How do I turn off the severe alerts?

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    How do I turn off the severe alerts that regularly come thru notifications? I know there is a way to select not to receive those alerts but i can't remember. Can anyone help?
    Also, my S3 is a battery eater. I don't even get thru a day sometimes if I use it alot.
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    If you open up the app and go to your settings you can turn off everything but the Presidential alerts.
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    On the S3, the emergency alerts are managed through the settings in the Messaging app. As Sydman said, you can turn all of them off except the Presidential alerts.
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    Unless you're rooted, in which case I believe you can kill the app by changing the name.

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    How to Disable Presidential Alerts

    You can disable the Presidential Alerts on most droid phones if you have root.

    How to Remove Presidential Alerts on Galaxy S4 Verizon

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