Definition Edit

An alert tone is

[a]n audio product that is triggered by and sounds on the handset upon a specific event, such as an incoming text message, voice message, calendar event, or other event to which the handset owner wishes to be alerted.[1]

Overview Edit

"Length of tone varies based on mobile carrier requirements. Often traditional ringtones or other audio products can be used as an alert tone."[2]

References Edit

  1. Mobile Marketing Industry Glossary, at 3.
  2. Id.