How To Use Here City Lens – Nokia Lumia 1020

How To Use Here City Lens - Nokia Lumia 1020
How To Use Here City Lens - Nokia Lumia 1020

Learn how to use here city lens on your Nokia Lumia 1020. Are you looking for interesting things to do nearby? Discover places around you with HERE City Lens.

You can:

  • Find places of interest

  • Search for specific places, such as restaurants or shops

  • Get contact info and walking or driving directions to the places that interest you

  • Have your favorite places backed up and at hand on all HERE apps and here.com: save places to your Nokia account

  • Share places with your friends

The HERE City Lens service is free of charge.

Using services or downloading content may cause the transfer of large amounts of data, which may result in data costs.

Some services may not be available in all countries, and may be provided only in selected languages.

Find places

Never miss an interesting place again. You can see what’s around you through your camera viewfinder.

  • On the start screen, swipe left, and tap HERE City Lens icon.

  • Tap a category such as accommodation or shopping.

Show places on your surroundings

Hold your phone in landscape mode, and pan around you as if taking a photo.

The radar in the top right corner helps you quickly see where there are places near you.

If there are many places in the same location, to view them, tap + Add icon.

Note: If you’re in a crowded area with hundreds of places just around the corner, you may want to filter your view so that you only see the places that are in your direct line of sight. Tap Filter place icon.

This feature may not be available in all areas.

View places in a list

Hold your phone in portrait mode.

Search for a place

In the main view, tap Search key,and write your search word.

Your searches are saved for future use.

Note: Like to check out bookstores or sushi restaurants when you’re out and about? You can pin your searches to the start screen, so you can find what you’re looking for with a single tap. Tap and hold an item on the search history list, and tap pin to start.

Get contact info and directions to a place

Found a nice restaurant? Get directions to the place, and call them right away to make a reservation.

If you’re meeting friends, it’s easy to send the info to them.

  • Swipe left, and tap HERE City Lens icon.

  • Hold your phone in landscape mode.

  • Tap a place.

Note: If you freeze the view, you can study a place without needing to hold your phone pointed at it. Tap Pause Button.

Call the place

Tap i icon > phone.

Get walking or driving directions

Tap Drive direction icon.

Send the contact info to a friend

Tap Share icon and how you want to send the info.

Save favorites

Save your favorite places and have them backed up and at your disposal on all HERE services, such as HERE Maps.

  • On the start screen, swipe left, and tap HERE City Lens icon.

  • In landscape or portrait mode, tap the place, and tap + Add icon.

View a saved place

In the main view, tap favorites.

Sync a saved place

When you’re signed in to your Nokia account, your favorites sync automatically every time you open HERE City Lens.

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