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New India Wiki is being built, For now, please see the pages about Waze in India in the old Wiki.
Welcome to Waze India
You're interested in Waze and wondering what kind of app Waze is.
You're using the app and wondering what you can do to improve it.
You're editing the map and wondering how to fix a certain situation best.
You're here at the Wiki of the India Waze community. This Wiki informs you on how to handle matters specific for India. For general information please visit the global Wiki pages or the Waze home page.
What is it
Waze is a navigation app:
- with daily updated maps
- maintained by volunteers
- for free
World's largest navigation app maintained by us
There are many navigation apps, many of them have maps that are updated only a few times a year, resulting in outdated maps. Waze is different. Waze maps are updated on almost a daily basis. The maps are constantly updated by volunteers of our India community. And last but not least: Waze navigation is for free.
The app uses maps and your phone's GPS. Maps that are not already present on your phone are retrieved via the internet. It is possible to use Waze without internet connection while driving in areas where your phone uses already cached maps, but the best navigation experience you got with an internet connection. The data usage of the app is moderate.
See our page on the Waze app in India and for more information on the app please visit the global Wiki page.
What can you do
Are you interested in what you can do for the Waze Community?
You're most valuable with your local knowledge. You can help us to keep the Waze map up-to-date.
- Are there road works planned in your neighboorhood?
- New roads planned?
- Sometimes data is still missing or not accurate anymore like speed limits.
Are there points of interest in your neighboorhood that could be interesting for Wazers as a destination like a gas station, parking, hospital, school and so on. Check if they are already created on the map and if not there is something to do.
If you're new and like to start editing right away check our Starters sheet.
If you're new and like to help us keep the map up-to-date please check out our Quick start guide. With these pages, everyone should be able to edit constructively in India! For some more knowledge on editing read Improve your skills and while editing the map: keep our KISS principles in mind!
Sign in to Slack, our primary communication channel via this Slack invite page. When you've got questions, don't hesitate to ask them. There are always experienced editors ready to answer your questions. Also reading other peoples questions and answers on the Slack channels can be informative.
How should you do it
Or use the Content and the Index pages.
If you can't find an answer in our local India Wiki, please check the global Waze Wiki.
For reference the legacy Wiki is still available.
Main Page | Content | Index