Get WIFR Text Alerts
Sign in or register below to receive WIFR text message alerts for breaking news and other updates on your mobile phone. This service is available to you free of charge, but message and data rates from your carrier may apply. You can text STOP at any time to cancel your subscription, text HELP for more information, or call 877.571.0774 for support.
Mobile text alerts are currently available on the following wireless carriers*: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Nextel, Boost, US Cellular, Alltel, Virgin Mobile, Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellcom, Cellular South, Centennial Wireless and NTelos. Cellular One service is coming soon. For questions or support, please call 877.571.0774.
*Service not available in all areas
: If you are having problems receiving your text alerts, AFTER you've switched mobile carriers, please complete the following, to realign your mobile number with the system:
1) Text any random message to the short code, 41554.
2) If you do NOT receive a bounceback message, after doing this, please contact your carrier - this signifies a carrier issue.
3) If you DO receive a bounceback message, this signifies the system has realigned your mobile number with the system. You should begin receiving any text alerts you were receiving prior to the change. You are also free to sign into the Web form, to change your subscriptions as well.
4) If you are still having issues, after completing the steps above, please call the support line at 877.571.0774.