Emergency Mode

| Galaxy S8 User Manual |

 

 

Emergency mode conserves your device's remaining power when you are in an emergency situation.

 

Emergency mode saves battery power by:

• Restricting application usage to only essential applications and those you select.

• Turning off Mobile data when the screen is off.

• Turning off connectivity features such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®.

 

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Activate Emergency Mode

To activate Emergency mode:

 

1. Press and hold the Power key to display the Device options window.

 

2. Tap Emergency mode.

 

• When accessing for the first time, read the Terms and conditions. If you accept them, tap the Checkbox, and then tap Agree.

 

3. Tap Turn on.

 

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Turn Off Emergency Mode

After Emergency mode is turned off, the Location settings may stay the same as they were in Emergency mode.

 

► From the Emergency mode Home screen, tap More options > Turn off Emergency mode.

 

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Use Emergency Mode Features

While in Emergency mode, your device conserves power. The following apps and features are available on the Home screen:

 

Flashlight: Use the device's flash as a steady source of light.

 

Emergency alarm: Sound an audible siren.

 

Message my location: Send your location information to your emergency contacts.

 

Phone: Launch the call screen.

 

Chrome: Launch the Google Chrome™ browser.

 

Add: Add other available apps.

 

- Email: Launch the Email app.

 

- Maps: Launch Google Maps™.

 

Battery charge: Display estimated battery charge remaining.

 

Estimated usage time remaining: Display estimated standby time that can be reached based on current battery charge and usage.

 

Emergency call: Dial the emergency telephone number (for example, 911). This kind of call can be made even without activated cellular service

 

 More options:

 

- Turn off Emergency mode: Disable Emergency mode and return to standard mode.

 

- Remove: Choose apps to remove from the screen.

 

- Manage emergency contacts: Manage your medical profile and ICE (In Case of Emergency) group contacts.

 

- Settings: Configure the available settings. Only a limited number of settings are enabled in Emergency mode.

 

 

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