WEA Capable Phones

Cricket Wireless sends Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) to alert customers of natural disasters and safety alerts such as National Weather alerts and Amber alerts. Alerts can be disabled by alert type, and when enabled, alerts are sent at a set volume.

Not all Cricket devices are equipped to receive WEAs. Your device software will need to be updated, your WEA set to enabled, and your phone turned on in order to receive the alerts. Refer to your device manual for complete instructions.

Cricket WEA Capable Phones:


  • Alcatel Acquire
  • Alcatel Aspire
  • Alcatel Astra
  • Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3
  • Alcatel Idol 4
  • Alcatel Idol 5
  • Alcatel INSIGHT
  • Alcatel PIXI Theater
  • Alcatel PULSEMIX
  • Alcatel QUICKFLIP
  • Alcatel VERSO


  • Coolpad Canvas


  • Cricket Icon Smartphone


  • LG Harmony 3


  • Motorola Moto E LTE
  • Moto E5 Cruise
  • Motorola Moto E5 Supra
  • Motorola Moto G6 Amy
  • Motorola Moto G6 Forge
  • Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition


  • Samsung Galaxy A10e
  • Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Amp 2 32GB 
  • Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime
  • Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
  • Samsung Galaxy Halo 16GB & 32 GB
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy Sol 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Sol 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Sol


  • ZTE Anitree
  • ZTE Blade X
  • ZTE Blade X Max
  • ZTE Fanfare
  • ZTE Fanfare 2
  • ZTE Fanfare 3
  • ZTE Grand X
  • ZTE Grand X 3
  • ZTE Grand X 4
  • ZTE Grand X Max
  • ZTE Grand X Max 2
  • ZTE Grand X Max+
  • ZTE Overture
  • ZTE Overture 2
  • ZTE Overture 3
  • ZTE Prelude
  • ZTE Prelude 2
  • ZTE Prelude+
  • ZTE Rosseta
  • ZTE Sonata 2
  • ZTE Sonata 3
  • ZTE Sonata 4G 

Notice Regarding Transmission of Wireless Emergency Alerts (Commercial Mobile Alert Service)

Cricket Wireless has chosen to offer wireless emergency alerts within portions of its service area, as defined by the terms and conditions of its service agreement, on wireless emergency alert capable devices. There is no additional charge for these wireless emergency alerts.Wireless emergency alerts may not be available on all devices or in the entire service area, or if a subscriber is outside of the Cricket Wireless service area. For details on the availability of this service and wireless emergency alert capable devices, please ask a sales representative, or go to www.cricketwireless.com.

Notice required by FCC Rule 47 CFR 10.240 (Commercial Mobile Alert Service).