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install on two devices

Postby rasg81 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:03 pm

Quick question: what happens if i install waze and use the same account on two different devices?

I ask because i want to edit a small city were i lived my entire life (moved away last year) and there are lots of wrong informations (a quick count showed more than 15) that i would like to correct.

Can i ask my brother to drive around with my waze account so i can edit the city?
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Re: install on two devices

Postby dmcconachie » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:34 pm

You can install on more than one device but if you try and use both at the same time Waze will treat it as suspicious and at best your experience will be significantly below par!
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Postby fvwazing » Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:56 pm

In other words - no problem, as long as you and your brother do not try to drive with Waze enabled at the same time. Alternatively you could request to become areamanager for that plot or try to turn your brother into an editor.
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Re: install on two devices

Postby mirarkitty » Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:57 pm

I've often run into this problem, trying to use two devices at the same time (usually when the good-screen-one requires a restart).

Right now it keeps complaining that I'm already logged in, blocking the screen and being rather obnoxiously distracting.

I'm not sure why.
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Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:57 pm

You cannot use the same account on two devices simultaneously. There a few threads about this which explain.
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Re: install on two devices

Postby mirarkitty » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:02 am

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:You cannot use the same account on two devices simultaneously. There a few threads about this which explain.


Ah, feel free to link the threads. On a brief search I found no explanation to the reasons behind it.
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Postby fvwazing » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:08 am

It is a measure against cheating. By driving with more than one Wazeclient assigned to the same account you could otherwise rack up more points.
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Re: install on two devices

Postby mirarkitty » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:25 am

fvwazing wrote:It is a measure against cheating. By driving with more than one Wazeclient assigned to the same account you could otherwise rack up more points.


And? Who cares as long as the data comes in? I'm totally fine with people cheating. All I care about is that the road map that I'm using has the best possible data. If someone is so desperate to get a gold whatchamacallit that they cheat, I couldn't possibly care less...

And:
Wouldn't the right measure to only count points from one of the clients then, if it's actually a problem?
That seems trivial enough.
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Re: Re: install on two devices

Postby Kuhlkatz » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:42 am

Mirarkitty wrote:And? Who cares as long as the data comes in? I'm totally fine with people cheating. All I care about is that the road map that I'm using has the best possible data.


Unfortunately, some of the actual cheaters couldn't give a continental sh..one..t about the data and it's accuracy. You might be ok with it, but by and large the rest of the community is not.

Not all cheating methods used contribute to the map, in fact, some methods totally screw up large parts of the map.
This translates to many dedicated hours of individuals' times being wasted by a single twat in a few minutes.
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Re: install on two devices

Postby rasg81 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:03 pm

Mirarkitty wrote:And? Who cares as long as the data comes in? I'm totally fine with people cheating. All I care about is that the road map that I'm using has the best possible data. If someone is so desperate to get a gold whatchamacallit that they cheat, I couldn't possibly care less...

And:
Wouldn't the right measure to only count points from one of the clients then, if it's actually a problem?
That seems trivial enough.


totally agree with you. i dont care about points. actually, i have disabled those small candies on the map. they're very distracting.

but i do care, and a lot, about accuracy on my rotes and gas prices. the main reason for using waze (for me, of course).

fvwazing wrote:In other words - no problem, as long as you and your brother do not try to drive with Waze enabled at the same time. Alternatively you could request to become areamanager for that plot or try to turn your brother into an editor.


about applying for AM, not sure about how it works. kind of new around here.

thanks all.
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