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  1. Add friends without facebook

    Why am I forced to use facebook in order to add friends to Waze?? I don't use facebook, 75% of the world's population does not use facebook at all (and more with every day). Is keeping fb afloat Waze's most important purpose?
    Anyway, I don't want facebook friends on Waze, I want Waze friends on Waze and facebook friends on facebook, don't try to mix a driving app with a social network.

    1,562 votes
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  2. Use the voice of Sam Heughan (star of "Outlander") - the show is a big hit in UK, USA, Australia, etc.

    Use the voice of Sam Heughan (star of "Outlander" TV show) - clear scottish accent - the show is a big hit in UK, USA, Australia, etc. Would be good idea for a sales pitch.

    1,527 votes
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    107 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Lets Stop The Issue of Roadkill

    Let's Stop The Issue of Roadkill By Adding some New Features

    1. One pin to indicate a high animal crossing volume area
    2. One pin to report deer, bear etc. sightings
    3.Improve the sound alerts and make special ones for Roadkill specific pins

    1,378 votes
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  4. Privacy zone: stop reporting *near* home/work‏

    Having read the Waze ideology of location reporting at journey endpoints with respect to privacy I have deemed it wanting greatly.

    Please consider a feature to allow one to create flexible (arbitrarily variable) zones around one's home, workplace, church, etc, where upon entering one's position is no longer publicly visible.

    I am confident a variation of this will mitigate privacy journey endpoint concerns

    1,328 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Other Side Reporting

    You used to have "Other Side of Road" for reporting. It was *AWESOME* and I used to report vehicles on the other side on the shoulder, and appreciated getting the notification about that. It's only available with the Police now; please bring that back. Why did you take it away?

    1,306 votes
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    51 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add option to prefer beautiful way (scenery) over short/fast way

    When on a trip we sometimes prefer a beautiful way (view, atmosphere, interesting villages etc.) over the short/fast one. (I noticed that on our last trip abroad).

    1,270 votes
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  7. The ability to plan a trip with multiple stops

    The ability to enter a starting location, an ending location, points in between and have waze provide the route and order.

    For example if I am going on vacation and want to stop at three stores and get gas on my way there...

    1,190 votes
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    31 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Samsung Gear S2 integration

    I'd like Waze to integrate with the Samsung Gear S2, which is on the Tizen OS. Most particularly, I'd like vibrate reminders of upcoming turns. Also, navigation initiation and address lookup would be useful.

    I'm using the device with a Nexus 6 on Marshmallow.

    1,120 votes
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    69 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Optimized functionalities for motorbikes

    It's too bad Waze doesn't offer any of these functionalities for riders/bikers:
    - deactivate traffic jams in the time calculation (or consider we are at around 50 km/h on these parts of the path)
    - proposing winding/twisting roads with different levels, just like Tomtom and Garmin already do with their devices
    - allowing to create more than one step point to get the perfect itinerary
    - allowing the load of external files (such as .gpx for example) to create roadbooks on our computer (with Google Maps or else) and then send it to our smartphone.

    In brief, just a few…

    1,101 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Avoiding roads

    Allow us to avoid certain roads alongs routes, (toll roads, construction, traffic)

    1,047 votes
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    60 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. track buddy

    Ability to be buddies with other wazers, and track them. If they want to have a multiple car roadtrip, they would always be able to find eachother

    1,015 votes
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    On the roadmap  ·  20 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 1,004 votes
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    109 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. send XMPP message when nearing destination (Jabber)

    some people are offended by outdated technology that requires one to pay for unwanted messages (sms).

    It is beyond inane to use sms on a smartphone when XMPP is far more featured, FREE, secure.

    Waze could further advertise the service with its own XMPP server. This would facilitate such messages, enhance social features, and expand the wondedful world of federation. Prosody and Tigase are great server options.

    http://wiki.xmpp.org

    924 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Get railroads back!

    I'd like to have railroads shown on the client with white-black dashed line.

    924 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. ذخیره نیرو درحالت شارژ

    سلام لطفا ذخیره نیرو درحالت شارژ را درست کنید
    وقتی گوشی درحالت شارژ میباشد گزینه ذخیره نیرو کار نمیکند

    دوستان لطفا رای بدید

    When power is connected, the power saving mode is disconnected Battery charge stops while charging

    Debug Posted The problem with the Wizard was sent Power save mode When charging electricity

    Samsung j7 pro anroyd 9

    912 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. use Jingle to send short audio blurbs to others

    for friends and group subscriptions leave an audio blurb on the map or associated with a report

    894 votes
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  17. 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.

    844 votes
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    58 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Don't want to have to allow access to my contacts to share a drive

    In the new version, I can't enter an address or number anymore...and I'd really prefer not to sign over my entire contact list to waze. Can you reinstitute the message/email options in "share my drive"?

    838 votes
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  19. Navigate shortest route

    With the new update you all took away the option to search by shortest route available or Fastest route available. Please bring this function back.

    829 votes
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    46 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Make Waze continue running in background untill it is turned off

    I use my phone for more than just Waze when I'm driving. Waze does not consistently run in the background when I switch to control another app (even when I'm driving on the highway at 65 mph). I'd really like to see an option in settings to keep Waze active until I manually exit. Alternatively, how about an option that keeps Waze active as long as my phone is in the car dock?

    816 votes
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