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manual:faq:how_to_navigate_offline [2019/09/11 15:58]
mstupka [How to navigate offline?]
manual:faq:how_to_navigate_offline [2019/11/26 16:17] (current)
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-Offline navigation is essential for any outdoor traveling. Bad or even no data signal in mountainous, rural or otherwise deserted areas makes online navigation useless.+Offline navigation is essential for any outdoor traveling. Bad or even no data signal in mountainous, rural or otherwise deserted areas makes online navigation useless. Locus Map in default settings offers navigation with the help of implemented online services. Firstly it is **[[https://www.graphhopper.com/|GraphHopper]]** online navigation service followed by **[[http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/YOURS|YOURS]]**. 
 +===== BRouter =====
  
-Locus Map in default settings offers navigation with the help of implemented online services. Firstly it is **[[https://www.graphhopper.com/|GraphHopper]]** online navigation service followed by **[[http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/YOURS|YOURS]]**. If you want offline navigation, you have to install **cooperating routing app BRouter**, available at **[[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=btools.routingapp|Google Play Store >>]]**. Locus Map identifies it in the system and adds it automatically to the routing services portfolio. +If you want offline navigation, you have to install **cooperating routing app BRouter**, available at **[[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=btools.routingapp|Google Play Store >>]]**. Locus Map identifies it in the system and adds it automatically to the routing services portfolio. 
-===== BRouter setup =====+==== Setup ====
   * after installation, launch BRouter\\ \\ {{ :manual:faq:navigation_offline01.png?nolink |}}   * after installation, launch BRouter\\ \\ {{ :manual:faq:navigation_offline01.png?nolink |}}
   * select Download manager\\ \\ {{ :manual:faq:navigation_offline02.png?nolink |}}   * select Download manager\\ \\ {{ :manual:faq:navigation_offline02.png?nolink |}}
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-===== Advanced options =====+==== Advanced options ====
  
 Although BRouter user interface looks quite simple, the app offers quite a lot of various settings, creating custom navigation profiles etc. A rich source of info and tips is this [[https://github.com/poutnikl/Brouter-profiles/wiki|wiki-blog >>]]. BRouter provides also a [[http://brouter.de/brouter-web/|web app]], enabling route planning on a big PC screen and consequent export to GPX file and then to Locus Map. Although BRouter user interface looks quite simple, the app offers quite a lot of various settings, creating custom navigation profiles etc. A rich source of info and tips is this [[https://github.com/poutnikl/Brouter-profiles/wiki|wiki-blog >>]]. BRouter provides also a [[http://brouter.de/brouter-web/|web app]], enabling route planning on a big PC screen and consequent export to GPX file and then to Locus Map.
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-An alternative method of using BRouter for route planning, utilizing its "//no go//" and "//via//" points is described in detail [[manual:user_guide:tracks:planning:brouter|here >>]] 
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 ===== GraphHopper ===== ===== GraphHopper =====
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