Thanks for downloading the Storm Shield app.   Below are recommended instructions on how to set up your app so you can receive push notification alerts for your current and saved locations.


After you install the app, please follow the below steps.


This should be the first screen you see.  Here you want to choose 'Allow' so Storm Shield can use your current location.  This will allow the app to know where you are at all times so push notifications can be sent to you wherever you are (assuming you give the app permission to send push alerts).


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Next you are going to see a pop-up screen where we are asking you to allow Storm Shield to access your location.  Here I recommend you choose 'Always Allow'. If you choose 'Only While Using the App', you will only receive alerts if you have the app opened or running in the background.  If the app is closed, you will not receive alerts.


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Now the app is going to search for your current location.   For example, I am currently in Cincinnati and its asking me if Cincinnati is my home location.   It is my home location so I am going to say 'yes'. If you are not in your home location when you set up the app, you can say 'no' and you will then be able to enter in your home location.


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The next screen that will appear is an information screen that tells you about our premium features.  Here just tap on 'Next' at the bottom.


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The next screen is where you can choose to purchase the 'Weather Bundle'.  If you are not interested, just tap on 'Not Now'.  If you are interested, tap 'Buy Weather Bundle' and it will prompt you through the purchasing process.  If you do not purchase now, that's okay, you can purchase later on if you wish.  Note you are not required to subscribe to these in-app purchases in order to use the app they way you did previously.


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The next screen that will appear will be where the app is asking you if you would like to receive severe weather alerts based on your current and/or saved locations.   It is recommended that you tap on 'Receive Alerts'.


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Now a pop up will appear informing you that Storm Shield would like to send you notifications.  Here you must tap on 'Allow" in order to be able to receive the push notification alerts.


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After tapping 'Allow', you should now be taken to the map view for your location.  A red pin indicates a saved location and blue pin indicates your current location.




Below is some information about our icons.


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On your 'settings' screen you will see the below.


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If you tap on 'Manage Weather Alerts', you will see the below.


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Hope you find this information helpful.