How to set up a new notification

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Get notified about events in real time by setting up a notification (or alert).
Notifications can be set up to be sent out to users via the app and/or via email.

There are several different notification types within the Argus Dashboard. To learn more about the different types of notifications, see the article Notification types.


To set up a standard notification, please follow the steps below:
To set up a more complex notification such as an Overspeed, Temperature or Check Sheet reminder, please follow steps 1 & 2 below and then scroll down to the relevant process.

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How to set up a notification:

Step 1

In the Argus Dashboard, navigate to Settings > Notifications.


Step 2

Click ‘Create Notification

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To set up an Overspeed, Temperature or Check Sheet reminder, please skip steps 3-8 below and then scroll down to the relevant process.

Step 3

Select the notification you would like to set up.

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Step 4

 Click ‘next’.


Step 5

Select the asset or group of assets you want to be notified on.

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Step 6

Click ‘next’.

 

Step 7

Select the user who will receive the notification, and whether they will receive the notification via email, app, or both.

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Step 8

Click Save.

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How to set up an Overspeed alert

Step 1

Select Overspeed Alert.

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Step 2

Set the speed threshold in the field next to the alert – this defines how much faster that the posted speed limit a vehicle must be recorded travelling in order for the alert to be generated.


Step 3

 Click ‘next’.


Step 4

Select the asset or group of assets you want to be notified on.

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Step 5

Click ‘next’.

 

Step 6

Select the user who will receive the notification, and whether they will receive the notification via email, app, or both.

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Step 7

Click Save.

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How to set up a Temperature alert

Step 1

Select Temperature Alert.

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Step 2

Select the acceptable temperature range in the field next to the alert – this defines what the lowest and highest temperate should be for this temperature sensor, and if the recorded temperature falls outside of this range then the alert will be generated.

Step 3

 Click ‘next’.

Step 4

Select the asset or group of assets you want to be notified on.

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Step 5

Click ‘next’.

Step 6

Select the user who will receive the notification, and whether they will receive the notification via email, app, or both.

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Step 7

Click Save.

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How to set up a Check Sheet Reminder or Overdue Alert

Step 1

Select Check Sheet Reminder/Overdue Alert

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Step 2

Click ‘next’.

Step 3

Select which check sheet template the alert relates to (as different check sheets may have different frequencies in which they are due).

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Step 4

 Click ‘next’.

Step 5

Select the asset or group of assets you want to be notified on.

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Step 6

Click ‘next’.

Step 7

Select the user who will receive the notification, and whether they will receive the notification via email, app, or both.

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Step 8

Click Save.

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How to set up a Custom Input alert

Step 1

Select Custom Input.

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Step 2

Name the alert in the cell next custom input (this is the name of the alert they will receive).

Step 3

Click ‘next’.

Step 4

Select which digital input the accessory relates to (contact account manager if unsure).

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Step 5

Give the input a name (this is the name of the input and will pull through into the input report etc).

Step 6

Click ‘next’.

Step 7

 Click ‘next’.

Step 8

Select the asset or group of assets you want to be notified on.

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Step 9

Click ‘next’.

Step 10

Select the user who will receive the notification, and whether they will receive the notification via email, app, or both.

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Step 11

Click Save.

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