Types of Map
well as regional maps, we have 'World' and 'WorldCoasts' maps. These
are high level maps that contain some data on large cities and
As all of our routing calculations take place offline, having the relevant maps downloaded is vital.
When you first install Blue Light Maps, you'll be prompted to download map data for the region you're currently in. If you start to browse the map while zoomed in through areas that you don't have downloaded, the app will download the extra areas automatically.
If you try to navigate to an area where you don't have maps downloaded, you'll be prompted to download the relevant region(s).
You can also download maps from the Download Maps menu (bottom right icon).
We provide updated Maps for our supported countries every month.
If you are using outdated maps, you'll see an in-app notification on the menu button indicating that updates are available, as shown below.
It's important to update maps frequently. You should also ensure the app itself is running the latest version.
Entering the 'Download Maps' menu will show you all the maps you have installed, and allow you to download newer versions if they're available.
The yellow icon indicates which maps or categories have updates. Tapping it will update any maps you already have installed to the latest version.
While we can support users in any country in the world, we don't store long term data for the whole world in our monthly map updates. We currently generate monthly updates for the countries below. If you're interested in using Blue Light Maps in ...
Logging In The first time you run Blue Light Maps, you'll need to grant 'precise' location permission, and you'll be asked to enter your registered email address before being taken to a login screen. The app is only available to registered ...
Blue Light Maps supports a number of URL schemes that allow users to share location information, and enabling easy integrations with third party applications. The main schemes are: blm:// Scheme On a device with Blue Light Maps installed, this will ...
For locations you navigate to frequently but are not available in the pre-defined 'Categories' in the search function, you can create your own custom list of Bookmarks Saving Bookmarks First, select the place you wish to bookmark - either by tapping ...
Unable to create route
If you experience the app taking a long time to generate a route, followed by the below error message, it likely means that you haven't downloaded the maps for your destination region, or the regions between your start and end point. Ensure you have ...