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User Manual-Symbian Keypad

Main screen

When you'll enter the program the following screen appears:

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Icons

The Waze screen has the following main sections:

*A top status bar

GPS Connectivity - (green means connected , orange means partial coverage, gray is disconnected).

Satellite on.png Satellite low power.png Satellite off.png

Connection Status- (gray means disconnected, when connected no icon appears).
Web off.png

Mood icons- (happy, sad, etc...)
Moods happy.png

The smiley shows the mood you're in at the moment. If you've chosen to be visible to other wazers (green privacy icon), your mood is also displayed to them; and if you've chosen to tweet your reports to your Twitter followers, they'll see your current mood as part of the tweet.

Groups

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This icon refers to the number of reports received by the groups you’re registered to.

Reports on the road

Live reports.jpg

This icon refers to the number of traffic reports and events received by the community

*The main screen where the map is displayed

On the center of the screen on the map the following icons appear:

2D

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3D

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Clicking on 5 will switch to 3D view. (if you'll press it again it will switch back to 2D)

This state will be added to the map in another dimension - a dimension depth which will allow wider angle of vision.

Zoom

If you want to zoom-in on the map then press the * button.
If you want to zoom-out on the map then press the # button.

*Text buttons on the bottom of the main screen:

Me on Map (displays where you are right now).
Menu
Report (you will get this option when pressing me on map)
Note - report options will appear only if there is GPS reception and network data connection.

Report

Clicking on report will open the next menu:

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Note - all options will appear only if there is GPS reception and network data connection.

You can choose one of the following events:

Police14 1.png
Traffic jam15 1.png
Accident16 1.png
Hazard17 1.png
Speed cam18 1.png
Chit chat19 1.png
Map update20 1.png

Downloading the application on the device

1.Using the internal browser, type in the address: m.waze.com

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2.Press Ok

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3. Wait until the download is finished.

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Install the application on the device

1.Press Yes

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2. Press Continue.

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3. Select on which memory (device/card) that you want to install the software and click Select.

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Attention- It is recommended that you install WAZE on the phone's internal memory for smoother operation of the software.

4. Wait until the installation is complete.

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5. Select the server you want.

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6. Read and confirm the license agreement.

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7. Create a new account:

7.1 After confirming the license agreement wait until the get started screen will pop
up and then press on get started.
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7.2 Fill in the information.
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7.3 Press Ok.

Installing the application using Nokia PC Suite

Interactive guide to Nokia PC Suite

1. Download the installation file to your computer from the following link: LINK save on the desktop (you can delete the file later).

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2. Press Ok.

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3. After this comment, the installation will continue on your phone.

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Android

Download waze

In order to download waze, make sure you have an Internet connection (3G or Wi-Fi) on your mobile.

1.1 Go to m.waze.com or search for waze in the Android Market: (If you download from m.waze.com, you can skip to step 1.3)


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1.2 Search waze


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1.3 Select waze from the search results


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1.4 Tap Install to start the download


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1.5 Tap OK to confirm the Notifications:


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1.6 After couple of seconds you' ll see the next screen, tap waze: Community GPS to see downloading progress.


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1.7 Downloading progress:


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Note: If you want to cancel the downloading, just tap Cancel download


Installing

The installation will start after downloading is finished.

2.1 Installing Progress:


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2.2 After the installation ends, tap Open in order to start the installation use or Uninstall to remove waze from your device.


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Getting started

3.1 waze splash screen:


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3.2 Initializations and first time running:


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3.3 Initializing:


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3.4 If GPS or AGPS are off on your mobile settings you'll get the next message:


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3.5 After the initialization you'll be required to select your location (If the GPS and AGPS are turned off):


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3.6 Language files will be downloaded according to the selection :


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3.7 After that Terms of use will be presented:


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In order to proceed you need to confirm that you understand and accept those terms of use.
Click the Accept button to continue to use waze, or the Decline button to exit the program.
If you have accepted the terms of use, you will next get a form to create your account.


