How to Fix Waze Not Showing Map Issue on Your Device

If you are a Waze user and the app is not showing the map on your device, don’t worry, there are various solutions to fix this issue. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to resolve the problem.

Firstly, close the Waze app and re-launch it. Sometimes, this simple action can solve the problem. If that doesn’t work, check for any pending updates for the app. Waze may need an update, so it’s important to ensure that your app is up to date.

If Waze map is still not working after updating, try restarting the location/GPS service on your smartphone. Pull down the notification slider and turn off the location or GPS service icon. Wait for a minute or so, then turn it on again and check if the Waze map is working now.

Another thing you can try is refreshing the map. Open Waze on your device and tap on the My Waze search button. Next, tap on the gear icon or Settings and click on the General option. Then, select the Refresh map of my area option. Tap on the Waze map and zoom in and out of the map. Check if it is working now.

If nothing works and the Waze live map is still not working on your device, try uninstalling and reinstalling the Waze app. Simply tap and hold the app until a menu pops up, then select the Uninstall option. Visit the Google Play Store and search for Waze, then install Waze again.

We hope that these solutions have helped you to resolve your Waze map issue. If you have any other issues or feedback on the solutions provided, feel free to comment below. Also, don’t forget to join our Facebook group of troubleshooting experts for direct tech support.


How do I get the map back on Waze?
Once you've started your navigation, tap the black bar at the top of the screen. Your directions should appear written out, rather than on the map.To return to the map, simply tap the black bar again to close the screen.
Why did my map disappear on Waze?
Re: Map Disappeared Go to settings >, Display &, Map. Scroll to the bottom and click on "Refresh map of my area" Look around the map and play with the zoom to see if anything shows up.
Why is Waze only showing turn by turn?
When Waze is stuck on a turn list without a map, it might be due to the CarPlay/Android Auto connection between your devices and your vehicle, or a USB cable in the wrong port.
Why is Waze not working in my car?
Fix 1: Ensure Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Toggles Are Enabled This is also applicable when using a wired connection to connect to your car's infotainment system. Turn on the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi if you have them turned off, and the Waze app should start working as expected without any freezing issues.