How to Know Local Traffic Conditions with Traffic iPhone App


In this tutorial you will learn how to know local traffic conditions with INRIX traffic iPhone App. This app gives you accurate traffic, routing , and road alerts to save time on your daily commute. INRIX uses GPS data from over 100 million trucks, cameras, road sensors, and in-car navigation systems to create the best free traffic data available.

Step #1 – Tap App Store Icon

Step #2 – Tap the “Search” Tab

By default, you will be sent to the featured tab. Tap the search tab to start searching.

Step #3 – Type “inrix traffic”

Assisted search results will help you find what you’re looking for. Hit search!

Step #4 – Tap Install

The INRIX App will be the first option shown. Hit install and the app will automatically begin downloading.

Step #5 – Open INRIX App

Step #6 – Create an account

In order to uses all the great functions of this app, you must make an account. All you have to do is enter an email address and a password.

Step #7 – Tap “Let’s go!”

Step #8 – Use Current Location

A pop up screen will appear asking if the app can use your current location. Tap “Ok”.

Step #9 – Add Home Address

Tap the tab under “Home”. You then have a variety of options for entering the address. If you are currently at home, you can select current location.

Step #10 – Manually type address

Tap the “Address” tab and then enter your address.

Step #11 – Tap “Save”

This button is blue and is located in the top right corner. Your home address has now been saved. Tap “Save” once again.

Step #12 – Add Work Address

Tap the tab beneath “Work”. Let’s assume we are currently at work. Tap the “Current Location” tab and the GPS satellite will determine our exact location.

Step #13 – Tap World Icon

This icon is located in the top left corner of the screen. This will take us into map mode.

Step #14 – Select leaving time

Select a leaving time by using the scroll bar at the top of the page.

Step #15 – Check Traffic Index

Check this by double tapping the clock icon. This will bring up a horizontal rating system which lets you know the traffic index from worse to better.

Step #16 – Report Incident

If you come across an accident, construction work, police, or a wrong traffic color you can report it by tapping the triangular hazard icon on the bottom navigation bar.

Step #17 – Tap Compass Icon

Once you do this, the icon will turn blue. As you rotate the device, it lets you know what direction you’re facing.

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