Day/Auto/Night Switch

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Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby fvwazing » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:28 am

Here (W.Europe) there is a shift of 1-3 minutes per day, depending on the season. Works like a charm.
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Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby fvwazing » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:22 am

Mirarkitty wrote:
cherianchris wrote:As long as I'm inside the house, it is on day mode. Once a GPS fix is received then night mode comes on. If I'm driving at 17:59 Hrs then the change happens exactly at 1800 Hrs.


That seems a tad useless. It should at least consider when the night starts. Here it can start at 1500 or at 2300 depending on day of year...

...why doesn't it just use the light sensor?


I think cherianchris is close to the equator, then it makes perfectly sense.
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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby floppyrod84 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:51 am

See I'm in Western Europe too (UK) and I don't have any issues with mode switching either. Strange one that.

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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby floppyrod84 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:15 am

It does not switch on the hour unless sunset happened to be at that time anyway.
Sunrise and sunset as well as positions and orbits of the GPS system are part of the almanac and is used by the Waze app to determine day or night.
Why would you want to use a crappy light sensor ;-)

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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby cherianchris » Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:48 am

I live in Chennai(f.k.a Madras). When I was using Waze in New Delhi, India, Waze switched modes at 1800, even if sunset was at 1900 Hrs.
It is likely that the time switch is not linked to Sunrise / Sunset times. That does not affect me coz I've started running the client in Map Editor theme, and since yesterday have switched the night mode off.

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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby cherianchris » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:01 pm

Are you trying this without a GPS lock please?

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Re: Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby cherianchris » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:00 pm

Kuhlkatz wrote:One thing to consider is that a proper GPS fix is required. If I start my evening commute in the basement of the building where I work, Waze will only switch to night mode once I am outside and a full fine GPS fix is confirmed. The roughly acquired location from cellular providers is not sufficient.

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As long as I'm inside the house, it is on day mode. Once a GPS fix is received then night mode comes on. If I'm driving at 17:59 Hrs then the change happens exactly at 1800 Hrs.

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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby cherianchris » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:39 pm

No problem with my phone. Day mode switches to Night mode exactly at 1800 Hrs.

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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby AndyPoms » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:47 pm

yrrabsille wrote:
AndyPoms wrote:I had today off work today, and I ended up driving at sunset... Sunset in Hartford, CT was at 4:19pm today - Waze was in day mode earlier & when I looked at it at 4:21 it was in night mode.


What device are you using?

I started with an iPhone 3GS last year and have since upgraded to the 4S and I've always kept my app up to date with the latest versions and it's always done this to me


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Re: Day/Auto/Night Switch

Postby AndyPoms » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:41 pm

AndyPoms wrote:I am rarely driving at sunrise or sunset, but when I am, Waze automatically switches within minutes of sunrise/sunset (based on the Garmin in my work truck & the sunrise/sunset time in my clock app on my work phone).

I had today off work today, and I ended up driving at sunset... Sunset in Hartford, CT was at 4:19pm today - Waze was in day mode earlier & when I looked at it at 4:21 it was in night mode.
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