Vz navigator updating location

Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator Editors' note: The review and ratings have been updated since the original publish date to reflect new features that have been added since the product's first release.

Cell phones have come a long way from their roots, not only in terms of design but also in the types of services offered by carriers.

Customizable map layers include real-time traffic, satellite view, Doppler weather radar, and favorites.

As part of Verizon's Get It Now services, VZ Navigator turns your mobile into a GPS navigation device, providing you with turn-by-turn directions (text- and voice-guided), points of interest, and local maps.

And recently, Networks in Motion (the company behind the navigation service) released an updated version that adds location-based messaging and Web site management.

Check your device's apps menu to see if it's there.

Windows Phone is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Navigation provides voice-guided turn-by-turn directions via the speakerphone, in addition to text-based instructions.

Obviously, a cell phone's smaller screen isn't optimal for in-car use, but it does give you a good idea of your location, either via an overview map, of which you can zoom in and out, or a dedicated screen with your current instructions (for example, Main Street, turn left in 0.2 mile).

As of June 2011, the fee for each phone line is .

Place a checkmark next to "Yes, I agree with the terms & conditions" and press the "Confirm" button to activate the service.

To synchronize changes you've made on the VZ Navigator website with your device, view this info.

If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.

Enhanced 3D maps, intuitive local search and natural turn-by-turn voice guidance get you to your destination quickly and efficiently.

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