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    Toll road's iphone google maps

    How can I disable it from taking toll roads? I live in Toronto and it always suggests to take a very expensive toll road the 407.

    How can I disable this?

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    I never noticed that before. I know on the web, you can drag the route to change it, but that doesn't seem to be a feature in the mobile versions (I just checked on Android too).

    I know this isn't what you're asking, but I find the 407 is so much less stressful to drive on than any other major highway in the area, so it isn't a bad option.
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    Yes but it cost tons of money to use the 407 Hence..... Toll road.

    Can anyone chime in?

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    Im reasonably sure that you can not.

    might have to look into buying a GPS app. Think of the money it will save you in tolls

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    I'm sure there is a hack of some sort..

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    No, the current Google Maps app does not support route preferences. Maybe one of the third party navigation apps (TomTom, Navigon, etc.) does.

    On a similar note, I don't mind it suggesting tollways where it makes sense, but it would be nice if they used a different color to differentiate them in the maps.

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    Looks like Google has Failed me..

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    It told me to turn the wrong way down a one way street today. Go Google! All jokes aside, I would love route preferences within the Google Maps mobile app. I still love Google Maps in general though.

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    TomTom definitely supports toll road preferences. I would assume that other similar apps do too. You could always make a suggestion to Google about this. It's a reasonable request that I'm sure many people have (anything other than the 407 and I would want an alternative too).

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    You are not bound to follow the calculated route. If you see that an undesirable route is being selected, cancel the route and follow a parallel route. Restart the route calculation when you are beyond a point where the undesirable road is chosen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by efparri
    You are not bound to follow the calculated route. If you see that an undesirable route is being selected, cancel the route and follow a parallel route. Restart the route calculation when you are beyond a point where the undesirable road is chosen.
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