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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Destination entry

Entering a POI or address

WARNING Risk of distraction from information systems and communications equipment
If you operate information and communication equipment integrated in the vehicle when driving, you will be distracted from the traffic situation. This could also cause you to lose control of the vehicle.
  • Only operate this equipment when the traffic situation permits.
  • If you cannot be sure of this, stop the vehicle whilst paying attention to road and traffic conditions and operate the equipment with the vehicle stationary.

You must observe the legal requirements for the country in which you are currently driving when operating the multimedia system.

Requirements:

  • For the online search: Mercedes me connect is available.
  • You have a user account for the Mercedes me portal.
  • The service is available.
  • The service has been activated at an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Further information can be found at: http:// www.mercedes.me

Multimedia system: Navigation

  • Show the navigation menu.
  • Select Enter Destination .

Navigation

The state or province in which the vehicle is located is set 1.

There are two available methods of destination entry:

  • Free search 2
  • Search step-by-step 3

Method 1: free search

  • Enter the POI or address in 2. The entries can be made in any order.

    During destination entry, suggestions are made by the multimedia system. A selection of destinations appears in a list.

    Enter these address elements, for example:

    • City, street, house number
    • Street, city
    • ZIP code
    • POI name
    • POI category, e.g. Gas Station
    • City, POI name
  • To switch to handwriting recognition: select5.
  • Write the character on the touchpad.
  • To switch to character selection: press the button.

    or

  • Press the touchpad.
  • To delete an entry: select4 (if available).

    Use the following options:

    • Press briefly: deletes the last character entered or the last suggestion adopted.
    • Press and hold: deletes the entire entry.
  • To set the language: select8.
  • Select the language.

This function is useful for countries in which several character sets are supported. An example is Russia, which uses Cyrillic and Latin characters.

  • To call up the online search function: select Online Search 6.

    Once an Internet connection is established, a list appears. It shows online destinations related to the previous entry.

    Online destinations are provided by the Internet service provider.

  • Select the online destination.

    or

  • Enter the online destination or a 3 word address in the input line.

Enter a 3 word address.

Online search is not available in all countries.

  • To call up the list: press thebutton.

    or

  • If the top line of the character bar is highlighted, navigate upwards.
  • Select the destination in the list.
  • To adopt a destination: select 7 Select Destination.

    If there are several listings for a destination, a list appears.

  • Select the destination.

    The destination address is shown.

Method 2: search step-by-step

  • Pressbutton.

    or

  • If the top line of the character bar is highlighted, navigate upwards.

    The character bar is hidden. City or ZIP is highlighted. Additional entry fields, e.g. for POI, are available.

  • Select City or ZIP.

    The character bar appears.

  • Enter the city or the ZIP code.

    During destination entry, suggestions are made by the multimedia system. A selection of destinations appears in a list.

    The address entries can be made in any order, for example:

    • City or ZIP, Street, House No.

      Enter an intersecting street, if available.

    • Street, City or ZIP
    • POI, e.g. Gas Station, City or ZIP

During destination entry, use the following functions:

  • Switching to handwriting recognition
  • Switching to character selection
  • Deleting an entry An entry, e.g. POI, can be deleted with in a step-by-step search. Navigate to the left to do so.
  • Calling up the online search function (if available)
  • Calling up a list

The functions are described in the free search.

  • To change the state/province: select the state or the province.
  • Enter the state or the province. You only need to enter the first character.
  • Select the state or the province in the list.
  • To change the country: select the country.
  • Enter the country. You only need to enter the first character.
  • Select the country on the list.
  • To adopt a destination: select Select Destination.

    If there are several listings for a destination, a distance-orientated list appears.

  • Select the destination.

    The destination address is shown.

Selecting previous destinations

Multimedia system: Navigation → Previous and Other Destinations

  • Select Previous Destinations.
  • Select the destination.

    The destination address is shown.

    or

  • If favourites have been saved already, select From My Favorites.
  • Select the favourite.

    The destination address is shown.

Selecting a POI

Multimedia system: Navigation → Previous and Other Destinations → POIs

  • Select the category.

    or

  • Select All Categories and the category.

    If route guidance is not active: the search begins in the vicinity of the current vehicle position. The list is sorted by distance in ascending order.

    The POIs show the following information:

    • name of POI
    • linear distance to the POI
    • the direction of the linear distance to the POI (arrow) is displayed when searching for the vehicle's current position
  • Select the POI.
  • Route guidance is active: select the search position prior to choosing a POI (see example).
  • If intermediate destinations are set, these can also be selected as the search position after selecting Near Destination.

Filtering displays for POIs

  • Enter the search term in Search:.

    The results list shows relevant POIs.

  • Select.

    The first POI in the list is highlighted.

  • Select the POI.

Example: setting the search position for the parking category during active route guidance

  • Select In the Vicinity, Near Destination or Along the Route.

    The list shows the located POIs or opens an overview of the route destination after selecting Near Destination.

  • Select the POI.
  • Select Near Destination: select the intermediate destination or the destination.

Starting an automatic gas station search

Requirements:

  • The automatic gas station search is activated .

Driving situation

Route guidance is active. The fuel level in the fuel tank reaches the reserve fuel level.

The Reserve Fuel Do you want to start a search for surrounding gas stations? message is shown.

  • Select Yes.

    The automatic gas station search begins. The available gas stations along the route or in the vicinity of the vehicle's current position are displayed.