3.8 Select your language:


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3.9 After choosing the language the Welcome screen will be displayed:


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3.9.1 If you're a new user at waze, tap New user.
3.9.1.1 Fill out the details below in order to create your account:


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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, should you choose to be identified.
  • Select the username you'd like. The username is case dependent so Jenny is not the same as jenny.
  • After you have proceeded to fill in all the form, waze will display the filled-in form (your password will be displayed as five stars no matter how long it actually is).
  • If the information is the way you want it, select Create in order to create your account. If not, select the line you want to change.



3.9.1.2 Tap 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.
You will not be able to access waze's web site and points you get during driving will not be saved!


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3.9.2 If you already have waze account, tap Get Started
3.9.2.1 Enter your Username and Password and tap Log in.


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3.9.3 You can also enter your twitter account details. Your routes and / or road reports will be tweeted automatically from your account according to your settings. (Add internal wiki link to the Settings -> Profile -> Twitter).


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3.10 Way to go! Congratulation you have a new WAZE account.


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3.11 Read or skip the information about waze:


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3.12 Welcome to waze's main screen:


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3.13 2D (2D and 3D should appear in the settings part)


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3.14 3D- Depth dimension will be added to the map in this mode.


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Menus


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Position from right to left Description Name Icon Other Modes
#1 Denotes the level of the GPS reception GPS Reception 4 101 good gps.png 4 102 weak gps.png 4 103 no gps.png
#2 Denotes whether the phone is connected to the internet via Wi-Fi or Cellular Network Internet Connection 4.111-internet ok.png 4.112-no internet.png
#3 Mood icons. You can choose from a variety of options. Mood 4.121-baby waze.png
#4 View all the groups that you are following. Groups 4.130-groups.png
#5 View ll the events that have been reported by your groups, that have been reported on your route or that have been reported near to you. Live info 4.140-live info.png
#6 Some details about the application, including the version number. About 4.150-about.png
Bottom of the screen (Main menu)
#1 Tap here to drive to an address, to a favorite address and history drives. Drive 4.160-drive.png
#2 Configure or change waze's settings. Settings 4.161-Settings.png
#3 rView groups or scoreboard. More 4.162-More.png
Second row
#1 Shows you on center of the map. Me on map 4.163-Me on map.png
#2 Tapping here will close waze. Exit 4.164-exit.png
#3 Tapping here will alow to report about different things during the driving. Report 4.165-report.png
Center of the Screen- Half transparent and will disappear after 5 seconds
#1 Zooms out the map Zoom out 4.170-zoom out.png row 3, cell 5
#2 row 3, cell 2 Zoom in 4.171-zoom in.png row 3, cell 5
#3 row 3, cell 2 Align North 4.172-align north.png row 3, cell 5
#4 row 3, cell 2 Update map 4.173-update map.png row 3, cell 5



4.2 Detailed Operating:
4.2.1 Top Screen Icons
4.2.1.1 Tapping 4 101 good gps.png or 4 111 internet ok.png icons will show the next screen:
4 2 1 1 gps reception.png
It describes GPS reception and Internet connection.


4 101 good gps.pngmeans you have good connectivity and your location is known.
4 102 weak gps.pngmeans a low-power connection, until it improves only your rough location is known.
4 103 no gps.pngmeans your GPS connection is bad or non-existent, and your location is unknown. To improve it, try to give your phone a clear line of sight to the sky and wait a few minutes.

4.2.1.2 Tapping 4 121 baby waze.png allows to change your mood:
4 2 1 2 mood selection.png

Iphone

First Time in Waze?

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The first time that you run the software, it show up the following screens and messages:

Select Server

If your I-Phone and Waze do not recognize your current location, Waze will ask you to select your sever.

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  1. USA & Canada.
  2. Israel.
  3. International (rest of the world).

After choose your specific server, the follow screen will show up in your I-phone:

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In here, you need to choose your preferred language.


  • After choosing your preferred language the following screen will show up. Here you will find the “Waze’s Using Terms”.

TermUsr1.png TermUsr2.png

Login

After accepting the using terms, it will show up the following screen:

LoginScr.png

In this screen, you need to choose to Sign up or to Sign in



Sign Up

By clicking the LoginScr.Sign.png button will bring up the profile menu:

ProfileSign.png

In this screen, you need to fill all the fields to complete your profile. However if you do not want subscribe in that moment, then you only need to press the skip button and you will receive a temporal user name.

