1. RobFreundlich's Avatar
    Is there any way to map a contact's address from within Google Maps or to navigate to a contact's address from within Google Navigation?

    When I'm in Google Maps and enter a contact's name into the search box, it searches the internet for that text (and maps the matches it finds), rather than searching my contacts list; the same is true if I'm in Navigation. And if I'm in S-Voice or Google Voice Search and say "Navigate to <contact name>", it does the same thing.

    I know I can open the contact, scroll to the address, and click the map icon next to it, but that's pretty silly. Especially if I'm driving.
    03-21-2013 08:56 AM
  2. grumpyjoe's Avatar
    Try Waze GPS.

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    03-22-2013 06:08 AM
  3. RobFreundlich's Avatar
    Try Waze GPS.
    I've considered that (or another map/nav app, such as Sygic). Is there a way to have S-Voice use those apps for commands such as "map <foo>" and "navigate to <bar>" instead of the Google versions?

    Also, can you tell me what you like about Waze as compared to the other apps out there? I've looked at it a couple of times and it seems to me that its big selling point is the social networking aspect, which don't interest me (or possibly I don't understand well enough). Can you explain more about the app?

    03-22-2013 08:01 AM

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