  • Select the gas station.

    The address of the gas station is displayed.

  • If route guidance is not active, select Start Route Guidance.

    The selected gas station is set as the destination.

    Route guidance begins.

    or

  • If route guidance is active, select Start New Route Guidance or Set as Next Way Point.

    Start New Route Guidance: the selected gas station is set as a new destination. The previous destinations and intermediate destinations are deleted. Route guidance to the gas station begins.

    Set as Next Way Point: the selected gas station is set as the next intermediate destination.

    Route guidance begins.

  • If there are already four intermediate destinations: select Yes in the prompt.

    The selected gas station is entered into position 1 of the intermediate destinations menu.

    Intermediate destination 4 is deleted. Route guidance begins.

Entering an intermediate destination

Requirements:

  • A destination is entered.

Multimedia system: Navigation → Way Points and Info

  • Select Search for Way Point.
  • Enter the intermediate destination as a POI or address.
  • Select the intermediate destination.
  • Select Set as Destination.

    or

  • Select an intermediate destination using Enter Destination during route guidance.
  • Select Set as Next Way Point after entering the destination.

Editing intermediate destinations

Requirements:

  • The destination and at least one intermediate destination have been entered.

Multimedia system:  Navigation → Way Points and Info

  • To call up the map: highlight the destination or the intermediate destination.
  • SelectMap .
  • Move the map.
  • Select destination on the map.
  • To change the order of destinations: highlight the destination or the intermediate destination.
  • SelectMove .
  • Move the intermediate destination to the desired position.
  • Press the Touch Control, the controller or the touchpad.
  • To delete a destination: highlight the destination or the intermediate destination.
  • SelectDelete.

Calculating a route with intermediate destinations

Requirements:

  • The destination and at least one intermediate destination have been entered.

Multimedia system: Navigation → Way Points and Info

  • Select Start New Route Guidance.

    The route is calculated with the set intermediate destinations.

Selecting a contact for destination entry

Requirements:

  • A mobile phone is connected to the multimedia system.
  • Contacts have been downloaded.

Multimedia system: Navigation → Previous and Other Destinations → Contacts

  • Select the contact.

    The contact details are displayed.

  • Select the address.

Filtering displays for contacts

  • Enter a name or telephone number, for example, into the search field.
  • Select.

    The first contact in the list is highlighted.

  • Select the contact.
  • Select the address.

Entering geo-coordinates

Multimedia system: Navigation → Previous and Other Destinations → Geo-coordinates

  • Enter geo-coordinates as latitude and longitude coordinates in degrees, minutes and seconds.

    The map shows the position.

  • Confirm the entry.
  • To calculate a route: select Start Route Guidance.
  • If a route has already been created, select Start New Route Guidance or Set as Way Point.

Entering the destination as a 3 word address

Requirements:

  • Searching for a destination using 3 word addresses is possible in the online search.
  • There is an Internet connection.

Searching for a destination using 3 word addresses is not possible in all countries.

Multimedia system: Navigation → Enter Destination

  • Select Online Search.
  • Enter the destination address as a 3 word address. Separate each of the words with a full stop.

    The search results are displayed.

  • Select the destination in the list.

    The destination address is shown. The route can be calculated.

3 word addresses from what3words are an alternative addressing system for multilingual georeferencing of global locations with a resolution of three meters. Using this grid, locations on the Earth's surface are included which do not have a building address such as street and house number, for example.

The Empire State Building in New York has the following language dependent 3 word address, for example:

  • English: parade.help.bleat
  • French: commun.verbe.bisquer
  • Spanish: suertes.diga.pesca

3 word addresses are unique, easy to remember and suffice for most routine applications.

The bidirectional conversion of 3 word addresses can be carried out here:

  • at the website http://what3words.com
  • in the what3words apps

Selecting a destination on the map

Multimedia system: Navigation → Options

  • Select Map Menu.

    or

  • If the map is displayed in full screen mode, press the central control element.

    The map menu appears.

  • Select "move map" in map menu 2.
  • Swipe in any direction on the Touch Control or touchpad.

    or

  • Slide the controller in any direction.

    The map moves in the corresponding direction under the crosshair. The more you move your finger away from the starting position on the touchpad, the faster the map moves.

  • Press the Touch Control, the controller or the touchpad.

    If several destinations are located around the crosshair, a list shows the available POIs and roads.

    If a destination is located exactly on the crosshair, the destination address is displayed.

  • Select the destination in the list.

    The destination address is shown.

Setting the map orientation to 2D or 3D

  • Highlight Map Orientation: 2D/3D.
  • Press the Touch Control, the touchpad or the controller.

    The map will be displayed in the selected map orientation.

Showing traffic messages in the vicinity of the map

  • Select Traffic Messages for the Vicinity.

    The map appears.

  • Swipe left or right on the touchpad.

    or

  • Slide the controller to the left or right.

    The previous or next traffic incident is highlighted on the map. Information on the traffic incident is displayed.

Traffic reports are not available in all countries.

Showing POIs in the vicinity of the map

  • Select POIs in the Vicinity.
  • Swipe left or right on the touchpad.

    or

  • Slide the controller to the left or right.

    The previous or next POI is highlighted on the map. The name or the address is shown.

  • To filter the display by POI category: swipe down on the Touch Control or the touchpad.

    or

  • Slide the controller down.
  • Select the POI category.

User Defined allows personal POI symbols to be selected .

    Switching navigation on

    Route

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