SUBARU BRZ 2013 1.G Navigation Manual
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Before Using the Navigation System
Read this manual first
Read this manual carefully before using the navigation
system. We are not liable for accidents or other problems
resulting from failure to follow the instructions in this
Follow all road signs and traffic rules
When driving using guidance from the navigation system,
be sure to follow the actual road signs and traffic
regulations. If road signs and traffic regulations are
changed, the data on the SD card may be out of date. Also,
the data on the map SD card does not take into account
factors such as weather, time zones, and occurrences such as
differences in congestion situations and temporary road
closures due to construction work. Always give precedence
to road signs and traffic rules over instructions from the
Not following the road signs and traffic rules could lead to
injury or traffic violations.
• Before following instructions from the navigation system
(changing lanes and so on), ch eck that you can carry out the
maneuver safely given the current traffic conditions. Always
put safety first before following any instructions.
• Do not watch the navigation screen while driving.
Ignoring surrounding traffic could lead to an accident. If you
need to look at the screen whil e driving, make sure you only
glance at the screen.
• You should stop the vehicle in a safe place before operating
the navigation system. For safety's sake, some of the
navigation system's buttons and functions cannot be used
unless the vehicle is stationary.
• When you need to look at the navigation screen, do so for
the shortest time possible. Looking away from the road for
too long could lead to an accident.
• Make sure this system is installed in a position legally
allowed in the country where you intend to use it. Some
countries and regions do not allow video screens to be
installed within the driver's line of sight.
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Before Using the Navigation System
NOTEIn the interest of safety, the use of some functions may be unavailable while
driving. Buttons on the touch screen that cannot be used have their colors toned
•If you stare at the display too much or operate the buttons of
the system while driving, th e navigation system could
distract your attention from the current traffic conditions. Be
sure to enter as much information as possible into the
system before departing. Also, be sure to stop your vehicle
in a safe place if you need to enter information.
• Buttons on the touch screen that cannot be used have their
colors toned down.
Operating the navigation syst em while driving could cause
your attention to be distracted from the current traffic
conditions. This could result in a severe or fatal accident. Be
sure to follow all the operation descriptions and safety
instructions given in this manual.
• Keep the system's volume level low enough for you to be
able to hear outside sounds while driving. Otherwise, you
may not be able to react appropriately to traffic conditions,
resulting in an accident.
Do not place foreign objects, such as fingers, into the disc
If foreign objects enter the system's main unit, it could lead
to electric shock or fire. If the system emits smoke or an
unusual smell, stop using it immediately and contact the
nearest SUBARU dealer.
Never disassemble or modify the system
Never disassemble or modify any parts of the system. Doing
so may lead to a fire, an electric shock, or some other type of
Do not continue using the navigation system if it malfunctions
If the system shows any sign of malfunctioning (for example,
the monitor displays no pictur e), stop using it immediately
and contact the nearest SUBARU dealer.
Continuing to use the system could lead to a fire, an electric
shock, or some other type of accident.
If the navigation system gets contaminated, or emits smoke or
an odd smell, stop using it
If a foreign object gets inside the system, liquid is spilled
onto the system, or the system emits smoke or an unusual
smell, stop using it immediately and contact the nearest
SUBARU dealer. Continuing to use the system could lead to a
fire, an electric shock, or some other type of accident.
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Information on Warnings and Safety
The navigation system uses a built-in GPS receiver to guide
you to your destination. This software does not transmit the
GPS position of your vehicle, and cannot be used to track the
Do not look at the navigation screen if it is not safe to do so. If
the driver is operating the navigation system, we strongly
recommend operating the software before you start driving.
Program the route before leaving, and stop your vehicle in a
safe place if you need to change the route.
Follow all road signs and road conditions. If you deviate from
the recommended route while driving, the software updates
the route according to your current position.
For details, see “End-user License Agreement” on Page 176.
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This software is designed for optimum performance when
used for car navigation. It does not need a stylus for
operation. You can easily use buttons and maps on the screen
by touching them with the tip of your finger.
When you start the navigation software for the first time, the
initial settings screen is automatically displayed. Follow the
steps below to use the initial settings screen.
1Confirm the end-user license agreement. Touch
(Accept) to continue.
2The Setup Wizard starts. Touch (Next) to continue.
