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Emergency SOS Emergency contacts

Emergency SOS

The Xiaomi smartphone can send an SOS SMS to selected contacts containing information about our location by pressing the power button 5 times in quick succession. We can also set it to send the last hour's call history.

Note: In this guide, we will activate the emergency help and add a contact (multiple contacts are possible). Other options are available in the same way. Please follow the instructions on the screen.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Privacy protection
Step 3:  Tap on  Passwords & security
Step 4:  Tap on  Emergency SOS
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Emergency SOS
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Privacy protection
  3. Tap on Passwords & security
  4. Tap on Emergency SOS
  5. Enable or disable Emergency SOS

Emergency contacts

If we have already activated the SOS Emergency Help on the Xiaomi smartphone, we can add more contacts afterwards in case one or the other has been forgotten.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Passwords & security
Step 3:  Tap on  Emergency SOS
Step 4:  Tap on  Emergency contacts
Step 5:  Tap on  Add
Step 6:  Choose one or more  contacts
Step 7:  Tap on  OK
Step 8:  Choose  Cancel  or  Send now
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Passwords & security
  3. Tap on Emergency SOS
  4. Tap on Emergency contacts
  5. Tap on Add
  6. Choose one or more contacts
  7. Tap on OK
  8. Choose Cancel or Send now

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