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Finding yourself in a dire situation may be a thought more comfortably pushed to the back of your mind, but it's important to be prepared. Having a back-up in place during an emergency can put your mind at ease, helping you to stay calm while you assess your options or wait for help.
If the worst should happen, you can use the SOSfeature on your mobiledevice or Samsungsmartwatch to notify a contact. It will forward the coordinates of your location and, where possible, a voice message or photo of your surroundings. When set up, all you'll need to do is press the side key three times to trigger the SOSsequence.
Set up SOS for your Samsung phone
With the device unlocked, swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal theQuick Settingspanel
Tap theSettingsicon. It's the cog-like symbol on the right-hand side near the date and time
Now findAdvanced featuresand thenSend SOS messages
Read and agree with theTerms and Conditions. You will be prompted to add a contact
Tap Add and then either select a contact from your address book or create a new contact
In an emergency, press the lock button three times to set off the SOS alert