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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby SenileAnimal » Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:13 pm

Hi, whilst I have encountered most of the other bugs already highlighted here, I'm experiencing one which hasn't been mentioned - when using Bluetooth for audio (specifically A2DP to my car stereo) - if I take a call (or if the phone, for example, reads out a text message using TTS) I often (around 75% of the time) find that the A2DP connection doesn't then disconnect properly and so I'm left in silence - sometimes this corrects itself next time Waze gives me a direction, other times I have to shutdown Waze and then it'll clear itself. My device is a Lumia 920, I don't get this issue with any other nav app (HERE Drive+, CoPilot etc) or app that streams audio over A2DP (Spotify), so can only assume it's an issue with the Waze app.
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby stinkypantz » Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:40 pm

no issues on my lumia 520, just wish is had more features (voices? voice recognition?)
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby ee61re » Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:43 am

The battery usage is the major issue on my L920.

I don't have the same issue with other mapping, satnav or gps based apps such as Nokia Here Drive+, or Endomondo, so it is most likely fixable in Waze, hopefully pretty soon.

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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby dsoltesz » Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:50 pm

linking to facebook is not working in wp8
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby steelcobra » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:34 am

The Waze app is seriously not working right in WP8 yet. Just tried using it on my up to date Lumia 920 plugged into a car charger to drive from Minneapolis to Fargo. Less than 2 hours in it went to power save mode, and was hot when I pulled it. The app is clearly overdriving the phone for no discernible reason.

I loved this app on iOS, but as long as its performance is this abysmal why should I use it instead of Drive+?

Also: screen rotation would be an extremely welcome addition.
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby nzahn1 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:07 pm

Mrcolobus wrote:Other Wazers are static on the map, is this how it is on all devices?


This is normal. I'm not sure if its done to reduce load on the server or to protect privacy, but Wazer's locations are updated only periodically, not live. You will notice you are "leap-frogging" back and forth with other Wazer's when you are close by.
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby Mrcolobus » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:48 pm

New to Waze, interesting app but haven't found it too useful yet (lack of users in Kent perhaps?) but still find it interesting!

I'm using a Lumia 820 and have the following issues.

1) Voice volume not changing regardless of setting in app, would ideally like a mute button on the navigation screen.
2) Other Wazers are static on the map, is this how it is on all devices?

Interestingly no issues with keeping up with charge using CR-200 holder. Gets warm but that's normal using any of the more 'intensive' apps in my experience.
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby nutshatsinsich » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:01 pm

For me the App works fine and does what I expected. The problem is indeed the incredible energy-consumption on my Samsung Ativa S. With Waze it does merely take an hour to suck it totaly empty.
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby gerben » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:45 pm

rallyrabbit wrote:Thanks for bringing the App to WP8, so far it is stable.

One issue, Nokia 820 hardware running OS 8.0.10328.78. Waze App (latest on the Marketplace) 3.7.3.208.

1) When a route is started, it calculates the route well. When the go button is pressed there is no "Let's get started, Drive Safe" message like on Android or IOS. Though this may be normal.

2) When a route/navigation is active, the navigation button still says navigation. There is no way to cancel an currently navigated routed unless you choose a new route or you close the app entirely and re-open it.


1: no idea...
2: you can cancel navigation by pressing the navigation bar at the bottom.
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Re: Windows Phone v3.7.6 Official Feedback Thread

Postby sublimese » Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:40 am

However, thank you for the app. It was the one app I missed when I went from iPhone to windows phone.
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