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Is Waze not working for everyone right now? Get current Waze outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

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Waze is a subsidiary of Google that provides satellite navigation software

Waze website request errors

This graph shows Waze errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for Waze and errors for their site.

Waze outage report graph

This chart above shows Waze error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of Waze is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

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Waze is a subsidiary of Google that provides satellite navigation software. It works on smartphones and other computers that have GPS support. It provides turn-by-turn navigation information and user-submitted travel times and route details, while downloading location-dependent information over a mobile telephone network. Waze describes its app as a community-driven GPS navigation app, which is free to download and use. The Israeli company Waze Mobile developed the Waze software. Ehud Shabtai, Amir Shinar, and Uri Levine founded the company. Two Israeli venture capital firms, Magma and Vertex Ventures Israel, and an early-stage American venture capital firm, Bluerun Ventures, provided funding. Waze Mobile was acquired by Google in June 2013. The app generates revenue from hyperlocal advertising to an estimated 130 million monthly users.

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What should I do if Waze is unavailable?
If Waze is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Waze is blocked
Access to Waze may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Waze.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Waze again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Waze site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Waze, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Waze