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  # 2133902 25-Nov-2018 18:25
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We didn't receive the alert on any of our three cell phones. Watching TVONE News, so radio off. Should also have come over the TV to be most effective.


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  # 2133904 25-Nov-2018 18:26
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Strange, my partner's Galaxy S6 got it, but my S7 didn't?

 

Yet my S7 got the ones in error a year or so back in the wee small hours!


 
 
 
 


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  # 2133905 25-Nov-2018 18:27
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Behodar:

Djmixerdomo: I wasn't aware this was happing, came through my headphones at full volume while I was cutting veges.


Yikes. What sort of phone? Blasting your eardrums out is not a good idea!



Samsung Note 8. I was listening to a podcast with volume at around 50%.

Thankfully max volume isn't too deafening, since I'm wear open back hd599s, just scared the crap outta me.




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  # 2133906 25-Nov-2018 18:28
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Came through on our phones. Not loud and all good. I have just one question, who is our President?




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  # 2133907 25-Nov-2018 18:28
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I didn't hear my partner's Samsung (I don't know what model phone it is) make any sounds.


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  # 2133908 25-Nov-2018 18:32
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Came through on the J5 prime and OnePlus 5. The J5 made a unique sound. The OP 5 was silent and no vibration, didn't override current notification settings which is as expected really.

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  # 2133909 25-Nov-2018 18:36
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Worked on my Oneplus 2 phone on 2degrees. Pretty good that they've found something that seems pretty well supported by parallel imported phones.

 

It still suck that it seems not to break out of silent mode though.


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  # 2133910 25-Nov-2018 18:37
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Redmi 4x, 2degrees nothing.


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  # 2133911 25-Nov-2018 18:38
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Just had another one come through for two phones in our house, not sure why it would come through twice

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  # 2133912 25-Nov-2018 18:38
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My s8+ actually got it this time.

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  # 2133913 25-Nov-2018 18:38
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dafman:

 

Strange, my partner's Galaxy S6 got it, but my S7 didn't?

 

Yet my S7 got the ones in error a year or so back in the wee small hours!

 

 

Ah, I'm using Signal as my SMS app, that may be the reason.


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  # 2133924 25-Nov-2018 19:00
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tardtasticx: 3 iPhone users in the house all of us got it.
My XS Max didn’t make a sound however. It was on silent, and vibrated. I toggled the silent switch and it briefly sirened (for about half a second if that). Strange behaviour which I don’t think is how it should work?

 

Same thing happened on my XS Max. Does all iOS devices just vibrate for this alert when on silent?

 

 

When the previous test was done last year my iPhone was on silent and it only vibrated - no sound. It would be really interesting to know how iPhones behave when on Do Not Disturb mode. 

 

These emergency notices do not appear to trigger any sort of alert on my Apple Watch so it would be very easy to miss them.


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  # 2133925 25-Nov-2018 19:00
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Both my household Iphone’s (6 and 7 plus) just went ballistic. Didn’t know about it this time either

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# 2133927 25-Nov-2018 19:07
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On my HTC 10, I just got a text message so no way to tell if emergency or just regular text. At least it did come through


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  # 2133928 25-Nov-2018 19:13
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Seen plenty of posts from Civil Defense since the test that they are trying to get feedback, link here: https://www.research.net/r/Ema-Feedback

 

 


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