How Do I Use My Emergency Alerts Feature?

When using your Emergency Alerts Feature you can send a multitude of different alerts over your digital signage. Those alerts can be anything from A fire, to Tornadoes, to even Terror alerts. It is easy to use since it can be updated and issued from any standard web-browser.

Adding your Emergency Alert Media

  • The first step to adding your customized emergency alert media is going to the add media page under the media tab..
add-media
 
  • Once you are in the add media page you will want to look for the Premium tab.
  • After you are inside the Premium tab you will want to make sure you click the Alert System Icon that has a Exclamation point inside a Triangle.
  • Once you have clicked the Alert System Icon you will want to select your alert type as explained in the next section..
Choosing the profiles widget
 
  • Once you are inside of the Emergency Alert section of the add media section you will want to either customize existing alerts or add your own personal alert.
  • To create your own custom alert simply click on the smiling face icon.
  • Once you have clicked the custom icon then you will want to click the Select theme button in order to add a custom theme.
Selecting the Theme
 
  • Once you have clicked the add theme button you will then browse your media library for the image you wish to show as the emergency alert.
  • After you have selected your new alert image you will click okay to begin the final step of adding your custom emergency alert media.
Selecting the Data Source
 
  • The final step to adding your own custom emergency alert is to click the preview button to see how your alert looks.
  • Once you have previewed your custom emergency alert you will want to give it a name or title.
  • After you have named your custom emergency alert you will want to save your alert.
Selecting your Current Items
 

Associating Emergency Alert Media with your devices.

  • After you have made your personalized alerts or have changed one of the pre-made alerts you will want to go to the device library to assign your media.
Choosing the profiles widget
 
  • Once inside the device library you will want to decide which media you wish to assign with which device.
  • You have the option to assign the same media to all devices, or to individual devices.
  • Once you have decided which device to work with first you will want to click the Square Icon that looks like the letter i.
  • Clicking this Icon will help you to associate the desired alerts to the specified device.
Selecting the Theme
 
  • Once you have clicked the icon to associate your alerts you will want to click on the Tab Emergency Alert.
Selecting the Data Source
 
Selecting your Current Items
 
  • Now that you are inside the Emergency Alert Tab you will decide on your Alert Media.
  • To assign your alert media simply click one of the pencil icons to begin.
  • You will have to assign all your media to the alert types individually.
  • Once you have decided on which Alert Type to assign Media to it will populate with the different alerts you have published.
  • Once you click the edit button a list of media files that you have published for the various alert types will populate under that specific sub category.
  • After you have decided on your desired Alert Media you will want to click the OK button.
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Adding to your media library
 
  • Once you have successfully added media to all your alerts then you will want to proceed to the final step.
  • After you have hit the OK button you will begin the final step of testing your Emergency Alerts.

Using your Emergency Alert Feature

  • After you have added your own custom emergency alerts or modified pre-existing alerts you will then want to go to the alert system.
  • This step shows you how to trigger the emergency alerts in time of need so please before activating these alerts make sure there is a need for these alerts or if you wish to test them let everyone know so as to not induce panic.
  • To trigger the alerts you will want to go to the controls tab, and click the tab Alert System.
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  • Once inside the Alert system it will give you several different options to trigger the emergency alerts.
  • Once you have decided on using a pre-existing alert or your own custom alert you will click the desired alert.
Adding to your media library
 
  • Once you have chosen the desired alert it will open a box for you to choose specific devices that have had emergency alerts activated.
  • Once you have chosen the desired devices to activate the alerts on it will then ask you for the admin password to activate.
  • Once you have selected the devices, and entered your password in order to enable the emergency alert on your devices.
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