Either if you are going somewhere or you love to travel and explore new places, we have the right apps for you. Navigation apps are the best companion when you don’t know how to reach your destination. And reaching there is not enough; you should reach there by escaping all the jammed routes. These navigation apps not only lead you to the destination but tells you about the real-time traffic info.
4. Google Maps (Free)
Maps, Google’s official app is the one on which you can rely for real-time GPS navigation and traffic details. You won’t miss your bus or train again, use the bus or train real time transit info. It saves your time with re-routing based on the live traffic info, road close or other traffic incidents. While racing toward your destination, Google Maps app will notify you about pit stops like gas stations and coffee shops.
With Google Maps, you can discover places like a local. You can find top rated restaurants and local stores no matter wherever you are. You can help others too by giving reviews to some places. Google Maps supports offline mode; you can download a rectangular part in the city to use it while you are not connected to mobile data.
3. Drivemode: Driving interface (Freemium)
While you are driving, using your phone could be a difficult task but with Drivemode; you can use your phone using swipes only. Drivemode app transforms your smartphone’s interface to a simple and clean easy to use interface with home screen as the navigation. While navigating, you can reply to messages without the on-screen keyboard.
Everything on this app can be controlled with swipes. Drivemode app comes with a launcher which lists all your apps which you use more frequently. The launcher is simple one app at a time which you can swipe through to get to the desired app. Also included with a feature which connects to your Google calendar and starts the navigation according to the events you have scheduled in it.
2. Waze (Free)
Waze is a popular app for not only navigation but for real-time traffic status in your city. Waze is the world’s biggest community-based traffic and navigation app. You can report road incidents like accidents or police traps in real time all other Waze users can see and divert their route accordingly.
Waze also comes with navigation feature where you can get live routing based on the real life traffic info shared by other members. Waze gives you voice guided turn by turn navigation and automatically change the route according to the traffic conditions. By contributing the road info, you will earn points and ranks up in the communities.
1. HERE WeGo – City Navigation (Free)
HERE WeGo is a free city navigation app from HERE apps. HERE Maps supports offline map saving to search for areas while there is no internet connectivity, you can use navigation in offline maps too! The app gives you turn by turn voice guidance so you’ll focus on driving only.
HERE WeGo also offers transport information in 1300 cities around the world. HERE partners with some great companies like Wikipedia, Trip Advisor, BlaBlaCar and more to give you the best location experience and information about the city.
All of the navigation apps on Google Play Store are free until you are getting a new and easy way to use the app – Drivemode. Drivemode is a free app but comes with some locked features which you can unlock by paying a little amount to the developers.