How to Develop a GPS Navigation App like Waze?

by Guest Author on June 10, 2021

in Guest Posts

Long gone are those days when you would turn off the ignition of your car and roll down the window just to ask someone ‘Excuse me, could you please give directions for the post office’?  The picture has completely changed with the emergence of apps like Waze and in today’s world you can probably discover a middle of nowhere, visit and get out of it. 

Taking a look at stats, a research report presented by BIS agency states clearly that the market of navigation apps has been growing ever since its existence and by the end of 2021 it will witness a growth rate of $34.56 billion. 

Why are navigation apps so popular? 

Many small and large scale businesses that work on location built schemes such as gas stations, restaurants, medical halls can benefit themselves a lot with help of local based app advertising navigation. Furthermore, it has been found out with studies and surveys that almost all of the active smartphone users depend on their phones to reach from one point to another. 

How to create an App like Waze?

If you are looking a process for how to develop a GPS Navigation App like Waze, here is the perfect overviewed guide-

To develop a navigation app like Waze, an android app development company must follow these steps- 

  • Research
    When a project is initiated by proper research, the chances of success boost since research allows us to identify the weaknesses and risks of the project. Before even starting with the first step, a team must make a list that checkboxes tasks like planning, developing, testing, and deployment of the application.
  • Documentation
    Then, the developing team must  make item documentation that will clarify item usefulness, and bind together undertaking related data. The documentation sets holes between the vision of specialists and partners, so the last arrangement meets the needs of the party that requires service. 
  • Development
    After the documentation comes the development phase. The team must go on with proper communication of ongoing progress to achieve correct and successful app development. The main features of a navigation app such as user location, routing abilities, map search are tested during this phase. 
  • Deployment
    The last and final step of this procedure is uploading the app out there in other working spheres, aka- app market so the users can install and run the app. This step includes delivering the app on platforms of iOS and Android. 
  • Support
    Regular updates can be reasons to make impacts on the performance of apps. The development team must make sure that users and clients are provided with proper technical assistant and app maintenance whenever required. 


Guest article written by: Mr. Aman Mishra is the CEO of TechGropse Pvt Ltd.; Mobile app development company. He has long-term experience in the Software Industry and holds his expertise in many different technologies. Also, Mr. Aman has authored many blogs on different topics of the industry such as mobile app development, healthcare app development, Android app development services, blockchain app development services, flutter, etc.
You can reach to me for more mobile app development trends. 

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Taqsin June 25, 2021 at 22:51

You need to be a very good programmer to do something like Waze, it’s not an easy project



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