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Set Up Your Android Phone to Make Noise for Revolar Alerts

Not all of us are staring at our phones 24/7, so it can be nice to have a bit of extra help in knowing if a loved one needs us. In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll go over  how you can set up your compatible Android smartphone up so that it plays a Message Tone whenever you receive a Revolar alert (even if your phone is on silent or Do Not Disturb mode. For iOS smartphones, click here.

Steps for Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphones:

  1. Find the number that your Revolar opt-in request and/or Revolar Alerts came from. To do this, open “Messages”, search for “Revolar”, and then tap the Revolar number. If you’re in the US, this number will be 5 digits.
  2. TapAndroid Menu Icon (3 Vertical Dots) in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap “Add Contact”. Tap “Add Contact” again on the pop-up.
  4. Tap “CREATE CONTACT”.
  5. Type “Revolar Alert” into the “Name” field.
  6. Tap “SAVE” in the top right corner.
  7. Open “Contacts” and search for “Revolar Alert”.
  8. Tap the name “Revolar Alert.”
  9. Tap “Details.”
  10. In "Details", tap the star icon on the right side of the screen.
  11. On the same screen, tap “EDIT” in the top right corner.
  12. Scroll down and tap “MORE” at the bottom of the screen.
  13. Scroll down and tap “Message tone”.
  14. Tap the Message tone you want to play when you receive a Revolar Alert. 

After these steps, your phone should play your chosen message tone if you receive a Revolar Check-in or Alert. Want your phone to play the message tone even if it’s on silent or “Do Not Disturb” mode? Follow these additional directions:

  1. Navigate to your home screen.
  2. Open the Settings menu.
  3. Tap  “Sounds and vibrations”.
  4. Tap “Do not disturb”.
  5. Tap “Allow exceptions”.
  6. Tap “Custom”.
  7. Tap “Messages from”.
  8. Tap “Favorite contacts only”.
  9. Put your phone on “Do Not Disturb” mode and have a Revolar user send you a Check-in to make sure the message tone is played. 

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Smartphones

  1. Find the number that your Revolar opt-in request and/or Revolar Alerts have come from. To do this, open “Messages”, searching for “Revolar”, and then tap the Revolar number. If you’re in the US, this number will be 5 digits.
  2. Tap “MORE” in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap “Add to contacts”.
  4. Tap “CREATE CONTACT”.
  5. Save the contact to “PHONE” and any other places you normally save contacts by tapping.
  6. Tap “SAVE”.
  7. Set Revolar as a favorite by tapping the star icon.
  8. Tap “Edit” in the upper-right corner.
  9. Tap “More”.
  10. Tap “Message tone”.
  11. Tap the message tone you want.

  1. Swipe down and then tap the down arrow to reveal the rest of the quick settings menu.
  2. Tap and hold “Do not disturb”.
  3. Tap “Allow exceptions”.
  4. Tap “Custom”.
  5. Tap “Messages from”.
  6. Tap “Favorite contacts only”.
  7. Put your phone on “Do Not Disturb” mode and have a Revolar user send you a Check-in to make sure the message tone is played.