Pollen.com's Allergy Alert iPhone & iPod App
We are proud to offer Pollen.com's Allergy Alert, a free application you can download from Apple's iTunes App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch devices! This friendly application provides index levels for four different conditions: Allergy (Pollen), Asthma, Cold and Cough, and Ultraviolet Sensitivity. With a simple touch of the screen, you can plan your day with the One Day Alerts or think about your whole week with the four day forecasts!
Update: Version 4.0 released in August 2011. New features in version 4.0:
|If you have downloaded Pollen.com's Allergy Alert application and are having problems, please click here to go to the Pollen.com's Allergy Alert Application Support page.|
On start of Pollen.com's Allergy Alert, the application is retrieving data for your location. This will take only a few minutes.
If it's your first time using Pollen.com's Allergy Alert you will see a message asking to allow the application to access you location.
After downloading and starting the application, Pollen.com's Allergy Alert will try to detect your location to determine your zip code (mouse over the image on the left to see a screen shot). Click OK to allow Pollen.com's Allergy Alert to use your current location to retrieve forecast for your area.
|After your location is determined you will see the default screen, the 1-day alert section of Pollen.com's Allergy Alert. (See illustration on the left) The top part of the screen shows which area is being forecasted. This can be changed in the Settings section discussed below. The 1-day Alert section displays detailed Allergy level and predominant pollens for your area. Click the green button to get to the the 4-day Alert section.|
By pressing the number Four icon on the bottom menu bar, you will see your 4-Day Forecasts. Notice the
days of the week are listed at the top of the screen, and the index level for each day is
listed below. The tool provide detailed information on Allery, Asthma, Cold and UV levels in your area.
While viewing 4-Day Forecasts, you can see a detailed description of the various levels within a health index (mouse over the image on the left to see a screen shot). For example, if you wanted to know what Allergy numeric level really means, you can tap the Allergy row for the answer. The screen at the left shows the detailed descriptions of the Allergy Index Levels.
At the bottom of the screen are three buttons to use to navigate around the Pollen.com's Allergy Alert application. Tapping the One icon will open the 1-Day Alerts screen shown in the first screen shot.
|Starting with version 4.0 you can change your location right from the app, by pressing location button on the menu bar. You can search for your location by entering name of your city or giving an specific ZIP code.|
|By pressing the "I" icon on the bottom menu bar, you get to the Forecast Info screen. Here you can find useful information on how to set up your location in Pollen.com's Allergy Alert application and find out when the forecast is updated, or even contact us with feedback.|
|If you have downloaded Pollen.com's Allergy Alert application and are having problems, please click here to go to the Pollen.com's Allergy Alert Application Support.|