Tip of the Day: How to Call 911 on a Locked iPhone

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How to Call 911 on a Locked iPhone

Apple prides itself on making everything on its devices intuitive. So you could probably figure out how to make an emergency call on a locked iPhone pretty quickly. But do you want to take even those precious moments to do so in a real emergency? Why not learn how ahead of time?

To call for help on your own or someone else's locked iPhone, swipe right on the Lock screen. Tap Emergency and use the dial pad to call 911. Readers outside the U.S. can find their local emergency number HERE.

How to Call 911 on a Locked iPhoneHow to Call 911 on a Locked iPhone

This is also where you will find the Emergency Medical ID Card of the phone's owner.

 

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor of iPhone Life magazine. Previously she wrote for savvyvegetarian.com and was the Associate Editor of the Iowa Source for many years.