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Forward an external event as an alert

You can forward external events from your Inbox in the
BlackBerry Alert
management system to users in the targeted event location.
  1. Log in to the
    BlackBerry Alert
    management system.
  2. Click
    Alerts
    >
    Inbox
    .
    Tip: External events are marked with The Feed Service icon in the Inbox.
  3. In the left pane, select the external event you want to forward as an alert.
  4. Review the details of the external event alert in the details pane.
  5. Click
    Forward Alert
    . The following feed content is mapped to the forwarded alert: Severity, Title, Body, and Map. The Type is always Other.
  6. On the
    Forward Alert
    page, review the alert details and make any changes you need.
  7. In the
    Target Users
    section, click the
    By Location
    tab.
  8. Select the
    Users in the defined location
    option.
  9. Click the
    Select Personal Devices
    section, and select the personal devices to use to contact the targeted users.
  10. Click
    Review and Publish
    .
  11. Review the details of the alert.
  12. Click
    Publish
    .