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Alertcops "validation code"

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May-June 2023
At the risk of opening a can of worms with the Camino Luddite crowd (I'm seriously not intending to hike with my nose pointed at my device), I'd like to ask whether there has been determined to be a fix for the "validation code" receipt issue many have experienced in the install process for Alertcops. If not, I'll re-attempt when I get to Madrid in a few weeks (not that my SIM will change even at that time, since I'll be relying on the T-Mobile roaming while there) or depend on 112 for my needs.
Thanks for any update you all might provide.
 
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At the risk of opening a can of worms with the Camino Luddite crowd (I'm seriously not intending to hike with my nose pointed at my device), I'd like to ask whether there has been determined to be a fix for the "validation code" receipt issue many have experienced in the install process for Alertcops. If not, I'll re-attempt when I get to Madrid in a few weeks (not that my SIM will change even at that time, since I'll be relying on the T-Mobile roaming while there) or depend on 112 for my needs.
Thanks for any update you all might provide.
I just tried from Greece and SMS code not delivered to my Greek phone number/sim.
 
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Get a spanish phone number with Airalo. eSim, so no physical SIM card. Easy to use app to add more funds if needed.
Alert Cop is an app from the Spanish police. Easy and quick to use in case you run into trouble in Spain. It's free and fairly easy to set up, but your provider needs to accept sms messages with the activation code.

112 is the european wide 911. You can use it in any European country, and with any kind of sim card and is free.
 
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What is alert cop or 112?
112 is the universal emergency services telephone number in Europe. You can dial it on any phone. You can ask for an English speaking operator.

‘AlertCops cops’ is a Spanish Government app which enables reporting of issues, contact with the emergency services and some other functionality including location services. It has often been recommended as a ‘home screen’ app on the Camino and elsewhere.

(As others have already said!)
 
What is alert cop or 112?
Hi Natique2, welcome to the forum.

AlertCops is an App for your phone to connect to emergency services in Spain. The 112 is the equivalent as 911 in the United States.

Hope this helps.
 
Hi Natique2, welcome to the forum.

AlertCops is an App for your phone to connect to emergency services in Spain. The 112 is the equivalent as 911 in the United States.

Hope this helps.
As well, Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Venezuela, Ethiopia and 44 other countries around the planet use the 911 emergency number... ;)
 
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