SOS is known to look for help, and both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have the emergency SOS feature that you can use. The good thing is that there is an additional feature. It is called Auto Call. What will it do when you press it? Of course, it will call the emergency services when you press the power button five times. If you want to enable emergency SOS on iPhone 8, follow the guide below.
Guide to Enable Emergency SOS on iPhone 8
You need to activate the Emergency SOS feature before using it. And to activate it, you can go to the Settings menu then scroll down until finding the Emergency SOS. Tap it and toggle on Auto Call.
Not only activate the mode of emergency call, but also you can turn the Countdown Sound on. What does it for? It will be useful for you to give a warning sound while the emergency service is being set.
Thing to Remember
As your information, you can’t still directly use the emergency dial call although you have press the power button five times rapidly. But you don’t need to worry because there will be a call option that appears on the screen.
Don’t you know that the Touch ID will be deactivated? Yes, when you are in this SOS emergency mode, the Touch ID will be temporarily disabled. It can be used again once you enter the passcode.
After you knew how to turn it on, you can now use it in an emergency condition. But you need to remember that you should use it wisely. Don’t use it for fun because definitely, it is for emergency condition only.
When you make a call with SOS, your iPhone automatically calls the local emergency number. In some countries and regions, you might need to choose the service that you need.