Send directions to your engineer's mobile phone2018-09-04T08:53:51+00:00

Send directions to your engineer's mobile phone

Send directions to your engineer's mobile phone

Do you get phone calls from your engineers asking for directions to their next job? Are you using websites like AA route planner to work out the quickest route for your engineers?

With Okappy job management software, you can view the latest location and traffic conditions from the Radar screen, you can also send directions to your engineer's mobile phone.

Below is a quick guide showing how you can send directions from Okappy on your computer to your engineer's mobile phone.

1) Obtain Your Engineers Current Location

Click on the name of your engineer from the Radar screen. This will display the following pop up.

2) Enter A Destination

Enter the new destination for your engineer in the Directions To box and then click the message icon. ( Messaging orange icon )

This opens the Send Message box.

Send direction to your engineer via text from Okappy

3) Send The Directions

From the drop down, select the name and telephone number of the engineer you want to send the directions to. Then click Send SMS.

4) View the Route on Your Phone

Your engineer will receive a SMS text message on their phone containing the directions.

Simply click on the message to load the directions in Google maps. If they have the Google maps application on their phone the directions will be shown within the app, otherwise the directions will be shown in Google maps in their browser.

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