Waze - GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation

Get notifications about traffic and road hazards


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Waze - GPS، Maps، Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation enables its users not to just get the shortest route but also to be informed about the conditions of the road ahead of them, get notifications about accidents, constructions and other hazards in the road.

The good
Ability to report road disturbances.
Automatic voice guidance.
Calculates distance and time for your trip.
The bad
Does not support Google maps.
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Ammar Kurd
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The idea of Waze

Waze is similar to GPS software used to get the best route for your destination, but Waze goes the extra mile, it will redirect you in case of heavy traffic or other road disturbances. This feature of the app is what makes it special.

Once you open the app you will see the map for your location from there you can set up your destination then let Waze to its magic.

Destination set up

Before Waze can show you the shortest route to your destination, you need to select your ride either a car, taxi or motorcycle, this selection will affect the route Waze determines for you.

Waze will interactively tell you where to go by voice while driving, similar to other GPS devices and software. Beside English Waze supports many other languages, you could also control the volume of the sound and other settings.

After that you can go ahead to set the destination by searching for a location in the search bar or by clicking on the location on the map, you can also add stops along the road like gas stations.

Waze will do the math, it will calculate the total distance, expected time to reach your destination, best route and other possible routes and inform you about any road disruption.

Reporting road hazards

Waze depends on its users for information about road status for that reason users can report the condition of the road, for example, if there was an accident, heavy traffic, roadblocks, police, hazards like rocks or other hazards, you can also add your comment about the hazard or add photos.

Waze - GPS، Maps، Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation features

  • Recognizes the shortest route.
  • Notifications about road hazards.
  • Automatically recognizes your location.
  • Locate your destinations by search or through the map.
  • Calculates distance and time to reach the destination.
  • Automatic voice guidance.
  • Ability to report road disturbances.

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  1. android.permission.ACCESS_BACKGROUND_LOCATION
  2. android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
  3. android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
  4. android.permission.ACCESS_LOCATION_EXTRA_COMMANDS
  5. android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
  6. android.permission.AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS
  7. android.permission.BLUETOOTH
  8. android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN
  9. android.permission.BROADCAST_STICKY
  10. android.permission.CAMERA
  11. android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
  12. android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
  13. android.permission.INTERNET
  14. android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
  15. android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
  16. android.permission.READ_CALENDAR
  17. android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
  18. android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  19. android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
  20. android.permission.READ_PROFILE
  21. android.permission.READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
  22. android.permission.READ_SYNC_STATS
  23. android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
  24. android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
  25. android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS
  26. android.permission.VIBRATE
  27. android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
  28. android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
  29. android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  30. android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
  31. android.permission.WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
  32. com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
  33. com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE
  34. com.google.android.gms.permission.ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION

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