Customize your Waze map

Map preferences

If the Live Map is too crowded, adjust the amount of traffic jams shown.

Define how many traffic jams are shown on the map.

  1. Go to Menu, then Settings.

  2. Go to Map settings, then Map density.

Top alerts and jams - For a cleaner map; shows only moderate/bad traffic jams, or jams that last longer than 500 meters (~500 yards).

All Waze alerts and jams - Shows traffic jams, as seen on the Waze App. Zoom-in to see more, zoom-out to see less.

Toggle 'On' or 'Off' any category to fine-tune what's shown on the Live Map. 

Categories include:

  • Wazers (Waze user avatars)
  • Speed Cameras
  • Chats
  • Police
  • Accidents
  • Traffic jams
  • Hazards on road (new)
  • Hazards on shoulder
  • Weather hazards
  • Road construction
  • Closures
  • Road goodies


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