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Brand new 2017 Volt Premiere. Am I stuck with using the OnStar Nav? I literally can't type my destination on the screen - I have to use the app or call a stranger? Is that for real? Am I missing something?

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Use the nav app on your phone through carplay or android auto. Problem solved. No maps to update or subscriptions required. In car nav systems are almost always hopelessly outdated by the time cars reach production, so integration with the phone apps prevents this problem. BTW you can voice request nav through the phone app, no typing required.
 

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Use the nav app on your phone through carplay or android auto. Problem solved. No maps to update or subscriptions required. In car nav systems are almost always hopelessly outdated by the time cars reach production, so integration with the phone apps prevents this problem. BTW you can voice request nav through the phone app, no typing required.
How do you voice request android auto without pushing any buttons?
 

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Did you buy the car with the Navigation option? If not, your only other option is Carplay. I like the built in Nav much better than through Carplay, and use it daily. (I've maintained the traffic and weather subscriptions, which feed into the system.)
 

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How do you voice request android auto without pushing any buttons?
With Android Auto running, all you have to do is say "OK Google, navigate to ......."
However I'm pretty sure there was a setting somewhere in the phone to activate the "OK Google" command.
 

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Brand new 2017 Volt Premiere. Am I stuck with using the OnStar Nav? I literally can't type my destination on the screen - I have to use the app or call a stranger? Is that for real? Am I missing something?
Paul, if you have the built-in NAV, you can have OnStar send a destination to the NAV, but you don't have to. You can type in a destination or choose from a long list of POIs, or your Phone contacts.
 

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Paul, if you have the built-in NAV, you can have OnStar send a destination to the NAV, but you don't have to. You can type in a destination or choose from a long list of POIs, or your Phone contacts.
Not only that, you can send the destination to the car as either turn-by-turn or in dash nav using the onstar android app, called remote link. >> map
 

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Does anyone know where OnStar nav gets its feed from, e.g. Google, Waze, other?

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You can't access the factory navigation by voice recognition on a Gen 2?
 
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