3Select the language and narrator you want to use for
voice guidance messages. Touch (Next) to
continue. You can change this at any time from Sound
and Warnings settings. (See Page 164.)
• When the TTS Voice mode is selected, the voice control
navigation and street guidance can be used. These functions
cannot be used when the Natural Voice mode is selected.
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4Change the unit settings if necessary. Touch (Next)
to continue. You can change this at any time from Units
and Formats. (See Page 173.)
5Change the initial route plan settings if necessary. Touch
(Next) to continue. You can change this at any time
from Route Settings. (See Page 169.)
6This completes the initial setup. Touch (Finish) to
continue. After setting up, you can run the Setup Wizard
at any time from the Settings menu. (See Page 163.)
After the initial setup, the navigati on menu is displayed and you can
start using the software.
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When you touch (Menu) on the navigation screen or
the multi screen, the navigation menu (main menu) appears.
You can access all of the software's functions from this menu.
The following options are available.• Touch (Find), and then select which method to use to reach
your destination by entering the address, selecting a favorite spot,
selecting a position on the map, or selecting from the destination
list. You can also select recent destinations from Smart History, or
enter coordinates into the system.
• When you touch (My Route), each point on the route, or
a path log on the map is displaye d for the entire journey. You can
also perform various route relate d functions such as editing or
Canceling the route, setting the route departure point, selecting a
different route, avoiding a part of the route, performing a navigation
simulation, or adding an en try to the destination list. •
When you touch (More), you can set the navigation software
operating method, start the tutorial, show a demo route simulation,
or start various other auxiliary applications.
• Touch (Show Map) to start navigation on the map. The
button itself shows the current position, recommended route, and
reduces the surrounding area to display on the map being used.
Press the button to enlarge the map to full-screen size.
• Touch to open the Traffic Summary screen.
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On-screen Buttons and Other buttons
To use this software, you normally have to touch the buttons on the touch screen.
You only need to confirm selections and changes when the application needs to be restarted, when an important setting is
changed, or when a section of the user's data/settings may be lost. Other than that, when using the button selected content is
saved immediately without requiring confirmation, and the new setting is applied.
Type Example Explanation Use
Button Touch to start a function, open a new screen, and
save settings. To u c h o n c e .
numbers displayed Current fields or setting
s are displayed on the
button. Touch this button to change the value. After
changing, the value you enter is displayed on the
button. To u c h o n c e .
Icon Displays status information.Some icons can also be used as buttons. Touch
List If there are multiple options available, the selection
items are displayed as a list. To v i e w t h e l i s t , t o u c h a n d
slide your finger up and
down. Because the scrolling speed changes
depending on the speed of the slide, you can reach
the end of the list, with ju st a small, quick flick of
your finger. Also, when using the
touch the number you want to move through the
Radio button / When there are only a few selection items, you can
use the radio buttons instea
d of a list. Where only
one value can be selected. Touch this button to select the new value.
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Check Box/ If there are only two choices available, you can
enable or disable the function by entering a check
mark. Touch to turn the switch On or Off.
Virtual keyboard Keyboard for entering text and numbers. Each key represents a button on the touch screen.
Example Explanation Use
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Using the Keyboard
This navigation system has been designed to keep the entry of text and
numbers to a minimum. However, you can enter text and numbers
when necessary by using the full-s creen keyboard. You can select the
keyboard layout from English, Greek characters, numbers, and so on.
Even if a candidate term is displayed when the keyboard screen appears, you can
touch the keyboard and input a new term directly.
Button keyboard layouts, for example
from English to Greek To u c h ( M o r e ) a n d s e l e c t
another keyboard layout from the list.
Correcting entered values using the
keyboard Touch to delete characters entered
Touch & hold (touch the screen and
do not remove your finger) to delete a
part or all of the entered text.
Enter a space between first names
and family names, or between
address display names Press the button at the bottom
center of the screen.
Entering numbers and symbols
Touch to switch to the numbers
Touch to switch to the symbols
Confirm keyboard input (confirm the
displayed search results) To u c h .
Set keyboard input (confirm search
results list) Touch (Results).
Set keyboard input (save entry) To u c h ( D o n e ) .
Cancel keyboard input (return to main
screen) To u c h ( B a c k ) .