Setting up the SOS Message for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

No one wants to find themselves in a dangerous situation. Whether that’s staying away from a bad neighborhood, not texting while driving, or doing what you can to stay fit and healthy; the possibility of being in a dangerous situation is real, and we should be as prepared as we can. 

For Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners, Samsung has helped us become a little more prepared with their SOS Message feature. This feature allows you to quickly send a message to your emergency contacts with your GPS coordinates and a picture by the press of a button. If you haven’t already, take few minutes out of your day to set up SOS Message feature, you will never know when you need it. 

Setting up the SOS message for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is quick and easy. Follow these simple steps and you will have the SOS Message set up in no time. 

1. Go Settings

2. Under Personal select Privacy and Safety


3. Under Safety select Send SOS Messages

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4. Turn the feature On by selecting the Off button

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5. Add the Contacts you would like to receive the SOS message (you can add up to 4 contacts)

There you have it, you have now successfully set up the SOS message on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge. To send the message simply press the power key quickly 3 times. When this is done a picture taken front and back of the camera will be sent along with an audio recording, and the GPS location of the phone. 

As always, if you experience any issue when trying to set the SOS function up please let us know in the comment section below. 

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Curtis eats and sleeps all things tech. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, and enjoy's sharing with others ways technology can change their lives. Curtis has been writing about technology for just over 5 years. When not writing about tech, he can be found playing sports or enjoying the great outdoors.

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