NOTE I: If you choose to skip this step and use a temporal user name, you will not able to use the any of functions inside the our web page and all your points and score it will not be accumulate in your account.

NOTE II: The “send me updates” box indicates the option to get or not to get update and news mails in your personal mailbox. After pressing the skip button, the following screen will show up:

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In here, you have another time an option to create a user name or continue working with a temporal user name.

Twitter

Next screen is:

TwitterReg.png



Ping\Chit Chat

Just after you finish to subscribe to twitter, you will see the next screen:

PingReg.png

here, you can agree or not agree to be pinged by other wazers.



Facebook

The next screen will be:

FacebookReg.png

In here, you can decide if you want to connect to Facebook or not. If you press the connect button, he will take you to the login to facebook manu:


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The next screen that will show up, it is the following one:

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This screen inform you, that you had finish to create your Waze account, so only press GO and start enjoying Waze.

Main Screen

After running the application, you will see following screen:

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The top of the screen

In the top of the main screen will appear six different icons:

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

TurnOffIco.png In here, you can turn off the application.



The bottom of the screen

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

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Inside the first one UomenuIco.png you will find the next expandable menu:

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The center of the screen

In the center of the screen you will see the map. The map can be show in two different modes:

3D mode 2D mode
3dModIcoFixed.png 2dModIcoFixed.png

To change between them, you need first to press UomenuIco.png and after that the settings ToolsBtnIco.png, Then, the following screen will show up:

3dMenu.png

Choose the 2D/3D to toggle between them.


Zoom

Zoom Out Zoom In
ZoomOutIco.png ZoomInIco.png

Tap once on the screen to bring up the zoom in/ zoom out buttons:

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Events

To report an event you need to press ReportBtn.png and then, the following screen will show up:

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Note: This screen and all his options will show up only, if there is GPS reception and an Internet connection.

You can choose the following events:

Police

Traffic Jam

Accidents

Hazard

Speed cam

Chit Chats

Updated Map


PoliceIco.png Police

Pressing the police icon, it will show up the next menu:

PoliceMenu.png

There you will be able to describe the event, to decide in which direction the event happened and if you want to insert a photo of the event.


TrafficIco.png Traffic Jam

Pressing the traffic icon, it will show up the next menu:

TraaficMenu.png

There you will be able to describe the event, to decide in which direction the event happened and if you want to insert a photo of the event.


AccodentsIco.png Accidents

Pressing the accidents icon, it will show up the next menu:

AccidentsMenu.png

There you will be able to describe the event, to decide in which direction the event happened and if you want to insert a photo of the event.


HazardIco.png Hazard

Pressing the hazard icon, it will show up the next menu:

HazardMenu.png

There you will be able to describe the event, to decide in which direction the event happened and if you want to insert a photo of the event.


SpeedIco.png Speed cam

Pressing the speed cam icon, it will show up the next menu.

SCREEN


ChitIco.png Chit Chats

Pressing the chit chat icon, it will show up the next menu:

ChatMenu.png

There you will be able to describe the event, to decide in which direction the event happened and if you want to insert a photo of the event.


UpdateIco.png Updated Map

Pressing the map updated icon, it will show up the next menu:

UpdateMemu.png

In this menu you will be able to record new roads, update details and report map problems.

Record New Roads

Update Details

Report Map Problem

Record New Roads

If you choose RecordnewRoadsIco.png you will able to record new roads.

to stop recording just click on the tractor icon TrackIco.PNG

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Update Details

Choose UpdateHouseIco.png to update house numbers.



Report Map Problem

Choose ReportMapProb.png to report a problem with a description:


ReportMapProbMenu.png

Choose SendIco.png to send the report.

Attention: you will not be able to report without GPS signal or 3G/ WIFI connection!


SETTINGS MENU

To access to the Settings menu please click on the UomenuIco.png button from the bottom menu of your main screen.

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Then click on SettingsIco.png button from the expandable menu:

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After that it will show up the Settings Menu screen:

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Quick Actions


Navigation guidance

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

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Display

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

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Light

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

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Music Player

In here you will be able to turn on the music player.

