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Confirm on exit

Displays confirmation dialog on exiting Locus Map by the back button (if left unchecked Locus Map can be closed by double-tap on the “back” button).

Locus Map as a service

Increases system priority of Locus Map and secures it against automatic system task killing (but not always, see >>).

Default directories

Allows customizing Locus Map default working directories, including root directory, maps directory etc.

Recommended settings for users of external SD cards are HERE >>

Data import & export

Check duplicates

Enables checking duplicates of points or geocaches during POI import. Due to this check the import is a little bit slower.

Overwrite data

Allows overwriting already exported data files (points or tracks).


Enable periodic updates for Add-ons

Locus API for developers enables creating various Locus add-ons for many off-core functions. Most of them need to receive periodical information about map center location, GPS, recorded distance etc., for example Geocaching4Locus add-on that is very important for importing geocaches to Locus Map.

Blogposts in

Here you can switch on or off on-screen notifications of news from Locus web site (blogposts about various Locus tricks, new features, maps or traveling tips)

Clear temporary data

Deletes temporary storage folders:

  • Temporary files - deletes cache directory
  • Cache of online maps - deletes all cached online map tiles
  • Unneeded geocaching data - deletes all cached data of geocache points that have been removed before
  • Unused attachments - deletes all data linked to previously removed points

Warning: after performing this procedure all icons will have to be re-uploaded and new map initialization files will have to be created

Enables selecting from various address searching engines:

  • Google - default search engine. Returns very precise data but is functional only on devices officially supported by Google and associated with a Google account.
  • MapQuest - returns less precise data than Google in most cases but is functional on all devices
  • Bing - another alternative to Google by Microsoft

Audio stream

Selects audio channel (and its volume setting) for notifications:

  • Music stream
  • Notification stream

Reset preferences

Resets all settings to default state after Locus Map installation. It does not delete your data - tracks, points or maps.

manual/user_guide/settings/misc.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/13 16:42 by mstupka