VAUXHALL ADAM 2018.5 Infotainment system
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You can directly enter a search word
e.g. address, POI category or name,
phone contact, favourite, recent
destination or coordinates in the entry field on top of the search menu
Coordinates have to be entered in
the following way: latitude, longitude
e.g. "43.3456, 9.432435".
Alternatively, select Address, POI or
Junction to use a search mask. If
required, touch q to scroll the page.
To access the number and symbol
keyboard, select ?123. Select ABC at
the same position on the keyboard to return to the letter keyboard.
To enter a character, touch the
respective screen button. The
character is entered upon release.
Touch and hold a letter screen button
to display associated letters in a letter pop-up menu. Release and then
select the desired letter.
To enter capital letters, select b and
then the desired character.
To delete a character, select k. To
delete the whole entry, select the tiny
x within the entry field.
As soon as characters are entered,
the system makes search word
suggestions. Every additional
character is considered in the
If desired, select one of the search
words suggested. When the entry
fields are filled out, select Search on
the keyboard. The Results menu is
Select the desired destination. The
Details menu is displayed. Select Go
to start route guidance.
Considering the letters entered, the
system also creates a list of probable
destinations assembled from phone
contacts, POIs, addresses, recent
destinations and favourites. Touch
c on the bottom of the screen to
hide the keyboard and gain access to the list.
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42NavigationTo redisplay the keyboard, tap within
the entry field.
If desired, select a destination from
the list. The Details menu is
displayed. Select Go to start route
Lists with selectable destinations
To access the lists, select ½ on the
map and, if required, touch q to scroll
Select one of the options:
● Recent : list of destinations
● Favourites : list of destinations
stored as favourites
● Contacts : list of addresses stored
in the phone book of the mobile
phone currently connected via
To choose a destination from one of
the lists, scroll through the respective
list and select the desired destination. The Details menu is displayed. Select
Go to start route guidance.Recent destinations
The recent destinations list is
automatically filled with destinations
used in route guidance.
The addresses in the recent
destinations list can be stored as
favourites. Enter the recent
destinations list, select n next to the
desired address to display additional
function buttons and then select f. If
the icon is filled, the address is saved
in the favourites list.
Addresses can be deleted from the
recent destinations list. Enter the
recent destinations list, select n next
to the desired address and then
select e to delete the respective
Favourites can be added when a f
icon is displayed next to an address.
When the star icon is filled, the
respective address is stored as a
favourite.The position of a favourite in the list
can be changed. Enter the favourites list, select n next to the desired
favourite to display additional function buttons and then select Q or P.
The name of a favourite can be changed. Enter the favourites list,
select n next to the desired favourite
to display additional function buttons
and then select o. A keyboard is
displayed. Enter the desired name
and then select Done.
Favourites can be deleted. Enter the favourites list, select n next to the
desired favourite to display additional
function buttons and then select f.
The favourite is deactivated (unfilled
star). If you select the icon again, the
favourite is reactivated (filled star).
When leaving the favourites list while
favourites are deactivated, they are
deleted from the list.
You can search for addresses within
the list by using the keyboard. Enter
the first letters of the word (name or
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Navigation43address) you want to search for. All
entries containing a word starting with
these letters are displayed.
For a detailed description of the
keyboard, see above.
Category search POIs can also be searched by
Select ½ on the map and then select
If desired, set the location around
which you want to search for POIs via keyboard entry in the second
entry field (default setting: Nearby)
and then use the category search
If required, scroll to the desired page
and then select one of the main
categories in the menu.
Depending on the category selected,
different subcategories may be
Navigate through the subcategories
until you reach the Results list.
Select the desired POI. The Details
menu is displayed. Select Go to start
Results list In the Results list, different possible
destinations are listed.
If route guidance is active, two
different tabs are available.
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44NavigationChoose between the tabs:● Along Route : possible
destinations along the route
● At Destination : possible
destinations around the
destination of the route
The list can be sorted in two different
ways. Select l in the top right corner
of the screen and activate the desired
If you activate sorting by relevance,
the system tries to give you the best
match according to your search term.
If you activate sorting by distance, the system arranges the destinations
according to their distance to your
Details menu After a destination has been selected,
the Details menu is displayed.
To store the respective destination as a favourite, activate Favourite (filled
star: favourite saved, unfilled star:
favourite not saved).
The destination is stored as a
favourite and may then be accessed
via the favourites list.
Initiating a phone call
In some cases, e.g. when a POI has been selected, a phone number might
be available for the respective
destination. To call this phone
number, select y.
Setting the route
In case the system finds more than one possible route, you can choose
between the routes suggested.
Select Routes to display a list of all
routes detected by the system.
Activate the desired route and then
select Go to start route guidance.
Routes with several destinations After route guidance has been
started, it is possible to add
destinations to the active route, e.g.
to pick up a friend on the way or stop at a gas station.
Up to five destinations can be
combined in one route.
Start route guidance to the desired
To add another destination, select L
on the map and then select Add
Destination . The destination search
menu is displayed.
Navigate to the desired destination.
The Details menu is displayed. Select
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If you select Go, route guidance to
the destination first selected is
stopped and route guidance to the new destination is started.
The destinations are arranged in the
order in which they are entered while
the last destination added is the first
you are guided to. In order to check or
confirm while driving, the name of the
next destination is displayed above
the arrival time and distance.
The order of the destinations can be
changed 3 45.
