Entering a destination by address

Introduction

When entering an address as the destination, you have the following options:
Х entering the state/province, city/ZIP code and street
Х entering the state/province, city/zip code and center
Х entering the state/province, city/zip code, street and house number
Х entering the state/province, city/zip code, street and intersection
Х entering the state/province, street, city and house number
Х entering the state/province, street, house number and city
Х entering the state/province, street, intersection and city

zip codes etc. that are stored in the digital You can only enter those cities, streets, zip codes etc. that are stored in the digital map. This means that for some countries, you cannot enter zip codes, for example.

Example: entering an address

The following is a step-by-step example of how to enter an address. The destination address is as follows:
New York (state)
New York City
40 Broadway

You can of course enter any country, city, street and house number desired and enter, for example, your home address (My address).

Calling up the address entry menu

function button once or twice. To activate navigation mode: press the function button once or twice.
the COMAND To show the menu: press the COMAND the COMAND controller.
the Select Destination by turning COMAND controller and pressing  to the COMAND controller and pressing confirm. to confirm.
to Select Address Entry and press confirm. to confirm.
The address entry menu appears. If you have previously entered a destination, this will be shown in the display.

Address entry menu
Address entry menu

Depending on the sequence in which you enter the address and on the data status of the digital map, some menu items may not be available at all or may not yet be available.

Example: after you have entered the state/ province, the No., Center, Intersection, Save and Start menu items are not yet available; the Zip Code menu item is not available if the digital map does not contain ZIP codes.

Selecting a state/province

menu by turning  the COMAND Select State/Prov. in the address entry menu by turning controller and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press to confirm.
A menu with the available lists appears. The state/province in which the vehicle is located is selected by default.
Х Last States/Provinces
Х States (U.S.)
Х Provinces (Canada)
COMAND To select a list: turn COMAND the COMAND controller and press to confirm.
The list of selected states/provinces appears.
the To select a state/province: turn COMAND controller and press  to the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.
The address entry menu appears again. The state/province selected has now been entered.

Entering the city

turning  the COMAND controller and Select City in the address entry menu by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press to confirm.
You will see the city list either with the character bar (option 1) or as a selection list (option 2).

Option 1: city list with character bar

entering characters can be found in the Enter NEW YORK CITY. Instructions for entering characters can be found in the "Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)" section.

Option 2: city list as selection list

Option 2: city list as selection list

City list
City list

COMAND controller. Select an entry by turning COMAND controller. the COMAND controller.
to Irrespective of the option, press to to confirm your selection.
The address entry menu appears again. The city has now been entered.

Entering a street name

by turning  and sliding Select Street in the address entry menu by turning the and sliding COMAND controller and press  to the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.
You will see the street list either with the character bar (option 1) or as a selection list (option 2).

Option 1: street list with character bar

characters using city input as an example Enter BROADWAY. Instructions for entering characters using city input as an example can be found in the "Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)" section.

Option 2: street list as selection list

Option 2: street list as selection list

Street list
Street list

COMAND controller and press  to Select a street by turning COMAND controller and press  to the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.
to Irrespective of the option, press to to confirm your selection.
The address entry menu appears again. The street has now been entered.

Entering the house number

It is not possible to enter a house number until a street has been entered.

turning  and sliding Select No. in the address entry menu by turning the and sliding COMAND controller and press  to the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.
The character bar appears.
entering characters using city input as an Enter a house number. Instructions for entering characters using city input as an example can be found in the "Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)" section.
Confirm the entry with .
The address entry menu appears again. The house number has now been entered.

Ambiguity of city names

If several cities share the same name, you can also directly input or select a street name.

COMAND then selects the city where the respective street is found.

Enter a city as described above.

Enter a city as described above.
Select ALL.
Enter or select the street name.
If you know the city well, you can continue Select the appropriate city.

If you know the city well, you can continue directly after selecting the city from the list.

Starting route calculation

You can now have COMAND calculate the route to the address entered or save the address first, e.g. as your home address (My address).

COMAND checks whether the destination is unambiguous. If the destination is ambiguous, further information is requested to define the destination unambiguously, e.g.

an area of city or a zip code.

Address entry menu with destination address
Address entry menu with destination address

1 Destination address
2 To start route calculation

by pressing . In the address entry menu, confirm Start by pressing .
If no other route has been calculated, route calculation starts immediately (Option 1). If another route has already been calculated (route guidance is active), a prompt appears (option 2).

