OnPage is a fantastic addition to the capabilities of the iPhone, as it adds full pager abilities to the iOS device, and also for Android and BlackBerry, which are also supported. This is great news for medical professionals and many more working people, as this fills a crucial hole in the mobile armoury of the three ecosystems.
The app is very easy to set up, and once you have registered you will be ready to go. There are plenty of options to play around with, as the app comes with eight ringtones, the ability to set up custom predefined responses, reminders, and you can even sync your iOS contacts with your new pager.
Here, straight from the developer, are the app’s best features:
•Consolidate your devices to one- Your Smartphone!
•COMPLIANCE – Secure HIPAA/HITECH service. Full audit trail and message logs.
•Reply to message or Forward to colleagues
•GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY – Works where ever you have cellular or wireless (Wi-Fi) coverage
•CONFIRMATION OF MESSAGES – Know when Pages are delivered, read and replied with an audit trail.
•PERSISTENT ALERT & REPEATED DELIVERY – Never lose a message
•ZERO IT COST – Eliminate infrastructure and hardware maintenance with this completely hosted service
•DEDICATED INBOX & OUTBOX- Alerts rise above the clutter of routine emails, SMS, and phone calls
•Individual & GROUP Paging
•PERSONAL PRIVACY – No need to provide your cell # – Keeps direct contact info confidential
•Page via the Phone, Email, Device to Device and OnPage Console
•Supports 1024 word rich media vs. 140 characters for SMS text
I really liked the delivery confirmations and the natural privacy that comes with using this app instead of having to give your mobile number out to stay in touch with someone. In our tests, every notification worked perfectly, and we tested both over WiFi and over a mobile network.
Overall, this is a great free app that really enhances the messaging capabilities of your phone, and is something you should check out right away.