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Old 02.02.2020, 12:50
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Re: whatsapp and problem

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An aged female friend and myself have long been communicating by telephone in the mornings to ensure that we are both still kicking. A sort of alarm system set up to be able to offer some sort of help should there be no reply.
Since autumn we've gone over to WhatsApp, a simple voice message to say 'I am still here' sort of thing.
It started off well, but within the past weeks there have been delays of up to 4-5 hours until the message gets through. This causes each of us to have to revert to the telephone if no message is received before 9 o'clock. This isn't an everyday occurrence but happens about every three days.
I simply wonder if this is normal. I'm with sunrise.


Any suggestions or information is welcome.
I canít remember the details now, but I will dig it up....

There is a system for this in Switzerland, we have it setup for my mother in law. She has a watch with an alert button on it. When pressed it will do a round robin of the phone numbers you define until it gets a response and then she can talk to whoever answers. If it fails to get a response or she canít talk it gets forwarded to a service who can send someone out to her house. All her friends and neighbors have it and it seems to work well.
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