How to Enable Send SOS Messages on Galaxy S7
Samsung included a very useful SOS feature on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge and I am glad to tell you that the very same feature can also be found on its latest Galaxy S7 too.
Even if you might think that this feature is there for no reason, let me tell you that could literally be a lifesaver if you ever find yourself in an emergency situation.
I have to tell you from the start that you should not underestimate the sudden need of help as so many things could happen in a blink of an eye.
So, if you have a Samsung Galaxy S7 and look for a way to configure and enable the SOS messages services, then this guide is just what you need. All you have to do is to follow these basic instructions to configure this service quickly.
How to Enable Send SOS Messages on Galaxy S7:
- Swipe down from the home page to pull down the notifications drawer;
- Then, just tap the Settings button on the top right; note that you can launch the Settings app from your Home screen or from the app drawer too;
- Scroll down and select Privacy And Emergency;
- Now, tap Send SOS Messages; it won’t send a message right away, but this is just to enable the feature;
- Slide the switch at the top to right;
- Hit Add on the alert that pops up prompting you to create an emergency contact;
- Select Create Contact to set up a new person as your desired contact;
- You can also choose From Contacts to select someone from your address book;
- Enter the person’s name and the phone number;
- After that, you must press Save on the top right;
- Feel free to add up to three more emergency contacts;
- Tap the back arrow on the top left;
- Adjust the options for Attach Pictures or Attach Audio Recording as you want them to be.
Up to this moment, the contacts that you have selected will receive your SOS messages if you have to send them. And this is really simple to do: in order to send an SOS message, just quickly press your power button three times.
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