How to Send SOS messages on Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus [Tutorials]

This post will teach you how to send SOS messages on your Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus. Most, if not all modern smartphones already integrate a number of advanced features that are designed to address the certain needs of end-users. Samsung’s Galaxy J6 Plus for example, has one of these advanced functionalities that allows users to send help messages to specific contacts during emergencies.

In this quick guide, I will walk you through enabling and using the SOS messaging feature on Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus. Keep reading this post for more information.

  1. To get started, tap Settings from the Apps screen. Doing so will open the Settings menu.
  2. From this screen, tap on Advanced Features.
  3. Then, scroll down to and tap Send SOS messages. On the next screen, you will see the options to turn SOS messaging on along with other relevant controls.
  4. Toggle the OFF switch to turn the feature ON.
  5. You may opt to attach pictures or audio recordings to your SOS messages by enabling these options.
  6. If prompted, read and review the pop up message and then tap OK to continue.
  7. Next, tap Add on the Send SOS message prompt,  to add at least one recipient for your emergency messages.
  8. You may opt to Create contact or Select from contacts.
  9. To continue with this guide, let’s select from the existing contacts. So, tap the option to Select from contacts from the Add recipient pop-up.
  10. On the next screen, you will see your contacts list. Tap to select the desired contact. You can select multiple contacts as recipients.
  11. Then tap Select to continue.
  12. If you wish to add more recipients for your SOS messages, simply tap to select the desired contact from your contacts list.
  13. When you’re done selecting recipients, tap DONE on the upper-right corner of the screen.
  14. The selected contacts will show up on the Send Messages To screen. This denotes that these contacts are now set as recipients for your SOS messages on your Galaxy J6 Plus and they are the first people to know or reach you whenever you’re in an emergency situation.
  15. To return to the Home screen, simply tap the Home key.
  16. To see if SOS messaging is already working, press the Power key quickly 3 times. This is the standard procedure to trigger your phone’s SOS messaging function.
  17. You should see the Safety assistance notification on your Lock screen, telling that it’s sending help (SOS) messages to the specified contact.

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