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  1. Search of Favorites will be easy, if they are automatically save in alphabetical order.

    I have to travel frecuently, so I save my favorites using first three letters for the city and then the name of the location. Will be easy to find them if waze show my favorites in alphabetical order.

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  2. [iPhone] Show compass on screen at all times

    Very handy to see the compass direction on the screen to get a sense of direction when the map is oriented to the direction you're heading in. Currently you can only see this by touching the screen to bring up the compass button. If it was a small permanent icon over the top right corner of the map it would be a huge help.

    139 votes
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  3. Be able to "drop a pin" at current location and add to favorites

    It'd be good to be able to drop a pin at current location and give it a name and add it to favorites. The current method of having to do addresses or POI searches is not always workable--especially on small form-factor devices.

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  4. Put current speed on CarPlay Waze

    CarPlay Waze is missing the current speed that appears on iPhone only Waze. Please put the current speed on either the iPhone screen or CarPlay screen. Thanks

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  5. When approaching destination, it would be nice if waze said "destination will be on the left" or destination will be on the right"

    When approaching destination, it would be nice if waze said "destination will be on the left" or destination will be on the right"

    137 votes
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  6. "Stop running in the background" switch on iOS

    Hi. I found that Waze continues to run and use GPS and 3G signal while backgrounded on the iPhone. This is catastrophic in our country for two reasons: 1. It keeps the phone very hot. 2. it uses data at about 0.15 USD/MB, thereby ticking down your data and using up your money. You have to explicitly turn it off or explicitly quit the app. There should be a switch that says, and is by default, set to "Do not run or use data or GPS in the background". My experience: I used Waze to get to a destination. I…

    126 votes
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  7. Favorite Addresses Alphabetical Sort

    How can we do alphabetical sort of our Favorite? It is really required to find addresses we saved faster. Thanks

    117 votes
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  8. limit left turns

    In LA it can take forever to make a left turn so I try to avoid them whenever possible but often Waze seems to like me making tons of them when only one is necessary (and the difference in time is minimal). Can we limit the left turns?

    116 votes
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  9. Destination location

    If when navigating waze told you whether your destination was on the right or left side of the street would help. Also the lane assistant would be nice.

    115 votes
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  10. Display the road speed, ie at 60 mph on the iphone screen for every road. I need to know what the road speed limits are for every section.

    Display the road speed, ie at 60 mph on the iphone screen for every road. I need to know what the road speed limits are for every section.

    113 votes
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  11. 113 votes
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  12. Set screen rotation within app

    Add a display option to specify screen rotation behavior (e.g., normal, portrait, left, or right), so I don't have to change the system settings to keep Waze behaving the way I want. For example, I like having screen rotation for my photos and browser, but I want Waze to always stay in portrait mode (not rotating the display when I turn a corner).

    In Objective C, adding a preferred screen rotation behavior like this is very easy.

    111 votes
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  13. 109 votes
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  14. Disable Reroute Notification

    Remove the chirp or give me an option to disable the chirp for reroute notifications.

    109 votes
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  15. Allow a longer delay before voice prompts

    When using my iPhone with bluetooth handsfree kit, I miss the first word of each prompt while the kit detects bluetooth audio and mutes my radio in the car. Please increase delay between starting the announcement (or add a selectable option to do so) to overcome this problem.

    107 votes
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  16. TV-out mirroring

    Enable TV-out mirroring so you can display waze on your build in navigation unit.
    For iPhone a simple open source library can be included : http://www.touchcentric.com/blog/archives/123

    104 votes
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    On the roadmap  ·  1 comment  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Lockscreen Route View

    After using the new maps on iOS 6 I could only come up with a little amount of good new features the maps app has. The most helpful one is that the route you are following is displayed on our lock screen, so you can lock your cellphone to avoid people to use your phone while using the gps to get to a please, and also to save some battery. So adding this feature of showing the route on the iPhone would be a great idea, just by the fact that on the road you want to have the information…

    100 votes
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  18. Audio alerts without voice guidance

    For routine drives (to and from work), I don't want voice guidance, but I would still like to get audio alerts for traffic issues, etc. There should be an option to enable voice alerts without voice guidance.

    99 votes
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  19. Allow for a Maximum Speed setting to be used for ETA calculations.

    Currently, ETA is calculated using the average speed of Waze users along a route. There are many, for various reasons, who do by choice or necessity drive below some maximum speed. For purposes of ETA calculation for a Navigation route, having the option of setting a MAXIMUM SPEED for the route will help those of us who drive below a given maximum speed see a more realistic ETA.

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  20. A real-time weather overlay - live radar maps for weather conditions along a planned route

    Why is a real-time weather overlay not available on any generally available GPS navigation app? This would allow us to see real time weather map data/weather conditions overlaid along our planned routes so we can decide whether to re-route, stop for a while, avoid hail/tornadic weather, etc. It seems that this should have been available along time ago. To me it would be a feature that I would pay for if necessary.

    96 votes
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