Here's how your Samsung device can (potentially) save your life

Here's how your Samsung device can (potentially) save your life
Every day, each one of us, regardless of race, gender, age, or location, is under the constant peril that something unfortunate might happen to them, God forbid. As a large number of the world's population is already sporting a mobile phone in their pockets, it becomes one of the few gadgets that might turn out to be extremely useful in case of emergency. 

Samsung, for example, has been endowing most of its top-tier portfolio with a handy Emergency Mode, which can potentially save aid in a troublesome situation. The Samsung Galaxy S5, as well as the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note Edge, sport this functionality, and should experience the necessity to contact a trusted contact in case of emergency, it can be of great use.

The gist of Samsung's Emergency Mode is that it's a further toned-down Ultra Power Saving Mode - it employs a similar minimal home screen layout and gives you access to a few basic apps, such as Phone, Internet, and that's about it. As we already said, you are also allowed to send a text message with your current location; you can also easily turn your camera's flash into a flashlight, and enable a loud emergency alarm.

Here's how to make use of Samsung's Emergency Mode. 


Related phones

Galaxy Note 4
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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13 Comments

1. AlikMalix unregistered

Yeah, I've just read news where this lady ran off the road down a steep hill and her OnStar system reported an accident somewhere else (way off) but after the lady was thought to be missing - they used find my friends/ find my phone to locate where she really was - saved her life. Here's a though " Siri, dial 911".

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Well that's depressing.

5. zibbyzib2000

Posts: 221; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Siri can't dial 911

8. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

Yup it happened right here in the Bay Area. BTW this feature is part of Touchwiz as far as I can tell, and not part of stock Android (although I'm sure there is probably an app that does something similar). In other words, this is one Touchwiz "gimmick" that is actually useful.

9. engineer-1701d unregistered

problem with that Siri can't dial 911 unless you press the button or have it plugged in if its not plugged in it will work however Google all you have to say is okay Google call 911 that's allyou don't have to touch the phone or if you have a Android dear you can just say it to the wearable device

11. engineer-1701d unregistered

I want to let everybody know today I got great news my coworker she finally left Apple's ecosystem after they destroyed her iPhone with that update and she is now a galaxy Alpha owner and she loves her Samsung Galaxy Alpha all the new features that you never had before the speed lightness quickness and the so called gimmicks that everybody says that she finds amazing

12. iushnt

Posts: 3060; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

In how many articles will u write this? Got a paycheck from Sammy or what?

3. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 431; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Why do we need this feature?

4. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

I'm really hoping that's a sarcastic question.

6. wilsong17 unregistered

And the dumb azs post of the day go to?

10. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Nuh, he's trying to be OG and never gets into emergency situation.

7. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

I prefer iPhone 6 because it boost my "Social Status". Most of us today prefer social status than safety.

13. iushnt

Posts: 3060; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

A perfect matching post with your username..

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