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  1. Add an option to fix the display orientation

    When you go through a bad road with stones and stuff, the symbian nokia N8 shakes a lot, even with a proper holder. Then the waze client freezes and goes off. This is even turning off all other programs, avoiding processing overcharge.

    I don't know if it's a client problem, but seems to be.

    You could add a button to fix the desired view, horizontal or vertical, in case you don't want your waze-client display orientation switching all the time 'till die.

    5 votes

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  2. Get a list of directions for a given route.

    Sometimes it's hard to evaluate a route choice from the descriptions. It would be great if a route could be listed in text (one line per step) so that the route options could be evaluated more easily.

    3 votes

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  3. Help Me!!! button

    Deniss from forum suggested this idea: Waze should have Help Me Button, so a Wazer with car trouble can set his icon as needing assistance and another Wazer can see a fellow in trouble on map and help him out.

    13 votes

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  4. No service for xxx miles.

    When entering a rural road or roads that cross in the middle of nowhere, typically you will see a sign that says, "No services for 20 miles" It would be cool if waze would warn you the same, or if you enter that road from another spot down the way, waze could say " No service for 18 miles to the right" I suppose in map editor you could highlight a section of road where no services exist for long distances and tag it as a no services road.

    1 vote

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  5. easier control of voice notifications

    Somewhat of a 2-in-1:

    Generally I like minimal notifications, but when I need full guidance, it would be nice to get to it quickly without having to delve into the menus to switch it.

    Also, it would similarly be nice to have a quick way to switch between the "always play through speaker" and allowing it to navigate through the bluetooth, because my listening habits vary. Sometimes I use my bluetooth to listen to music from my phone, and sometimes I use my regular old radio (in which case the Waze notifications all disappear into the abyss).

    3 votes

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  6. Allow more granular control over notifications

    I'd love to be able to adjust my notifications a bit more specifically than I can currently. For example, I want to turn off chit-chat notifications, and I'd love to have both an audio and visual notification for red light/speeding cameras, police, and severe traffic.

    8 votes

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  7. Improve finding of places/business to drive to

    Currently, when searching for a business or place to drive to, it often does not find the business. Or, it shows a list of businesses with the same name but no address or city. For example, if I search for "Kaiser" it shows a bunch of Kaiser Hospital names with no address or city. And it doesn't at all show the one that is closest to me. So, I don't know which one is closer. I end up often having to use google maps and navigation to find places and get routed there. Need to allow us an easy way…

    7 votes

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  8. walking mode button

    Have you thought about a walking mode button.So if you have waze on you don't get false data that traffic is at a stand still when you are walking.
    Many thanks Andrew warren 

    2,833 votes

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  9. Сделайте пожайлуста нормальное отображения пои, вместо убогих квадратов...

    Сделайте пожайлуста нормальное отображения пои, вместо убогих квадратов...

    1 vote

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  10. Increase police warning distance

    Waze users are warned of speed traps or police presence only about 600 feet ahead of time. This is far too late of a warning. With a clear line of sight, law enforcement can detect speeders at 1-2 miles out.

    By the time the Waze warning pops up, you could have already been detected.

    This feature – while very well intentioned and thought out – is useless with so little warning.

    3,273 votes

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  11. Allow option to use device's TTS voice synthesis

    The Waze Android client has a decent sounding voice, but Android users can install 3rd party TTS apps. Please give us the option to choose to use the Android Text To Speech synthesis instead.

    244 votes

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  12. turn by turn before navigating

    would like to see the complete turn by turn directions before accepting a route

    5 votes

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  13. audio gets quiet when switching audio sources

    My normal use of Waze is this: iPhone in dash mount, Instacast playing podcasts in background and Waze in foreground.

    Sometimes the main audio output gets quieter after Waze overlays a warning prompt or a phone call comes in. I can rarely fix it just with volume controls, but killing Waze fixes it every time.

    5 votes

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  14. Report Extended Events

    There are construction areas (for example) which stretch some length (a mile or more). It would be great to report these as an extended region, not a single point, since they're usually accompanied by a lower speed limit. They might be activated by an upward gesture of the report button (as opposed to the sideways gesture that the iPhone currently supports for traffic reporting).

    4 votes

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  15. how long to remain on this route

    After entering a street, I would like to see Waze tell me how long I should be staying on this particular highway. So that shortly after it says "Turn right on I-490 east.", it would then say "Stay on I-490 for 7.3 miles, about 8 minutes."

    3 votes

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  16. disable popups

    Please provide the means to disable popups. I like the flags. The popups block half the screen, are irrelevant, and recenter the map.

    495 votes

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  17. Improvement needed

    I was checking out waze and I was really impressed... I felt like the waze experience was incomplete without a proper feedback. Hence I decided to give you guys a few suggestions on it: 1) Pls include downloading of maps of a certain area or preferably offline caching of Entire maps. 2) I noticed that initially the direction of the heading was wrong 4 out of 5 times, thus why not included an optional magnetic correction as it will definitely remove this error.

    4 votes

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  18. Improvement needed

    I was checking out waze and I was really impressed... I felt like the waze experience was incomplete without a proper feedback. Hence I decided to give you guys a few suggestions on it: 1) Pls include downloading of maps of a certain area or preferably offline caching of Entire maps. 2) I noticed that initially the direction of the heading was wrong 4 out of 5 times, thus why not included an optional magnetic correction as it will definitely remove this error.

    2 votes

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  19. Search for wazer / share / navigate

    It would be great to have possibility to search for a wazer using its pseudo...
    We can imagine to ping it, locate it and navigate to it !
    We can also imagine a new entry in setting like "Permit my location on ping" on/off (so we can preserve personnal life).

    49 votes

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  20. parking lot landmarks / traffic analysis

    I would like to see certain landmarks not count as traffic analysis. If an area is marked as a restaurant, parking lot, gas station, etc.. the time a waze client spends there should NOT count against traffic analysis. Wazers can't be expecte to turn their nav system on and off just to order a burger, or fill up the tank. In reality, a nav system should be as "hands off" as possible for the daily commute. start waze when you get in the car.. go on your trip, pull over at the gas station and leave waze running. go through…

    10 votes

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