Waze the social GPS - Installation and First Use

September 2016

Waze is a community based mobile application that provides realtime navigation and traffic information. Traffic information can updated by the anyone (wazer) using the app!
Here's how to install and configure the Waze app on your Android smartphone:


  • Allow Waze to access your, contact list, location and GPS.
  • Create your profile or import it from Facebook
  • Enter a nickname and you are ready to go!

The interface

  • The interface is simple and easy to use. It provides a cheaper alternative to a car GPS system!
  • Tap on the map to display the Search field.
    • You can either type a location or use the voice search feature.
  • The pin shaped icon (bottom right) allows you to report events (traffic jam, accidents,...).
  • The menu at the bottom left corner give you access to different features:

    • Inbox
    • Settings
    • Share location
    • ..etc

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