How to Add or Edit an Alert Type

Learn how an existing Alert type can be edited and how to create new Alert types

Editing an Existing Alert:

1. Upon selecting a group, click the settings icon from the menu displayed at the center of the screen.

2. From the Settings screen, click the Alert Types card.

3. This displays all the alert types you have created for the selected group. From here, choose the alert type you want to edit.

4. Details of the selected alert type are then displayed. You can make the required changes using the fields and checkboxes.

5. Once the required edits have been made, click the "Save" button.


Creating a New Alert Type:

1. Navigate to the settings menu of your chosen school and select the Alert Types card. At the bottom of the opened page select Create New Alert.

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2. Choose a name for your new alert that effectively communicates the main idea of the crisis. Use the image icon to browse your file folder and select a suitable image to represent the new alert.

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3. Select the Organization category and choose the default visibility of the new Alert is either Internal or External.

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4. Lastly, you can choose whether the Alert requires approval or not, whether the Alert is shared with other groups, and whether the Alert can only be triggered by specific roles. 

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