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  1. Open up Waze to developers so we get third party plugins!

    Would be amazing if Waze allowed other developers to integrate their software AND hardware to use with Waze.

    Escort radar has their own app where if you hold a button on their radar detector, it'd report it on their cloud to other Escort users that a police is spotted.

    However, having to have two apps loaded at a time makes it very difficult to catch alerts from both apps at the same time. Opening up an SDK or API on Waze and allowing other companies and developers to integrate with Waze would allow Waze to dominate the industry.

    With this…

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  2. 295 votes
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  3. Can waze add the option to users give some road alerts even when they are offline, and share this as soon the have signal back? Is often no

    Can waze add the option to users give some road alerts even when they are offline, and share this as soon the have signal back?

    Is often not sharing something in the road because I don't have 3G on my iPad at that moment. It should be possible to waze to keep the gps position and send it to the network when possible.

    Better could be to pass some police control and later set the correct position of the police alert.

    289 votes
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  4. Why is the Morgan Freeman voice missing from the sound options?

    Why is the Morgan Freeman feature missing? I had it for most of the day yesterday and now it is gone and your support page doesn't help at all and when I email you guys questioning this you send me a noreply email saying check FAQ....gee thanks

    288 votes
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  5. Bring back madea

    Bring back Madea!

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  6. Support Pebble watch (getpebble.com)

    The Pebble is a smart watch with an SDK for Android / iOS. Being able to integrate with it would allow users to quickly report traffic instances without using the phone interface. Just click a button on the watch and it reports heavy traffic por example.

    268 votes
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  7. 262 votes
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  8. VW (and other carmakers...) App Connect

    As many carmakers are working on solutions to connect smartphones to vehicles it would be a good idea to make Waze compatible with those systems. Personally I intend to buy a new Skoda (Volkswagen Group) and I had to learn Waze is not among the apps which can be mirrored to the new touchscreens in the 2015 models.

    On their pages Volkswagen puts it like that: "Smartphones are handy, always with you and for every situation there is a suitable app. With MirrorLink™ you no longer have to be behind the wheel without this practical tool. Simply connect your smartphone…

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  9. Alphabetize favorites

    It is so hard to find a favorite address that you have saved and would be great if they were in alphabetical order.

    254 votes
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  10. Allow users to update toll roads prices (general)

    Allow users to update toll roads prices.

    248 votes
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  11. Display interstate/highway shields on client map.

    Right now the live maps can display highway shields with limited functionality. Adding this ability to the client maps (and expanding its scope, as right now it is only partially functional) would really make it easier to orient yourself when viewing the map.

    It would be nice if it was an option, as well... so you could disable it (like you can disable road goodies or other things) if you don't want to view them.

    245 votes
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    started  ·  Unholy responded

    Currently working on N. America. will be implanted in the world server in the future.

  12. 237 votes
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  13. "EV Charging" instead of "Gas Stations"

    You can already tell Waze that you're driving an electric vehicle... so why do I still see "gas stations" as an option? Google Maps already has EV charging station POIs - let us select "EV Charging" instead of "gas stations"!

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  14. Android Auto - Use Car Antenna

    Right now, when connecting to Android Auto, Waze still uses the phone GPS antenna. In comparison, Google Maps pulls the location from the headset/car antenna, which is often placed optimally to maximize GPS signal strength from within the car.

    Please set Waze to use the car's GPS antenna when connected via Android Auto

    228 votes
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  15. Arrival Time Should Reflect Destination Time Zone

    I live near the line between Eastern and Central time. I'd really like the estimated time of arrival to take time zones into account. Right now, my arrival time jumps up by an hour when I go from CDT to EDT and down an hour when I go the other way.

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  16. Store reports created offline for short period. I.E. Police reports and accidents, see comments

    I travel a lot in weak cell service areas on major interstates. I will see an accident or Police situation when I have GPS but not network it says sorry you can't report do it later. However it might be 5 or 10 miles down the road before I can then the event isn't in the right location. Suggest storing the location information along with the time so that when network returns it can be posted.

    217 votes
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  17. Night Mode on all User Interface Elements

    When you're in Night Mode the map is, essentially, reversed in color; light things are dark, dark things are light. This is not true for any of the other user interface elements. Search, popups, reporting... all are very bright and very distracting. These interfaces should also be reversed, that is, dark grey backgrounds with light gray text.

    215 votes
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  18. New quests for those who have passed the old

    I went through all the quests that are on my page (You first 10 miles...Drive 500 miles within a week). I suggest to add new quests for us.

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  19. Add to road hazard list: 1) flooding, and 2) ice

    Add to road hazard list: 1) flooding, and 2) ice

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  20. Location services

    Under Locations in our phones Waze has to be set to Always or Never while apps such as Maps and Lyft has the choices of Never or While Using. I think waze should also only use or location services while we are using the app. We don't need Waze to be tracking our location and wasting our battery every second of the day but only while we are using the app. This can obviously be made possible. If Maps and Lyft allows us this common sense option, then Waze should too.

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