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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable and Use Safety Assistance Feature in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Safety assistance is a life care feature available in Samsung Galaxy S4 runs with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop that can be used to help you send emergency messages to your emergency contacts. The message contains with your approximate location and visual surroundings taken using both the front and rear cameras.


How to enable the safety assistance feature?
You can enable and configure this feature by using the following steps:
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
  2. Tap My device tab.
  3. Scroll down the screen and then tap Safety assistance.
  4. Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable the safety assistance. The switch turns green when it's enabled.
  5. If it's the first time, you'll be provided with the terms and conditions screen. Scroll down the screen to read it and then check all checkboxes to agree the terms and conditions, then tap OK button to continue.
  6. Since you have to register at least one emergency contact to make this feature works, you'll be asked to do so. Tap Add button to add your emergency contacts.
  7. Select Create contact if you want to create a new contact and then set it as emergency contact, or select Select from contacts to pick up contacts from your contacts list and then set them as emergency contacts.
  8. Once you have added your emergency contacts, press the Back key to return to the safety assistance menu.
  9. If you'd like to include pictures taken with the rear and front-facing cameras within your emergency messages, check the box next to the Send emergency pictures option to enable it.


How to use the safety assistance feature?
While you're in an emergency situation, tap and hold the Volume Up key and the Volume Down key for 3 seconds, your phone will turn on Wi-Fi, mobile data and GPS automatically and then send an emergency message contains with your current location as well as pictures of your surroundings that are taken using both the rear and front-facing cameras to your emergency contacts.

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