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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby Dhmh0203 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:38 pm

I'm using Windows Phone 8.1 and Voice Nav does not work. I've tried both "Directions Only" and "With Street Names". Based on posts I've read, once I select either of these options I should be able to download a specific voice, but I don't get any prompt or menu option to do so?
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby jdavlcba65 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:24 pm

ChadWheel wrote: I don't see other Wazers on the map anymore. The voice navigation doesn't work.

Carole (UK) voice is still OK for me (but with no street names).
what is the advantage to see other wazers on the map ? not sure this is an important feature.

I am using it daily and it is still good enough for my use in that state.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby ChadWheel » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:54 pm

The Windows version used to be really nice, but now it's very outdated and partially broken. I don't see other Wazers on the map anymore. The voice navigation doesn't work. It pales in comparison to the buttery-smooth Android version that was rolled out last year. With W10 Mobile's future uncertain, I doubt that Google will devote any resources to the Windows app at this point. I have to wonder how expensive and time-consuming it would really be. It's too bad.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby Tim-MAH » Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:54 pm

Jackolope wrote:So we are in a catch 22, you won't write an updated application because more users aren't on the platform but more users won't come to the platform because folks with that attitude on the other application stores won't produce applications. Maybe if more app developers just decided to start supporting Windows 10 phones then people would buy and then the users would come.
I just came back to Windows phone from an Android phone and I am sad to see that nothing has been done since I left last year. :cry:



There really is no catch-22 situation any longer. The egg-head running Microsoft completely abandoned the Windows Phone customers. :x Instead of overtaking IOS for second place, which WP was on track to accomplish, the percentage of people using WP is now less than half of one percent. Apps are being abandoned by their developers and there will be precious few new ones in the future. Now, I'm not giving up my WP for some crappy Android by any means, but there is no upward trend on the horizon. It is over.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby Jackolope » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:11 pm

So we are in a catch 22, you won't write an updated application because more users aren't on the platform but more users won't come to the platform because folks with that attitude on the other application stores won't produce applications. Maybe if more app developers just decided to start supporting Windows 10 phones then people would buy and then the users would come.
I just came back to Windows phone from an Android phone and I am sad to see that nothing has been done since I left last year. :cry:
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby WilfredsCat » Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:24 pm

Mesmilde wrote:@WilfredsCat
yes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Try the solution from Tim-MAH
I think this should work.
As I don't own a Windows phone I can't test it nor find solutions/problems.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby Mesmilde » Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:02 pm

@WilfredsCat
yes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby jdavlcba65 » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:28 am

indeed, nothing new in your comments.
those bugs were already reported 3 years ago !
same for me with my WP 8.1
please read the old posts before giving always the same issues again and again.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby brumbrumspeedy » Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:51 am

I’ve been using Waze for some time now and its one, if not the best sat nave app out there. Unfortunately, now the Windows Mobile 10 Waze application is no longer being updated leave us with a real chicken and egg scenario. The Waze team is saying that they won’t update the application until they see an increase in numbers of users but how is this ever going to happen unless the app is updated :o(

I’m posting this to show my support for continued development for the Windows Mobile 10 platform.

Waze team, is there any chance for an occasional update for Windows Mobile platform if its currently not cost effective to keep right up-to-date with the Android or Apple versions?

Kind regards
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby Mogster87 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:07 pm

I just switched from Android to Windows 10 Mobile. I got an Alcatel Idol 4S. I recently read online that Waze stopped updating the app for Windows Phone. Luckily the app is still available for download at the Microsoft Store. I can verify that the app's basic functionality works, but there are a lot of features that are not available or not working when compared to the Android version:

- While the option to select different voices for the navigation is there, voice navigation itself is not working. I did not get any voice prompts during my drives. Downloading any special voices like the Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May (the Grand Tour) package will not download and report an error after a few minutes while remaining at 0% download.

-Can't see other Wazers on the map.

-Can't see the majority gas stations or other stores on the map when compared to my carpool friend's Waze app on Android.

-Maps and traffic reportings, and route redirections DO appear accurate when compared to my carpool friend's Waze app on Android.
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