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How do I set an alert on my phone when a text is received?
MARINM25
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How can I do this?

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Re: set an alert on my phone when a text is received
tikibar1
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There are a number of phones with the Moto Droid name; which specific model do you have?  The phone should have a pre-installed text app likely called Messaging and it probably is already a short-cut on your home screen.  Open the app, tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner, tap Settings, ensure Notifications is checked, tap Sound, and choose your preferred notification sound.

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Re: set an alert on my phone when a text is received
tikibar1
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There should be an option in the text app's settings to set a notification.  Which text app are you using?

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vzw_customer_support
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Getting notified when you receive text messages is important and we can help figure this out.  What make and model device do you have?  Are you using the stock text messaging app or Verizon Messages / Message Plus?

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MARINM25
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I don't have a Verizon app installed flor this.  Which should  I use?

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Re: set an alert on my phone when a text is received
tikibar1
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Which phone do you have?  It should have a text app pre-installed, likely called Messages or Messaging.  On some phones, Verizon Messages is also pre-installed.  You also can download a text app of your choice from the Play Store if you prefer.

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MARINM25
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Mortrola Droid

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Re: set an alert on my phone when a text is received
tikibar1
Sr. Leader
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There are a number of phones with the Moto Droid name; which specific model do you have?  The phone should have a pre-installed text app likely called Messaging and it probably is already a short-cut on your home screen.  Open the app, tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner, tap Settings, ensure Notifications is checked, tap Sound, and choose your preferred notification sound.

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vzw_customer_support
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Making sure you never miss a text is very important  MARINM25 . If you have the original Motorola Droid, here are steps to help with your request. You can select Apps> Settings> sound and display >phone ringtone or Notification ringtone> Choose desired ringtone and select ok. I hope this is helpful.

KinquanaH_VZW

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