How to Prevent Navigation from Speaking over Music While Connected via Bluetooth


  • To prevent Google Maps from interrupting music playback while navigating 


  • Google Maps
  • Bluetooth connected to vehicle 


  1. Open the Google Maps app
  2. Tap Menu 
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Navigation settings
  5. Choose an option:
    • To hear navigation from your car speakers, turn on Play voice over Bluetooth
    • To hear navigation from your phone or tablet’s speaker, turn off Play voice over Bluetooth

Additional Notes

More information regarding settings may be found in Use navigation in the Google Maps apps

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