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asked 2018-04-21 14:13:27 +0300

nshiell gravatar image

I have just installed Sailfish on my Xperia X device.

I have installed HERE WeGo navigation.

It opens and works but without any voice navigation.

Is there any way of getting voice navigation?

Do I need to install something else?

Do I need to do anything else?

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no you dont't. should work as is.

maybe you have just a bad version... some versions of here would not show the location at all. try an older version

pawel ( 2018-04-21 14:20:39 +0300 )edit

i am runnin .2.011510

pawel ( 2018-04-21 14:23:29 +0300 )edit

@nshiell You have tapped three horizontal line stack next to "Q" at top left of screen > Settings > Voice options? Using 2.0.12056 myself.

aspergerguy ( 2018-04-21 16:15:32 +0300 )edit

You have to install at least one voice / language inside the Here app (Here uses its own tts engine instead of e.g. Google tts). Recent Here versions don't have the positioning bug anymore.

ziellos ( 2018-04-21 23:25:05 +0300 )edit

I use 2.0.12056 and it works fine.

DNG ( 2018-04-22 16:13:46 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-04-22 21:25:39 +0300

nshiell gravatar image

TBH I think I didn't understand that the voice navigation only works when routing by car. I was thinking it provided voice navigation when traveling on foot.

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AFAIR it voice navigation did work in ealier versions. Especially on the bicycle I usually don't have a hand free to keep HERE visible, hence I miss this feature a lot. Maybe this is the tribute we have to pay that it is owned by car manufactures.

jollajo ( 2018-04-23 15:52:43 +0300 )edit

answered 2018-04-22 15:06:28 +0300

Marius gravatar image

I use version 2.0.11709 succesfully on Sailfish X. Two problems I have: GPS starts significantly slower than on Android (sometimes up to 5 minutes) and I cannot set the app to use micro-SD card for map storage.

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I'm not sure, but I think I recognized GPS starts much faster while moving.

mettska ( 2018-04-22 22:00:30 +0300 )edit

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