Route guidance is provided by the navigation system through visual
instructions and voice prompts (voice guidance).Visual instructions
Visual instructions are provided on
When route guidance is active and
you are not within the navigation
application, turning manoeuvres are indicated by pop-up messages
displayed on top of the screen.
Navigation voice prompts announce
which direction to follow, when
approaching an intersection at which
you need to turn.
To activate the voice prompts
function 3 35.
Touch the big turn arrow on the left side of the screen to replay the last voice guidance instruction.Starting and cancelling route
To start route guidance, select Go in
the Details menu after a destination
has been selected 3 40.
To cancel route guidance, select
Cancel on the left side of the screen
The Destinations list contains all
destinations belonging to the route
Touch j within the time and distance
field. The Destinations list is
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46NavigationIn case a phone number is available,select y to start a phone call.
To change the order of the
destinations, select h in the field of
the destination whose position is to be changed. The order is rearranged
and the destination selected is set at
the first position.
To delete a destination from the route,
select e in the field of the respective
destination. The destination is
deleted and the route is rearranged.
Turn listThe next turning manoeuvre is
displayed on the left side of the
Select a underneath the manoeuvre
indication to display the turn list. The
turn list contains all upcoming turns
on the active route.
To display a turning manoeuvre on
the map, scroll through the list and
touch the desired manoeuvre. The
map jumps to the respective location on the map.
To avoid a route section, select n next
to the respective turning manoeuvre.
A m symbol is displayed.
To recalculate the route without the
respective route section, select m.
The route is changed.
Select the arrow above the list to
return to the normal navigation map
There are different options available
concerning traffic events.
The traffic list contains all traffic
events detected by the system.
To access the traffic list, select L on
the map and then Traffic List. The list
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Navigation47If route guidance is active, choose
between the tabs:
● Along Route : traffic events along
the active route
● Nearby : traffic events close to the
current location of the vehicleTraffic events
If required, scroll to the desired traffic
To display additional information,
select the respective traffic event.List sorting
The nearby list can be organised in
two different ways.
To change the sorting order, select
l in the top right corner of the screen.
The Traffic Events Sorting menu is
Activate the desired option.
The traffic message channel
providing the traffic information can
be personally set, if desired.
Select L on the map to display the
Options menu. Select Navigation
Settings and then Traffic Resource .
A list of all traffic stations currently
available is displayed.
By default, Auto is activated. The
station is adapted automatically by
If you want the traffic information to be
taken from a specific station, activate the respective station.
Traffic avoidance function
Traffic events are taken into
consideration when the system
determines a route to a destination.
During active route guidance, the
route can be modified according to
incoming traffic messages.
To set the parameters for these
modifications, select L on the map to
display the Options menu. Select
Navigation Settings , Routing options
and then Auto-Reroute to Avoid
If you want the system to
automatically modify the route
according to new traffic messages,
activate Automatically reroute .If you want to be consulted when a
route is modified, activate Always
If you do not want routes to be
modified, activate Never.
Route settings Parameters for road and route
selection can be set.
If desired, certain road types can be
Select L on the map to display the
Options menu. Select Avoid on
Route and then activate the road
types you want to be avoided.
If route guidance is active when
changing the road settings, the route is recalculated according to the new
To set the route type, select L on the
map to display the Options menu.
Select Navigation Settings , Routing
options and then Route type .
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48NavigationActivate the desired option:● Fastest for the fastest route
● Eco-friendly for a route that
allows ecologically friendly
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Speech recognition49Speech recognitionGeneral information.....................49
Usage .......................................... 49General information
The voice pass-thru application of the Infotainment system allows access tothe speech recognition commands on
your smartphone. See your
operating instructions to find out
whether your smartphone supports this feature.
In order to use the voice pass-thru
application, the smartphone must be
connected to the Infotainment system
via USB cable 3 27 or via Bluetooth
Activating speech recognition Press and hold g on the control panel
or qw on the steering wheel to start
a speech recognition session. A voice
command message is displayed on
As soon as a beep is heard, you can
say a command. For information on
the commands supported, see the
operating instructions of your
smartphone.Adjusting the volume of voice
Turn m on the control panel or press
+ / - on the right side of the steering
wheel to increase or decrease the
volume of voice prompts.
Deactivating speech recognition
Press xn on the steering wheel.
The voice command message
disappears and the speech
recognition session is ended.
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Bluetooth connection ...................51
Emergency call ............................ 53
Operation ..................................... 54
Mobile phones and CB radio equipment .................................... 58General information
The phone function provides you with
the possibility of having mobile phone conversations via a vehicle
microphone and the vehicle
loudspeakers as well as operating the
most important mobile phone
functions via the Infotainment system in the vehicle. To be able to use the
phone function, the mobile phone
must be connected to the
Infotainment system via Bluetooth.
Not all phone functions are supported
by every mobile phone. The usable
phone functions depend on the
relevant mobile phone and network
provider. You can find further
information on this in the operating
instructions of your mobile phone, or
you can enquire about them with your network provider.Important information for
operation and traffic safety9 Warning
Mobile phones have effects on
your environment. For this reason safety regulations and directions
have been prepared. You should
be familiar with the related
directions before you use the
Use of the hands-free facility while
driving can be dangerous because
your concentration is reduced
when telephoning. Park your
vehicle before you use the hands- free facility. Follow the stipulations
of the country in which you find
yourself at present.
Do not forget to follow the special
regulations that apply in specific
areas and always switch off the
mobile phone if the use of mobile
phones is prohibited, if