Siri does not open Waze!!!

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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby wx4wtf » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:57 pm

You can also spell the name to Siri and it will open the app.

"Siri, Open W-A-Z-E"

EDIT: Oops, didn't realize there was 2 pages here.. Look like my post was redundant! :P
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby whatever2015 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:21 am

you can try the following:

I use "speak to it" assistant on android (i think there is an Iphone version too)
and when I say
open wa
it opens waze
wa being pronounced as "wah"
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby thisishuey » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:33 pm

Ah, thanks for this thread! I struggled with Siri and Waze for the past year finally landing on "open w-a-z-e" but since the iOS 7 update I've been having limited luck with that even. I finally decided to Google it and landed here. I tried a couple of the suggestions mentioned above which didn't seem to work, but somehow I finally got Siri to pronounce the name back to me and it came out like "woz" or "was". So now when I say "open woz" it has worked for me every time! Lifesaver when trying to do everything by voice while driving!
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby stevecody » Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:20 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
stevecody wrote:All you have to say is:

"Open sounds like waze"

Thanks for posting this here. Your shorter version, "launch like waze" works perfect for me.


Yes, there are way fewer syllables. :D
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby stevecody » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:22 pm

All you have to say is:

"Open sounds like waze"
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby spaz926 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:14 pm

If you're jailbroken there is an app in Cydia called SiriLove. It recognizes Waze as default GPS.
So you can open Waze directly, or you can ask for directions and Siri will open Waze by default.
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby pogglywoggly » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:47 pm

Ya I really wish the was an override to that issue.



I have the same problem when i want to check the scores of new york knicks games and it get nicks and its sooooo frustrating
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby Plinko75 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:55 am

I had fun trying to invent ways to get Siri to open it. Finally I did it 3 ways consistently. You'll need to spell it and say the letters.

Open w-a-z-e
It also worked leaving the E off during the spelling.....Open w-a-z

I also got it to work by pronouncing it....Open Way Zay
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby musicallyminded » Sun Dec 23, 2012 4:30 am

Thank you for this tip!
Siri never seems to recognize my voice, but using your "open sounds like waze" method works for me everytime. :)
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby lakeyboy » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:09 am

After Siri fails to understand you, scroll up whilst in the Siri screen, find your dictate request (e.g "Open Way"), tap on it and edit the text to what you actually said. Siri will then try to learn your accent.
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