RouteHistory Manual (Android)

Last Update Date:2021/10/12
Supported App Versions:2.5 and above

* The image on the page may differ from the actual app screen.

* This page is a description of the Android version. The iPhone version is here.


Log List Screen

  1. You can search the logs
  2. This will open a setting screen
  3. See image below
  4. Log information The log display screen will open
  5. Opens a screen showing all the logs
  6. Logging screen will open
  1. RouteHistory Manual page will open (current page)
  2. The import screen will open (*About Import)
  3. Ad-hiding rewards ad opens

Deleting Logs

You can delete a log by swiping left on the log you want to delete.

Hide Ads

When you watch a rewarded ad, the banner ad at the bottom of the screen will be hidden for 72 hours.

You may not be able to view the reward ads while the banner ad is hidden and depending on your network connection.


Logging Screen

  1. Close the logging screen
  2. Ends the logging
  3. Start logging
  4. Displays the accuracy of the acquired location information.
  5. Map type change

When you start logging, the “Start” button in (3) changes to a “Pause” button.
Tap the “Pause” button to pause logging.
While paused, the button (3) changes to a “Resume” button. Tap this button to resume logging.

Once you start logging, the distance and time will be displayed at the top of the button.

  • distance
    • Distance traveled since the recording began
  • time
    • Time elapsed between the start of the recording and the last time the position was recorded

If the accuracy of GPS is higher than the value of “Recording Accuracy” set in the app, the following message will be displayed at the top of the screen.
If the message is frequently displayed in a good visibility area, it is recommended to change the value of “Recording Accuracy” to a value greater than “Reference Accuracy”.

* While the message is displayed, the acquired location information is not recorded even if the recording is started.


Log Display Screen

  1. Return to the log list screen
  2. Logging screen will open.
  3. Logs can be shared via SNS and GPX output
  4. Detailed log information will open
  5. Map type change
  6. Change the line type (the color can be changed according to the speed)

If the log is long, it will take a long time to load.

Tap the “+” button to open the logging screen, and the displayed log trail will be displayed in red.

When you tap the button (3), a dialogue to select an action will appear.

You can share text and images to Twitter and other sites using the “Share SNS” function.

You can use “Export” or “Export (for RouteHistory)” to export files.
The Export (for RouteHistory) outputs the title, notes and group information of the log.
Therefore, if you want to load a file into another terminal’s RouteHistory or use it for backup purposes, please use the “Export (for RouteHistory)”.
You can use Export if you want to use it with Google Earth or other apps.

After selecting “Export” or “Export (for root history)”, the file format selection dialog will appear as shown in the image below, and the file will be output in the selected format.
The contents of the file are the same for both GPX and XML.

Tap the (7) button to change the line type to a color based on the speed.
The line will be displayed in red to green based on the maximum speed of the log being displayed.

Log Details

  1. Log title entry field
  2. Memo entry field
  3. Group entry field

If you enter a name in the title field, the title of the log changes to the value you entered.
By leaving the title field blank, it becomes the original “log of the start time of recording”.

Groups can manage logs alphabetically from A to Z.
The default group is “A”.

GPX File Output

Tap the button (3) and select “Export” or “Export (for RouteHistory)”, then the above screen will be displayed.
Selecting the output destination from the list outputs the file in the specified manner.
The output file is named “Log Logging start date and time.gpx”.


All Log Display Screen

  1. The log list screen will open
  2. Logging screen will open.
  3. You can share it on social networking sites
  4. The search screen will appear
  5. Map type change

If the number of logs is large, it will take longer to load.

Tap the “+” button to open the logging screen, and the displayed log trail will be displayed in red.

Searching Log

  1. Enter the start date of the log to search
  2. Enter the end date of the log to search
  3. Enter a group of logs to search
  4. Enter the day of the week for which you want to search
  5. The search screen will be closed
  6. Clear the condition you are entering
  7. Perform a search of the log

You can view only the log for the specified period, group and day of the week.
If you specify only the start date, only the logs recorded after the start date will be displayed.
If you specify only the end date, only the logs recorded before the end date will be displayed.
If you specify a group, only the log for the specified group will be displayed.
If you specify a day of the week, only the log recorded on the specified day of the week will be displayed.
If you don’t specify any conditions, all logs will be displayed.


