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Sign up for Text Alerts

  • Go to News9.com/MobileAlert9
  • Click the “Start Now” button
  • Fill out all the required information
  • Click “Create Account”
  • On the page that opens enter your cell phone number
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save Changes”
  • Keep this page open, a text message will be sent to you with a confirmation code. Enter that code into the box near the “Save Changes” button.
  • Click “Save Changes”
  • Hover over the word “Home,” the word “Instant Text Alerts” will appear, click on “Instant Text Alerts”
  • Locate the alert you wish to receive and click the “Edit” link
  • From the list check the box next to the alert you want to get
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save”
  • Go to News9.com/MobileAlert9
  • Click the “Start Now” button
  • Fill out all the required information
  • Click “Create Account”
  • On the page that opens enter your email address
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save Changes”
  • A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you added. Once you receive that email please click the confirmation link.
  • After confirming your email return to News9.com/MobileAlert9 and log-in to your account; the log-in link is located under the Mobile Alert 9 graphic.
  • Hover over the word “Home,” the word “Instant Text Alerts” will appear, click on “Instant Text Alerts”
  • Locate the alert you wish to receive and click the “Edit” link
  • From the list check the box next to the alert you want to get
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save”

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  • Daily Weather Forecast
  • Severe Weather Alerts
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Get the latest news, weather and sports information from News 9 sent directly to your cell phone. It's easy! Just text the shortcode below.

  • Breaking News: Text “BNEWS” to 79640
  • Morning News Headlines: Text “MHL” to 79640
  • Afternoon News Headlines: Text “AHL” to 79640
  • Daily Weather Forecast: Text “DWF” to 79640
  • OSU News: Text “OSU” to 79640
  • OU News: Text “OU” to 79640
  • TU News: Text “TU” to 79640

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Message and data rates may apply. Text HELP to 79640 for help. Text STOP to 79640 to cancel. For full rules/terms, please click here. You must have a two way text enabled phone with compatible carrier and plan.

Text messaging is not available in all areas of the United States.

Note: School closings text alerts will be sent from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and are sent when the school contacts News 9. Users may receive a second school closings text message the day of the closing at 6 a.m.

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