How to Use the GMP iPhone App

A quick guide to the GMPolice iPhone app

How to Use the GMP iPhone App
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Download the app by visiting the store and searching for 'GMPolice'

Download the app by visiting the store and searching for 'GMPolice'

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When you launch the app this is what you see. At the top are the location services,  and beneath them news and appeals from Greater Manchester Police.

When you launch the app this is what you see. At the top are the location services, and beneath them news and appeals from Greater Manchester Police.

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Click 'around you' to see what's happening nearby in Greater Manchester.

Click 'around you' to see what's happening nearby in Greater Manchester.

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It will show you any appeals (including missing people and Greater Manchester's most wanted) or meetings within 1 mile of your location.

It will show you any appeals (including missing people and Greater Manchester's most wanted) or meetings within 1 mile of your location.

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You can increase the search radius to up to 50 miles to see what is happening further afield. The pins indicate the general area in which an incident took place, not an exact location.

You can increase the search radius to up to 50 miles to see what is happening further afield. The pins indicate the general area in which an incident took place, not an exact location.

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Clicking on any of the icons will tell you more about the appeal, missing person, wanted appeal or local meeting.

Clicking on any of the icons will tell you more about the appeal, missing person, wanted appeal or local meeting.

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Clicking the blue arrow will take you to a full description of the appeal or meeting. At the bottom of each appeal is a button giving you a chance to assist the investigation.

Clicking the blue arrow will take you to a full description of the appeal or meeting. At the bottom of each appeal is a button giving you a chance to assist the investigation.

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Clicking that button takes you to a simple form that you can use to send any information you have about an ongoing investigation or a missing person.

Clicking that button takes you to a simple form that you can use to send any information you have about an ongoing investigation or a missing person.

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Back on the home screen, you can use the 'police station' button to find the nearest public enquiry counter to your location.

Back on the home screen, you can use the 'police station' button to find the nearest public enquiry counter to your location.

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The police stations will appear in a list ordered by distance. Select the station closest to you to find out more.

The police stations will appear in a list ordered by distance. Select the station closest to you to find out more.

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By clicking a police station you can see it on a map along with your location. You can also see the station opening hours, address, phone number and special notices.

By clicking a police station you can see it on a map along with your location. You can also see the station opening hours, address, phone number and special notices.

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You can see where the police station is from where you are facing by clicking the direction button on the bottom left of the map.

You can see where the police station is from where you are facing by clicking the direction button on the bottom left of the map.

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You can also call GMP on 101 by touching the telephone icon on the top right of the screen.

You can also call GMP on 101 by touching the telephone icon on the top right of the screen.

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From the home screen, this option to find the nearest policing team to your location.

From the home screen, this option to find the nearest policing team to your location.

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You can see the nearest policing team in order of distance from where you are. Select the nearest team to find out more.

You can see the nearest policing team in order of distance from where you are. Select the nearest team to find out more.

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From the team page you can see where they are, and get further information about the team.

From the team page you can see where they are, and get further information about the team.

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You can see the local police officers as well as details of policing priorities and meetings in the area.

You can see the local police officers as well as details of policing priorities and meetings in the area.

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You can even call or email the policing team directly from the app.

You can even call or email the policing team directly from the app.

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This option on the home screen is for students in Manchester city centre.

This option on the home screen is for students in Manchester city centre.

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Students can easily see where the nearest student safety zones are in the city centre.

Students can easily see where the nearest student safety zones are in the city centre.

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Beneath the location services you can access news, appeals, missing persons and Greater Manchester's Most Wanted.

Beneath the location services you can access news, appeals, missing persons and Greater Manchester's Most Wanted.

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Clicking on any of those options gives you all the latest updates in each category.

Clicking on any of those options gives you all the latest updates in each category.

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Running across the bottom of the screen are quick links to GMP's major social media accounts.

Running across the bottom of the screen are quick links to GMP's major social media accounts.

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From here you can easily access all of our content on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and more.

From here you can easily access all of our content on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and more.

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Finally don't forget to review it! We hope you find the app useful - let us know what you would like to see in future versions.

Finally don't forget to review it! We hope you find the app useful - let us know what you would like to see in future versions.

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