Critical Alerts for medication reminders on iOS

If you use the Walmart Wellness app on iOS, you can set medication reminders to play a sound even if your phone is silenced or in “Do Not Disturb” mode. Never miss a medication reminder again! 

(Currently available on iOS devices.)

Here's how to set Critical Alerts:

iOS Instructions

Part 1: Open the Walmart Wellness app:

  1. Tap the profile icon (top left).
  2. Tap Settings (bottom left).
  3. Make sure the "Use Critical Alerts" slider is turned ON (towards the right).
  4. If you see a prompt:
    1. Tap Allow: Your critical alerts are now on!
    2. If you tap Open settings: Follow the steps in Part 2 below:

Part 2: (Follow only if you select "Open Settings")

  1. Open the Settings app (outside of the Walmart Wellness app).
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Make sure the Critical Alerts slider is turned ON (towards the right).
  4. Return to the Walmart Wellness app. Follow the steps in Part 1 (above) to turn Critical Alerts ON

Android Instructions

Critical Alerts are not available on Android.

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