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Emergency contacts Emergency information Send SOS messages

Emergency contacts

Emergency contacts are contacts that are important in an emergency, to which SOS messages are sent or to which calls can be made even if the Samsung device is locked.

The emergency contacts can be managed in the Contacts app.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Tap on your own  profile
Step 3:  Tap on  Emergency contacts
Step 4:  Tap on  Edit
Step 5:  Tap on  Add member
Step 6:  Select desired  contacts
Step 7:  Confirm with  Done
Step 8:  Tap on  Save
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Tap on your own profile
  3. Tap on Emergency contacts
  4. Tap on Edit
  5. Tap on Add member
  6. Select desired contacts
  7. Confirm with Done
  8. Tap on Save

Emergency information

on the samsung device we can store medical emergency information that is intended for rescue workers in an emergency. the information is stored in your profile via the contacts app and can be viewed by everyone (only the information). possible information is

  • Medical findings
  • Allergies
  • Current medication
  • Blood group
  • Other
Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Tap on your own  Profile
Step 3:  Tap on  Medical info
Step 4:  Enter  Information  you want and confirm with  Save
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Tap on your own Profile
  3. Tap on Medical info
  4. Enter Information you want and confirm with Save

Send SOS messages

If the function key is pressed three times in quick succession, the Samsung sends an emergency text message to the previously defined emergency contacts, including at least the approximate location and, if desired, pictures (from front/main camera) and a 5-second audio recording.

Note: The emergency SMS is not to be seen as a replacement for an official emergency call and serves only as quick information for the emergency contacts!

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Advanced features
Step 3:  Tap on  Send SOS messages
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Send SOS messages
Step 5:  Tap on  Add
Step 6:  Choose between  Create contact  and  Select from Contacts
Step 7:  Tap on desired  contacts
Step 8:  Confirm with  Done
Step 9:  Tap on  Back
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Advanced features
  3. Tap on Send SOS messages
  4. Enable or disable Send SOS messages
  5. Tap on Add
  6. Choose between Create contact and Select from Contacts
  7. Tap on desired contacts
  8. Confirm with Done
  9. Tap on Back

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