An emergency app brings great advantages, but often places a burden on the organization’s administrators to promote awareness and encourage download. If your subscribers don’t have the emergency alert app installed, you can’t rely on the functionality being available when you need it most. Learn more by reading The Dirty Little Secret of Emergency Notification Apps.
The Instant App is included for all safety app-capable accounts, but you can choose how you use our emergency alert app offerings to best suit your needs.
Your users may prefer to have an emergency alert app installed and always available. Omnilert’s setup tools make it easy for you to encourage stragglers to sign up.
The Instant App ensures the rich functionality of the mobile safety app can always be accessed by subscribers. It is as if you had 100% safety app installation and adoption! Some administrators may prefer to make all interactions through the Instant App and never have to worry about promoting the Native App.
Send invitation messages and automatically manage repeat reminders to unresponsive subscribers.
Improve sign-up and retention by configuring the mobile safety app with your organization’s brand, including the start-up screen and message logo.
Ensure the subscriber is always up to date with changes to the emergency alert app configuration made in the admin portal and reflected immediately in the mobile safety app. No need to wait for an update to be downloaded or a third party to implement routine changes on your behalf.
Omnilert’s Instant App provides the emergency app experience to all subscribers without requiring users to download anything. Users are taken to their personalized mobile safety app experience through a link appended to messages sent.
Get the message out and bring everyone to the full emergency alert app experience. SMS text and email become the gateway to two-way messaging, polling, tipping, panic buttons, rich media, and resources.
The Instant App alleviates the administrative burden of having to market the emergency app to users. It works across all channels so, if a user can be contacted, he or she can access the mobile safety app experience with a single click.
Many users worry about data collection by a mobile safety app, especially an emergency alert app that asks for “always on” location tracking. The Instant App alleviates those concerns by only activating during a messaging session at the choice of the user.
The web-based Instant App link can be easily bookmarked or saved to the user’s mobile phone home screen. This makes the emergency app functionality quickly accessible to users without the burden of installation.
Extend your omnimodal (multi-channel) communications to mobile devices with an emergency alert app. Messages alert the subscriber with a highly visible notification, and a simple tap takes the subscriber into the emergency app.
Provide configurable single tap access to your organization's safety hotline or emergency services with the panic button on your emergency app.
Give subscribers the opportunity to provide information and location to safety teams through the emergency app with configurable categories that can be independently routed to manage differing priorities.
Enable your emergency response team to engage large audiences with interactive two-way polling and check-in through the emergency app. Easily and iteratively divide users into groups and, in turn, send those targeted groups the most relevant information.
Make all your safety resources available in one place in the emergency app.
Provide availability for Android mobile safety app and iOS mobile safety app.
To learn more about setting up and using the Omnilert Native and Instant Apps, see the videos below or click here to watch the Instant App Demo.
Omnilert allows you to customize the emergency alert app with your brand to help with recognition and retention. Your changes are immediately reflected.
Omnilert gives you the choice of how you deliver a rich mobile safety app experience to your users. Automatically narrow down unregistered devices and send invitations via email or SMS text.
You can poll subscribers by sending a question with several response options through the emergency app. View the responses in aggregate for targeted follow up. Easily and iteratively divide users into groups and, in turn, send those targeted groups the most relevant information.
Tipping is a powerful feature that allows your subscribers to alert you to problems through the emergency app. Tips can be categorized to alert the appropriate responders.