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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:10 PM   #1
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Where are the government alerts?

I thought iOS would include government and amber alerts in the notifications settings? Wonder if Apple decided to drop this feature...
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:13 PM   #2
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:18 PM   #3
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Source?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS_ver...jor_OS_release

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In addition to:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57...lerts-program/

http://www.cultofmac.com/173673/new-...notifications/
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:24 PM   #4
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I hope Apple never includes them. I'm not interested in getting bothered by government. The best intentions always end up with junk.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:26 PM   #5
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you do make a valid point...
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:30 PM   #6
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I can't wait for my orwellian big brother alerts.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:34 PM   #7
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Thanks. Per your cNET article, it looks to be a carrier-specific thing:

"Consumers wondering if their phones can access the emergency alert system can check with their wireless carrier, or look up "wireless emergency alerts" on carrier Web sites."
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:34 PM   #8
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Wirelessly posted

They are under notifications.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:37 PM   #9
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Thanks. Per your cNET article, it looks to be a carrier-specific thing:

"Consumers wondering if their phones can access the emergency alert system can check with their wireless carrier, or look up "wireless emergency alerts" on carrier Web sites."
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Wirelessly posted

They are under notifications.
Who is your carrier?
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:40 PM   #10
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Settings > Notifications

Scroll all the way to the bottom.

Thumb resize.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:41 PM   #11
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Mine doesn't have government alerts - I'm with Rogers (Canada) on an iP4.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:42 PM   #12
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Not on AT&T...interesting
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:42 PM   #13
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I don't have those 2 under notifications. I have AT&T.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:46 PM   #14
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Like someone mentioned they are carrier specific. I've read that all 3 major US carriers will have them at some point. Verizon seems to be the first.
My phone ATT does not have the option nor has it in any beta.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:47 PM   #15
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[To clarify, we both had iOS 6 running for a few months now.]

My Uncle has Verizon and I have AT&T.

He was warned about a Tornado in the area and I wasn't.

Guess who got stuck in the Torando.

Damn AT&T and not letting these government warnings.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 05:49 PM   #16
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[To clarify, we both had iOS 6 running for a few months now.]

My Uncle has Verizon and I have AT&T.

He was warned about a Tornado in the area and I wasn't.

Guess who got stuck in the Torando.

Damn AT&T and not letting these government warnings.
now that sucks.
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Wirelessly posted

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Thanks. Per your cNET article, it looks to be a carrier-specific thing:

"Consumers wondering if their phones can access the emergency alert system can check with their wireless carrier, or look up "wireless emergency alerts" on carrier Web sites."
Thank you!

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Wirelessly posted

They are under notifications.
Who is your carrier?
Verizon
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:06 PM   #18
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I have it with sprint
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:12 PM   #19
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Not on AT&T...interesting
They're too busy playing games with data plans and Facetime - they have no time for such trivial issues as warning the general public of impending doom.
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:13 PM   #20
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They're too busy playing games with data plans and Facetime - they have no time for such trivial issues as warning the general public of impending doom.
Love it!
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:21 PM   #21
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No Government alerts on AT&T?? Now they are literally trying to KILL THOSE OF US WITH UNLIMITED DATA PLANS!!!!
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 07:45 PM   #22
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C'Mon TMo time to squash AT&T on something...
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 07:52 PM   #23
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 07:56 PM   #24
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Just upgraded to ios6 on Verizon. I don't see that option any where. Are there some settings that we failed to notice?
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Just upgraded to ios6 on Verizon. I don't see that option any where. Are there some settings that we failed to notice?
Go to the very bottom of notification settings.
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