Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Wireless Emergency Alerts

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections settings icon > More connection settings.
  3. Tap Wireless Emergency Alerts.
  4. Tap Settings (upper-right).
  5. Tap Alert types then tap any of the following to turn on Switch on or off Switch off:
    Note Presidential alerts can't be disabled.
    • Extreme alerts
    • Severe alerts
    • AMBER alerts
    • Public safety alerts
    • State/local test alerts
    • Emergency alert test messages
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (upper-left).
  7. Tap Emergency alert tone to play a sample emergency alert tone then tap Stop.
  8. Tap the Vibrate switch to turn on or off.
  9. Tap Alert reminder then tap one of the following:
    • Once
    • Every 2 minutes
    • Every 15 minutes
    • Off
  10. Tap the Speak alert message switch to turn on or off.