NAVIGATION NAVIGATION Learn how to enter a destination and operate the navigation system. Basic Navigation Operation A real-time navigation system uses GPS and a map database to show your current location and help guide you to a desired destination. You can operate the system using voice commands or the system controls. To reduce the potential for driver distraction, certain manual functions may be inoperable or grayed out while the vehicle is moving. Voice commands are always available. Steering Wheel Controls Use the steering wheel controls to give voice commands. Hang-Up/Back button: Press to cancel a command or operation. Back button Talk button: Press to say voice commands. Talk button Talk Button Tips • When using the Talk button, wait until you hear a beep before speaking. • To bypass the system prompts, simply press the Talk button again to say your command. • When the Talk button is pressed, all available voice commands are highlighted in yellow. • Speak in a clear, natural voice. • Reduce all background noise. • Adjust the dashboard vents away from the microphone in the ceiling. • Close the windows and moonroof. WARNING Using the navigation system while driving can take your attention away from the road, causing a crash in which you could be seriously injured or killed. Only operate system controls when the conditions permit you to safely do so. NAVIGATION Navigation Display and Controls Use the controls to enter information and make selections. Some manual functions are inoperable while driving. Map orientation Traffic flow* Current map scale Traffic incident icon* GPS signal strength Current vehicle position Traffic status* Landmark icon Current street *subscription feature NAV button: Display the map screen or directions when en route. INFO button: Select items such as traffic incidents and AcuraLink messages. BACK button: Return to the previous display. MENU button: Enter destination information. button: Change screen brightness. Use the interface dial to make adjustments. Interface dial: Rotate to zoom in or out of the map. Press to display the map menu. Rotate and press to select items. SETTINGS button: Change Navi settings. NAVIGATION Interface Dial Feedback Configure the system to read aloud selections made using the interface dial. Use the interface dial to make and enter selections. 1. Press SETTINGS. 2. Select System Settings. 3. Select Interface Dial Feedback. 4. Select Off, Auto, or On. On: Always reads the selection. Auto: Reads the selection only when the vehicle is moving. Off: Turns interface dial feedback off. System Guidance Volume Adjust the navigation system guidance volume from the map menu. Use the interface dial to make and enter selections. 1. From the map screen, press the interface dial to display the map menu. 2. Select Guidance Volume. 3. Adjust the volume to your preferred level. 4. Press BACK to exit the menu. During guidance, you can also use the audio volume knob or steering wheel controls to adjust the volume. Voice Prompt Turn the voice prompt feature on or off. Use the interface dial to make and enter selections. 1. Press SETTINGS. 2. Select System Settings. 3. Select Voice Prompt. 4. Select Off or On. On: Provides voice prompts. Off: Voice prompts are disabled. NAVIGATION Entering a Destination Use several methods to enter a destination. Home Address Store your home address in the system so you can easily route to it. Use the interface dial to make and enter selections. 1. Press SETTINGS. 2. Select Navi Settings. 3. Select Edit Go Home. 4. Enter the address and select OK. When your home address is stored, you can press the Talk button and say “Go home” at any time. You can also select Go Home from the destination menu. Street Address Enter a street address using voice commands. Press the Talk button before saying each command. You can also enter the address manually when the vehicle is stopped. While on the map screen, press MENU and use the interface dial to select Address. Follow the prompts. 1. From the Voice Portal screen, say “Address.” 2. The system prompts you to say the entire address. For example, say “1-2-3-4 Main Street, Los Angeles, California.” 3. The system interprets the address by state, city, street, and address number. If necessary, you may have to clarify similar matches. 4. Say “Set as destination” to set the route. NAVIGATION Place Category Enter a point of interest using voice commands. Press the Talk button before saying each command. 1. From the Voice Portal, say “Place name.” 2. Say a category. For example, “ATM/Bank.” 3. Say the name of the point of interest. For example, “ABC Bank.” 4. The system interprets the name. If necessary, you may have to clarify similar matches. If there is more than one point of interest with the name, a list of matches appears in order of closest distance. Say the number next to the place you want. 5. Say “Set as destination” to set the route. If the system does not recognize the specific name, you can enter it manually when the vehicle is stopped. While on the map screen, press MENU and use the interface dial to select Place Name. Enter the name one letter at a time, and follow the prompts. Find Nearest Place Enter a destination by category and distance using voice commands. Press the Talk button before saying each command. 1. Say “Find nearest” and a place. For example, “Find nearest ATM.” 2. A list of the nearest places in your area is displayed by shortest distance to destination. 3. Say the number next to the destination you want to select. 4. Say “Set as destination” to set the route. ODMD Shortcuts You can add up to six destinations to the Shortcuts (Places tab) in the ODMD. The addresses must be previously stored in the navigation system address book. 1. Select Shortcuts. 2. Select Places. 3. Select No Entry to store a previously stored address book entry, or select a stored entry to route to it. NAVIGATION Routing After a destination is set, you can alter or cancel your route. Map Legend During route guidance Next guidance point Estimated time to destination Calculated route Distance to destination Destination Turn-by-Turn Directions Shows a more detailed view of the next maneuver on the multi-information display. Use the right selector wheel on the steering wheel to bypass the display. Distance to next maneuver Current route Upcoming maneuver NAVIGATION Taking a Detour You can calculate a detour route manually if you encounter a road closure or other obstacle. Use the interface dial to make and enter selections. 1. When en route, press MENU. 2. Select Detour. The system attempts to calculate a new route by avoiding the next 5 miles (8 km) while on a freeway or 1 mile (1 km) while on a surface street. AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™* View traffic flow, incidents, and construction in major metro areas. You can also route around congestion or incidents using voice commands. Press the Talk button before saying each command. Available in the U.S. only. 1. When en route, say “Display traffic on my route.” A list of incidents on your route appears. 2. Say the number of the incident you want to avoid. 3. Say “Avoid” and the incident list returns. 4. Say “Reroute” to set the new route. *Requires AcuraLink subscription. Canceling Your Route You can cancel your route at any time. Press the Talk button and say “Cancel route.” You can also use the interface dial to make and enter selections. 1. When en route, press MENU. 2. Select Cancel Route. The route is cleared and the map screen returns.