Scout GPS Navigation, ETA, Maps & Traffic
By Telenav, Inc.
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Scout - the only app that lets you chat, plan Meet Ups, share your ETA and get turn-by-turn GPS voice directions. Now you can navigate, coordinate and communicate without the hassle of multiple apps. Find the best route with real time traffic and commute alerts. Customize your directions with a swipe of a finger. Keep in touch on the road with voice chat and messaging. Instantly share your location, route and ETA with the friends from your contact list. Set up home and work locations to get traffic alerts so you know when to leave. iPhone 6 users and above can use 3D Touch to get Quick Action shortcuts to key features. Create a Meet Up to send to friends and coordinate together. Make a pit stop on your route and find the cheapest gas, restaurants and other local amenities all while avoiding police speed traps, accidents and traffic jams along the way.
New! Click on different routes to see turn-by-turn direction before you start navigating to your destination.
New! iOS9 users can now search for their “favorites” or “recents” and get quick access to navigation through spotlight search. You can also instantly navigate with Scout to top points of interest, national stores, airports and other key amenities through spotlight search.
New! iPhone 6S and 6S Plus users - 3D Touch Quick Actions to instantly navigate to home and work or search for nearby locations.
Share ETA – Pick your route and share your ETA easily with one or more contacts in a single tap. Scout suggests your most frequently used contacts to share with while on the road.
Say hello with Voice Chat – Send one-touch voice chat or text messages to your Meet Up group. Only those invited will be able to send and receive messages.
Navigate easily – Keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel with turn-by-turn voice guided GPS directions.
Beat traffic – Real time traffic and live speed updates help you find the best and quickest route to avoid gridlock.
Always be on time – Receive notifications when traffic is slower than usual on your daily commute home or to work. Get reminders one hour before your Meet Up event is set to begin and as your guests arrive.
Connect with others – Create a Meet Up, let your friends or family member knows when you are going to be there.
Get live ETAs – Scout shows when Meet Up attendees are on the move with real-time ETAs on the map. Now you’ll always know when a friend is late and whether “five minutes away” really means “I haven’t left yet.”
Do it your way – Save your customized route preferences, favorite map views and schedule personalized commute departure alerts for home and work.
Make a pit stop – Discover new places along your route for the cheapest gas, restaurants for a bite to eat or other amenities.
Never get lost— Scout, powered by OpenStreetMap (OSM), provides the most up-to-date map information with updates from a community of more than 1.6 million editors. You can download offline maps for a fee to always know where you’re going when your signal is spotty.
Got feedback? - We want to hear from you! Our support team is here to help. Follow us on Twitter, @Scout, and hit us up with questions or comments. You can join our community at https://ourcommunity.scout.me
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-- What’s the word on Scout?
NEW! - Scout wins 2015 Best Lifestyle App from Mobile App Awards
“Scout is as easy on the eyes as it is easy to use.” - Mashable
“Scout wins Best for Design” Travel & Leisure, Best GPS Apps for Travel
Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life.
Scout’s map and search coverage is currently for the USA only.
What's New in Version 3.9.0
We continue to focus on the people that matter:
* Drive to a friend's location.
* Share your drive and real time ETA.
* Automatic Notifications -- A great way to let your family know that you're on the way home from work, or that you've arrived safely at your destination. Configure it once, and we'll do the rest for you.
Worst GPS app ever
I was a loyal user, liked the functionality, and then the non-stop need to change the user interface continually. As each update was complete, more functionality was lost.
I paid $30 to download the maps, which worked initially. Then the updates started.
I thought updates were to enhance the program, not take away features. But I was wrong. Support couldn't fix it, app was useless and the resolution was to uninstall the maps.
Fast forward 7 months support tells me to try reinstalling maps (I didn't inquire, I got a random email). I told them I was upset it wasn't refunded, was told I can request a refund from Apple, to which Apple said no.
If you need a GPS to work when needed, this isn't the GPS for you.
If you want to lose functionality with each update, then this GPS is for you. If you expect your $30 investment in the map data to be helpful, then give another developer a try.
You can burn your $30 and get kicked in the crotch and be better off than using this app.
I use this app and not the maps app on my I phone nor do I use google maps. It's easy, friendly and convenient for storing your home and work address in case you have to detour. Another quality is that it gives you the option of not traveling on the highway and take back roads, which is great when you want to avoid traffic.
Used to be Awesome!
Like another early user said "This used to be the best app..." But since the latest upgrade, it's now just okay. Not only could I find hotels, gas, ATM's, food, places of interest, etc but I got traffic reports as well. I keep this only because I can't stand Google maps. Wish they'd go back to the older version. 😔 It was my favorite app & I'd rave about it to everyone.... Not anymore. There's an old saying "If it ain't broke don't fix it!"
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- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Jul 11, 2016
- Version: 3.9.0
- Size: 97.0 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Language: English
- Seller: Telenav, Inc.
- © Telenav Inc, 2015
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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