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  1. Allow option to use device's TTS voice synthesis

    The Waze Android client has a decent sounding voice, but Android users can install 3rd party TTS apps. Please give us the option to choose to use the Android Text To Speech synthesis instead.

    242 votes

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  2. 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

    237 votes

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  3. Voice of Paul Bettany as Jarvis

    After the sucess of Arnold we want the voice of Paul Bettany as Ironman´s Buttler Jarvis!!! Or Vision.

    235 votes

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  4. Automatic start Waze when connect to car bluetooth (and turn off when blutetooth is off)

    Automatic on/ off waze when connect to paired bluetooh adapter.
    This is best way to have waze on when is needed in car.
    Leave the car - waze goes off.
    This bulid in feature have a Yanosik app (waze clone in Poland)

    231 votes

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  5. Say what side of the road the desination is on.

    When getting close to your destination tell the user what side of road it is on, so they can be in the correct lane or start looking on the side for it.

    226 votes

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  6. remove Lake Shore Ave and Baxter St. from rush hour routes

    someone is going to be seriously injured. the street is a 32% grade and scares many drivers. during rush hour it's a DANGEROUS disaster waiting to happen.

    223 votes

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  7. Add "Heavy Rain" and "Snow" as weather hazards. I have recently been driving through extremely heavy rain storms

    Add "Heavy Rain" and "Snow" as weather hazards. I have recently been driving through extremely heavy rain storms and I would like to share that as a weather hazard. Snow and slush would be good additions as well.

    223 votes

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  8. Bring back Master Chief voice

    Master Chief voice is truly awesome. Please bring it back, it simply dissapeared from my Waze.

    221 votes

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  9. Signal deviation from "normal" work-home route

    So I am using Waze mostly for avoiding traffic going to and from work, I suppose like most people. It would be helpful to have a feature where it gives an audible alert if it is plotting a course that is different from the "normal" one to avoid traffic. I imagine this could work by determining the best route assuming no significant traffic, and giving an alert if it is plotting a different course than that. Same thing goes for changes in mid-course due to accidents, jams, etc., that occur after I start. Normal navigation announcements aren't too useful on…

    219 votes

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  10. Alternate Route

    Very frustrating when Waze updates the route with a bunch of turns,including a few difficult left turns, and it results in a time savings of a minute or two. Sometimes it doesnt save any time at all. I suggest an option were you can choose a time savings minimum before waze will take you off your current route. For example I would prefer to stay on my current, more direct route, unless a time savings of 5 min is available then please change my route.
    Thanks

    219 votes

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  11. Mobile speed camera

    You should add the capabilities to report Mobile speed camera and in Waze editor, to add the zone length and be alerted when entering this zone from any street.

    http://www.quebechebdo.com/media/photos/unis/2012/02/22/photo_2011220_resize.jpg

    216 votes

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  12. Display address you're navigating to when you get near your destination

    Often times I get close to my destination and I don't remember the exact house number I'm looking for. It would be nice if when Waze prompts that you're nearing your destination, that it would display the address you put in to navigate to so you can look for the house number as you get close to your destination.

    214 votes

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  13. Speed limit

    Please allow us to remove the digital speedometer, and instead show a much larger speed limit for the road! The current speed limit sign is very small on some displays, and since every car already has a speedometer, I would like the option to remove it from the app and just show a large icon for speed limit only

    213 votes

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  15. Tourist arriving at israel who are renting a car; be willing to use Waze in order to get to the nearest gas stations that are oparating duri

    Tourists arriving to Israel who are renting a car, may be interested to use Waze in order to get to the nearest gas stations that is open during weekends.

    רבים בציבור מעוניינים לתדלק אך ורק בתחנת דלק שפעילה גם במהלך סופי שבוע וחגים. נשמח אם תאפשרו הוספת פונקציה לאפליקציה שתציג בפני המנווט/ת אך ורק תחנות דלק כאלה, גם אם התדלוק הוא במהלך השבוע.

    205 votes

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  16. Economic (Green) route

    We already have the fastest and shortest routes. How about the greenest routes?

    203 votes

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  17. William Daniels voice as KITT from Knight Rider

    Since Arnold Schwarzenegger voice was introduced as the Terminator, why not use KITT's voice as well? I think it would be a great idea, since he was one of the first talking cars! I'm pretty sure a lot of people would like to have KITT by his side while they're in the road.

    202 votes

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  18. Quick-report presets

    The amount of phone interaction required for reporting is a bit onerous while driving. Tap to Report > select category > add optional additional info > send. I often skip reporting altogether to avoid distracting from driving.

    I would love to see the ability to have one-touch presets for making reports from the main screen. A single tap to mark & send a report on an accident, hazard, or speedtrap, etc.

    User might even be allowed to customize which presets are present and/or include specific text (i.e. "Left lane closed") for frequent events.

    202 votes

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  19. Recurring Weekly Planned Drive

    Have the ability set a planned drive to repeat every day, weekly. With a starting date and til a set date or never to expire.
    I go to work every morning at the same time, to the same place and there is a bunch of traffic: is a pain to have to set up this great feature every week

    199 votes

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  20. Lane closure reports made easy

    I'd like a report button that would indicate lane closures.

    Could press to report the beginning of the lane closure, then press again to report the end.

    Then you indicate whether it's the left, right, or center lane.

    199 votes

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