Frequently Ask Questions

Simplified Alerts is an instant short messaging system (SMS) or ‘text’ alert system. Clients log-in to their account to set-up opt-in forms, message categories and send messages. Most users are ready to send messages in several minutes.

How quickly can I send and receive a message?
It takes minutes to set-up your account, and only seconds to send a message. Users with active cellphone signals can receive messages in as little as 30 seconds. Simultaneous email messages are delivered to users email accounts almost instantaneously.

How do users subscribe?
Users are directed to a secure web sign-up form automatically created by Simplified Alerts through the message management console.

How Can I Access My Simplified Alert System?
Managers can log-in to their Simplified Alerts management console using the Web or their web-enabled device (like a PDA) to send messages.

Secure and Private
Simplified Alerts securely stores all data and does not share the data with any third-parties. Users are required to opt-in and willingly share data before they can accept messages.

What carriers are supported?
Simplified Alerts works with all major carriers including:
Aliant, Alltel, Ameritech , AT&T Wireless, Bell Mobility Canada, BellSouth Mobility, Blue Sky Frog, Boost, Cellular South, CellularOne (Dobson), CellularOne West, Cincinnati Bell, Cingular (Now AT&T), Cingular Blue (formerly AT&T Wireless), Cingular IM Plus/Bellsouth IPS, Cellphones, Edge Wireless, EinsteinPCS, Fido Canada, Golden Telecom, Idea Cellular, Kyivstar, Manitoba Telecom Systems, Metro PCS, Metrocall Pager, Mobilfone, Nextel, NPI Wireless, Pacific Bell Cingular, Powertel, PSC Wireless, Qualcomm, Qwest, Southern Linc, Sprint PCS, Sprint PCS - Short Mail, SunCom, SureWest Communications, Telefonica Movistar, Telus Mobility, TIM, T-Mobile USA, T-Mobile USA (Sidekick), US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Verizon Wireless (formerly Airtouch), Verizon Wireless (, Virgin Mobile Canada, Virgin Mobile USA, Weblink Wireless, WellCom, WyndTell