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Mute navigation during phone call.

When making or taking phone calls using bluetooth, waze navigation prompts often interrupt me. The person on the other end of the line can't hear the prompt, but it means either I miss what they're saying, or my train of thought is interrupted mid-sentence.

It would be useful for the client to auto-mute during a phone call.

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      • non pelf commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        NO.

        Provide users the choice how to direct audio.

        I prefer having waze interrupt for provide directions

      • Sara Todd commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This doesn't happen to me because Waze doesn't work when I'm on a blue tooth call. I have to tell callers to hang up if I really need Waze at the same time as the call. And I can't make calls while I'm driving and using Waze.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would rather the phone call mute, especially when in a city with numerous turns and such. I have missed a turn on occasion costing me an additional 40Km of driving to get back to where i was going in the first place. Or let the person you are talking to hear the direction and understand why you didn't hear them.

      • Caleb Santiago commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is already an option. If you go to setting>Sound & voice>mute waze during calls all the way at the bottom. pretty sure it's been there for a while

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Instead of muting, how about just turning the volume down? I may still need directions when on the phone, but I don't need the directions blasted at me at a volume many times that of the phone call.

      • Russ commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I use Waze via BT in my car often along with streaming music, and when I get a phone call, Waze does mute itself as does the music, so I do not have this issue. Not sure if it's the phone (Galaxy S5) or Waze that does the muting.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have the same idea, but 'mute' maybe can cause a problem if you not be attecntion in traject. The solution maybe is 'mute' the voice of waze, but sound a 'beep' and sinalize directions.

      • Jason Granger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The feature appears in options under advanced sound but it doesn't seem to work on my Samsung edge 7.

      • Jenny commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        You actually can mute Waze during calls. Go to Settings on waze > Sound > then turns on the option for "Mute Waze during call"

      • Liz commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please make this an option in Android! Please, please, please! Thanks!

      • Anne commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I saw in comments that someone said that this was available in the US, I don't see that option among my sound settings.

      • George commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Don't talk on the phone while driving. Hands free or not it's still distracting

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