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AroPoint has a number of tools available to you.

From the Map view, click (spanner icon).

See the below table to find out what each option does.

ToolDescription
Alerts Create actions that are triggered by the GPS device's activity.
Geofencing Create boundaries on the map, which can trigger alerts.
Routes Set up regular routes and display them on the map.
GPS Reports Generate reports based on your objects' data.
Ruler Click point-to-point on the map to check distances. This can be used for finding out how far away a job is.
POI (Point of Interest)

Add a position on the map to be highlighted in the form of a marker icon.

This can be handy for marking the locations of your regular suppliers and clients, or a particular job site.

Show PointEnter map coordinates to jump to on the map.
Show Address

Currently not supported

Send Command

Currently not supported

Routes

Frequently used routes, e.g. supplier runs and work routes, are useful to display on the map to make navigating on the map easier, and also to see where your objects are in relation to your set routes.

Create a route

  1. From Tools  click Routes
    The following screen appears:
  2. Click the (plus icon) to create a new Route.
  3. Type a Name and select a colour.
  4. Draw your route on the map using the mouse. Click to determine points of the route for curved roads. Click the first box created to complete the route.
  5. Save.

The routes shown on the map are determined by your AroPoint profile.

A route shown on the map

Edit a route

Click on the corresponding route option and click Edit.

You'll be able to edit the name, points, and colour of the route.

Ticking / unticking the check boxes will show / hide the routes on the map.

Delete a route

Click on the corresponding route option and click Delete.

Ruler

Using the Ruler, you can click from one point to another on the map to check distances. This can be useful for finding out how far away a job is.

Click point-to-point on the map to check distances. This could be useful if you wanted to find out how far away a job is.

Points of interest

A point of interest is a location on the map that you would like to be highlighted in the form of a marker icon, e.g. a frequent supplier, frequent client, or a job site. Similar to Routes, points of interest are useful to display on the map to make navigating the map easy, and also to see where your objects are in relation to your set points of interest.

Create a point of interest

  1. From Tools  click POI
    The following screen will display:
  2. Click the (plus icon) to create a new point of interest
  3. Type a Name, Description and choose a Marker Icon
  4. Place your Marker Icon on the map
  5. Save

The points of interest shown on the map are determined by your AroPoint profile, or, an AroPoint user with Full Access can import them between users.

Point of Interest shown on the map

Edit a point of interest

Click on the corresponding POI option , and click Edit.

You'll be able to edit the name, description and marker icon.

Ticking/unticking the tick boxes will show/hide the points of interest on the map.

Delete a point of interest

Click on the corresponding POI option , and click Delete.

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