Getting started

Download Beta and RC versions for Waze and Waze Carpool

As a Beta tester, you're free to download and use Beta and RC versions. 

To learn more about Beta and RC versions click here.

Before downloading, please read the version release notes that were sent via email and are available in the release pages for Waze or Waze Carpool.

Release notes explain what’s new in each version, including features, bug updates, UI changes and more.

Download Waze Beta and Waze Carpool Beta versions

On iOS

For iOS users, Beta and RC versions are downloaded through Apple's Beta app - TestFlight

  1. To gain access and download TestFlight, please fill out one of the forms:

  2. You will get an email invitation from TestFlight in up to 7 days. Please accept it.

  3. Please enable automatic updates so Beta and RC versions can download to your device when they're released. You will get an email whenever a new version is available!

Every time a new Beta or RC version becomes available, you’ll receive a notification containing a direct link to the version's download page in TestFlight.

You can also check the release pages for Waze or Waze Carpool for a new version at any time.

**Having problems with TestFlight or downloading the version? Please fill out this form.

On Android

First time installing a beta version?

a) Please make sure your device has Developer options enabled:

  1. Go to your phone's Settings, scroll down and tap "About phone".

  2. Scroll down to the bottom again, where you see "Build number".

  3. Tap on "Build number" seven (7) times to turn Developer Mode on.

If these steps didn't enable developer options on your device, we encourage you to look up the process online, since it may vary between models and manufacturers.


b) Opt-in to Waze's Beta channel on Google Play by opening this link from your mobile testing device


Download a beta or RC version:

Once a new version is available you’ll receive an email from the Waze Beta team and the version will be downloaded automatically within a few hours.

You can also check the release pages for Waze or Waze Carpool for a new version at any time.


Read on in this Help Center to learn more about Beta testing. 


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