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Re: History

Postby asterix06 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:19 pm

And any UR you post is coded with a number so no one can see where you are.
Obviously if you show you avatar.....
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Re: History

Postby dmcconachie » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:47 pm

Your drives are visible online but only to you.

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Re: History

Postby floppyrod84 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:33 am

You need to make sure you are on the correct server. Also, judging by your username here on the forum, you haven't officially signed up to Waze.
Go through the sign up process, pick a username and password and your points will transfer over, not sure previous drives will though.

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Re: History

Postby floppyrod84 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:41 am

If Waze takes you an odd way there is always a reason. Check the map, turns restrictions and make sure that all is OK on the route you want to take. If that's not the issue, then Waze genuinely thinks its way is quicker and you will need to drive it so that it can learn. Then you will start getting alternatives by pressing the routes button and see the time difference.

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Re: History

Postby floppyrod84 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:24 pm

As I said before, that's an auto generated nick by Waze. They probably haven't registered.

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Re: History

Postby floppyrod84 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:31 am

You could've answered your own question much quicker by going on the wiki or asking a question on the support page FYI.

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History

Postby fvwazing » Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:29 am

Nothing is stored on your phone, everything is on some Waze-server.

You can see your drives when you open the editor on the waze-website (www.waze.com in the US and Canada, world.waze.com everywhere else). Click the "My Drives"-tab.

Currently you can not get any statistics on your drives. I wonder what you want to use those for - if one route is faster than the others this route will be your preferred route for this moment. Waze routing adjusts by the minute and there is - by design - no way to store one particular route. As of the "learn my preferred route"-option: it is misnamed and should be called "learn my destinations".
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History

Postby hohum3001 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:30 pm

Will my iPhone (or Android et al) store historical data on my phone?

I'm not really keen on sharing my exact travels with the public in such a way that they're attributable to me, but I would like to see historical data of my trips. The way around this is to keep a local history on my device, yes?

What I'd love to see are the answers to questions like how fast my routes actually were & eventually to use that data to program into my phone MY preferred route.

Out of the realms of possibility?
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Re: History

Postby hohum3001 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:23 am

fvwazing wrote:Click the "My Drives"-tab.

I don't have a "My Drives" tab. I'm in Australia, so I'm in world.waze.com Is that the prob?

fvwazing wrote:Currently you can not get any statistics on your drives. I wonder what you want to use those for - if one route is faster than the others this route will be your preferred route for this moment. Waze routing adjusts by the minute and there is - by design - no way to store one particular route. As of the "learn my preferred route"-option: it is misnamed and should be called "learn my destinations".

(I've said this a few times actually, so I hope you guys don't roll your eyes at me laboring the point.) I drive the route I know, I don't blindly follow what waze tells me to do because it simply isn't practical. If waze told me to drive off a cliff I won't do that; similarly if it tells me to go a stupid way I won't do that either. What I'd love to know is my trip times so that I - ME - I - can see for myself and use my own brain to evaluate how long each way is taking historically. Maybe waze is the wrong app for that or I can use pen & paper, but I don't care enough to be bothered. My trips to and from work ALWAYS take between 30 and 45 minutes barring exceptions but I have about 3 different major ways that I (repeat I) choose to drive & I'd like to know which is fastest. I'd try Waze's fastest routes, but they rarely are for someone that knows their roads so that's a fail. So now I'm thinking waze might still be good for traffic avoidance and warnings on the routes I drive.

Anyway - who in the heck wouldn't be interested in historical data??? It's interesting! If waze doesn't have the resources or storage, then let the mobile app keep the data & give me a way to look at it on my computer.
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Re: History

Postby hohum3001 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:11 am

I found it. & it had history. It was just buried. Here's what I did:

* log in to http://world.waze.com
* click "Live Map" link
* click "Update Map" link
* click on "Drives" tab

whola. drives and trip times. Perfect :)
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