What is Nixle?

Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.

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1. What is Nixle?
2. What messages would I receive through Nixle?
3. Do I have to register to use Nixle?
4. How does registration work?
5. Do I have to give my mobile phone number?
6. I am a Sprint user and get a “Message Failed” response when I register using the 888777 shortcode. Why is that?
7. I am a T-Mobile user and get a “Access denied” response when I register using the 888777 shortcode. Why is that?
8. I’m using MetroPCS and when I try to text into 888777, I get the message: To access 888777, dial *611 and upgrade to a plan with shortcodes and alerts. What does this mean?
9. Can anyone track my location by using the system?
10. What do you do with my contact information? Will third parties contact me?
11. Can I enter multiple addresses?
12. Can I use the system while traveling outside the United States?
13. Can I register with an international telephone number?
14. How many SMS (text) messages will I receive in a month?
15. Can I limit the number of SMS (text) messages I receive?
16. How do I know an SMS (text) message I received is real?
17. Can I respond to a message?
18. What if I forgot my password?
19. How do I change my password?
20. Who do I contact for consumer support?
21. How do I unsubscribe?