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Jul 14, 2019
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Hi you teck guys does anyone use there Lenovo Android tablet for a sat nav If so would appreciate information on how to do this
 
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I use a Samsung android tablet as a sat nav, just use Google Maps.
I also have Sygic sat nav app but prefer GM
Should work the same as a Lenovo assuming it has a GPS module in it ?
 
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Apr 19, 2019
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It will have a GPS module in it. It will work fine. There are offline maps you can buy like TomTom Navigator free.
Only trouble I have had with tablets is that when navigating then they are power hungry and will run flat even when plugged in to USB. Google maps can seriously use data as well.
 
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We have a Lenovo Yoga tablet which JUST fits in the pop up clipboard thingie on the dash. We run Sygic Truck with traffic updates which seems pretty reliable.

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Maps.me is a good free android app that will do as a sat nav on a tablet. Just download it and then down load the area's you need so it will work offline.
 
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Maps.me is a good free android app that will do as a sat nav on a tablet. Just download it and then down load the area's you need so it will work offline.
Yep, maps.me i used in past and couple of months ago in Wales. Recently couldn't find sat nag so grabbed tablet, slight problem only had map of wales (new sd card) so above advice load the area you need is vital.especialy if you have no means to on the move. used to have in van for a wider view than sat nag.
 
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Puddleduck

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There are several apps available and most are free for the first so many days. I use IGO as I liked the interface and the way it shows complicated junctions in advance. You can also put in the size and weight of your vehicle. However it doesn't always take the route I would choose so I always look at the alternatives before setting off.

I just download the maps I need as I need them so have the UK, some European maps and Washington State (US West Coast) as we hired a car when we were there.

I would try a few apps and see which one you like.
 
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It will have a GPS module in it. It will work fine. There are offline maps you can buy like TomTom Navigator free.
Only trouble I have had with tablets is that when navigating then they are power hungry and will run flat even when plugged in to USB. Google maps can seriously use data as well.
We found that and got a better USB cable which obviously pushes more power through so keeps it running much longer.
 
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