Unable to silence Speed Camera warnings

These forums are specific to the Waze mobile app. Post here if you experienced a problem while using the app, have a question about the app functionality or a feature such as navigation or search.

Moderators: krankyd, Unholy

Re: Unable to silence Speed Camera warnings

Postby kylehayes » Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:27 pm

I'm in the same boat as everyone else here. If there is not going to be button to mute _everything_ then at least when a notification is played, whatever I'm listening to should be paused momentarily then have the notification play. I care less that the notification is occurring and more that it plays OVER my existing sound which is usually an audiobook or podcast.
kylehayes
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:40 am
Has thanked: 0 time
Been thanked: 0 time

Re: Unable to silence Speed Camera warnings

Postby tgulden » Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:19 am

This seems to be the intersection of two maddening (and long standing) bugs:

1) mute does not mean mute -- it clearly should.

2) volume control does not work properly. In fact, if you are wired into the car stereo, the volume resets to MAXIMUM each time you launch the app. The slider retains the proper setting, but the actual volume is MAX. This can be reset by opening settings, going to sound, sliding the volume slider al the way to max, then sliding it back where you want it (perhaps zero to get around bug #1).

I have to do this every time I get into my car, or the thing shouts at max volume over my music. It's awful. Please fix!

Also, while I am ranting, please make Waze shut off automatically after I finish my drive like it did under ios5. If I forget to explicitly shut it down, it kills my battery.
tgulden
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:11 pm
Has thanked: 0 time
Been thanked: 0 time

Re: Unable to silence Speed Camera warnings

Postby ThezeeZ » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:18 pm

I've been looking for an option to disable speed camera warnings altogether, because a) I don't really need them and they're just annoying and b) technically usage of devices and software showing speed cameras (even if the ability is disabled and can easily be re-enabled) is currently illegal in Germany and from what I hear a bunch of other European countries as well, and usually comes with quite a hefty fine :)
ThezeeZ
 
Posts: 15
Joined: Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:36 pm
Has thanked: 0 time
Been thanked: 0 time

Re: Unable to silence Speed Camera warnings

Postby TonyG-UK » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:37 pm

Delete the sound files from your phone.
Image
UK Country Manager. Area manager: Wiltshire, UK
TonyG-UK
Beta tester
Beta tester
 
Posts: 525
Joined: Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:36 pm
Location: UK
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 49 times

Re: Unable to silence Speed Camera warnings

Postby WeeeZer14 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:33 pm

If I recall correctly, you can disable cameras from showing up on the map BUT you will still get alerts from them.

I have no input on the volume issue though.
iPhone 5s (AT&T) • iOS 7.0.3 • Waze 3.7.6.0
Image
✰ Mega Driver ✰ Mega Mapper ✰ 1M Points ✰
Country Manager: USA • Regional Coordinator: USA South Atlantic (KY, TN, NC, SC)
Navigation/Routing ExpertForum Moderator
WeeeZer14
Waze Global Champs
Waze Global Champs
 
Posts: 3761
Joined: Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:27 pm
Location: Knoxville, TN, USA
Has thanked: 46 times
Been thanked: 309 times

Previous

Return to Waze App

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users