Doug records his own voice in Waze | Summary and Q&A

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Doug records his own voice in Waze

TL;DR

Customize your GPS voice directions in the Android version of the Waze app for a more personalized navigation experience.

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Questions & Answers

Q: Can I customize the voice directions in the Waze app on Android?

Yes, the Android version of the Waze app allows users to record their own voice for turn-by-turn instructions, providing a more personalized navigation experience.

Q: How do I enable the voice recorder feature in Waze?

To enable the voice recorder feature, open the Waze app, tap the magnifying glass to open the menu, then tap the settings icon. Under advanced settings, tap sound and voice, and turn on the voice recorder feature.

Q: Can I skip recording all the phrases in the voice recorder feature?

Yes, you can skip recording some phrases, and the app will default to one of the system voices for those skipped phrases.

Q: What are the downsides of using custom voice directions in Waze?

Custom voice directions in Waze do not provide spoken street names, and the audio quality is dependent on the user's voice recording. Additionally, some people may get tired of hearing their own voice after a while.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • The Android version of the Waze app allows users to customize their GPS voice directions.

  • Users can record their own voice for turn-by-turn instructions.

  • The feature is not available on the iPhone version of the app.

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