If you want to travel from one place to another using your iPhone, make sure your navigation app works as you are always one step ahead of the potential hassle A commonly overlooked feature is the audio settings, and even though you have no voice prompts, you can easily ignore them while walking or commuting. If you do not hear any sound while driving, it can cause a disaster.
Voice guidance is enabled by default in Apple Maps Your iPhone may sound too low or too high, even breaking other audio signals in the vehicle. If you have previously disabled voice navigation, the next time you are behind the driver's seat, you should check that the settings are what you want, as too much concentration on the screen can be dangerous.
Choosing the right voice volume from the settings
To customize the language settings for Apple Maps, you must first open the Settings app and go to "Driving & Navigation" for "Maps".
Settings -> Maps -> Driving & Navigation
Check the settings in Navigation Voice Volume . By default, "Normal" should be set. However, if you have previously completely disabled it, the "No Voice" option will be enabled. We recommend checking either "Normal Volume" or "Loud Volume" for more clarity. More information about these options can be found below.
- No vote: Mutes all navigation instructions.
- Low Volume: This plays all navigation prompts on the same volume as all the media being played. Depending on which media is playing, it may be difficult to clearly understand the navigation prompts. By default, podcasts and audiobooks are paused during navigation announcements (see Pause for more information).
- Normal Volume: This reduces the volume of all the media being played so that navigation announcements can be heard more clearly. By default, podcasts and audiobooks are paused during navigation announcements (see the "Pause" section for more information).
- Loud Volume: This reduces both the volume of all the media being played and the volume of the navigation announcements. It is ideal for drivers who are hard of hearing or generally want to hear loud music. By default, podcasts and audiobooks are paused during navigation prompts (see the pause section for more information.)
Setting the Voice volume while navigation is in progress
In addition to the option highlighted above, Apple Maps lets you set the desired volume for the app's voice announcements as you navigate to whether you're connected to your vehicle via Bluetooth. the speakers of your iPhone or use headphones. Simply swipe up to display the navigation menu map and tap "Audio." Make your language selection and click "Done" when you're done.
It's worth noting that any changes you've made to the app's voice message during changes You also get instructions to be applied in the main settings of the previous section. So, if you temporarily set the volume to either High or Low, you'll need to re-enter the Apple Maps audio settings and change the voice volume to the previously set volume.
Also "pause audio" will automatically be disabled if you select "No Voice" or "Low Volume" as shown in the GIF above, otherwise podcasts and audiobooks will be paused during navigation prompts when you select "High Volume" or " Normal Volume "(see the next section for more information).
Stop Talking Audio Overall
If you prefer to listen to podcasts or audiobooks other than music, there is another setting you can use to make sure can not miss any navigation instructions – even if you're really excited about what's going on.
The setting is accessed as highlighted either through the Settings app or from the current navigation above, but tap this time on the toggle switch next to "Pause spoken audio" to activate the function if it is not already activated By default, it should be enabled, but you may have previously disabled it for some reason.
When "Pause Spoken Audio" is turned on, all podcasts or audiobooks currently playing are automatically paused for navigation instructions and displayed in the right place, and then stopped immediately. On the other hand, if you have set the navigation volume to either "Low Voice" or "No Voice", podcasts and audiobooks continue to play unattended. Music continues to play according to the volume settings you have selected.
You can only edit Pause Spoken Audio if the volume is set to either Normal Volume or Loud Volume. If it is grayed out, you have set "No Voice" or "Low Volume". Even if the toggle appears in green under the window, it is in fact disabled, so the voice guide is podcasts and audiobooks.
When the navigation is displayed on the screen, you can finally adjust the volume for podcasts, audiobooks, and music pause or fix the iPhone's Control Center. You can either use the main volume controls in Control Center or open the Now Playing card to adjust the volume. The voice guidance volume will also be adjusted accordingly.
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