How are AMBER Alerts distributed to cell phones? ... How do I know if my device
is Wireless Emergency Alert capable? ... receive these alerts when you are in the
geographic area where an alert has been issued. ... The system does not need to
know your mobile number and it does not track your whereabouts; it simply ...
Mar 10, 2014 ... AMBER Alerts and Android — What you need to know .... As long as your phone
is connected to a cell tower and you have a recent version of ...
Good thing you did: Your phone just alerted you to a tornado a few miles away in
same ... Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) are emergency messages sent by ... to
your mobile device when you may be in harm's way, without need to download
an ... How will I know the difference between WEA and a regular text message?
Aug 7, 2013 ... California residents were caught off-guard this week when their cell phones
blared an Amber Alert for ... When you get an Amber Alert on your phone, you will
definitely ... was issued in California, many people didn't know how to react. ... I
do not understand how anyone cannot understand the need for this.
Feb 19, 2014 ... Why you've started receiving Amber Alerts on your phone ... Most cell carriers,
and all of the larger ones, such as Verizon and AT&T, participate ...
May 1, 2014 ... If there's a tornado coming your way, you want to know about it. ... If you received
an AMBER or other emergency alert on your iPhone, what did you think of it? ...
Luckily my phone was on mute and set to Do Not Disturb, so it did start vibrating
.... I think AMBER alerts need to follow Do Not Disturb settings.
May 21, 2012 ... What you need to know about Wireless Emergency Alerts on your mobile phone
... You can opt out of the AMBER and weather alerts but not ... GPS isn't
necessary; you'll receive alerts from whichever cell-phone tower you're ...
This page describes different warning alerts you can receive and the types of
devices that receive the alerts. ... What you need to know about WEAs: ... WEAs
can be issued for three alert categories – imminent threat, AMBER, and
Have you ever thought that for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as
possible they ... Phones that are using the cell towers in the alert zone will
receive the WEA. ... Consumers do not need to sign up for this service. ... Alerts
issued by the President; Alerts involving imminent threats to safety or life; Amber
Aug 6, 2013 ... The technology also doesn't reach every cell phone, only sending to newer ... Let
us know. .... If you have disabled Amber alert notifications but left ..... Now
emergency notices that need to wake us up, that's a different story.