Android 3.5 official feedback thread

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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby realc4ever » Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:26 am

all the text is missing for categories and for reporting map errors.
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby realc4ever » Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:13 am

when a report pops up such as car on road, police ahead for some reason, waze says the gps signal is lost.
It also does this sometimes when it says "you are nearing your destination".
Why is that? This didn't happen in the previous version.
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby realc4ever » Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:56 am

i just wish they could get the auto-rerouting to work consistently.

today, there was an accident far ahead, yet it took me right through it.

Why didn't it auto-reroute ?

in the past it would always avoid slow traffic and accidents and now it seems inconsistent.
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby rweinkauf » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:00 am

Same here, scoreboard crashes on Galaxy Nexus.

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby sahmbo1 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:33 pm

First off, I love Waze. I've hooked a good majority of the other Field Service guys in my company to use it.

Suggestions/bugs I've found:
*top bar way too big
*sticks in portrait mode
*upon launching, automatically tries to navigate me to my "Home" about 75% of the time
*add contacts shortcut to the home work favorites menu
*add rest stops to add a stop/navigate to
*ability to filter items to what is on my route vice what is around me
*ability to turn off stopped around me pop ups
*notice random "goodies" still showing up (i.e. Dunkin donuts)
*ability to add friends w/out using Facebook
*ability to add construction work details easily (Left lane closed, right lane closed, exit closed)
*ability to define which shoulder has stopped vehicle
*remove that bar that shows up when you near your destination (though the park feature is kind of neat for some i'm sure) with that and the normal navigation bar, 1/2 of the screen is unviewable
*would like to see posted speed limit (can be user submitted)
*define moderate/heavy traffic (does moderate = 10 less than the speed limit? 15? 20? what is heavy considered?)

That's all I got for now. I love love love Waze and it could easily be a Garmin/TomTom/etc killer. It killed my Garmin ;-)
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby Sanicko » Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:10 pm

Many menus (especialy Categories menu, Error report...) have problem on many devices (I tested on Sone Ericsson Xperia Neo V and Samsung Galaxy S Plus) in portrait mode:
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In Landscape mode this problem doesn't appear:
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby sbelekevich » Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:30 am

There were a bunch of tiles that didn't load in central WI, also others on I-94 between Chippewa Falls and Minneapolis. There have been problem reports regarding this on the editor as well.
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Re: Re: Re: R: Re: Re: R: Android 3.5 official feedback thre

Postby sbelekevich » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:02 pm

glenan56 wrote:
m4rc072 wrote:
darkneon wrote:[quote="m4rc072"]Too often "no network connection"


This is because you're driving and/or bad coverage from your carrier

Verzonden met Tapatalk op mijn Samsung Galaxy Note(GT-N7000).

Absolutely not, the coverage is perfect the other app works fine, only waze and only this version. In the same places, with the previous version I never +1had any problems.

Inviato dal mio GT-I9100 con Tapatalk 2


+1

I confirm Having same problem with good coverage. [/quote]
+1
I can watch a gap in the tiles approaching for miles, and as soon as I get there it's recalculating constantly.
Motorola Photon 4G

if the quotes are messed up, it's tapatalk's fault
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby scottscooter » Sat Nov 03, 2012 3:09 pm

Hi. I know that when asked for feedback, you get a lot of negative. There's more positive with the app than negative. These are the issues that come to mind.

Nav bar - I think this has been confirmed in the next version it will be smaller. It's rather large now.

Day / Night mode - Had an issue where it remained in Day long after the sun had set. Exit and restart didn't help. I manually changed from Day to Night, then re-enabled Auto. I haven't seen it since. I've read in the Bugs section where others had issues from Night to Day.

Menu button disappears - If I tap the notification to go invisible that flashes on the screen between the buttons when the app first loads, then go invisible from the My Waze menu it pulls up, the Menu button disappears from the main screen. It's there and comes back if I hit where it should be, but at first I was wondering where it went.

"Menu button - Navigate - Categories" just has icons on the left and is missing text to the right explaining when the icons are. Only a problem in portrait, the text is there in landscape.

"Menu button - Settings - Display settings - My car" just has icons on the left and is missing text on the right explaining what the car is except for the one currently chosen. Only a problem in portrait, the text is there in landscape.

"Menu button - My Waze - Scoreboard - Your Points:xxxx >" sometimes only highlights and doesn't go to the next screen.

I've noticed when I update gas prices, I can input for example 309 and it will auto populate $3.099. $3.099 is listed in Search Results when choosing a Gas Station to navigate to and on the map. When I click on the gas station showing $3.099 though to Preview it and click on Info, the updated price is shown as $3.109.

I also think the prior version had an option to compress the data under Data Transfer. It seems to have a lot more data traffic now. It's not a problem at all if I'm on 4G, but if I'm between cities where it's just the Edge network still, it's almost as though the client sometimes bottlenecks the network.

Be able to disable the map jumping to Events when stopped. For safety while driving I almost only listen to voice prompts. When stopped I visually double check my map. It's jumping around to Events though. I can make the Event Radius smaller, but I want to be able to pull the Events up if I want to and making the radius smaller disables that.
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Re: Android 3.5 official feedback thread

Postby scottscooter » Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:41 pm

Spil wrote:
CTCNetwork wrote:Same thing to select your car. You have the icon and no text beside it until you select one and it pops back to the previous menu.

I brought this problem (and a similar one) up in a couple of the beta threads for this version, but Waze couldn't reproduce the error on any of the devices that they were using. Maybe I should send them mine when I get a new one, since I've run across several such errors on my phone that they can't reproduce on their devices. ;)


I've seen that also. I have a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit SGH-T679. It's a stock Samsung OS with no mods by me yet.

Hopefully that may help to find a correlation.
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