Incredible Samsung phone security features that could save your life – don’t miss them

THERE are many ways your phone can protect you online, but what about in the real world?

Samsung offers a variety of emergency features these days, e.g. B. medical information and even earthquake warnings.

SOS messages are available on Samsung smartphones

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SOS messages are available on Samsung smartphonesCredit: Alamy

However, one particularly useful tool is SOS messages.

It’s a quick and easy way to let loved ones know you’re in danger and need urgent help.

It sends them a message, along with photos from the camera and a five-second audio recording.

A Google Maps location is also shared.

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You have to quickly press the power button three times to bring it into action.

Hopefully you’ll never need it, but if you do, it needs to be set up first.

How to enable emergency SOS messages

Go to settingsthen security and emergency.

Seek Send SOS messages.

Switch Send SOS message then you agree to the terms of use.

Next you need to decide who should receive the emergency message – you can choose up to four numbers.

Beat Select from contacts if you have already saved their number, or create contact.

It’s automatically set to attach a photo and audio clip, but you can turn them off if you’d rather not add them.

While this guide is intended for Samsung smartphones, some competitors have similar features, like the Google Pixel.

Take a look around in the settings.

If it doesn’t, don’t worry, there are other security features available for everyone.

A popular option is sharing your live location via Google Maps.

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