Turn by turn questions

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by silroc, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. silroc macrumors 6502

    silroc

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    Do you need to buy the navigation package from the carrier for the feature to work?

    If no, what is Verizon trying to sell me?

    Does the phone actually speak to you or is it just visual?

    If it speaks, I assume you can use an earpiece to hear it? (over the road noise)

    Thanks guys
     
  2. ideal.dreams macrumors 68020

    ideal.dreams

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    I'm with AT&T so I'm not sure what "Navigation package" Verizon is trying to sell you. We didn't need to purchase anything more than what we had to use turn by turn.

    When using turn by turn, the phone does actually speak to you on top of giving you visual directions.

    Yes, you can use an earpiece to hear it (or at least the headphones...I'm not sure about a bluetooth earpiece or anything)
     
  3. PantherCreek macrumors regular

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    If you have an iPhone 4S or an iPhone 5 the phone will speak to you

    If you have an iPhone 4 it will be just visuals.
     
  4. silroc thread starter macrumors 6502

    silroc

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    Thanks guys

    It's called vz navigator for 5 bucks a month. Maybe it's something else not related to apple maps...

    Can't wait to try turn by turn on the ip5!
     
  5. pdqgp macrumors 68020

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    Don't do VZ. Decent 6-7 yrs ago, but you get that capability today with the new Maps. I used it back in 2005-2007 on a Blackberry. Even better there are other Navi apps in the app store for far less than $60/yr that will do way better than VZ.

    AT&T has their version of the same product so beware. Double check with the two as i don't believe Verizon will allow you to use voice and data at the same time which can be problematic on long trips with a GPS Going.
     
  6. RowdyRude macrumors newbie

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    It's made for phones that don't have built in support for turn by turn or dumb phones that don't have access to app stores. I used it years ago on an old clam shell phone. No need for it now. =)
     

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