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  1. "Open in Waze" - modify the Waze code so a user can click and hold on an address and be given the option to "Open in Waze" for navigation.

    "Open in Waze" (or "Navigate to in Waze") would merely allow the user to click and hold on an address in their phone and be given the option to open the address within Waze itself.

    A user currently can open an attachment in an email in numerous different downloadable programs. The same is true for address which currently default to the Maps app. It would be nice to see the same integration with Waze.

    Then, whenever a person receives a text, email, or other message with an address within it, the user would be able to click and hold on…

    180 votes

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  2. Routing server timeouts - retry in the background

    Sometimes everyone of us experiences routing server timeouts with an Oops/OK prompt. Then one needs to reclick the destination while driving, which is disturbing. Perhaps the client could have an option to retry a couple of times in the background, and then notify if all retries failed?

    25 votes

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  3. Less than 20% battery dialogue box options

    On Android less than 20% battery dialogue box says "Would you like to keep waze on?" With Yes and No buttons. However, when driving it's hard to read the question and often I end up turning off Waze cause I tapped "No". Since it's hard to read the question when driving, if dialogue buttons should said "keep on" or "turn off" instead of y/n, the decision is a lot faster.

    7 votes

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  4. Show all villages in Israel "behind the green line"

    In Israel, I drive a lot in the area that has been marked a "behind the green line". All roads are marked well in this area, and so are Jewish settlements are indicated well on the map. I would like to have the names of the Arab villages that I pass along the road mentioned on the map. That helps for orientation purposes.

    1 vote

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  5. My Rank and the scoreboard

    I'm bummed that you only show the top 50 wazers on the scoreboard. I'm ranked 299 (kinkstone) currently and I want to see the spread of points above and below me.

    Please add a pair of options at the top of the list (where you show all v. state and all times v. weekly) where I can choose between "top" or "around me". When showing the scoreboard around me, show the 50 wazers with me centered in the list.

    That way I can see the movement and score distribution of people like me.

    13 votes

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  6. Option to shut off nearby event popups

    Add an option to the client in order to lock the event popup to only show the events on our route and NOT on all the nearby streets. We don't care about other streets problems, but we need the ones on our routes.

    3 votes

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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 

    2,844 votes

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

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

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  16. 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.

    3,303 votes

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  17. 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.

    245 votes

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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