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Use the Waze Stop Add feature to save time and money on road trips. «Smartphones :: Gadget hacks



Road trips almost always involve unforeseen pit stops. This can cause you to get off the mark and cause massive delays. However, relying on Waze for navigation will completely cover this issue.

The popular driving app has a handy feature that lets you add a pit stop to your current route to make your ride relatively straightforward. This method of adding a different destination during navigation works just as well for Android and iPhone users. This fast process is described in detail below. Read on to find out more.

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Add a stop [1
9659006] First, open Waze and enter your destination as usual. When your navigation is in progress, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the summary page of your trip.

With the summary unfolded, tap one of the four icons below the "Add Stop" tab. Parking spaces and petrol stations can be reached by tapping the "P" or "Gas" symbols. You can search for specific stops by tapping the magnifying glass. After choosing a pit stop, just tap to add it to your current route.

While the steps between Android and iPhone have varied slightly in the past, Waze has now optimized the feature to make the process almost identical on both platforms. The main difference now is the need to confirm your addition to Android by tapping "Add Stop" in the confirmation message that appears.

Remove a stop

In the past, you had the opportunity to quickly remove a pit stop by simply tapping the target stop off the dashboard. Then select "Remove" to leave the route. Unfortunately, this option has now been replaced by the "Do not show" option, which does not appear to remove the pit stop when selecting.

Hopefully, Waze will fix this issue with the next update. We'll be sure to keep you informed as soon as this bug is resolved.

] It is important to know that in Waze only one stop can be added to a current route. So, if you want to add another stop to the existing pit stop, you will need to either arrive when you finish the pit stop, remove it from your current route (which is currently not working), or create your own route.

This article was created during the special reports of gadget hacks about traveling with your smartphone. Take a look at the entire travel series.

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