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Notifications

What is a Notification?

  • Notifications represent a message that is sent to a account user via a channel (push, email, sms, voice or Slack).
  • Notifications are generated by alerts, broadcasts, and the PagerTree system.
  • Notifications cannot be manually created.

Phone Notifications (SMS + Voice)

PagerTree uses the following numbers for sending sms and voice notifications:
  • +1 (817) 592-8301
  • +1 (817) 539-6888
  • +1 (817) 592-6665
Download the PagerTree contact card (vCard) to add to your phone as a saved contact.

Special Note About Voice Notifications

  • Voice notifications are only applicable to the alert open message.
  • You will not receive voice notifications for alert timeouts, drops, broadcasts etc.

Bypass Do Not Disturb

Download the PagerTree contact card (vCard) to add to your phone as a saved contact and then follow the instructions below for Android or iPhone.

Bypass DnD Android

Android Contact
  1. 1.
    Star the PagerTree Contact.
    1. 1.
      Open the Contacts App.
    2. 2.
      Tap the PagerTree contact.
    3. 3.
      Star the PagerTree contact.
  2. 2.
    Enable Starred Contacts to Bypass DnD.
    1. 1.
      Tap Settings.
    2. 2.
      Tap Notifications.
    3. 3.
      Tap Do not disturb.
    4. 4.
      Tap Allow exceptions.
    5. 5.
      For Calls from and Messages from select Favorite contacts only.

Android App

  1. 1.
    Tap Settings.
  2. 2.
    Tap Notifications.
  3. 3.
    Tap the PagerTree App.
  4. 4.
    Tap the Alert Channel that needs to be customized.
  5. 5.
    Toggle the Ignore Do not disturb setting to on.

Bypass DnD iPhone

iPhone Contact

  1. 1.
    Launch the contacts app, find the PagerTree contact, and tap Edit.
  2. 2.
    Scroll down until you see entries for Ringtone and Text Tone. Emergency bypass, can be set for each. Tap either Ringtone or Text Tone.
  3. 3.
    At the top of menu there is the Emergency Bypass option. Toggle it on for each desired method of contact.

Notification Persistence (Push)

When a user has persistent notifications, push notifications will be sent every 90 seconds up to 1 hour.
  1. 1.
    Navigate to the My Settings Page.
  2. 2.
    Scroll to the Other Settings section.
  3. 3.
    Select the alert urgency that should have persistent notifications.
    Persistent Notification Setting
  4. 4.
    Click Update.

Custom Sounds (Push)

  1. 1.
    Navigate to the My Settings Page.
  2. 2.
    Scroll to the Other Settings section.
  3. 3.
    Select the notification sound to be played.
    Custom Notification Sound Setting
  4. 4.
    Click Update.

Custom Sounds on Android

On Android customizing the notification sound can be done by going to the notification preferences and customizing the sound for the alert channel.
  1. 1.
    Tap Settings
  2. 2.
    Tap Notifications
  3. 3.
    Tap the PagerTree App
  4. 4.
    Tap the Alert Channel that needs to be customized
  5. 5.
    Click the Sound section and select a sound

Custom Sound Files for Android

If you would like to download any of our sounds for installation, you can find them here:
  • alert
  • alien_long
  • bike
  • bugle
  • cashregister
  • classical
  • climb_long
  • cosmic
  • echo_long
  • fail
  • falling
  • gamelan
  • incoming
  • intermission
  • magic
  • mechanical
  • pagertree
  • persistent_long
  • pianobar
  • siren
  • spacealarm
  • tugboat
  • updown_long

Custom Sounds on iPhone

Custom sounds on iPhones will automatically play, no extra configuration needed.
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