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The Windows PC app is now available for download.


Click the link to download the Active911 Windows PC app installer on your computer:

Basic Set-up

  1. Download and install the Active911 Windows PC app on your computer.
  2. Once installed, download and open the Active911 app and enter your device code. Your device code should be six numbers, a hyphen, and 4 capital letters. If you don't have this please contact your administrator.
  3. When your device code is entered correctly, the a map will appear with the call list on the left side.


Sending an alert

If your administrator has granted you the capability to create and send new alerts, you can alert your agency right from your Windows app.

  1. Right click on a map to select a location.
  2. Select Create Alert and edit the alert information. You can also select recipient groups if your agency has set up Page groups.
  3. Click Send.

Alternately, you can send an alarm without using the map by clicking Active911 on the menu bar and selecting Create Alert. If you do this, we will try to map the address you have typed in.

Customizing settings

If you click Active911 on the menu bar in the app, and select Settings you have a Settings Window pop open with the following tabs: general, mapping, and agencies. Here is a break down of the three tabs:

General Tab

Active911 Connection
Device Code
This is where you enter your device code.
Connection to Active911
This shows your connection to Active911.
Show Alerts For
You can select how long you would like alerts to show within the app.
Measurement System
You can select if you would like to us the English or Metric measurment system
This is where you can choose how the app looks.
Mapping Settings
Default Map Style
Select the map style that you would like to use.
Use default location?
You can set the default location where the app will open up on.
Route to Call?
If you have Automatic checked, then you will have routing. Unchecked means you will not have routing.
Map Marker Density
This option allows you to set the density of the map markers, so you can see more or less of map data points at a time. “None” makes all markers disappear. If you are in a rural area, set “Rural”. If you are in a city or have many markers, use “Urban”. The options are:
Dense Urban
Map Marker Size
This slider allows you to set your desired size for map markers when viewing the map.
Alert Tone
Select the ringtone you want to sound when a call comes through for your agency.
Duty Status
The default is "on duty". When you have "on duty" selected, you will receive alerts. "Off duty" means you won't receive any alerts unless a group is set to override shifts and filters or if you have filters set for certain calls to come through. "Auto" means that your device will follow any shift schedule set on the website by the administrator. See Shift settings for more on Auto.
Your Assignment
You can select your assignment if you have one here.
If your agency has pagegroups set up, you can add or take yourself out of certain groups.