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Set Up and Use SOS Mode

It never hurts to be prepared in the event of an emergency. Hopefully, you'll never find yourself in a real crisis, but if you do, SOS mode helps make sure someone comes to your rescue. Learn how to set up SOS mode to let your emergency contacts know where you are and how to track you down.

Send SOS Request

It’s better to be safe than sorry. In case you ever need emergency assistance, set up SOS mode and help will be on the way.

To set up SOS mode, go to Samsung Gear > SETTINGS > Send SOS requests. Touch the slider to turn on SOS requests.

Add your emergency contacts to be alerted with your SOS message by touching Send SOS messages to, and then continue to add a contact.

Press the Home key quickly 3 times to send SOS requests in an emergency. Your emergency contacts will receive SOS messages containing information about your current location and how to track you for up to 1 hour.

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