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  1. Automatic switch between sleep and unsleep mode

    It would be great (for saving autonomy) having a mode which turn the device screen into sleep mode (if Waze is active on the screen) and come back into active mode before some interesting action, such as a junction, an off ramp to drive, or eating roadgoodie. In the best case, the time the screen become active again would be dependant of speed.

    22 votes
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  2. show custom waypoints from GPX file

    I'd like to be able to display custom waypoints from a GPX file on the map. This would be useful for geocachers.

    52 votes
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  3. Color/Icon for landmarks

    It would be great to make different colors for different classes of landmark. Or to use scale-independent icons for (for example) gas stations.

    I cannot visually separate the supermarket and it's parking.

    68 votes
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  4. Allow to change displayed road thickness.

    Otherwise some roads and small roads are so fat on screen that they block some gas stations and others. Would be great to change how fat are roads displayed. Thank you.

    13 votes
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  5. Add option to stop scanning of reports when not moving.

    Please add a possibility to stop scanning of reports when not moving. It can be annoying sometimes. I just want to observe surround streets while standing. And it also consumes additional traffic. Thank you.

    88 votes
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  6. camera first

    As a user option, allow me to open camera immediately upon press of REPORT button (as opposed to choosing the report type). This way the photo op won't be gone by the time I fumble through the type of report to submit. After photo is taken, I'll choose the report type, type in the details, and submit everything.

    7 votes
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  7. when driving fast on highway, don't show side streets

    When driving fast on a highway, the side streets and names clutter the screen and are not necessary. Removing them would probably also save data usage.

    1 vote
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  8. Make Primary Streets/Streets Visible from Farther Zoom Levels

    In client, streets and primary streets disappear after zooming out only a few levels. Similar to Google Maps when zoomed out, streets are still visible from farther zoom levels, just scaled down appropriately.

    34 votes
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  9. Interchange guidance method in ver. 2.2 is wrong. Revert to 2.0 method.

    In version 2.2 (Android & iPhone) the written guidance in interchanges was changed. It tries to look-ahead and gives guidance based on the ramp exiting the interchange.
    This is inconsistent with the way guidance worked in version 2.0 and therefore inconsistent with the ramp's naming in the Waze map. It leads to confusing guidance that does not match the actual road signs.
    This is really dangerous as it increases drivers' confusion in the interchange.
    Please revert the guidance method to the way it was in version 2.0

    For details see http://www.waze.co.il/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=9996&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=15#p59430 (in Hebrew)

    26 votes
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  10. Show exit numbers

    I would like it if the navigation list and map showed the exit number that I needed to take, rather than just "turn right".

    18 votes
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  11. current position

    Some cases when the road not even exits, its impossible to add a position, so using the GPS, you can add current position like home or Job.

    12 votes
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  12. waze para LG arena KM 900 x favor

    no me funciona el waze dado que tengo el movil anteriormente nombrado x favor creen la aplicacion para mi telefono soy de la ciudad de rosario argentina , yo y mucha gente mas estaremos agradecidos

    3 votes
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  13. Make the Interstate Highways Stand out more with a Different Color

    Sometimes it's difficult to get your bearings on where exactly you are on the Waze Map. It would help, I believe, if you made the Interstate Highways Stand out more prominently perhaps with a different color so as you can see the main arteries of travel to better base yourself and understand very quickly where exactly you are on the map!

    6 votes
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  14. Increase the number of polygons on the map

    In Live-map the map is well drawed & high level detailed. But when i see same region in Waze-client its not looks so fine, because at least half of polygons was optimized. Its makes Waze-client looks badly & not so attractive.

    138 votes
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  15. 10 votes
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  16. Map scale

    A map scale could be useful to understand the map proportions.
    Using the speed adapted zoom, it's very hard to understand the distances.

    30 votes
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  17. For reports and chit-chat. How many symbols can be typed in one message or alert ?

    Add the counter of characters left in chit-chat or in reports. As it done in twitter. To be shure the wazers will see your uncutted, full message

    19 votes
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  18. Create alternative routes

    Currently the routes proposed in my area only offer a default navigation choice, which is far from optimal. What about the possibility to record alternative routes, which may or not be shared with other users?

    18 votes
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  19. Location and type of landmark in search results

    For easier identification of a landmark, it could be great, to know the settlement or road which is near it and the type of the landmark, after the name of the landmark, like this:
    Shell, Somecity/Route66 (Gas station)

    21 votes
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  20. Bezier curves map rendering

    Use bezier curves to draw and render roads in client. See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmarender/BezierCurves

    24 votes
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