AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk

Learn how to use your Enhanced Push-to-Talk service to talk almost instantly to other subscribers walkie-talkie style using their supported regular devices and smartphones. Use our self-help resources to learn how to place and receive calls, manage contacts and groups, send and receive alerts, and understand notifications.

See a list of compatible devices here.

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Change the Alert settings in AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk Web Dispatch

  1. Log in to Web Dispatch, and then click on the gear icon Image of the gear icon. at the top right.

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  2. Click on Settings in the menu.

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  3. Click on the ALERTS tab.

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  4. Scroll to the “Generic Alerts” Section.
  5. Click on the field to the right of “Move Alert Older Than (Hours)” to set the amount of time before alerts are moved into the log.
  6. Click on the checkbox to the right of “Alert Reminder” to enable or disable the alert reminders.
  7. Click on the field to the right of “Alert Duration (Seconds)” to set the desired duration for alerts before it is marked as “Expired unattended”.
  8. Click on the field to the right of “Alert Frequency (Seconds)” to set how often the tone plays for the alert.
  9. Click on the dropdown to the right of “Repeat Count” to set how many times the alert tone plays.
    Note: This setting defaults to 3 but can be set to a minimum of 1 and an unlimited maximum.

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  10. Scroll to the “Status Alerts” section.
  11. Click on the field to the right of “Move status alerts older than (Hours)” to set the desired amount of time before a status alert is moved to the log.
  12. Click on the checkbox to the right of “Status alert reminder” to enable or disable the status alert reminders.
  13. Click on the field to the right of “Status alert duration (Seconds)” to change how long the status alert displays before it is marked as “expired unattended”.
  14. Click on the field to the right of “Status alert frequency” to change how often the status alert tones and messages display.
  15. Click on the dropdown to the right of “Status alert repeat count” to set how many times the status alert and messages display.
    Note: This setting defaults to 3 but can be set to a minimum of 1 and an unlimited maximum.
  16. Click on the dropdown to the right of “Display status alert list under alerts” to set the desired method to display the alerts.
    Note: The options include

    • With short message only
    • With status code only
    • With status code and short message
  17. Click on the Apply button to save the changes.

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