How to Turn On Emergency SOS Calling on iPhone iOS 11


emergency SOS calling

With release of iOS 10.3 your iPhone is capable for Emergency SOS Calling. If you are using latest version of iOS i.e. iOS 11 then you can enable emergency SOS calling on your iPhone. Just go to settings and enable auto call, thereafter you can use activate emergency calling by clicking lock/power button three/five time in continues click. Remember it will call emergency service depending on your country e.g. 911 in USA etc. Also depending on your device model there may be different settings option available. In this article I will show you how to enable emergency SOS calling on iPhone iOS 11.

 

How to Turn On Emergency SOS on iPhone:

Depending on your device model below are two methods to configure Emergency SOS and activate it.

Enable Emergency SOS from Settings
Activate Emergency SOS Call – iPhone 7 Or Earlier
Activate Emergency SOS Call – iPhone 8 / 8 Plus

 

Enable Emergency SOS from Settings:

emergency SOS calling
emergency SOS calling

1) Open Settings app.
2) Settings >> Emergency SOS
3) Settings >> Emergency SOS >> Click Sleep/Wake 3 Times (SELECT)
4) Settings >> Emergency SOS >> Auto Call (ON)
5) Settings >> Emergency SOS >> Countdown Sound (ON)

Note: Depending on your country, you may need to enter emergency service dialing number when you toggle Auto Call ON.

 

Activate Emergency SOS Call – iPhone 7 Or Earlier

emergency SOS calling

1) Tap Sleep/Wake Button three time continuesly.
2) Emergency calling countdown will begin.
     ( You can cancel by taping cross button )
3) Wait until countdown finish.
4) Emergency Service Number Dialled thereafter.
5) If Emergency Contact Set, It will send SMS with your location to them.

 

Activate Emergency SOS Call – iPhone 8 / 8 Plus

emergency SOS calling

1) Tap & Hold SLEEP/WAKE button and VOLUME UP or DOWN button together (simultaneously).
2) Emergency calling countdown will begin.
     ( You can cancel by taping cross button )
3) Wait until countdown finish.
4) Emergency Service Number Dialled thereafter.
5) If Emergency Contact Set, It will send SMS with your location to them.

emergency SOS calling

emergency SOS calling