A friend added me as their contact while using Athena. What do I do?
Follow the prompts to accept the invitation. If you need more time to decide about your commitment, you can resume the process at any time. You may receive reminders.
When your friend sets a status, you will receive an SMS link containing a note of your friend's current activity (i.e. "walking home") and GPS location. While the status is active, you can check-in, chat and respond to an alarm, if needed. Once your friend feels safe, you will receive an SMS that the status has ended
Use the check-in feature offered through the link to get a status update from your friend using Athena.
The ROAR Personal Safety app cannot currently contact 911. In case of emergency, you need to contact 911 directly with the location details.
It is important to discuss your role as a contact with your friend, especially in the event of an alarm. Make a plan so both of you will be prepared for any situation.
In order to provide the best support to your friends using Athena, be sure that notifications on your phone are enabled and that airplane mode is off.