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'''Complete Guide to Waze (Under Development)'''
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| style="width:33%" align="left" | [[Image:b.gif]] [http://status.waze.com/ Check the server status and major service issues]
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Waze for your country</p>
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For instructions on editing the map in your country and help in using Waze, in your language, choose from:
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{{CountriesList}}
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{{Languages and Countries}}
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About Waze</p>
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{{About Waze}}
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Waze is a free turn-by-turn GPS navigation application with verbal instructions, free map updates and real-time traffic updates. Social networking and gaming elements are optional features.
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Getting started</p>
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{{Getting Started}}
 
{{Getting Started}}
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'''Languages and Countries'''
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Waze is strongly committed to supporting the different countries and languages of the world but depends on your help.
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You can make Waze even better</p>
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{{How You Can Help}}
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There are nearly 1000 words and phrases in the [[client device]] app that needs translation. You can help [[Translate waze (client text) to your local language| translate into your local language]].
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Problems, bugs and limitations</p>
'''How You Can Help'''
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* [[Map Editing]]
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{{Problems, bugs and limitations}}
* Become an [[Area Manager]]
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* [[Translate waze (client text) to your local language| Translation]]
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'''Problems, bugs and limitations'''
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* If you have the "No Name Roads" layer selected in [[Cartouche]] you cannot select any roads
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Development plans and priorities</p>
* If you have the GPS Points layer selected it can be difficult or impossible to select a road because you are always selecting a GPS point. This can happen even if the GPS points are not visible at your current zoom level.
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* [[Known issues]] with [[Cartouche]] - needs updating
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{{Development plans and priorities}}
* Newly plotted (unknown, red-line) roads are not showing in [[Cartouche]] at the 3 minimum zoom levels. Waze is aware of this and are working to fix it
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* Some roads are reverting back to an unconfirmed state (back to Pacman roads with dots on them). Waze is investigating this. Please report any observed examples in [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5495&p=40586#p40586 this forum thread]
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* [[Client device problems]]
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* [Currently working] On 9 September the [[routing server]] was unavailable for over 12 hours. It was also unavailable for an hour on 13 September. Client routing and Live Map routing fails with a message that the routing server could not be contacted.
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Technical information</p>
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'''Development plans and priorities'''
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{{Technical}}
* Getting European map grids in place
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* Road blocks
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* Upgrading the [[Banks of Servers|world servers]], which has increased the speed of editing maps in [[Cartouche]]
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<p style="font-size:xx-large;font:bold">Have fun going your own Waze</p>
'''Technical'''
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* [[Banks of Servers|Serving the USA and the Rest Of The World]]
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* [[Turn on debug mode|How to send log files]]
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* [[Cartouche Changelog]]
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* [[Source code]]
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Revision as of 07:55, 6 December 2011

B.gif Check the server status and major service issues

About Waze

Waze is a free navigation app for your GPS equipped smartphone. It has the following features:

  • Spoken turn-by-turn directions
  • Spoken street names (Text-to-Speech) [a]
  • Real time traffic reports
  • Real time Gas Prices [b]
  • Toll road avoidance [b]
  • Free regular updates to the map that you can help make are installed automatically
  • Search for destinations how you like: entire address at once, category, place name, landmark or use the addresses from your contacts
  • Integrated destination search: Google, Foursquare, Bing
  • Support for apps to insert destinations into Waze, such as Localscope
  • Support for multiple languages
  • Gaming elements for fun and integrated social networking

^a BETA: in selected countries
^b Toll Roads and Gas Prices dependent on user contribution


Read more about the amazing way Waze gets better when you just drive around with Waze turned on

Getting started

You can make Waze even better

Problems, bugs and limitations

Development plans and priorities


Have fun going your own Waze

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