There is never a moment for us without our smartphone. From shopping to paying bills to even at the toilet, we are constantly using it. But are you sure you have unlocked all the features on your smartphone? Do you know it can also turn out to be a rescuer when you get stuck in danger? Yes, almost every smartphone now has an emergency mode which we will know how to turn it on/off today on Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus. This smart feature can help you deal with emergency situations by adjusting settings and functioning accordingly.
When in emergency mode your Galaxy S9/S9 Plus will extend your device’s standby time and limit the usage of any app or service in order to reduce its battery consumption. The home screen will switch to a black theme, and the screen brightness will lower down. Also, some emergency features like the flashlight, alarms, GPS, emergency calls, will appear on your home screen making it easier for you to call for help without worrying about the battery going off. So, let’s see how you can turn on/off the emergency mode on Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus.
How to Enable Emergency Mode on Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus
The best benefit of enabling emergency mode is you get to send SOS. Save Our Souls (Help!)” message to your chosen emergency contacts. It allows you to send a message calling out for help along with your exact location, voice recordings, and pictures.
Step #1. Head over to the settings on your Galaxy S9.
Step #2. Tap on Advanced features and then select the Send SOS messages.
Step #3. Turn ON the switch next Send SOS Messages.
Step #4. Read the terms and conditions and tick the checkbox.
Step #5. Choose Agree → Add.
Step #6. You will be asked two options, choose ‘Select from contacts.’
Step #7. Choose a contact and then Tap on ‘Done.’
Step #8. Next, Tap on the (<) back symbol.
Step #9. Your emergency mode has been enabled. You will see other options which you turn on/off as you want it to be
How to Disable the Emergency Mode on Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus
To turn off the emergency mode and bring it back to the standard mode,
Step #1. Press and hold the Power key for few seconds.
Step #2. Few options will be displayed on your home screen.
Step #3. Tap on Disable Emergency mode and you are done.
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