How to Silently Call Emergency Services on iPhone or Apple Watch

How to Silently Call Emergency Services on iPhone or Apple Watch

This eMinds CA will show you how to call emergency services without knowing anyone from your iPhone and Apple Watch.

iPhone 7 and Earlier

Make sure the siren is turned off. Go to “Settings” > “Emergency SOS” and make sure “Play countdown sound” is toggled off.

Press the power button rapidly five times.

Slide the SOS slider or wait for the counter to reach zero.

Reduce the volume of the phone. You do not want anyone to know that emergency services have come. Your location will continue to be sent to emergency services until you call or make calls.

Make the call suspicious. Make sure the speakerphone is enabled. You will not listen to anything, but will hear the situation of emergency services and send it to the police.

Use the number pad. If you have to be silent, you can use the number pad to alert emergency services even if you need a police, fire department, or an ambulance. See the extension code for police, fire and ambulance with your local city or county.

Keep phone. Emergency contacts will be notified about the emergency, and unless you cancel, your location will continue to be sent to contacts.

iPhone 8 and Later

Make sure the siren is turned off. Go to “Settings” > “Emergency SOS” and make sure “Play countdown sound” is toggled off.

Hold the power button and one of the volume buttons at the same time.

Slide the SOS slider or wait for the counter to reach zero.

Reduce the volume of the phone. You do not want anyone to know that emergency services have come. Your location will continue to be sent to emergency services until you call or make calls.

Make the call suspicious. Make sure the speakerphone is enabled. You will not listen to anything, but will hear the situation of emergency services and send it to the police.

Use the number pad. If you have to be silent, you can use the number pad to alert emergency services even if you need a police, fire department, or an ambulance. See the extension code for police, fire and ambulance with your local city or county.

Keep phone. Emergency contacts will be notified about the emergency, and unless you cancel, your location will continue to be sent to contacts.

Apple Watch

Hold the power button of the Apple Watch.

Slide the SOS slider. Silent calling does not work on Apple Watch.

Volume down. You do not want anyone to know that emergency services have come. Your location will continue to be sent to emergency services until you call or make calls.

Make the call suspicious. You will not listen to anything, but will hear the situation of emergency services and send it to the police.

Use the number pad. If you have to be silent, you can use the number pad to alert emergency services even if you need a police, fire department, or an ambulance. See the extension code for police, fire and ambulance with your local city or county.
Keep phone. Emergency contacts will be notified about the emergency, and unless you cancel, your location will continue to be sent to contacts.

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