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Domestic abuse victims: How to turn off the emergency alert scheduled on 23rd April 2023 at 3:00pm

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For any victims of domestic abuse, or people working with victims, please note that on 23rd April 2023 the UK government will be sending out a test emergency alert to mobile phone users.

The alert will still sound even with your phone silenced, so please ensure the alert is switched off if you need to keep a phone concealed for safety reasons.

See the video below from Refuge for help on how to turn off the emergency alert.

For more information on the emergency alert please visit -

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