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Old 7th January 2011, 16:57   #241
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Was pinged by a user by the name of "neo" yesterday evening. If the user is on this forum, I just want to let him know that I couldnt reply because i was driving. Sorry about that.
Cool man, my handle on Waze is neo

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Old 7th January 2011, 18:06   #242
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Cool man, my handle on Waze is neo
Ahhh ... so you pinged this morning! But yes, because I was busy driving couldn't type more than a few letters. (Trying some speech to text converter on my phone). Someday we'll catch up.
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Old 7th January 2011, 18:19   #243
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Downloaded and installed it on my Samsung Galaxy 3, joined "www.team-bhp.com" group but couldn't find "New Delhi Wazers" created by ByDesign rather found "Delhi - Wazers" and joined that.

Let's see how it works. I don't think there are many Delhi/NCR bhpians on Waze.
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All Delhi/NCR users, I too have downloaded the app. Let's see if I get "Wazed" by anyone. I would be traveling mostly in Gurgaon/South Delhi. My user name is Sinner666-teambhp
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Old 7th January 2011, 23:10   #245
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Ahhh ... so you pinged this morning! But yes, because I was busy driving couldn't type more than a few letters. (Trying some speech to text converter on my phone). Someday we'll catch up.

Yep, lets do a team - bhp wazers meet

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Yep, lets do a team - bhp wazers meet

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you're not coming tomorrow to the meet?
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Old 8th January 2011, 12:39   #247
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Hey just a small doubt. Does this thing need a dedicated GPRS dataplan activated or does it work on the "pay as you use" GPRS thing that is pre-activated? I am on Vodafone Delhi/NCR.
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You need a data plan with http aka internet access (some plans allow only wap access).

For using Waze or any application that frequently communicates with its servers, I would advise getting an unlimited data plan or at least one with a fairly high monthly usage. Any 'pay-as-you-use' plan would naturally result in increasing your bill every time you use it, which is ... discouraging.

You can turn on the network monitor (More -> Settings -> Data Usage -> Display network monitor) which will show the cumulative data transfer each time you run Waze.

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Old 8th January 2011, 21:47   #249
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You need a data plan with http aka internet access (some plans allow only wap access).

For using Waze or any application that frequently communicates with its servers, I would advise getting an unlimited data plan or at least one with a fairly high monthly usage. Any 'pay-as-you-use' plan would naturally result in increasing your bill every time you use it, which is ... discouraging.

You can turn on the network monitor (More -> Settings -> Data Usage -> Display network monitor) which will show the cumulative data transfer each time you run Waze.

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Shuckz!
That is a big disappointment. Looks like I finally need to get a second fone with a new connection. I use a Corporate Connection which gives me a very good deal on calls & messages but I cannot activate any further services on it as I have left the organization where I used to work when I bought the connection. I would have loved to WAZE but seems the plans have to be put on hold for a while.
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you're not coming tomorrow to the meet?
nope, will be out of Blr.
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I have a couple of questions:

What is day/night mode and how does it work?
How can you apply for the area manager position?
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What is day/night mode and how does it work?
Most likely depending on the time (or ambient light) the map display changes theme from light background to dark, for better visibility I think.
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See Area Manager - waze
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Guys got waze for my N8 but i am not able to search for any groups,I get a message saying this feature is not supported on this handset
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Guys got waze for my N8 but i am not able to search for any groups,I get a message saying this feature is not supported on this handset
In such case you need to join a group through your PC on waze.com

I have another issue to report, of late my waze has stopped hooking up to GPS on my Samsung Galaxy 3. However long I keep it running, it just goes on searching and does not lock to the GPS whereas if I open Google maps, it locks in few seconds or mins at max. Any idea what could be causing this?
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Did you try Settings -> Detect GPS? If that doesn't do it, I would suggest uninstalling and reinstalling the Waze client.

I had faced a problem recently in that Waze stopped talking to me (no sound). After a few attempts to change the language didn't help, I uninstalled (deleted the folder -- WinMo 6.1 / Omnia II) and reinstalled the program and things were back to normal.

More recently, for the last 3 days, Waze is unable to route me and reports a routing server timeout. Anyone else facing this problem? If it's just me, I'll probably have to uninstall/reinstall again.

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