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Description

Scout GPS Link is a free mobile navigation app with MapStream™ mode, a full navigation experience with interactive, moving maps powered by real-time cloud information and designed exclusively for your car’s multimedia screen. Whether you’re commuting home, searching for a place to get gas, or want to beat traffic, get all the information you need at a glance on your personalized home screen. Wherever you’re going, Scout GPS Link makes navigating there a lot easier.

Designed for your car’s screen*
•Full navigation on your car’s multimedia display and Push-to-Talk features when you connect your iPhone to your car via USB and Bluetooth®
•Select 2018 Lexus and Toyota vehicles with MapStream mode, a live map view that moves with you in 2D/3D modes
•Seamless connection with your car to automatically access your routes, recent destinations, and favorite places from your phone
•One-tap access to navigation in third party apps, such as Yelp and Fuel
•Every feature is optimized for driving, such as simple visual directions, easy-to-access search by touch or voice, and automatic day and night modes to reduce glare
•Split screen views allow you to multitask with other apps on your display—listen to music or take calls—while navigating

Dependable navigation with real-time traffic and intelligent search
•Convenient home screen with easy access to key features, like one-touch navigation to your home and work
•The best routes for a quicker commute based on real-time traffic conditions and ETA
•Easily enter addresses or places with One-Box Search and get suggestions while you’re typing
•Avoid upcoming traffic congestion and road hazards with automatic reroute notifications
•Discover places to dine, shop, get gas, and more, with voice commands and popular search categories
•Resume canceled routes and repeat voice guidance
Contact Us
Do you have questions or suggestions you’d like to share with us? Contact us at sglsupport@telenav.com or select “Give Feedback” in the mobile app menu and let us know what you think.


*Notes
•Select 2018 Lexus vehicles with Display Audio and Toyota vehicles with Entune 3.0 Audio and Entune 3.0 Audio Plus require USB and Bluetooth connection to view MapStream mode moving maps on multimedia display; with Bluetooth connection only, the multimedia view will be TurnStream™ mode, turn-by-turn directions without a moving map
•MapStream mode NOT available for 2017 and earlier Lexus and Toyota vehicles
•Scout GPS Link in-car features and experience may vary based on vehicle manufacturer and model
•Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life
Telenav Website – www.telenav.com
Scout GPS Link Support –sglsupport@telenav.com

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 05, 2015 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Dec 05
2018
(Current)
Version 1.0.100.5827

• New Features – Introducing a new ‘Avoid Country Borders’ setting, that will allow you to start routes that do not cross country borders.
• Redesigned lock screen – We’ve updated the app’s lock screen on the phone to reduce brightness during night drives.
• Other minor improvements and fixes

Oct 29
2018
Version 1.0.100.5553

Bluetooth® Turn-by-Turn direction is back!

Users can once again search for points of interest and addresses by using only a Bluetooth® connection to the Audio/Multimedia display. This update applies to select 2018-2019 Toyota vehicles equipped with Entune™ 3.0 audio systems and select 2018-2019 Lexus vehicles equipped with Gen 10 Lexus Multimedia System.

- New Feature - Mini Panel - View a larger display of the maps in active route
- Map update
- Other performance improvements

Oct 03
2018
Version 1.0.100.5416

We have introduced the option to automatically transfer the POI details from your phone to the car, once a connection is established. If search is started on the phone and a result is selected, the application will transition all the details to the head unit, once Scout GPS Link is connected to your car.

Other bug fixes.

Sep 06
2018
Version 1.0.100.5266

In order to guide users to moving maps, we have introduced support messages: “Moving maps requires USB connection to your phone” when only Bluetooth connection is in place, and “Open Scout GPS Link on your phone for navigation” when the application is not open on your phone

Other fixes:
-GPS accuracy improvements when the phone is locked
-Updated map data

Aug 01
2018
Version 1.0.100.5051

Features
- For first time users – Detailed guidance and product offerings on mobile phones and head units
- Navigation panel color changes for select 2018 Toyota vehicles with Mapstream capability – Previously green, changed to gray for improved visibility
- Map styling changes – visual, new colors for maps
- Updated OSM map data

Bugfixes
- Delayed voice guidance

Jun 12
2018
Version 1.0.100.4806

Scout GPS Link now features Yelp businesses for US and Canada. With this update, you can now search and find more of your favorite restaurants and local businesses and display the associated Yelp ratings in select Toyota and Lexus vehicles.

