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

Postby Ghost_ZA » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:49 am

Also more Windows Mobile users would start using Waze if there was an upto date version.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby jdavlcba65 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:19 am

Dhmh0203 wrote:If Windows Phone is not currently supported, why is the app still available in MS Store?
Because it is still working fine for most of WP users, including me !
I hope it will stay on MS store until it is compatible with Waze servers.
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Re: Windows Phone OS (WP) - Currently not supported

Postby Dhmh0203 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:44 pm

If Windows Phone is not currently supported, why is the app still available in MS Store?
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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The Windows version used to be really nice, but now it's very outdated and partially broken.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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