Siri does not open Waze!!!

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Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby jrnavid » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:09 pm

So Im driving down the road and decide to open my Waze app. I tell Siri "open Waze" and she says "There appears to be no app named why". This is so frustrating because I try to open Waze through Siri for another 20 mins to no avail. She just doesnt get how to pronounce Waze. I even tried saying "Waaazzz" and still she doesnt open it.
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:11 pm

Go complain to Apple. Siri is not a Waze product, nor is Siri's lack of ability anything Waze can fix.

I've heard you have to say the letters. And not even that works all the time.
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby AndyPoms » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:14 pm

There's a thread somewhere around here that has info on some very strange pronunciation that they found to work. If I remember correctly, the trick is to pronounce it the same way Siri does...
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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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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby jrnavid » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:30 am

^^ wow thanks, thats what i needed. Ill try to do this when im not going 70mph on the freeway lol
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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 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 jrnavid » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:46 pm

^^ oh that would be awesome, but Im not jailbroken. Ahh the pain lol
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Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby fvwazing » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:36 pm

jrnavid wrote:So Im driving down the road and decide to open my Waze app.


Too late. Why don't you just fire up while walking to your car?
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Re: Siri does not open Waze!!!

Postby jrnavid » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:48 pm

I always do, but like it has been happening lately, Waze crashed on me and im already driving. Hence the need to reopen the app
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