What is iPhone Cell Broadcast and how does it work?

What is iPhone Cell Broadcast?

The iPhone Cell Broadcasting is a method of simultaneously sending messages and alerts to multiple mobile phone users in a defined area.

The user can see an alert history in their notification center. Users can view Notification Center from the home screen if they scroll down.

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Does iPhone Cell Broadcast Work?

The Cell Broadcast system uses a one-to-many connection, unlike SMS, which uses a point-to-point system. One message can be sent to millions of devices within a target area in seconds.

How to activate iPhone Cell Broadcast to receive emergency and government alerts

Weather warnings for extreme conditions. Public safety alerts for AMBER (America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response).

To enable or disable these alerts, follow these steps:

  1. Select Notifications from the Settings menu.
  2. Go to the bottom of the screen and scroll down.
  3. Activate or deactivate government alerts under Government Alerts.


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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I turn on cell broadcast on my iPhone?

To enable your Cell Broadcasting on your iPhone, you need to enable or disable Cell Broadcasting. The steps to turn it on/off are given below:

  1. First open the menu setting.
  2. From there you need to select ‘Notification’.
  3. After that, scroll down at the bottom of the page, locate, locate the “Extreme Alerts” option and toggle it on or off.

How do I turn off the broadcast on my iPhone?

To turn off broadcasting on your iPhone, click the X button in the top left corner.

Why did I get an emergency alert on my iPhone?

When there is an emergency, your iPhone can show you an alert message. The warning messages are displayed when the government or country has issued warnings, weather changes and a situation where your safety or life is threatened.

Why is my phone not receiving emergency alerts?

Your phone is not receiving emergency alerts because you may have disabled your emergency alerts. You must enable your alerts and notifications for alerts.

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