How to use Waze Carpool to hitch a ride

Waze Carpool is the new Google app, derived from the Waze navigation app, which allows users to hitchhike on daily routes - such as commuting from home to work. The goal, according to the company, is to reduce the number of vehicles in the streets and, thus, reduce traffic and congestion. The cost help for gasoline and car maintenance is limited to R $ 15 per trip and is fully passed on to the driver.

In the following tutorial, learn how to register and set up Waze Carpool on your mobile phone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12, but the tips are also valid for the version of the application for Android.

Learn how to set up Waze Carpool to get rides

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Step 1. Install the Waze Carpool app on your phone. When you open it for the first time, you will need to perform a quick setup. To do this, touch "Start" and set the address of your home and work. Then touch "Next".

Set the address of your home and work

Step 2. Now you should set up your daily routine. Choose the time you usually leave home for work and return. Then touch "Next". On the next screen, you must sign in using your Facebook or Google account.

Choose the times at which you usually travel

Step 3. In the case of Facebook, allow the application to access your social network account by tapping "Continue" twice.

Let Waze Carpool access your details

Step 4. You can add your work or college email to hitching just with people from the same company or school. Tap "Skip" if you do not have a professional or student e-mail address. Finally, tap "Done".

Finishing Waze setup Carpool

Waze Carpool is now configured on your phone. You will receive alerts when there are rides available on your routes.

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