Option 1 Ц no route guidance active: route calculation starts. While route calculation is in progress, an arrow will indicate the direction to your destination. Below this, you will see a message, e.g. Fast route is being calculated.

Once the route has been calculated, route guidance begins. If the vehicle is traveling on a non-digitized road, the system displays the linear distance to the destination, the direction of the destination and the Street Unknown message. In this case, the display will be grayed out.

Option 2 Ц route guidance is already active: if route guidance is already active, a prompt will appear asking whether you wish to terminate the currently active route guidance.

confirm. Select Yes or No and press confirm. to confirm.
If you select Yes, COMAND will stop route guidance and start route calculation for the new destination.
If you select No, COMAND will continue with the active route guidance.

of time. The time depends on the distance Route calculation takes a certain amount of time. The time depends on the distance from the destination, for example.
COMAND calculates the route using the digital map data.
The calculated route may differ from the ideal route, e.g. due to roadwork or incomplete map data. Please also refer to the notes about the digital map

Entering and saving your home address

You can either enter your home address for the first time (option 1) or edit a previously stored home address (option 2).

street and house number. Option 1: enter the address, e.g. a city, street and house number.

Save in the address entry menu by turning Once you have entered the address, select Save in the address entry menu by turning and sliding the COMAND the COMAND controller and press Select Save as "My Address" and press to confirm.

to confirm. Select Save as "My Address" and press COMAND stores your home address as My to confirm.

COMAND stores your home address as My Address in the destination memory.

"Option 1". Option 2: proceed as described under "Option 1".

A prompt appears asking whether the current home address should be overwritten.

After selecting Yes, the Save Select Yes and press After selecting Yes, the Save to confirm.

After selecting Yes, the Save successful message appears.

Entering a ZIP code

Entering a ZIP code will delete a previously entered city.

by turning  and sliding Select Zip Code in the address entry menu by turning and sliding the the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.

You see the list of zip codes with the character bar.

characters using city input as an example Enter a ZIP code. Instructions for entering characters using city input as an example can be found in the "Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)" section.

1 Digits entered by the user

1 Digits entered by the user
2 Digits automatically added by the system
3 List entry most closely resembling the characters entered so far
4 To switch to the list without the character bar
5 To delete the entire entry: press and hold; to delete the last character: press briefly
6 Available characters
7 Selected character
8 Unavailable characters
9 Character bar
10 To cancel an entry
11 List

If COMAND is able to assign the ZIP code Confirm the entry with If COMAND is able to assign the ZIP code.

If COMAND is able to assign the ZIP code unambiguously to a specific address, the address entry menu appears again. The ZIP code appears in place of the city's name.

If COMAND cannot assign the ZIP code unambiguously to a specific address, the address entry menu also appears again.

The ZIP code is automatically entered. For a more precise location, you can now enter, for example, the street, a city, a center or a POI.

Entering a center Start route calculation.

Entering a center

Entering a center will, for example, delete a previously entered street.

menu by turning  and sliding Select Center (center) in the address entry menu by turning and sliding the the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.

You will see the center list either with the character bar (option 1) or as a selection list (option 2).

Option 1: center list with character bar

characters using city input as an example Enter a center. Instructions for entering characters using city input as an example can be found in the "Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)" section.

Option 2: center list as selection list

Option 2: center list as selection list

Select a center by turning  the

COMAND controller. Select a center by turning COMAND controller. the COMAND controller.

to Irrespective of the option, press to to confirm your selection.

The address entry menu appears again. The center selected has been entered.

Entering an intersection name Start route calculation.

Entering an intersection name

Entering an intersection will delete a previously entered house number.

address entry menu by turning  and Select Intersection (intersection) in the address entry menu by turning sliding and sliding the COMAND controller and the COMAND controller and press You will see the intersection list either with to confirm.

You will see the intersection list either with the character bar (option 1) or as a selection list (option 2).

Option 1: intersection list with character bar

entering characters using city input as an Enter an intersection. Instructions for entering characters using city input as an example can be found in the "Entering characters in navigation mode (entering a city)" section.

1 List entry most closely resembling the characters entered so far

1 List entry most closely resembling the characters entered so far
2 List
3 Character bar

Option 2: intersection list as selection list

Select an intersection by turning

the Select an intersection by turning COMAND controller. the COMAND controller.

to Irrespective of the option, press to to confirm your selection.

The address entry menu appears again. The intersection selected has been entered.

Selecting a destination from the destination memory (e.g. My address) Start route calculation.

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