When you create a route, you can choose to Autoroute or order manually on the last screen of the routing wizard. You can reorder an existing route by clicking edit on the route and dragging the routes around.
We are concerned about your privacy as much as you are. This is why there is a setting called Send Location. Turning it off will stop sending your location to the dispatcher. Your dispatcher can still request your current location on demand however.
Because the app consumes a significant amount of energy in the background, in Android phones make sure to disable any Battery Optimizations and turn off Background restrictions by going to Phone settings > Apps & Notifications > Your app > Background restrictions.