This post has a complete guide to use Xiaomi (Redmi, MI) phone’s Emergency SOS feature to manage emergency contact numbers and related data sharing permissions.
Let’s check out all details,
What is the Emergency SOS feature in Xiaomi phones?
Emergency SOS is the default feature in Xiaomi MIUI phones. This feature sends a SOS text message with your location to your emergency contacts, when your phone’s power button is rapidly pressed 5 times.
Note: To enable this feature, you have to allow required data access permissions.
What are Emergency SOS settings in Xiaomi phones?
Following are the available setting options list for Emergency SOS in Xiaomi phone.
This is the main setting option to enable or disable Emergency SOS feature. To enable this feature, you need to allow required permission and add at least one emergency contact.
You can open the phone’s emergency contacts list using the Emergency contacts option. And, from the contact list, you can add, edit or delete emergency contacts.
Send call history
This is permission to send the call history for the last 1 hour to your emergency contacts with an SOS text message.
How to add emergency contact numbers in Xiaomi Redmi MI phone?
Following are steps to add emergency contact numbers in Xiaomi phone.
- Open Settings app.
- Go to “Passwords & security”.
- Tap on “Emergency SOS”.
- Enable Emergency SOS option (allow required permissions).
- Add emergency contact number (select from contact list).
- Tap “Send” button to test feature, or tap “Cancel” to avoid process testing.
Now, emergency contact is added in your phone. Next, from the “Emergency contacts” option, you can manage or add more contacts in the list.
How to edit or delete emergency numbers in Xiaomi phones?
You can add, edit or delete emergency contacts from Xiaomi phone’s “Passwords & security > Emergency SOS > Emergency contacts” settings option.
From this setting you can manage your emergency contacts.
That’s it, for Xiaomi phone Emergency SOS guide.