How to set up emergency access feature for iPhone contacts

How to set up emergency access feature for iPhone contacts

If you use Silent Mode and the Focus to Silent and Vibrate feature on your iPhone, but want certain contacts to be able to reach you even when all notifications are muted, you can do so with the Emergency Admit feature.

Here's how to set up emergency authorization on your iPhone and receive notifications with sounds and vibrations from important contacts, regardless of the notification mode selected on your phone.

Activating Emergency Authorization for Calls, Messages, and FaceTime on iPhone

When you turn on "Emergency Authorization" for the selected contacts, they will be able to phone and FaceTime you or send you a message, regardless of whether "Do Not Disturb" mode is turned on or the ringtone and messaging notifications are turned off by default. other mode: for the contacts you select, both ringtone and vibration will sound.

To set up the "Emergency Clear" feature on your iPhone and disable silent mode for individual contacts, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Contacts app or open the Phone app and switch to the Contacts tab.
  2. Select the contact you want to enable emergency authorization for, then tap “Edit” in the top right corner.
  3. On the contacts settings screen, you find the two items: ringtone settings and message sound settings.
  4. To enable emergency authorization for calls and FaceTime, tap on “Ringtone” and enable “Emergency Authorization” on the next screen, then tap “Done”.
  5. To activate emergency authorization for messages (iMessage, SMS and individual messengers), tap on “Message sound” and activate “Emergency authorization”. Then tap “Done” in the top right corner.

That's it: your important contacts are identified and you won't lose their attempts to contact you. You may also find useful: How to turn on flash when calling on iPhone, How to turn caller name dubbing on iPhone on or off.


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