Scout GPS Link

Scout GPS Link for Pc


  • Category: Navigation
  • Last Updated: 2018-10-04
  • Current version: 1.0.93
  • File size: 92.36 MB
  • Developer: Telenav, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

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Downloading and installing Scout GPS Link on your Windows PC

Download Scout GPS Link for Windows: Scout GPS Link is an Navigation App, developed by Telenav, Inc.. The Navigation App was officially released 2015-08-05. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - Telenav, Inc., with the latest current version being 1.0.93 which was officially released on 2018-10-04. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 3,630 Reviews on the App Store alone, with an average user rating of 1.5 out of a possible 5.


Using Scout GPS Link on your Windows computer is actually very easy but if you are new to this process, you will definitely need to pay attention to the steps listed below. This is because you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We will help you download and install Scout GPS Link on your computer in 4 simple steps below:


1: Download an Andriod Software emulator for Windows

The importance of the emulator is that it emulates or immitates an android environment on your computer, making it super easy to install and run android apps from the comfort of your PC without buying a phone that runs android. Who says you cannot enjoy both worlds? To begin, you can download such an emulator app made by too top dogs in the space.
A. Nox App . OR
B. Bluestacks App .
Personally, I recommend the "B" option as Bluestacks is very popular so if you run into any trobles using it, you can find good solutions on Google or Bing (lol). 


2: Now Install the Software Emulator on your Windows PC

If you successfully downloaded the Bluestacks.exe or Nox.exe, go to your Downloads folder on your computer or anywhere you ususally store downloaded files.
Once you have find it, click it to install the application. It should start the installation process on your PC.
Click Next to accept the EULA License agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application.
If you do the above correctly, the Software will be successfully installed.


3: How to Use Scout GPS Link for Windows PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and locate the search bar. Now type Scout GPS Link in the search bar and hit Search. You will easily see the app. Click on Scout GPS Link application icon. A window of Scout GPS Link will open and it will display the app in your Emulator Software. Hit the Install button and your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
Next, you will see the "All Apps" icon.
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the Scout GPS Link icon. Click on it and start using the application.



Hope it was not too difficult? If you have any further inquiries, contact me through the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page so I could help You. Have a nice day!

About Scout GPS Link

Developer Description

Scout GPS Link is a free mobile navigation app with MapStream™ mode, a full navigation experience with interactive, moving maps powered by real-time cloud information and designed exclusively for your car’s multimedia screen. Whether you’re commuting home, searching for a place to get gas, or want to beat traffic, get all the information you need at a glance on your personalized home screen. Wherever you’re going, Scout GPS Link makes navigating there a lot easier. Designed for your car’s screen* •Full navigation on your car’s multimedia display and Push-to-Talk features when you connect your iPhone to your car via USB and Bluetooth® •Select 2018 Lexus and Toyota vehicles with MapStream mode, a live map view that moves with you in 2D/3D modes •Seamless connection with your car to automatically access your routes, recent destinations, and favorite places from your phone •One-tap access to navigation in third party apps, such as Yelp and Fuel •Every feature is optimized for driving, such as simple visual directions, easy-to-access search by touch or voice, and automatic day and night modes to reduce glare •Split screen views allow you to multitask with other apps on your display—listen to music or take calls—while navigating Dependable navigation with real-time traffic and intelligent search •Convenient home screen with easy access to key features, like one-touch navigation to your home and work •The best routes for a quicker commute based on real-time traffic conditions and ETA •Easily enter addresses or places with One-Box Search and get suggestions while you’re typing •Avoid upcoming traffic congestion and road hazards with automatic reroute notifications •Discover places to dine, shop, get gas, and more, with voice commands and popular search categories •Resume canceled routes and repeat voice guidance Contact Us Do you have questions or suggestions you’d like to share with us? Contact us at sglsupport@telenav.com or select “Give Feedback” in the mobile app menu and let us know what you think. *Notes •Select 2018 Lexus vehicles with Display Audio and Toyota vehicles with Entune 3.0 Audio and Entune 3.0 Audio Plus require USB and Bluetooth connection to view MapStream mode moving maps on multimedia display; with Bluetooth connection only, the multimedia view will be TurnStream™ mode, turn-by-turn directions without a moving map •MapStream mode NOT available for 2017 and earlier Lexus and Toyota vehicles •Scout GPS Link in-car features and experience may vary based on vehicle manufacturer and model •Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life Telenav Website – www.telenav.com Scout GPS Link Support –sglsupport@telenav.com

App Reviews

  • Horrible!

    1
    By RudyGMontoya
    As much as I love Toyota's this could be a deal breaker on buying another car from the same brand without navigaton.. I have a 2018 Toyota Camry SE and this navigation app it's definitely worthless. You have to manually connect everything in order to get it working , also your phone has to be ON all the time. You can't browse the web or do anything on your phone because the signal on the vehicle touchscreen will disappeared and will just give you directions instead of showing the actual map and the movement of the vehicle. ( You have to be on the app screen in order for the app to send the signal to your vehicle screen ) With that being said , you need your phone to be on all the time with a screen saying " enjoy your driving " while burning the battery in your phone. honestly don't even bother on using navigation through this app. I use Waze or Google maps on my phone! Avoid the hassle and don't download this because it's worthless.
  • Worst I’ve used

