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FAQs on the search.ch iPhone/iPad app

Where can I find a restaurant around here?

  1. Open the menu by swiping to the right or tapping on the menu-button.
  2. Tap on "Phone Book".
  3. Tap in the search field. The keyboard and quick-select buttons appear.
  4. Tap on "Restaurant", and then on "Search" below right.
The restaurants will be listed in order of distance from your current location.

How do I find a certain person/business?

  1. Open the menu by swiping to the right or tapping on the menu-button.
  2. Tap on "Phone Book".
  3. Tap in the search field and enter the name. The bar above the search field shows the number of hits your search has generated.
  4. If the number of entries is small enough, tap on "Search" below right. A list of addresses will appear.
  5. Tap on the entry you want. The name, address and phone number will appear.
  6. Tap on the address to see a map or tap in the right bottom corner on the options-button and get directions by car or public transport.

When is the next tram?

  1. Open the menu by swiping to the right or tapping on the menu-button.
  2. Tap on "Departures".
  3. To find the nearest tram stop, tap the button to the left of the search field.
  4. To find a different stop, use the search field or the list of nearby stops directly below it.
  5. You will see the departure times.
  6. Tap on a tramline. You will see all this tramline's stops and times.
  7. The "later" button (above right) displays later times.

What's the weather forecast for this evening?

  1. Open the menu by swiping to the right or tapping on the menu-button.
  2. Tap on "Weather".
  3. If necessary, tap on "Local weather" above. A diagram showing the next 24 hours' weather will appear, plus a forecast for the next five days.
  4. To see the precipitation radar for the previous/next 24 hours, tap on "Precipitation" above.
  5. To see the weather forecast as text, tap on "CH weather" above.

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