3.15 Safety and emergency

Introduction: Galaxy S23 safety and emergency settings page lets you manage your medical information and emergency contacts. You can also change settings for emergency features, such as wireless emergency alerts.

On the Settings screen, tap Safety and emergency.

  • Medical info: Enter your medical information.
  • Emergency contacts: Add your emergency contacts.
  • Emergency SOS: Set the device to make an emergency call to the preset number when you press the Side key five times.
  • Emergency sharing: Set the device to send information, such as your location or your device’s lower battery notifications, to your emergency contacts for a certain period of time.
  • Emergency Location Service: Turn on the Emergency Location Service (ELS) feature.
  • Wireless emergency alerts: Change the settings for wireless emergency alerts.
Note to Galaxy S23 owners:

Some features may not be available depending on the model.

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