Have questions about the app?
Frequently asked questions and answers are found below. Or contact us directly
if your question hasn't been answered in the FAQ:
How do you turn off the app?
There are two ways. The first and easiest way is to just press the Blue Square button when you are listening to a feed. This will stop the feed. The second way is to close the app fully. To do so, double-press the Home button (that physical button under the screen). Then press and hold onto the app's icon until it wiggles. Then press the red button on the top-left of the app's icon. This will quit the app fully.
Can you add this location to your app?
We are adding new locations on a daily basis. We hope to cover most areas within a few months, but need your support to do so. So please leave us a good review and tell your friends about the app. The more users we have, the more locations we can afford to add.
Why is this location not working or available in your app?
Our large network of feeds are provided by volunteers with a radio scanner and a server. Since a feed's availability are based on the work of volunteers, it is often out of our hands when a feed goes offline. If you have a police scanner (costs $100-300 USD) and a computer with internet access, you can volunteer to stream the feed online for everyone to hear.
How do I prolong the battery life when using the app?
The display is what uses up the most batteries. Either lower the brightness, or press the power button and turn off the screen.
How comes it says "No Volume Available"?
First, check that your iPhone is not set on vibrate. Also check that it is not connected to other audio devices. Then, turn off and on your device.
How do I record feeds / Use the Sleep Timer / Alarm / Siren ?
Tap on "More", then tap on white buttons on the bottom-right corner.
How do I delete recordings?
In your list of recordings, swipe your finger across the recording you want to delete. A red "Delete" button should appear. Tap it.
When I listen in background mode, only text shows
Go to settings, then Safari. Where it says Plug-ins, make sure that it is turned on.
How do I listen to feeds on my computer?
When you are listening to the feed, on the top-right is the action button. Tap that, then tap on the "Share This Feed By Email". Then email yourself the URL. Then open iTunes and press Ctrl+U (or Cmd+U for Macs). Now paste the URL from your email.