Using Emergency SOS feature on your iPhone

Go to Settings > Health > Medical ID > click on Edit and Add Emergency contacts

For iPhone 8 or later:

  1. Press and hold the side button and one of the Volume buttons until the Emergency SOS slider appears.

  1. Drag the Emergency SOS slider to call emergency services and disconnect the call.

Once you disconnect the call, your iPhone will send your Emergency contacts a text message with your current location. If your location changes, your contacts will get an update.

Here’s how to make the call on iPhone 7 or earlier:

  1. Press the side or top button five times. The Emergency SOS slider will appear.
  2. Drag the Emergency SOS slider to call emergency services and hang the call immediately.

Once you disconnect the call, your iPhone will send your Emergency contacts a text message with your current location. If your location changes, your contacts will get an update.

 

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