Navigation speech (TTS) stopped working
Hi. I'm going nuts trying to debug the sudden loss of spoken directions while navigating. This used to work, suddenly it doesn't.
Tap a point, navigate, car/walk/whatever, navigation starts. No "Let's GO!". No "after 200 metres, turn right". It navigates properly on the screen, but totally silent.
Tried Google TTS, tried Ivona (my favourite). No difference. Tried BRouter (both profile settings) and GraphHopper, no difference.
Made sure "Mute" isn't ticked. Made sure all volumes turned up to max. Tried music and notification channel, no difference. Turned off do-not-disturb and made sure Locus was set for priority notifications to override do-not-disturb. No difference.
Voice works in system settings (under Accessibility) when you tap to hear a sample. Tried both default language and English (US), no difference.
In the "out of route" notification settings, beep->play makes a beep, but TTS->play does nothing.
This is on my daily-use phone, Blackview BV6000s with Android 6, Locus Pro 3.39.2. This is also on my old Nexus 5, Android 6, freshly reinstalled Locus Pro 3.39.2, No difference.
In my fiddling with different versions (I also tried the beta on the Nexus, also the older 3.32(?) Pro on the Nexus, briefly it worked properly, then stopped working again. I don't remember exactly which version, but I was tinkering with language settings at the time. So it seems sporadic.
Any ideas? Has anybody else reported this? This was a challenge on a recent trip: we're not supposed to look at the phone while driving.