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How to change the voice of Waze | Maps and location

Changing the voice of Waze is possible in the GPS navigation app for Android and iPhone (iOS). By default, the app features Brazilian Portuguese recordings for women (Alessandra) and men (Mario). However, the user can record his own voice and make adjustments such as keeping only the alerts on or completely muting the application.

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In the following tutorial, check out how to change the Waze voice on your phone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone XR with iOS 13, but the tips are also valid for users of devices with the Google system.

Tutorial teaches how to change Waze's voice Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoTutorial teaches how to change Waze's voice Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Tutorial teaches how to change Waze's voice Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. Access the Waze settings. To do this, touch the magnifying glass cone in the lower left corner of the screen and, in the app menu, touch the gear cone in the upper left corner;

Access Waze settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraAccess Waze settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Access Waze settings Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. On the settings screen, tap on "Voice and sound" and then open "Voice Waze";

Waze voice settings Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraWaze voice settings Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Waze voice settings Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. You can change the default voice of the application, including several languages. In Portuguese, male and female voices are available. If you want to use your voice, tap "Record new voice" and confirm the security alert in "Got it";

Recording personalized voice on Waze Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraRecording personalized voice on Waze Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Recording personalized voice on Waze Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. Press the record button and speak the command. Note that the maximum time is six seconds. You can change the name of the recording at the top of the screen. After recording the desired commands, tap "Save". Returning to the previous screen, you can edit the recording or share it with your friends;

Recording personalized voice on Waze Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraRecording personalized voice on Waze Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Recording personalized voice on Waze Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. In the voice and sound options, if you want, you can just keep the alerts on or completely disable the Waze sound. In the options below you can configure the volume of sound and music playback without leaving the application, in addition to other features.

Other Waze sound and voice configurations Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraOther Waze sound and voice configurations Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Other Waze sound and voice configurations Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of the tips to personalize the Waze voice on your phone.

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