NOTE: This is a beta version of the exciting QuickFind Numbers app. We need your help to make this app the best it can be. Please send us all of your suggestions of how to make it better.
QuickFind Numbers is an overlay of Google Maps ™. Users get the added features of QuickFind Numbers along with all of the power of Google Maps™.
1. Tool Bar
2. QuickFind location Number, street address, and forward and back arrow.
IMPORTANT: This main screen displays your current QuickFind Number. Use this number to share your location with anyone for any reason…especially in an emergency!
NOTE: The QFN has three components. 11942-6108
1= world code; =Region code; 1942-6108 = exact location.
World Codes: 1= U.S.; 2= Canada; and 3= all of western Europe
3. Function Selection Tab
From: Defaults to your current location.
To: Contains the current Region Code allowing you to input just the last 8 digits.
Tapping behind the To: Region Code will produce the keyboard. Dictate or type your destination.
Double clicking on the small “x” will delete the Region Code to allow you to enter a complete street address.
Cancel: Cancels the screen and returns you to the main screen.
View Destination: Displays the end destination.
Get Directions: Produces the “pre-navigation” screen.
Select driving as your preferred mode of transportation.
Choose preferred map view: Map or Satellite
Choose pedestrian as your preferred mode of transportation.
Share Button: Automatically enters your current QFN into a text, email, Tweet, or Facebook status update.
Long pin anywhere on the map. Tap the Share button and then tap Text Meet Up Location.
IMPORTANT: Use this screen to share your location with anyone for any reason…especially in an emergency!
Tap and hold (long-pin) anywhere on the map. The QF Number will be automatically entered in a “meet-up” text message.
- Add QuickFind Numbers for your Home and Office. These will be saved for later use.
- Create a personal note to share your QFN in a text, email, Facebook or Twitter, etc.
- Access User’s Manual
Tapping this button saves any long-pinned location into the Address/Waypoint list.
Centers the map on your current location.
Press on the white tab on the left side to reveal this selection.
Press on Home or Office for driving directions to those locations. (These numbers need to be added in your Settings window one time.)
A “waypoint” can be any location you wish to return to such as a camp site or favorite fishing hole.
Park Car: Tap to set your car’s current location. Icon will change to “Find Car” for when you want to return.
Save up to 40 addresses or waypoints.
1. Enter a waypoint name.
- The current QFN location will default. Change the QFN if desired.
- Waypoint will be stored under the List button for pre-established
- Select any waypoint to return to that waypoint.
2. Long pin anywhere on the map. Tap on to save that location.
Enter Destination QFN or street address. Select Get Directions.
This pre-navigation window will appear showing the destination QF Number; nearest street address; distance and approximate travel time at the bottom of the screen. Use this screen to confirm your destination.
Selecting Start will take you to Google Maps ™ for turn by turn navigation instructions until you reach your destination.
When destinations are off-road, the app will provide driving directions to the roadway nearest the destination (yellow marker) while also displaying the actual destination (pink marker). The on-road navigation is the same as above. Google Maps ™ will navigate to the roadway nearest the off-road destination or to the nearest street address. It will announce “You have reached your destination.”
Google Maps ™ does not provide “off-road” navigation so you will have to switch between Google Maps ™ and QuickFind Numbers.
Double click on your home button to display all active apps. Google Maps and QuickFind Numbers should appear.
With QuickFind Numbers open, tap one time on the pedestrian mode button above to get walking directions. (CAUTION: Clicking more than one time, may cause you to lose your destination.)
The screen converts into the pedestrian mode, showing the distance from the destination flag plus an arrow pointing in the direction of travel.
Open side tab and select Find Car.
Select the mode of transportation. (Pedestrian mode is the default method. Select the auto button if you want to drive to the location.)
The screen will show the location of the parked car (red dot); the distance away from the car and a directional arrow showing the direction of the car. (NOTE: The directional arrow works like a compass. Hold the phone parallel to the ground for best results.) The satellite view will assist in providing the best route. Walk in the direction of the large arrow if possible.
Set a waypoint at your current location by naming the location and hitting OK. You can type or use the microphone to dictate your waypoint name. You can also enter the QFN of a remote location for a meet-up.
Select from the list of waypoints.
Select the mode of transportation. The screen will show the location of the waypoint; the distance away and a directional arrow showing the direction of the waypoint.
(NOTE: The directional arrow works like a compass. Hold the phone parallel to the ground for best results.) The satellite view will assist in providing the best route. Walk in the direction of the large arrow if possible.
NOTE: How to edit text
Tap and hold on any editable text. A circle will appear magnifying the text. Move your cursor left or right while holding to make corrections.