Did you know you can get wireless AMBER alerts on your cell phone? We found a few programs that allows you to set it up on your device in seconds. It’s really simple to do - When you opt-in to the program, you will get an AMBER Alert text message anytime one goes into effect for the areas you selected.  It is free and  simple. The program is designed to send  you  a text message whenever a AMBER alerts happen in your area.

If you want to help find missing children, this is the easiest way to get involved.

Apple Products – app store  Search the App Store for “AMBER ALERT”  download and install

Android Products – Market, Search “AMBER ALERT” download and install

Via Text Messaging

1. Start a text.
2. Type in AMBER and your 5 digit zip-code (for example: “AMBER 12345”)
3. Send it to phone number 26237.
You should receive a confirmation text letting you know which zip code you entered and how to stop the AMBER Alert texts if you ever needed to cancel them.


Wireless AMBER Alerts is an initiative to distribute AMBER Alerts to wireless subscribers who opt in to receive the messages. Subscribers capable of receiving text messages, and whose wireless carrier participates in the Wireless AMBER Alerts Initiative, may opt in to receive alerts by registering atwww.wirelessamberalerts.org  or their wireless carrier’s web site and designating up to five zip codes from which they’d like to be alerted in the case of an AMBER Alert activation.

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