Review from Dusty Turner
Ads. The only bad thing about Waze is the ads. When I search for a place, a "sponsored" place pops up first, usually not in any way related to what I searched for. Also, the pop-up locations on the map are annoying, too. I don't need to see where the nearest Subaru dealer is, thanks. Also, limited-time only voices that uninstall themselves when it's over? Why can't we keep them? Other than that, the app is fantastic.
Used to be good in 2014, but now seems very buggy. Last thing I need is to be fiddling with the phone while driving. Happened once a month ago (May 2017) and 3 times this weekend (June 2017). Had to pull the battery after rebooting phone twice. (while driving) Need something that just works, not an experiment. Uninstalling after 3 years. Damn shame. I can deal with the stoplight pop-up ads, it's only fair they get to generate income, but when I am trying to locate things on the map and zooming out, the zoom will go back to default and pop up an ad.
Well so far so good, still learning to navigate but i think this app is superior to G-Maps, option of C-3PO voice kicks asphalt! ☆ Update.01 ☆ The more i use this app the better i like it and the easier it is to navigate in the app. The voice option i can't say enough because it's not monotone as compared to other apps which don't allow voice options...4.5☆'s for this update....well after some time using this app...i sure it is far superior to G-Maps! Really Really like the app the more i use it....made my rating 5 star
Very good navigation app. It's a little on the cartoon side when compared to Google Maps. It does take to many clicks to report something you want to report. This can cause to much distraction, which does result in me not reporting everything I wanted to because not wanting to deal with the process of it. Overall I am very glad I downloaded it. I use it everyday no matter if I need directions or not. I became Waze Royalty a few weeks ago too :).
I really like this app for it's design and features. But this drain the mobile battery so much. Please work on it and then at the end of navigation Google maps says the destination is on the left/right but why this app can't say that small thing which helps driver to get prepared before. Please resolve battery and final turn notification. I 'll love to give 5 stars.
I am an avid user of Waze, I use it literally every time I'm in my car but the most recent update has destroyed the app. I'm constantly having to go to the application manager in settings and force close the application otherwise it gets stuck on a black screen. Furthermore, the notification system for planned drives has stopped working as well.
I have been a Wazer for several years, and I use the app almost every time I drive more than a few miles. I live in an area prone to bridge, tunnel, and tourist-induced gridlock at any time. Waze has saved me from being caught in traffic meltdowns more times than I can count. My only complaint is that Waze occasionally has issues connecting to the server. In these cases, Waze still provides navigation, but not traffic or preferred routing. That said, it is much more reliable than it used to be, and the occasional hiccups are a small price to pay for the time saved on a daily basis.
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