Does Waze work on Apple Watch? Waze Alternatives for Apple Watch

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Waze is one of the best navigation apps available on the iPhone, the app provides real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn directions. One of the best things about Waze is, it provides up-to-date data such as road closures, traffic, and other important things.

So, if you love using Waze on your iPhone, then you may also have a query on does Waze work on Apple Watch?

In this article, I will clear all your doubts on “Can you use Waze with Apple Watch?”

Let’s begin.

Does Waze work on Apple Watch?

No, Waze doesn’t work on the Apple Watch. There is an official app available on the App Store for iPhone, but sadly, there is no Waze app available for Apple Watch.

A large number of users asked for adding Apple Watch support on the Waze Suggestion Box, but, Waze Team Admin, said “We are currently not planning on adding Apple Watch support. Stay tuned for more feature updates on Waze’s blog and social pages on Facebook and Instagram.”

Although, this thread was created back in 2019 and I was not able to find a new thread on this topic. At the moment, there’s no official update on whether Apple Watch will get Waze support, but there’s a possibility in the future.

No matter, if you own the latest gigantic Apple Watch Ultra, Apple Watch Series 8, or Apple Watch Series 7, the app is not available for any Apple Watch available for purchase.

So, now you know the Waze app is not available for Apple Watch, how about checking up on some good alternatives? Here is the list of alternatives to Waze that work on the Apple Watch.

Waze Alternatives for Apple Watch

Google Maps

Google Maps is undoubtedly one of the best and most popular navigation apps available for Apple Watch. The app offers many of the similar features available on Waze, you can access all features available on Google Maps like turn-by-turn navigation, real-time updates to the traffic, and more. It works superbly well on the Apple Watch, you can install it freely on your watch by heading over to the App Store and then searching Google Maps.

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Apple Maps

Apple Maps is the default navigation app available on iPhones as well as on the Apple Watch and the best thing is Apple is working on improving the app by introducing new features each year. If you don’t want to install any third-party Maps app on your Apple Watch, then Apple Maps is a good alternative to Waze. It provides turn-by-turn directions, traffic updates, and information about nearby businesses and points of interest.

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Yandex is yet another notable alternative in the list of Waze alternatives for Apple Watch. The app offers the most features available on the above-listed apps as well as on the Waze app. One of the best features of Yandex Maps is you can download maps for offline use as well, if you want to try it out, then simply install it from the App Store.

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So, now you know that Waze is not available on Apple Watch and you also know about some good Waze alternatives, if you still have any queries, then leave them down in the comment section. Also, feel free to share this article with your friends.

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By Haneet Singh

Haneet is a passionate tech writer and a consumer. He loves tinkering with new wearable devices. Haneet is covering smartphones at YTECHB. For tips, you can connect Haneet at

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