The Settings Menu
To access the settings menu, click the Context Menu (3 dots on upper right) > Settings
Or on the Menu Icon on the left side (3 Rectangular bars) > Settings at the bottom
You will then be presented with the full Settings Menu
1 - GPS Option
1.1 Use NMEA Altitude
- Enables the NMEA Altitude all around the app (NMEA Info)
1.2 Reset AGPS Data
- Cold Start (Clears ALL Cached GPS data)
1.3 Download GPS Data
-Downloads more GPS data to get faster fixes.
1.4 Keep GPS ON
- Keeps GPS ALWAYS ON even if you are not using the app (you can tick the check box to turn it off if app is not on active foreground).
- Please keep in mind this uses a lot of battery power.
2 - Display Options
2.1 - Show My Location Button
- When checked, will show a "My Location" button on the upper left side of the screen.
- Will make the app fullscreen - removing the notification window
2.3 Keep Screen On
- Will keep the end-user's screen "ON" even if the app is not actively being used.
2.4 Long Click on Map
- if enabled, Long Pressing on any area on the map page will enable the end-user to create waypoints.
2.5 Map Scale
- if checked, a Map Scale ruler will be shown persistently on the top portion of the map.
2.6 Show Help at Start up
- Every time you open the app for the first time, a help menu will open.
2.7 Waypoint Icon Scaling
- allows you to set the scale proportions.
2.8 Map Magnification - will help in making the map more readable / viewable on some devices with High Resolutions
Tapping on this item will again, open up a new pop-up menu that will enable you to magnify the map up to two steps; this is generally useful to some high resolution screens to improve the map’s readability. Set it to “O” to disable.
2.9 Show Waypoint Labels - will show waypoints label of waypoints you created on the map
Enabling this feature will show on the map the labels of your created waypoints depending on the zoom level.
2.10 Show Places
- will show significant places (if supported by map)
2.11 Show Places Labels (if supported by map source)
2.12 Show Track Labels
2.13 Map Custom Stats - enables the end-user to define stats on the map.
It will open a pop-up menu where you can choose which stats to display when viewing recorded tracks
2.14 Show Zoom Buttons
- This will display the zoom buttons on the right side of the app.
2.15 Show Waypoint Mark Button
- This will display the waypoint creation button on the left side of the app.
2.16 - Do not show ALL Help Screen
- This will DISABLE all the help prompts.
3 - Compass and Rotation Options
3.1 Show Mini Compass
- Will show the mini compass at the bottom of the screen which you can pull up to view stats as well.
3.2 Map Rotation / Map Rotation Direction
- Will set the pointer according to your preference. Auto will orient itself in accordance to your device's orientation.
- Compass will be based on true north
- Moving Direction - will point on where you are headed.
3.3 Bearing Compass
*When enabled, the compass acts like that of a bearing compass. More information on this topic HERE
3.4 Magnetic Bearings
A bearing is the angle between a line connecting two points and a north-south line, or meridian.
A true bearing is measured in relation to the fixed horizontal reference plane of true north , that is, using the direction toward the geographic north pole as a reference point.
A magnetic bearing is measured in relation to magnetic north, that is, using the direction toward the magnetic north pole (in Northeastern Canada) as a reference.
3 - Coordinate Options
3.1 Metric Units [Km, Cm] (vs Imperial)
3.2 Coordinate Format
3.3 Datum Type
Tapping on this item will give you the option to choose which type of datum you would want to use for your coordinates.
WGS84 – World Geodetic System (2004 revision); used by the Global Positioning System.
NAD27 - North American Datum; used primarily by geodetic systems in North America
4 - Advance Options > Enable Atlases from Mobile Atlas
5 - Storage Options > Storage Root
6 - Track Options
6.2 Minimum Distance
6.3 GPS Accuracy
6.4 Default Track Color
6.5 Track Width
7 Picture > Save to Camera Roll
8 GPS Pointer Options