Voice Commands reference

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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby gabbs1123 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:53 pm

Is there a way for the waze app on the iPhone to verbalize the fact that there is upcoming traffic, upcoming cop, etc.? Because having to look at your phone while driving is not the safest thing.
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:25 pm

gabbs1123 wrote:Is there a way for the waze app on the iPhone to verbalize the fact that there is upcoming traffic, upcoming cop, etc.? Because having to look at your phone while driving is not the safest thing.

What do you mean by "upcoming"?
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby holmes4 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:14 pm

The app does verbalize alerts of this nature - I have heard them.
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby floppyrod84 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:53 pm

Indeed it does. Usually it'll say "heavy traffic reported ahead" then the recalculation beep, then the ETA change. At least that's my experience.

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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby McCracken808 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:14 am

xteejx wrote:Indeed it does. Usually it'll say "heavy traffic reported ahead" then the recalculation beep, then the ETA change. At least that's my experience.

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One and a half years of using Waze and I have never had the pleasure of this sequence of events. I'll hear "heavy traffic reported ahead" but never had a recalculation after.


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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby McCracken808 » Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:05 pm

McCracken808 wrote:
xteejx wrote:Indeed it does. Usually it'll say "heavy traffic reported ahead" then the recalculation beep, then the ETA change. At least that's my experience.

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One and a half years of using Waze and I have never had the pleasure of this sequence of events. I'll hear "heavy traffic reported ahead" but never had a recalculation after.


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Okay, I have to admit this. The day after I posted this, I got one of these heavy traffic reports and an ETA update. :oops:
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby cigator » Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:35 pm

The only voice command that I can get to work is drive. I have tried "switch off" and it never recognizes the command. Am I missing something?
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:37 pm

cigator wrote:The only voice command that I can get to work is drive. I have tried "switch off" and it never recognizes the command. Am I missing something?

Due to noisy cars, voice commands rarely work without the use of a headset or in-car BT integration.
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby cigator » Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:05 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
cigator wrote:The only voice command that I can get to work is drive. I have tried "switch off" and it never recognizes the command. Am I missing something?

Due to noisy cars, voice commands rarely work without the use of a headset or in-car BT integration.


I have my phone paired to a Motorola Roadster BT transceiver, so my voice should be picked up with that, not the phones microphone. Seems like a software bug.
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Re: Voice Commands reference (NA only)

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:06 pm

cigator wrote:
AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
cigator wrote:The only voice command that I can get to work is drive. I have tried "switch off" and it never recognizes the command. Am I missing something?

Due to noisy cars, voice commands rarely work without the use of a headset or in-car BT integration.


I have my phone paired to a Motorola Roadster BT transceiver, so my voice should be picked up with that, not the phones microphone. Seems like a software bug.

Not all headsets are compatible - it depends on several factors including HOW (which protocols) your headset connects to your phone - some will only connect the mic for phone calls. My Jawbone headset works great (Calls, Directions, Voice Commands, etc), but my other one doesn't work with voice commands.
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