Receive Driving Directions to an Unknown Address on Microsoft Lumia 535

Edited by Thor, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

Welcome to VisiHow! In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can easily get directions from your current location to another location, even if you do not know the actual name of it or any information about the location, when using the Maps application on the Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

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    Turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Once the phone is activated, the lock screen will become visible.
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    Swipe the lock screen up to get to the home screen
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  3. 3
    Find the Maps tile on the home screen
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    In this tutorial, it is pinned to the home screen. The tile has a blue background with a white map inside. If the Maps tile is not pinned to the home screen, swipe left to find it in the application menu.
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    Tap on the Maps tile once it is located to enter the application
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    It is possible to easily find directions from the current location to any other location, even if the name of the street is not known, but the particular destination area is known. The very good example of this is exploring.
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  5. 5
    Tap and hold the destination area
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    Notice that the current location is detected, as the GPS option is turned on for the application. For example, press and hold the area to the northeast of the current location. The name for the location will be displayed.
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    If the icon with the black box and the name of the area disappears, tap and hold the area again or tap the black pin located in the area
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    Tap the recently revealed icon with the black box and the name of the area in it
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    This will bring up the "about" screen with the address information of the area. More importantly, there will be the "directions" option.
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    To find directions, tap "directions"
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    The map will automatically load up, and it will find the directions from the current location to the new location. As it can be seen, it is a very efficient way of finding directions to a place even if the address or any information is not known. This concludes the tutorial on how to easily get directions from your current location to any other location, even if you do not know the name of that location or any information about it, when using the Microsoft Maps application on the Microsoft Lumia 535. If you have any questions, comments, or queries about this video, or about the application itself, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you. Thank you for watching VisiHow!
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Thor

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