7+ “Nougat” users: this feature does not work in Locus Map installed in your external SD memory - your OS does not assign proper permission to it. Move your Locus Map to your internal shared storage:

  • open up Apps in your device Settings and navigate to Locus Map
  • click on Storage and select Change
  • select Internal Shared Storage and then confirm by pressing Move

Defines situations when the screen is turned on/off by gestures or the app itself.


  • Disabled - screen on/off by gesture is disabled
  • Wave once - wave once in front of the device proximity sensor to turn the Locus Map screen on
  • Wave twice - wave twice in front of the device proximity sensor to turn the Locus Map screen on


  • Turn on when notified of a point - Locus Map screen turns on when it notifies user of a point coming closer (notifications must be on, see Guidance to a Point >>)
  • Turn on when notified on a track - Locus Map screen turns on when it notifies user of either next direction change or leaving the route he is being guided along.
  • Turn on when notified during navigation - Locus Map screen turns on before each voice command during voice navigation

Auto screen turn-off

  • setting of the interval before turning the screen off again
  • is set in 5 second steps from 0 to 120 seconds. 0 = screen turning off is disabled (until the system turns the screen off)

Always screen on

The option overrides system screen on/off setting but does not influence the settings made by the Screen on/off control feature

Locus Map prevents the phone screen from turning off:

  • Always - permanent screen on
  • When GPS is on - screen stays on when the GPS is on
  • During guidance/navigation - screen stays on when user is navigated or guided to a point or along a track
  • When charged - screen stays on only during charging the phone

Disable Screen Lock

This setting disables your device screen lock in case Locus is active. Other apps remain behind the screen lock. There are three levels of unlocking:

  • System settings - nothing is changed, it is necessary to unlock your screen before displaying Locus
  • Basic screen lock - only basic phone lock (slider) that just prevents user from accidentally turning the device on is deactivated. If you have your device secured by a password or a gesture, you have to unlock it in order to work with Locus.
  • All screen locks - password or gesture secured locks are also disabled for easy entering Locus. However, this setting may not work on some devices.
manual/user_guide/settings/display.txt · Last modified: 2017/07/18 13:11 by mstupka