How does Waze know My State?

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Re: How does Waze know My State?

Postby CBenson » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:30 pm

Does this the answer here answer your questions? ... country.3F
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Re: How does Waze know My State?

Postby mikesellshouses » Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:47 pm

Thank you.
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How does Waze know My State?

Postby pittpanther » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:14 pm

Been using Waze seriously for several months now. It ahs totally replaced Google Maps, so kudos to them.

My question - Waze ranks me based on the points I earn, against everyone else in my state. Well, how does Waze know what is "my" state?

Sure, most of my driving is in one state. But what happens when I fly to another state for work, and do a lot of driving there? Are those points helping me in my ranking in my true home state? Or does Waze think I moved, and is now ranking me against drivers in my "work" state?

What about a long drive, where I pass through half a dozen states? Is Waze continually thinking my home state has changed?
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