How To Turn OFF And On Severe Weather Alerts On Essential PH-1

How To Turn OFF And On Severe Weather Alerts On Essential PH-1

If you ever had issues with your Essential PH-1 making a weird noise along with nonstop vibrations, you might have received an emergency notification or a severe weather alert. These notifications are just precautions to keep you safe, though others want to learn how to switch off these alerts on their Essential PH-1.

The Essential PH-1 receives the emergency alerts warning from local and state safety agencies, FEMA, the FCC, the National Weather Service or even Homeland Security. These alerts are installed on your phone for your own safety. Those who want to turn off severe weather alert sounds, we’ll explain below.

Just like other smartphones, all Essential PH-1 devices are installed with emergency or severe weather alerts and notifications. However, majority have claimed that the Essential’s alerts are the loudest and the most annoying. It has four kinds of alerts namely the, Presidential, Extreme, Severe and AMBER alerts. Just follow the guide below to learn how to switch them off.

How to Switch Off Severe Weather Alerts


To control the emergency alerts on the Essential PH-1, start in the text messaging application. Once you’ve entered the Messaging app, kindly follow these steps:

  1. Select the three dots in the top right corner which is the menu button
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Browse and select Emergency Alerts
  4. Uncheck the boxes that you don’t want to get alerts from


If you want to enable the alerts again, just recheck the boxes of your chosen alerts and notifications. You can turn of most alerts. However, the presidential alerts cannot. With that, you’ll be able to turn off the notifications and avoid untimely alerts on your Essential PH-1.