    1
    By Preskit Compadre
    My ten year old Garmin works better than this. Connecting to this came with my 2018 Tundra. I thought it would be great to have a GPS sort of built in but it proved to be worthless. Most of the time that I’ve tried to enter an address it wouldn’t find it. When it did find an address the directions it gave were visually like a first grader designed it. No map, basic green arrows and minimal information was given. My iPhone maps were accurate, would give me several notices before a turn. The last time I tried using the scout app it told me to turn when I was already at the turn. When you are towing a trailer you cannot make a split decision when making turns. I am quite surprised that Toyota would not have built a higher quality GPS into an expensive vehicle. Very disappointed, I will be using my old Garmin or my iPhone maps instead.
  • Terrible at most basic GPS functions

    1
    By Dalty1
    I recently purchased a new Camry that uses Scout for GPS. First, when connecting to the car, it will show a moving map when the your phone is plugged in, using the app in the foreground, and with the screen on. It causes my phone to become very hot while driving and put it by the vents to prevent it from overheating. Second, the point of interest is not that great. It only knows what seems like the most basic of places. Lastly, the routes it tells you to take are truly terrible. I have had on almost every instance of using the app had routes that made no sense. One example would be when the app tried to tell me to get off of the freeway that goes straight to my destination to take a 10 mile detour on a toll road. I will be sticking to Google Maps and hoping for Toyota to update my car for CarPlay.
  • Latest release Even worse

    1
    By Tiscoj
    Latest release makes you plug in with the sun cord so you “can experience the full moving map experience.” No option to go on with out. This whole app is dangerous imagine deciding to start the navy feature. Got to find your cord plug into your phone then into the USB port buried in the dash. If you haven’t driven off the road or hit someone head on consider yourself lucky. I know they never user tested this. They assume they know more about subject than we do. So your going down the road with GPS map working and your iPhone goes to sleep scout then loses connection and will only restart if you untether the phone. Very distracting and dangerous Also for the first five minutes it thought I was 30 miles from my actual location so directions were useless. I would rate 0 stats but that isn’t an option.
  • So far so good

    4
    By Shizuoka Joe
    Bought a ‘18 Camry a few days ago. Program works well. One change the developers should look into; give option for user to turn phone screen off while still allowing full functionality via the in cabin infotainment sys. Basically, my iPhone X plus needs to be awake and the Scout App must be open and running in the foreground for true GPS navigation assistance. This on turn over heats the phone and puts unnecessary stress on screen and phone backlights. (Does that make sense?). Anyways, enjoy the product if you use it.
  • Much improved with the update but could still use some work

    4
    By Tofer 86
    I’ve used this app with the navigation in my 2017 Tacoma for 1 1/2 years now, and I have to say, it’s improved. I like how the software within the head unit of my dash automatically updates (prompts for update inside truck) when there is a new update available. I also enjoy how the display has greatly improved with the new update. I do, however, have one small request: if I have the app open in my phone and start a trip, I would like to be able to turn on my truck and drive, without Scout asking me on my navigation within my truck to resume trip. All in all, I’ve been through the worst of what other users described with this app, and the sun seems to be shining brighter with this update. However, since Toyota only offers this app option, it’s not like we have much choice, either.
  • Toyota, you can do better

    1
    By yrdaddy
    Just traded in my 2012 Prius V with built in Nav for a 2018 RAV4 Hybrid without built in Nav. Salesman says you don’t need built in Nav because you have Scout GPS thru my phone. I wish I hadn’t listened! Scout GPS is a major step backwards in the GPS software. Horrible keypad interface that lags and double enters address keystrokes. Horrible display of tiny map and directions that jump on the display. Phone and car often don’t connect. It sometimes takes 5-8 minutes just to get phone and car working together and destination address entered. I have been so unhappy that I run Google maps which is muted because of Bluetooth phone connection. Hey Toyota give me Apple CarPlay!!!!!!!!
  • TELENAV REVIEW

    4
    By yutzumkutzum
    While there has been improvement in your system, starting the system up after it has not been used is very slow and frustrating. Most people want to be able to enter their destination and have all the information come up within seconds. With your system it takes far far too long to get all the elements going. It is frustrating and for people who need to get somewhere quickly, needlessly time consuming.
  • Worst navigation system I’ve ever encountered

    1
    By Jeannie's itouch
    I truly would NOT have purchased my Toyota if I had known this was the piece of junk they were backing as a great product. It takes forever if I try to type a name or place, It freezes, doesn’t respond, or thinks I am a new person every time I try to use it. I am so glad I kept my portable GPS because relying on this piece of junk can leave you stranded. says a lot about Toyota. Toyota blames the phone or the app but in the end Toyota is selling the product and my phone works for everything else. I buy my first Toyota and this is the crap I get? Won’t buy another one thanks to this app.
  • Worst GPS APP I’ve ever used

    1
    By Jclowe55
    App has a severe lag between phone and connected vehicle. Using the screen on my ‘18 Camry is even a worse lag. It is inaccurate with directions. Has taken me to the wrong address more than once. Whenever a call comes in via bluetooth gps app closes. If the Scout app isn’t running on the main screen it doesn’t work. Lastly if you stop along the route and turn your car off (getting gas) the app does not give you the option to continue route, you have to reinput the original destination. This app will cause me not to buy another vehicle with the Scout GPS in it

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