How do I add emergency information to my Android device?

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Il work operating Android surprises us more every day with its improvements. Each time it releases more updates for its devices and this makes them more efficient and practical.

Being a member of Google allows you to have access to more applications and even for free. Even apps that can help you in an emergency. Today we will talk about one configuration very useful for times when you need to have certain data at hand.

An emergency can happen anytime, anywhere, so be prepared for anything that might happen. Having your emergency information on hand in these cases can be of great help and even life or death.

Android phones have a very useful function which is to be able to show notes or reminders on the lock screen, also all your personal information, things like your blood type or drugs you are allergic to are one of the instructions you can enter.

How can this useful option be programmed? In this article we will show you the procedure to be able to configure this tool.

How to add emergency information on my updated Android?

On newer Android devices it should be easier to access the ICE information function. Many find it difficult because this option is not visible, but we will show you where to find it easily.

Vai everyone Android settings and go to System, then press where it says "About the phone" and you should get the emergency information. If you follow these steps and the option doesn't appear, type in the search engine Settings.

If you have never used this option, the information will be blank, so you will proceed to press the Edit information option and fill in the required fields.

These are simple questions you need to answer. For example, you need to write your name first, so in an emergency they can find out who you are and contact someone close to you.

Another field you need to fill in is Allergies, here you will enter which things or medications you are allergic to.

You will also fill in the option Blood group, here you will not have to write which one is yours but choose one of the predefined options.

And so you can fill in as many fields as you deem necessary, although they are optional, it is best that you have your complete information up to date.

In addition to all these personal informations, you also have the option to add an emergency contact number. For this you have to press where it says Add contact and then you can choose the number of the person you want from your agenda.

This is very practical if an accident occurs at any time. The contact will appear in your emergency information and they can access and call without having to unlock their cell phone.

With emergency information on hand, how can you access it in an emergency? Simple, from the main screen of your mobile, whether it is locked or not, press Emergency where the telephone dialer will open.

Already in the indicator, you need to press twice where it says Emergency information at the top of the screen. If you followed the steps correctly, the information you added earlier will be displayed and you won't have any problems.

How to add emergency information on my Android if it is an older model?


If you have a model Android not that new, you probably won't be able to access the information we explained above. Don't worry, you can always count on the text on the lock screen accessible from almost any of your devices.

To access this option you must enter the Settings of your Android device. Once inside, hit the option where screen settings are located. After selecting it, look for a section called text on the lock screen or signature on the lock screen.

Now you can write your emergency information and access it from the main screen without having to to unlock. Of course, this system is not as effective as the previous one because it will not be possible to add a contact phone number. You can also program your phone to send Messages and SOS which is very useful in many cases.

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