How do I receive my.Clemson alerts via Alexa?


SUMMARY


This article describes how to enable my.Clemson alerts using the Alexa skill and manage your subscriptions. Before starting, ensure that you have enabled the skill and linked your account.

Before any notifications can be sent, you must grant notification permissions to the Clemson Alexa Skill. After you have granted permissions, you must subscribe to at least one channel to receive any alerts. Once you receive an alert, you can dismiss the alert light and listen to the alert message.

These processes are described in more detail in their respective sections below.


HOW TO GRANT NOTIFICATION PERMISSIONS

Instructions for Mobile Devices

  1. Open the Alexa app on your mobile device.
  2. Open the Menu using the button in the bottom-right corner.
  3. Choose Skills & Games from the menu that appears.
  4. Tap Your Skills in the top-right corner.
  5. Choose Clemson University from the list. You may have to scroll down to find it.
  6. Tap the Settings button on the right side.
  7. Tap the Alexa Notifications checkbox.
  8. Tap Manage Account Permissions towards the bottom of the screen.
  9. Check the box to the right of Alexa Notifications.
  10. Tap the Save Permissions button at the bottom of the screen.
  11. Close the Alexa app.
  12. Success! Permission has been granted to send the notifications. See below for how to subscribe to an alert channel.

Instructions for Desktop

  1. Navigate to the settings page of the Clemson University skill:  https://alexa.amazon.com/spa/index.html#skills/dp/B07NGJ4HFP/settings
  2. If prompted to log in with your Amazon account:
    1. Log in using your Amazon account credentials.
    2. Return to the settings page of the Clemson University skill by clicking the link again.
  3. Tap the Manage Permissions button.
  4. Turn ON the switch for Alexa Notifications on the right side.
  5. Press Save Permissions.
  6. Close the browser.
  7. Success! Permission has been granted to send the notifications. See below for how to subscribe to an alert channel.

SUBSCRIBE TO AN ALERT CHANNEL

Alert channels exist within categories. Use the following to figure out what categories and channels are available:

To manage your subscriptions, use the following commands:

DISMISS THE ALERT LIGHT

When you receive an alert from my.Clemson, your Alexa device will make a chime and display a yellow light.

To dismiss the notification indicator light, ask Alexa to read your notifications like this:

Alexa will turn the light off and tell you which app sent the notification. If the notification was from Clemson University, follow the instructions below to hear the full alert message.

LISTEN TO THE ALERT

To hear the full alert message, ask Alexa to read it aloud like this:

 

If you have more questions, email ITHELP@clemson.edu or call 864-656-3494.



Article ID: 848
Created On: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:46 PM
Last Updated On: Wed, Mar 2, 2022 at 3:25 PM

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