Quick Answer: What Happens If You Accidentally Hit The Emergency SOS Button?

What happens if you accidentally press the SOS button?

If you press the button accidentally in a non-emergency situation, the emergency response specialist will ask you to confirm that emergency services are not required.

If you inform the agent that emergency services are not needed, the agent will end the call..

What happens if you accidentally call 911 and hang up?

We are REQUIRED to callback EVERY 911 “hang-up” that we receive, to determine if in fact there is an emergency. If, when we call back, no one answers and there is an address associated with the number, a police response will be sent to determine if in fact there is an emergency.

What to do if you get an emergency SOS?

Drag the Emergency SOS slider to call emergency services. If you continue to hold down the side button and Volume button, instead of dragging the slider, a countdown will begin and an alert will sound. If you hold down the buttons until the countdown ends, your iPhone automatically calls emergency services.

Will police come if you accidentally call 911?

911 is called all the time by mistake, so it’s not a big deal. … Remember that if you call 911 by accident or mistakenly use it in a non-urgent situation, you’re not in trouble with the police. However, officers will need to check on you to verify that there is no emergency.

Why is my phone stuck on SOS?

The SOS network status indicator means that only emergency calls can be made. Messages cannot be sent or received, and phone calls cannot be made or received. Could also happen if you had played around with settings on the phone and didn’t have network selection set to automatic and had the incorrect network selected.

What happens when you accidentally hit emergency SOS on iPhone?

If you hold down the buttons until the countdown ends, your iPhone automatically calls emergency services.” Therein lies the potential for accidental emergency contact. … Either way, if you’ve accidentally called Emergency SOS on your iPhone, tap the “Stop” button first, then tap the “Stop Calling” button next.