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=Improving the map while driving=
<div style="font-size:200%; font-weight:bold">Improving the map while driving</div>
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==Just drive around with Waze turned on==
==Just drive around with Waze turned on==
* The easiest way to improve Waze is just drive around with Waze turned on. Every time you travel, even if you are not using Waze to guide you, turn it on. You don't have to do anything. Waze will use the information from your journey to calculate average speeds at the time you are driving, check for errors and improve road layout. It learns the direction of roads and which turns are allowed. The more data, the more accurate it will be.
* The easiest way to improve Waze is just drive around with Waze turned on. Every time you travel, even if you are not using Waze to guide you, turn it on. You don't have to do anything. Waze will use the information from your journey to calculate average speeds at the time you are driving, check for errors and improve road layout. It learns the direction of roads and which turns are allowed. The more data, the more accurate it will be.
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==Validate new roads with Pacman==
==Validate new roads with Pacman==
[[File:Pacman roads.png|80px|frameless|right]]
[[File:Pacman roads.png|80px|frameless|right]]
Newly mapped roads show dots in the App. Many Wazers call these Pacman-roads, as driving there will transform you into pacman munching the dots. Well done! You add new information to the roads, and let the system know they really exists. In turn, you just earned extra [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6273654?hl=en&ref_topic=6073110&visit_id=637004548249428482-610172072&rd=1 points]! It can take up to a few days, before the road will lose the dots in your App and appear confirmed. So you might as well do this several times.  
Newly mapped roads show dots in the App. Many Wazers call these Pacman-roads, as driving there will transform you into pacman munching the dots. Well done! You add new information to the roads, and let the system know they really exists. In turn, you just earned extra [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6273654?hl=en&ref_topic=6073110&visit_id=637004548249428482-610172072&rd=1 points]! It can take up to a few days, before the road will lose the dots in your App and appear confirmed. So you might as well do this several times.
<!--Pacman Roads
Unconfirmed roads marked with dots (cookies) that have not been driven upon since being created or significantly edited in the Waze Map Editor. Driving over these roads earns you points and turns your car icon into a Pacman-type character that "munches the dots".
What are those dots on some of the roads?
These are roads that haven't been driven over since they first appeared on the waze map, whether they were imported from another mapping source, created in the map editor, or paved from the application. They are more likely than other roads to have mistakes in their shape or junctions, so treat them with caution. When you drive over such roads your Waze car changes to a Pacman-type character and "munches the dots". This earns you points and confirms that the road is really there. Many Wazers call these Pacman-roads.-->


==Report Map Issues==
==Report Map Issues==
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You can add a description if you have the time for it. Of course, don't type while driving!
You can add a description if you have the time for it. Of course, don't type while driving!
An editor will handle your report. If something is unclear, you might get additional questions. Please make sure to register with a password to receive updates! For every report and reaction, Waze grants you with extra [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6273654?hl=en&ref_topic=6073110&visit_id=637004548249428482-610172072&rd=1 points].
An editor will handle your report. If something is unclear, you might get additional questions. For every report and reaction, Waze grants you with extra [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6273654?hl=en&ref_topic=6073110&visit_id=637004548249428482-610172072&rd=1 points].


Too busy to report? Let us know what needs to be improved when you have time. Go to the [https://www.waze.com/livemap Livemap], and click on the location to report a problem.  
Too busy to report? Let us know what needs to be improved when you have time. Go to the [https://www.waze.com/livemap Livemap], and click on the location to report a problem.


==Report Hazards on the road==
==Report Hazards on the road==
You can warn your fellow Wazers for potholes, police checks, traffic jams etc..
You can warn your fellow Wazers for potholes, police checks, accidents and road closures etc..
Press the [[File:App Report.png|22px|frameless]]Report button again and choose the applicable icon. With a data connection, the warnings will be visible on the map immediately. [https://www.facebook.com/WazeIndia/videos/1944289672269836/ Long-pressing the report button] gives 3 instant report options. Your fellow Wazers will be grateful, and Waze thanks you with extra [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6274002?hl=en&ref_topic=6263925&vid=1-635760890790887372-658048314 points].
Press the [[File:App Report.png|22px|frameless]]Report button again and choose the applicable icon. With a data connection, the warnings will be visible on the map immediately.  


==Add Petrol Pumps==
[https://www.facebook.com/WazeIndia/videos/1944289672269836/ Long-pressing the report button] gives 3 instant report options for quick reporting of hazards, police and traffic jams. Your fellow Wazers will be grateful, and Waze thanks you with extra [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6274002?hl=en&ref_topic=6263925&vid=1-635760890790887372-658048314 points].
Want to see the Petrol Pump on the map, and be able to search for it? Add it to the Waze map:
==Add Petrol Stations==
Want to see the Petrol Stations on the map, and be able to search for it? Add it to the Waze map:
* Tap the orange button  
* Tap the orange button  
* Choose Place
* Choose Place
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You can [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6262592?hl=en add other important places] as well using this method. Did I forget to mention that the more details you fill in, the more [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6273654?hl=en&ref_topic=6073110&visit_id=637004548249428482-610172072&rd=1 points] you get?
You can [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6262592?hl=en add other important places] as well using this method. Did I forget to mention that the more details you fill in, the more [https://support.google.com/waze/answer/6273654?hl=en&ref_topic=6073110&visit_id=637004548249428482-610172072&rd=1 points] you get?


[[File:Kingwaze.jpg|25px|frameless]] <big>''Enjoy your ride!''</big>
[[File:Kingwaze.jpg|25px|frameless]] <big>''Enjoy your ride!''</big>

Latest revision as of 16:50, 8 March 2020

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