LocalSearch - It’s Right Here… (Formally Local Directories)
Have your LocalSearch Phone Directory at your fingertips anytime, anywhere.
Please note that the LocalSearch App services only areas within the coverage area of LocalSearch printed phone directories. LocalSearch services regional areas within NSW, QLD and NT. Please see below for a complete list of regions we cover.
Find local businesses or residential listing by toggling between a list-view and map-view, get directions, click-to-call a business, browse business' websites, and find enhanced information on business profile pages.
You can now write, Rate or read reviews on any local businesses straight from the app and search for business types closest to you using GPS, and then get instant turn by turn directions to any location.
• One application that allows you to search for any business or person.
• Read and Write Reviews & ratings right from the App!
• Uses GPS (where available) to find listings close to you, and view them on the map.
• Instant directions and Turn-by-Turn Navigation available for users with GPS enabled devices.
• Quick Find Shortcut Screen to search popular categories.
• View detailed information on a business; this may include: addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, website URL’s, hours of operation, services, products, specialties, videos, photo montages and display ads (where available).
• Instantly save any listing to your contacts or share the information by Facebook, Twitter, Email or SMS.
• Built in QR Code Reader. Scan any QR or barcode.
LocalSearch (Formally Local Directories) – Local Search app for Android allows you real-time access to listings, ads and categories within any of our directories and online database. All our information is updated daily, so you know the listings supplied to your mobile device are always up to date.
Ratings & Reviews
Finding a business that the locals love used to be difficult – but not anymore. Our updated Local Search app now has reviews, so searching for the right business is even easier. You can add or read reviews on local businesses. Share the love by telling others of a great local business and rate the experience. Now, no matter where you are, our users’ comments and ratings will help you choose the local business that’s right for you.
Within the LocalSearch - Local Search App, all our directories are presented in a list-view format. This provides a simple text-based interface and "Click-to-Call" functionality that allows mobile phone users an easy way to place calls directly from advertisers’ listings. Mobile broadband customers using Internet web browsers will enjoy the added benefits of an improved graphical interface along with easily accessible ads, coupons, maps and driving directions.
LocalSearch - Local Search App offers speech recognition to make finding a listing fast and easy. With speech recognition, you can simply push a button and speak your search query – greatly reducing the time to find a local business.
QR Code Reader / Scanner
Local Search scans both QR codes and barcodes. With a single click using your camera you will be redirected to profile pages, webpage links, books review, multimedia and calendar online information. QR Codes generated by LocalSearch will load automatically within the app, optimizing your results.
List of regions covered by LocalSearch:
• Alice Springs
• Cassowary Coast
• Coffs Harbour
• Fraser Coast
• Gold Coast
• Hervey Bay
• Mount Isa
• Northern Rivers
• Port Macquarie
• Port Stephens
• Southern Highlands
• Sunshine Coast
• Tennant Creek
• Tweed Coast
New Features in version 4.0
• Optimized Local List View and Profile Page layouts – Find even more information about local businesses, Easier!
• Built in QR Code Reader with flashlight! Scan any QR or barcode code, day or night!
• Instant directions via Turn-by-Turn Navigation now available for users with GPS enabled devices and Apple Maps (iOS6) and Google Maps (Android).
• Better iOS6 and iPhone 5 compatibility
• Lots of bug fixes, GUI enhancements and speed improvements.