Windows Mobile User Manual

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Windows Mobile

Installation Guide

First, you need to be sure that your cell phone is connected to the Internet (WI-FI or 3G). In Order to download waze, go to http://m.waze.com, using your phone's browser.

A download screen will appear. Select yes/save as and install the program.

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During this process you will need to select the location you want waze to be saved on. For better performances, we recommended to install the application on your device memory and not on the memory card.


First Time in Waze?

First time you run the application, you'll see a message that informs you about GPS signal search.

GpsSignal.png InfoSignal.png

Select Server:

If Waze doesn't recognise your current location, it will ask you to select manually:

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After selecting a server, you'll be asked to select your language:

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WmDownloading.png WmInitializing.png

Next, read and accept the waze terms & conditions

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After accepting the terms & conditions, you can choose between creating a new user, or entering the credentials of an existing user.

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Choose Sign up to log in, or Sign in to use an existing user name / password (if you already created a waze user in the past). Note: you can also choose to use waze anonymously. Choose sign in at this screen to proceed anonymously.

If you forgot your password, you can visit this page and ask for a password reset: http://www.waze.com/forgot_password/


Creating a new user

After selecting “Sign up”, the following screen will appear.

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You'll be asked to provide a username and password, an email address, and optionally to choose a waze nickname, which is used to identify you on the map and in reports you send. Select Next to confirm and to enter as a registered user or Skip if you don't want to register at this moment. Note that if you select “skip”, a temporary account will be created for you If you skip the registration.

NOTE I: If you choose to skip this step and use a temporal user name, you will not be able to access waze's web site and points you get during driving will not be saved!

NOTE II: The “send me updates” box indicates the option to get or not to get update and news mails in your personal mailbox.

In case you select to skip the registration, the following screen will be displayed:

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Main Screen

After running the application, you will see following screen:

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The top of the screen

The top bar contains six different icons:

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GPS Reception icons:

GreenGp.png connected
OrangeGp.png Partial connected
GreyGp.png No GPS reception.


Internet connection:

ConneGPS.png Connected to Waze
OffGPS.png Not connected to Waze


Mood icon

MoodIco.png Here you can decide in which mood do you want to appear in Waze.


Groups icon

GroupsIco.png Here you can see all the groups that you are following.


Events

EventsIco.png Here you can see all the events that have been reported by your groups, that have been reported on your route or that have been reported near to you.


Turn off icon

WMExit.png Here, you can choose between

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The center of the screen

In the center of the screen you will see the map. It can displayed in two different modes: 2D\3D.

3D mode 2D mode
Wm 3D.png Wm 2D.png


Zoom: With one simple touch on the center of the screen, the zoom icons in Wm zoomIn.png and out Wm zoomOut.png will appear.


The bottom of the screen

In the bottom of the screen you will find four different buttons:

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More

Click on Wm More.png. The following menu will apear:

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Go back to The bottom of the screen


Settings

The Settings menu screen is divided in two main groups, Quick actions and Settings.

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Quick actions


Settings


Back to More.


Quick Actions


Navigation guidance

Here you will be able to turn on/off the Navigation guidance.

WM nav.png


Back to Settings.


Display

Here, you will be able to change between 2D view or 3D view.

WM Dis.png


Back to Settings.


Light

Here you will be able to change between Day/ Night light mode Manually.

WM Lig.png


Back to Settings.


General

Clicking on “general” will give you access to the general settings menu:

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Back to Settings.


Language

Wm lang.png

Selecting the language label, will open the following screen:

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Here you will be able to change between the interface languages.


Back to General.


Prompts

Here you will be able to change between the voice navigation commands.

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Measurement System

Wm Meas.png

Here you will be able to change between Meters/ Miles.


Back to General.


Clock

Wm clock.png

Here you will be able to change between 24 hours clock and 12 hours clock.


Back to General.


Auto Zoom

Wm Azoom.png

Here you will be able to turn on\off the auto zoom.


Back to General.


Show Points Ticker

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Here you will able to turn on\off the points ticker.


Back to General.


Auto-Learns Routes

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Here you will be able to turn on\off the auto-learn routes mode.


Back to General.


Events Radius

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Clicking on the event radius button, will open the following screen.

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Here you can select the event radius notifications that you will receive during your trip.


Back to General.


Profile

Clicking on “general” will give you access to the general settings menu:

Wm Profile.png

Here you can login to your account or change to a different account. Also you can choose your privacy settings and to sync waze with different social networks.


Back to Settings.


Car

Wm car.png

Clicking on Car will give you access to the next window:

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Here, you can select your car icon. This icon will show your current position on the map.


Back to Profile.


Wm privIcon.png Privacy

Clicking on Wm priv.png will give you access to the next window:

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Here you can decide, whether you want that waze show your nickname on the map or not.


Back to Profile.


I agree to be pinged

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Here you will able to turn on\off the ping permission.


Back to Profile.


Wm TwiIco.png Twitter

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Clicking on Twitter will give you access to the next window:

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Here you can log in to your twitter account and set up different settings.


Back to Profile.


Wm facebookIcon.png Facebook

Clicking on Facebook will give you access to the next window:

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Here you can log in to your Facebook account and set up different settings.

After connecting, an external screen will open.

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Back to Profile.


Wm twitterIco.png Foursquare

Clicking on Foursquare will give you access to the next window

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Here you can log in to your Foursquare account and set up different settings.


