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How to cancel Emergency Alert text messages

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by SUNNYSMOOTHE, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. SUNNYSMOOTHE
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    I was at Big Bear a couple weeks back and the alert came on every hour for a flash flood warning. I turned it on vibrate and the alert still kept blaring so I ended up turned off my phone.

    Does anyone know how?

    Never mind I found it

    Go to Menu -- Settings -- Sound -- Emergency Tone. Touch off for no tone.
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    I have the incredible 2. I turned the emergency sound off and it still does it. I can't get it to stop.
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    For the S3, you can also choose which emergency alerts to receive (aside from Presidential Alerts, which cannot be turned off), change the tone, and modify reminders under Messaging -> Menu -> Settings -> and scroll down to the bottom to the Emergency Message Settings section.
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    Bump to original question. How do you turn it off for the DROID BIONIC???
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    If I remember correctly, it's done through either the Emergency Alerts app or in the settings of the messaging app. You'll probably get a faster, more accurate response if you ask in the Bionic forum. :)
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    I live in NJ and in the past week I've received a number of alerts for the Mountain time zone. Makes no sense but I don't want to turn off notifications just in case.

    The perils of false positives...

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