May 23
2018
Version 1.0.100.4713

Thanks for using Scout GPS Link! Check out what’s new in this latest version:
- Canada Region support – You can now search and navigate destinations throughout Canada.
- Fixes to improve Bluetooth connection to your vehicle
- Bugfixes

Apr 24
2018
Version 1.0.100.4506

Here’s what’s new in this version:
Fixed - Significant improvements to battery life when Scout app is in use.
Fixed - Android Communications error connecting to certain Head Units.
Other bug fixes

Mar 26
2018
Version 1.0.100.4404

Here’s what’s new in this version:
- Bug fixes

Feb 28
2018
Version 1.0.100.4231

Here’s what’s new in this version:
- Bug fixes

Jan 16
2018
Version 1.0.100.4098

Here’s what’s new in this version:
- Create custom labels for your favorite places
- Start navigation on your smartphone and seamlessly continue directions in your vehicle’s head unit
- Bug fixes

Dec 17
2017
Version 1.0.100.3815

Bug fixes and updates for a more reliable mobile phone to vehicle connection, access to accurate gas prices, and improved route guidance visual cues
Automatic traffic and reroute alerts

Nov 28
2017
Version 1.0.100.3812

What’s New
Bug fixes and updates for a more reliable mobile phone to vehicle connection, access to accurate gas prices, and improved route guidance visual cues
Automatic traffic and reroute alerts

Nov 15
2017
Version 1.0.100.3516

. Updates for a more reliable mobile phone to vehicle connection, access to accurate gas prices, and improved route guidance visual cues
· Bug fixes

Oct 31
2017
Version 1.0.100.3505

. Updates for a more reliable mobile phone to vehicle connection, access to accurate gas prices, and improved route guidance visual cues
· Bug fixes

Sep 20
2017
Version 1.0.100.3265

Jul 12
2017
Version 1.0.100.2354

Free GPS navigation now available for select 2017 Lexus and 2018 Toyota vehicles

Jul 10
2017
Version 1.0.0.0828

Free GPS navigation now available for select 2017 Lexus and 2016 Toyota vehicles

Dec 18
2016
Version 1.0.0.0827

Free GPS navigation now available for select 2017 Lexus and 2016 Toyota vehicles

Oct 17
2016
Version 1.0.0.0823

Free GPS navigation now available for select 2017 Lexus and 2016 Toyota vehicles

Aug 24
2016
Version 1.0.0.0820

Free GPS navigation now available for select 2017 Lexus and 2016 Toyota vehicles

Mar 12
2016
Version 1.0.0.0815

Bug fixes.

Nov 07
2015
Version 1.0.0.0814

Now available for select 2016 Toyota vehicles equipped with Entune™ Audio Plus!

Scout GPS Link is a free navigation app powered by your Android phone but designed to provide you with a convenient and safe driving experience by connecting to your car’s multimedia display.


Scout GPS Link is always by your side, inside and outside the car, helping you search, explore, and navigate your everyday life on the go.


Key features:
• Connect to your car: Currently available for select Toyota models* equipped with Entune Audio Plus
• Easily switch between phone and car: Use the app outside the car on your mobile phone and automatically transfer the information to the car for a full navigation experience
• Get going faster: See your real-time commute ETA and get one-touch navigation and search from the home screen on the car’s head unit
• Never retype an address again: Scout GPS Link automatically transfers search results, navigation routes and your favorite and recent destinations from the phone to the car
• Find the best places to go: Find the best places to eat and shop, get gas, and more, with intelligent conversational search commands and one-touch popular search categories
• Speak, don’t type: Use hands-free voice commands and keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road
• Easy-to-follow directions: Get there confidently with voice-guided navigation with driver-friendly turn-by-turn views, displaying the most relevant information, including upcoming maneuvers
• Do more without disruption: Take calls or listen to music without disrupting navigation
• Avoid distractions with day and night modes: Automatic screen color adjustments are tailored for day and night driving needs


*Available on 2016 Toyota models with Entune Audio Plus


Notes:
• Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life

Aug 05
2015
Version 1.0.0.0797

Now available for select 2016 Toyota vehicles equipped with Entune™ Audio Plus!

Scout GPS Link is a free navigation app powered by your Android phone but designed to provide you with a convenient and safe driving experience by connecting to your car’s multimedia display.


Scout GPS Link is always by your side, inside and outside the car, helping you search, explore, and navigate your everyday life on the go.


Key features:
• Connect to your car: Currently available for select Toyota models* equipped with Entune Audio Plus
• Easily switch between phone and car: Use the app outside the car on your mobile phone and automatically transfer the information to the car for a full navigation experience
• Get going faster: See your real-time commute ETA and get one-touch navigation and search from the home screen on the car’s head unit
• Never retype an address again: Scout GPS Link automatically transfers search results, navigation routes and your favorite and recent destinations from the phone to the car
• Find the best places to go: Find the best places to eat and shop, get gas, and more, with intelligent conversational search commands and one-touch popular search categories
• Speak, don’t type: Use hands-free voice commands and keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road
• Easy-to-follow directions: Get there confidently with voice-guided navigation with driver-friendly turn-by-turn views, displaying the most relevant information, including upcoming maneuvers
• Do more without disruption: Take calls or listen to music without disrupting navigation
• Avoid distractions with day and night modes: Automatic screen color adjustments are tailored for day and night driving needs


*Available on 2016 Toyota models with Entune Audio Plus


Notes:
• Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life

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