Verizon Smart Family™ - Android™ - Add or Remove Arrival / Departure Alerts

Note Notes:

  • Places & alerts notifies you when your child arrives and/or leaves a location you specify.
  • To perform the steps below, you need to:
    • have a Premium subscription.
    • ensure the parent and child devices are paired.
    • ensure location sharing is on.
    • ensure GPS is enabled on the device to be located.
      Note If necessary, refer to the device's user manual for instructions.


  1. From the Smart Family parent app, select the appropriate family member from the top row of contacts (multiple may appear).
    Dashboard with family members
  2. From the Manage controls section, tap Location alerts.
    Dashboard with Location alerts
  3. Tap Places & alerts.
    Location alerts with Places & alerts
  4. Perform one of the following:
    • To add a place:
      1. Tap Add a place.
        Places & alerts with Add a place
      2. Enter or configure the following info then tap Save:
        • Add a label (e.g., Home, School, etc.)
        • Address
          Note If necessary, tap the X to remove the current address and search a new one.
        • Arrival alert
          Note Tap the switch to turn on Switch on of off Switch off.
        • Departure alert
          Note Tap the switch to turn on of off.
    • To remove a place:
      1. Select the place to remove.
        Places & alerts with current places
      2. Tap Remove (lower-left).
        Current place with Remove
      3. To confirm, review the info then tap Remove.


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