Back to Profile.


Map

Clicking on Map will give you access to the General Map Settings Menu:

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Here you can set up all your map settings, icons and events that you want to see on your navigation map.


Back to Settings.


Map color scheme

Clicking on Wm mapschem.png will open the following screen:

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Here you can select between different map colours.


Back to Map.


Wm routIcon.png Routing

Clicking on Wm rout.png will give you access to the general routing settings menu:

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Here you can set up all your routing settings, such as route preference (fastest\shortest), dirt roads (allow\ do not allow), avoid highways and more.


Back to Settings.


Wm dataUIcon.png Data Usage

Clicking on Wm dataU.png will give you access to the general data usage settings Menu:

Wm dataUMenu.png Here you can set up your data usage settings.


Back to Settings.


Wm groupsIcon.png Groups

Clicking on Wm groupsIco.png will give you access to the groups settings menu. There, you can set up your preferences for pop-up reports and groups icons.

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Back to Settings.


Pop-up reports

Clicking on the Pop-up reports label will show you the following screen.

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Here you can decide what type of reports you want to receive.


Back to Settings.


Waze group icons

Clicking on the waze group icons label will show you the following screen.

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Here you can select which groups icons you want to see on your map.


Back to Settings.


Wm detecGpIcon.png Detect GPS

In case your cell phone doesn't receive any GPS signal, click on the Wm detecGp.png label to search for a new GPS reception.

In case your GPS is already connected, the following message will appear:

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Back to Settings.


Wm HelpAsupp.png Help\support

Clicking on Wm helpSup.png will give you access to Help\Support settings menu. There, you can send logs and get basic information about the current waze version installed on your cell-phone.

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Back to Settings.


Wm sendLIcon.png Send Logs

In order to send logs, click on the Wm sendL.png button.

However sending logs requires a large amount of data, so before you send them, waze will ask for your permission to do that.

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Back to Settings.


Wm AboutIcon.png About

Here you can get basic information about the current waze version installed on your phone.


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Back to Settings.


Scoreboard


Clicking on Wm scoreB.png will able you to see your points and rank on waze.

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Groups


Clicking on Wm grP.png will able you to see the following screen:

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Windows Mobile devices do not support the groups interface yet. However it can be accessed via the Dashboard on the Waze website.


Report


Clicking on Wm repBtn.png will open the Report Event menu:

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Note: This screen will appear only if you have a GPS reception and an Internet connection.

Here you can report one of the following events:


PoliceIco.png Police


Select the “Police” button to report a policeman or a police trap.

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You can add a description to the event, decide its direction and add a photo of it.

Back to report


TrafficIco.png Traffic


Select the “Traffic” button to report a traffic jam.

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You can add a description to the event, decide its direction and add a photo of it.

Back to report


AccodentsIco.png Accident


Select the “Accident” button to report an accident.

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You can add a description to the event, decide its direction and add a photo of it.

Back to report


HazardIco.png Hazard


Select the “Hazard” button to report a hazard.

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You can add a description to the event, decide its direction and add a photo of it.

Back to report


SpeedIco.png Speed cam


Select the “Speed cam” button to report a speed cam.

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Then select where it's positioned- on your lane or the other.


Back to report


ChitIco.png Chit Chats


Select the “Chit Chat” button to create a Chit Chat conversation.

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You can add a description to the event, decide its direction and add a photo of it.

Back to report


UpdateIco.png Update Map


Select the “Map updated” button to update the map.

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Here you can record new roads, update house numbers or report map problems.


Back to report


Wm trackI.png Record new roads

Selecting this option will change your icon into a small steam-roller and allow you to record a new road.

to stop recording just click on the steam-roller icon Wm trackI.png or go again to Report>>Map updated>>Record new roads.


Back to Update Map


Wm houseNIco.png Updated house numbers

Here you can update house numbers of your current position.


Back to Update Map


Wm reportIco.png Report map problem

Here you can report a map problem and add a description.


Back to Update Map


Check in with FourSquare


Clicking on Wm checkF.png will open the following window:

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Here you can log in to your FourSquare account and to set up different settings.


Search


Clicking on Wm searchBTN.png will open the Drive To menu:

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On the top you can enter an address or place that you're searching for. Also you can check with your favourite places, recent searches, saved locations or your contacts list.



Wm favIcon.png My Favorites


Here you can keep a destination point as one of your Favourites. Also, you can set your favourite places as your destination points, show them on the map and more.

Wm favM.png


Back to Search


Wm recIco.png Recent searches


Here you can check with your recent searches. Also, you can set one of your recent searches as the destination point, show it on the map, add it to favourites and more.

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Back to Search


Wm savedlocIco.png Saved Locations


Here you can save your current location or any other location on the map. Also, you can set one of your saved locations as the destination points, show it on the map, add to favourites and more.

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In order to save a location, tap on the map for a few moments, on the point you want to save. Then, the following message will appear. Select save location.

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After selecting to save, the following screen will appear:

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Enter a name for it and click Wm savedlocM3Save.png.


Back to Search


Wm conIco.png Contacts


Here you can check with your phone contacts.

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Back to Search


Wm currIco.png Current Position


In order to know your current position on the map you need to press the position button Wm currIco.png.

NOTE: If your cell phone do not receive any GPS signal, Waze will not be able to determinate your current position on the map.