Once you've started your journey, you may need to make a detour to reach your destination.

Find an Alternative Route Select the quick menu button then tap Detour. You can also access this feature from the main menu, tap Route > Detour. When asked how much of your route ahead do you want to avoid, choose from the different distance options.

  • 1 Mile/Kilometre
  • 2 Miles/Kilometres
  • 5 Miles/Kilometres
  • 10 Miles/Kilometres

CoPilot will attempt to calculate an alternative route to avoid the section of the route based on the distance that you selected above.

Select Original Route to use the initial route, Select Detour Route to accept the detour.

If you've started travelling along the new route and something unexpected happens, you can return to your original route by selecting Detour then Cancel Detour.

Note: CoPilot can only calculate a detour when suitable alternative routes exist.

Find an Alternative Road Your route may use a particular road that you would prefer to avoid.

There are two ways you can do this:

  • Tap on the map to avoid a road Browse the map to find the road along your route that you wish to avoid.
  • Tap the road.
  • An info box will be displayed.
  • Tap › on the info box to bring up more details about the road. Select Avoid This Road.

CoPilot will attempt to calculate an alternative route, and the original road will be shown in red on the map to indicate that you have chosen to avoid it. If you change your mind and decide you want to use the road after all, tap the road again and select Allow This Road.

Avoid a road from the Directions view You can easily choose to avoid a road from the Directions guidance view.

Select Directions in the Driving Menu. A turn-by-turn list of all the roads on your journey will be displayed Select the road you want to avoid and tap Yes to confirm. You can compare both routes on the map, and view the distance and estimated journey time for each one. Select Original Route to use the initial route Select Detour Route to accept the detour You can return to your original route by selecting Detour then Cancel Detour.