[Updated] Waze down or not working in multiple regions, issue acknowledged

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on June 21, 2022) follows:

Owned by Google, Waze is a satellite navigation software that primarily works on smartphones and other PCs with GPS.

Waze is completely free to use and has support for turn-by-turn navigation. As of 2020, it had more than 140 million monthly active users.


That said, Waze users are now reporting that the app is down or not working in multiple regions. Many are getting a ‘No network connection. Try again later’ error message when trying to connect to the servers.

Common solutions such as force-stopping, switching to Wi-Fi, clearing data and cache, and reinstalling the app aren’t helping either.

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@waze doesn’t seem to be working today. Just says error calculating route.

#waze No connection. Waze is down? @waze I want to go home 🥺

Down detector – a popular service that gives information about live outages – has numerous reports indicating Waze is indeed down for some.

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Apart from the UK, the problem seems to be affecting those in France, and Belgium, but it is still unclear how many regions are experiencing the issue at the moment.

Thankfully, Waze developers were quick to comment on the matter and said they are aware of connectivity issues. However, they did not share any ETA for when the service will be up and running again.

Hi. Yes, we’re aware of connectivity issues this morning, and have alerted @Waze HQ

Rest assured, we will be updating this space as and when we come across more information so make sure you stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

Update 1 (June 21)

07:19 pm (IST): There have been no new reports related to the issue for hours, so Waze services should be working properly again.

Note: We have more such stories in our dedicated Outage Section so be sure to follow them as well.

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Anurag Chawake

My fascination with technology and computers goes back to the days of Windows XP. Since then, I have been tinkering with OS, mobile phones, and other things. When I am not working on anything, you will find me enjoying video games on some Discord server.