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, choose your time and location and invite your friends. Attendees will get alerts for when to leave to get there on time.
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 3.7.1
It's the people that matter.
o Automatic Notifications -- let your loved ones know that you've arrived or departed without fumbling with an app. 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.
We also squashed a few more bugs, but don't hesitate to let us know if you find others!
Scout is my go to GPS. I use scout all the time!! Recently, scout has taken me to the wrong parts of town TWICE. The first time it told me I had arrived at my destination, but in fact I was about 3 minutes away. The second time it took me to a completely different part of town and I had to use Google maps GPS app to find the correct location because scout kept insisting I had arrived. I was 15 minutes away from my destination! I was so far down, I had to get back on the freeway to get to my original destination. I hope this error can be fixed, otherwise I may have to start relying on Google maps!
Not too helpful or customizable
This app asks permission to access my contacts but when searching for an address, it does NOT have an option to go to my contacts to fetch it. Also, I want to turn that option off and I can't do it from the app because AGAIN, there's no option in the settings.
Also, I want to change my profile name and it doesn't let me. Another thing is that I don't like the fact that it needs my phone number in order to access the functions of the app.
Too little options in the "around me section".
Best GPS App
I've been using this app for the past two years and it has yet to direct me to the wrong place. Also, ETA is right on the minute. I used this app for a 9 hour road trip, and it took me to my destination with no issues at all. However, no further testimony - just download the app.
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- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Apr 13, 2016
- Version: 3.7.1
- Size: 62.6 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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