Do Emergency Alerts Work On Do Not Disturb?

Will my iPhone alert me of a tornado?

In order to make sure you get any iPhone tornado alerts you need to go to Settings -> Notification Center -> Scroll to the bottom -> Turn Emergency Alerts On.

The iPhone tornado warnings will sound a loud notification similar to the warning tone you hear on TV when an alert is issued..

Can you put certain numbers on Do Not Disturb?

On Android Phones First, open the Settings app and head to Sound > Do Not Disturb. … Here, you can choose to allow calls or messages (or both) from your “starred” contacts, even when Do Not Disturb is on. This allows you to block most notifications but allow those from your spouse, mother or other important people.

Do emergency alerts come through do not disturb?

​A question asked by an iTandCoffee client this week when we were talking about the Do Not Disturb feature on her Android device was “Do emergency alerts from the emergency services get through – for example, in the case of a bushfire?”. The answer is “Yes they do”.

What happens when someone calls during Do Not Disturb?

Call again By default, Do Not Disturb is set up to allow calls through if the same number calls again within three minutes – the idea is to ignore most calls but let through urgent ones. In other words, your first step if you suspect your friend is using Do Not Disturb should be to call again right away.

Does Do Not Disturb on iPhone allow alarms?

Alarms do sound when your iPhone is on Do Not Disturb The bottom line: As long as your phone is powered on, and the alarm is activated, alarms will ring no matter if the phone is set to Do Not Disturb, or even if the ringer switch on the side of the phone is toggled to Silent mode.

Why can’t I get emergency alerts on my iPhone?

Go to Settings > Notifications. Scroll to the very bottom of the screen. Under Government Alerts, turn the type of alert on or off.