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  1. Romanian voice with street names

    Please add Romanian voice with street names included

    1,201 votes
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      14 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow declaring Toll Roads and the option to not navigate through them

      Waze wants to route me through a toll road every day and can't seem to find an alternate route until I actually drive it. I want to be able to avoid Toll roads, which means tolls roads need to be able to be declared in the editor.

      1,175 votes
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        49 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        started  ·  Unholy responded

        Countries in which we have already enabled the feature on the client are:
        Australia
        Belgium
        Canada
        Czech Republic
        Hungary
        Israel
        Latvia
        Portugal
        Slovakia
        Sweden
        The Netherlands
        The United Kingdom

      • Dangerous areas in Brazil

        Unfortunately we have some problems about some dangerous areas... Another person got killed because of a bad route... http://g1.globo.com/rio-de-janeiro/noticia/2015/10/relembre-ataques-de-bandidos-do-rj-motoristas-e-passageiros-perdidos.html
        I think waze could have an option to avoid these unsafe areas...

        1,143 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sound alerts before police and radar

          I think that having a sound ringing before radar or police could help us. That's better than looking to the phone to see what's on infront. That's would give a safty driving and a secure alert.
          That's important for me
          I hope you'll do that.

          1,113 votes
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            26 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Mirrorlink Please!

            Please add Mirrorlink support.

            1,062 votes
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              13 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

              1,045 votes
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                68 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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?

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                  44 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • accept GPS coordinates as destination

                  Most apps which derive GPS. location express numerically as

                  latitude comma longitude

                  please accept each with decimal precision to 19 digits

                  also add logic to accept paranthetic coordinates

                  1,043 votes
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                    8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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).

                    1,024 votes
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                      19 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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…

                      935 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make waze tolerant of intermittent network connectivity

                        Waze relies on a network connection when in use. Many areas I drive in have poor or intermittent network connectivity. Please make the Waze client more tolerant of poor network connections by caching more data of the surrounding map and allow journey data (including new roads) to be cached on the client and uploaded at a later time. Not all areas can rely on good 3G/UMTS network connectivity

                        903 votes
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                          18 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add a traffic bar to map

                          Have a "Traffic Bar" that appear in the routes screen overlayed on the main map.
                          add a car to the bar that moves along with your journeys completion.
                          So when you are 85 percent home, the car has moved 85 percent up the bar.

                          Also when the Bar-Car (Maybe we should think of a better name) gets near an event an audible alert gets triggered, like when you near a Cop it could say “Oh cock, its the Rozzers!” Or just “Police reported ahead”) Or when you are near a obstacle on road you could be warned – e.g. “Johnny…

                          896 votes
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                            under review  ·  23 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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

                            896 votes
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                              10 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow the ability to specify the location of a report.

                              When reporting an issue, crash, traffic jam, fire, Police activity, the system only gives you the option to report on the road you are on. So for example, if you are at an interchange where you can see the activity on a highway or interstate, but you are not on that road, you can't actually report it properly. Maybe it can be set up that you make a report, and like in google maps, you have a pin dropped on the map that you can move to the correct location, if where you are is not the location of the…

                              894 votes
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                                35 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Support CarPlay Integration

                                Now that CarPlay is live on Pioneer head units, when will Waze support CarPlay integration? I really don't want to switch to Apple Maps, but the CarPlay system can't be beat, even by Waze.

                                882 votes
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                                  21 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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

                                  861 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Get railroads back!

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

                                    854 votes
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                                      27 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Waze response to suggestions

                                      There are currently 31 suggestions with more than 500 votes.
                                      Only 11 have an answer from Waze and some of those have been in the suggestion box since the year 2010.

                                      Can Waze show more involvement with the community suggestions by trying to respond to all suggestions that reach 500-1000 (higher?) suggestions?

                                      "No" or "Not planned" is an acceptable answer as it is BETTER than no answer at all.

                                      Thank you

                                      851 votes
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                                        under review  ·  14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Waze for apple watch

                                        Waze for apple watch, woul be a great idea. As original google maps sucks as it always take me on tolls and doesnt show Actual speed nor warnings such as, red light cameras or police. I hope you can guys develop that. You will help many people like me specially that ai hate google maps.

                                        838 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Speeding alert for drivers

                                          Waze should make a sound to alert the driver when they are speeding.

                                          Waze already shows you how fast you are currently driving, and it knows everything about the road you are on, so it should be simple to compare your speed to the listed speed of the road.

                                          Waze has always been about saving time and money for Wazers, and about creating features to attract and keep people on their service. This allows Waze to on-sell quality map data to other businesses, such as Apple. Many other SatNav clients have speeding alerts to save the driver from getting a…

                                          780 votes
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                                            17 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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