Setting Screen

  1. Close the setting screen without saving the changes
  2. Save your changes and close the setting screen
  3. Open the manual page (current page)
  4. Open the purchase of Premium Add-on
  5. Reset the settings to the default
  6. Fine-tune the setting values
  7. Fine-tune the setting values

Recording Accuracy

You can set the accuracy of the acquired GPS information to be logged.

It can be set from 10m to 1000m and ∞.

If the positional accuracy of the acquired GPS information is greater than the set value, it will not be recorded.

For example, if you set it to 100m, and the accuracy of the acquired GPS information is 150m, you can use the It is not recorded as a log.

If you set it too low, it may not record at all.
Also, if it is set too high, it will record information that is significantly far from the current position.

When set to ∞, all location information will be recorded regardless of accuracy.

Recording Distance

You can set the distance to be logged.

When the distance traveled from the previous recording position at the set recording interval is greater than the set value, it is recorded.

Recording Interval

You can set an interval for logging.

This is the interval to obtain location information.
Acquire positional information at set intervals and log only the positional information that passes the recording accuracy and recording distance values. It is recorded.

Shorter intervals allow for finer logging, but they also reduce the amount of battery power It consumes a lot.

Heading Up

When turned on, the map will be oriented in the direction of travel in the Logging screen.

Route Color

You can set the color of the log lines on the map.

You can specify the color by setting R (red), G (green), B (blue) and A (transparency) values.
RGB can be specified in the range of 0-255, with the higher the number, the stronger the color.
A can be specified in the range of 0-255, with higher numbers being darker.

Ol Route Color

Set the color of the old log lines to be displayed on the map when you open the logging screen from the log view.

*The color setting method is the same as the “Route Color”.

km/mi

You can change the unit of distance used in the app.

Group Name

You can change the name of the group displayed by A to Z.
In the “System” column, you can select the group to be changed.
Enter the new name in the “Personal” field to change the display name of the group.

  • Reset button
    • Initializes the name of the selected group.
  • All Reset button
    • Initialize all group names.
  • Export button
    • Export the name of the configured group to a CSV file.

Exported CSV files can be imported into the RouteHistory.
The group name will be overwritten by the imported data.

All Log Diplay Auto Loading

If you turn it off, the log will not be loaded automatically when you open all log view screen.


Importing GPX Files

You can import GPX files created by the app.
You can also import GPX files created in other applications if they have the same structure as the GPX files created in this application.

You can also import GPX files created by your iPhone’s RouteHistory.

In some file management applications, the file’s extension must be changed to “xml” to be able to import.

If the file cannot be read, an error message will be displayed.

How to import

If you open the import screen from “Import” in the log list screen, the following screen will be displayed.

  1. file select button
  2. Close the import screen

(1) Tap the Select File button to display the Select File dialog.
When you select a file stored in an arbitrary location from the selection dialog, the import process will be performed.
It is possible to select and import multiple files at once.

Premium Add-on

An unlimited number of Premium Add-on are available with a single purchase.

Please also see this page.

Function List

  • Selecting and displaying multiple logs
  • Playback of recorded routes
  • Display a portion of the log in a specified range
  • Hide ads

* To purchase the Premium Add-on, go to the purchase screen from the settings screen in the app.

Selecting and displaying multiple logs

You can select a log from the list to be displayed on all log display screen.

  1. A list of logs is displayed
  1. Set the color of the log display
  2. Viewing the selected log
  3. Deselect all selected logs

The selected log is displayed on the map when you select the log that you want to display from the list of logs and tap Button “Show” (2).

You can also change the color of the log display to display it in a different color.
There are eight colors to choose from, including the usual colors.


Playback of recorded routes

The route can be played back on the log display screen.

  1. The play menu will appear.
  1. Recording time of the display position
  2. Distance from the recording start position to the display position
  3. Elapsed time from the recording start position to the display position
  4. Display position change slider
  5. Playback end button
  6. From left to right
    1. Move the display position forward by one
    2. Play/Stop
    3. Move the display position to the next one
    4. Track the displayed position
    5. Loop playback
  7. From left to right
    1. Amount of movement at a time during playback
    2. Playback speed

Reference Video


Display a portion of the log in a specified range

In the log display screen, you can specify a range to display.

  1. The Edit Log menu opens
  1. Log information
  2. Display range slider
  3. Change the start position
  4. Function end button
  5. Share button
  6. Changing the end position

(1) Log information will be displayed for the specified range.
Also, if you specify a range and click the share button to output a GPX file, the data in the specified range will be output.
By loading the file output from here into the application again, you can save the specified range as a new log.