Now that the popular navigation app has been updated to version 4.0, Waze is now available to download on Android, which brings with it fewer taps to get you where you need to go and more. The update to Waze for Android app includes a new user interface with quicker access to key features and reporting tools. The app can also be synced to Calendar for deperture notifications. Details on this incriment can be found right after this jump.
With cleaner and smarter design Waze arrives on Android taking too long enough to get an updated version of its app. Rolled out to iOS users nearly five months ago, the service is finally doing the same on Android. Waze app now sitting on Google’s platform making it easier to navigate roads, share destinations and report any issues you may spot during your long trip.
Version 4.0 of Waze released for Android is all about improving the experience for drivers and, as such, you’ll start noticing less clutter on maps, brighter buttons and color-coded pins.
What’s new in Waze 4.0:
Less Taps Needed:
- Less taps overall to access key features
- Tapping the left button pulls up the navigation menu and all your frequent and favorite destinations
- Tapping the right button gives you quick access to your contacts for a number of actions including your location and ETA
- View alternate routes, add a stop or let someone know you’re on the way from the center button where your ETA time is displayed
Newly Designed Reporting Menu:
- Report menu is now located on the right of the map with a big orange button
- Menu is faster, bolder and categories are color coded
- Report action quickly by tapping and holding down the report menu
Reminders to Leave for Events on Time:
- Gives you reminders to leave on time for Calendar events based on traffic, just sync up your Calendar and Waze will lookout for unexpected delays on your route
- When it’s time to hit the road, Waze will notify you when you should leave to make it on time
The new version of Waze for Android app is supposed to cut down on battery consumption “significantly”. You can get your hands-on the link which the company made available to download Waze for Android version 4.0 on the Google Play Store.
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