Voice Commands reference

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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby Nicotunes » Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:55 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:I would not be surprised if this bug causes Waze to be unable to use anything except the built-in microphone for voice command input.


That would truly be unfortunate and would make the Voice Commands unusable for me since I (and tons of others I wager) am always on BT...
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby moorken » Sun Jun 14, 2015 7:03 pm

it would be cool if you could record your own voice for preloaded commands, because it doesn't recognize my voice for most of them. ( probably because of my accent :oops: 8-) :evil: )
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:00 am

KuniaKid wrote:Now it only works when I'm sitting in my house. Doesn't do me any good there. I have use a Composite AV cable and never have used BlueTooth. I've submitted a bug report for my issue.

I would not be surprised if this bug causes Waze to be unable to use anything except the built-in microphone for voice command input.
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby KuniaKid » Sun Jan 11, 2015 2:02 am

ooMikeoo wrote:I've never gotten Waze to recognize a single voice command, wondering why it's even part of the app? Siri understands me just fine, maybe Siri should be passing voice commands to the app since it seems to work very well.


Same with me, Mike. Siri works fine, even using speech to text in messaging. Waze voice command used to work for me many versions ago. Now it only works when I'm sitting in my house. Doesn't do me any good there. I have use a Composite AV cable and never have used BlueTooth. I've submitted a bug report for my issue.

What rig are you using in the car?
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby sketch » Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:59 pm

ooMikeoo wrote:I've never gotten Waze to recognize a single voice command, wondering why it's even part of the app? Siri understands me just fine, maybe Siri should be passing voice commands to the app since it seems to work very well.

I don't think Siri supports third-party apps.

Do you use Bluetooth in your car? There has been a bug for the last few months where Waze voice commands does not work over a Bluetooth connection. The voice reporting has never worked particularly well, but voice search works quite well in my experience (provided that you are not using Bluetooth).
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby ooMikeoo » Sat Jan 10, 2015 6:01 pm

I've never gotten Waze to recognize a single voice command, wondering why it's even part of the app? Siri understands me just fine, maybe Siri should be passing voice commands to the app since it seems to work very well.
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby WillyR007 » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:25 pm

I would like to tell you something I discovered when I started using Waze. I think it maybe applies to all countries except US. That's why I post it in this forum.

In the beginning, voice commands didn't work, Waze only recognized "Casa" or "Trabajo" (for Home or Work).

After a lot of trying I discovered the reason. Outside US, Google Now suggests you to have multilanguage option selected, to be able to activate 'Ok, Google' in all the screens. So did I by selecting US English as main language and Spanish language as second language. In some way, selecting several languages there makes Waze voice commands not working.

The way to solve it is selecting only one language for Google Now, and it has to match the language it is selected in Waze (I have checked this also). I have Spanish, and only Spanish, as my language in Google Now, and the same in Waze. This way, voice commands work perfectly in my Android phone.
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby Zm0gis » Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:08 am

Would like to use voice commands, like others said - it's safer. But i'm from Lithuania, and somehow, voice commands appears in russian language (wtf). This auto selection is crappy atm. At least give us manual pick. So we can choose which language we can hear, at least give a default - english for everyone in Europe. Like Waze says - stay safe, voice commands is the thing which makes driving safer. Imagine driving on icy road at night. And reporting about object on the road, without letting your steering wheel away. It could save your life and others too. We need it, please.

Regards,
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby BarkyWoofWoof » Wed Oct 01, 2014 12:16 am

I'm in the land down under, and having tried multiple voice inflections and my best attempt at an American accent, I have had almost zero success with getting voice recognition to pick up on "pot hole".
I've tried pot hole, POT HOLE, po-thole, pottle, pot-hell, and it just does not want to get it.
I've given up trying to report potholes unless I'm stationary and I can press through the prompts on the screen.
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Re: Voice Commands reference

Postby JasonN899 » Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:11 am

Thanks! This will really help!!
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