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Settings


If you scroll down in the settings menu screen you will find different types of labels, between them are general, map and more.

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General

Clicking on GeneralIco.png will give you access to the general settings menu:

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Language

In here, you will be able to change between the interface languages.

LangIco.png

LangIcoMenu.png


Prompts

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

PromptsIco.png


PromIcoMenu.png


Measurement System

In here you will be able to change between Meters/ Miles.

MeasureIco.png


Clock

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

24ClockIco.png


Auto Zoom

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

AutoZoomIco.png


Show Points Ticker

In here, you will able to turn on\off the points ticker.

ShowPointsIco.png


Back Light On

In here you will be able to turn on\off the back light.

BacklightIco.png


Auto-Learns Routes

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

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Events Radius

By clicking in the event radius button, it will show up the following screen:

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In there you can decide which will be range of events notifications that you will get during your navigation.



Notifications

By clicking in the “Notifications” button, it will show up the following screen:

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In here, you can decide which type of social notifications you will receive.


Profile

By clicking in the Profile button, it will show up the following screen:

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In here you can sing in with a different user, to choose your privacy settings and sing in to different social networks.


PrivIco.png Privacy

By clicking in the “Privacy” button, it will show up the following screen:

PrivaCyScr.png

In this screen you can set up your full privacy settings, such as Nickname and showing your name profile and pictures to another users.


Show me as


Show Facebook Details:


My FB name

My FB picture

My profile link


Show Twitter Details:


My profile link



Show me as

In this screen you can set up to show your Nickname or anonymous.

PrivShowMeAs.png


My FB name

In this screen you can set up to show your Facebook profile to friends only, to everyone or don't show.

FBshowName.png


My FB picture

In this screen you can set up to show your Facebook profile picture to friends only, to everyone or don't show.

FBshowPic.png


My Facebook profile link

In this screen you can set up to show your Facebook profile link to friends only, to everyone or don't show.

FBshowProf.png


My Twitter link

In this screen you can set up to show your Twitter profile to friends only, to everyone or don't show.

TwitShowProf.png


Twitter Account

By clicking in the “Twitter” button, it will show up the following screen:

TwitterAccounT.png

In this screen you can sign in to twitter and set up different settings.

Facebook Account

By clicking in the “Facebook” button, it will show up the following screen:

FacebookAccount.png

In this screen you can sign in to Facebook and set up different settings.

Foursquare Account

By clicking in the “Foursquare” button, it will show up the following screen:

FourSquareAccount.png

In this screen you can sign in to Foursquare and set up different settings.

MapsEDR.png Map

Clicking on “Map” will give you access to the General Map Settings menu:

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In this screen you can set up all your map settings, icons and events that you want to see in you navigation map.


Maps color scheme

By clicking in the “Map color scheme” button, it will show up the following screen:

ColorScheme.png

in this screen you can choose the presentation color for you map.


DataUser.png Data Usage

Clicking on “Data Usage” will give you access to the General Map Settings menu:

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In this screen you can set up the data usage settings.


RoutingIco.png Routing

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

RoutingMenu.png

In this screen you can set up your Routing preferences, such as Type of route and Dirt roads.

Type Dirt roads
TypeRou.png DirtRou.png

Gr123.png Groups

Clicking on “Groups” will give you access to the Groups settings. In there, you can set up yours preferences for pop-up reports and groups icons.

GrMenu.png

Pop-up reports Waze group icons
PopRep.png WazeGrIcon.png

SpreadWor.png Spread the word

Clicking on “Spread the word” will show you the following screen:

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In this screen, you can spread the word and promote the application with your friends or to give a review in Apple Store\Chomp.


Inside, the spread the word screen, you can give a review to Waze inside Apple Store or in Chomp.

NOTE: Reviewing Waze on the Apple store, will close the application and you’ll be redirected to the Apple store.


AboutIco.png Help/ About

Clicking on “Help\Support” will show you the following screen:

HelpAboutMenu.png

In this screen, you can get initial help or support in the application.


Groups

Click on 6eng.png from the menu below

5eng.png

Click on the Groups icon

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Create Group

Click on CreateGrNew.png to create new group.

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