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How to change wireless emergency alert settings on your Android device

The steps below are a general outline and may vary by device.

Toggle alerts

  1. Open the Messages app
  2. Access the app settings by tapping the 3-dot icon at the upper right corner of the screen
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Emergency alert settings
  5. Tap Emergency alerts
  6. Tap the switch(es) to turn the following on or off:
    • Extreme alerts
    • Severe alerts
    • AMBER alerts