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How to use Waze offline | Maps and location

Using Waze offline is only possible by a trick, as the app does not allow you to download maps to access when there is no Internet connection. Users can choose to save cached routes, allowing traffic directions and GPS navigation even without network access. The function can be useful for those who do not have a mobile data plan or want to save the franchise.

In the following tutorial, check out how to use Waze offline. The procedure was performed on an iPhone XR with iOS 13, but the tips also apply to users of Android devices.

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Learn how to use Waze offline on mobile Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo

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Step 1. Open Waze and tap on the search bar. Then search for the desired destination to create a route;

Search for the desired route in Waze Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraSearch for the desired route in Waze Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Search for the desired route in Waze Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Tap "Go" and wait for Waze to set the route. Then tap "Overview" to load the route information;

Upload all route information on Waze Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraUpload all route information on Waze Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Upload all route information on Waze Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Once this is done, the mobile phone can now be disconnected from the Internet. However, it's important to keep the Waze app open in the background to prevent data from getting lost. Finally, just tap "Re-center" to return to GPS navigation.

Using Waze offline Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraUsing Waze offline Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Using Waze offline Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips for using Waze offline on a route.

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