Note: Please read our Teaching Children How to Call 911 page before showing your child the steps below. It's best to call 911 from a landline, but if one isn't available follow these steps to call from your mobile phone.
- Step 1/7
Press the Power button to wake up your device.
- Step 2/7
Swipe up on the screen to unlock your phone.
Note: If you have additional screen security set on your phone (e.g., a PIN), be sure to show your child how to unlock it.
- Step 3/7
Tap the Phone icon.
- Step 4/7
Tap the Keypad icon.
- Step 5/7
Enter 911 on the keypad.
- Step 6/7
Show your child where the Call icon is, but only tap it if there's an emergency.
Note: You can also use Emergency Mode to extend your phone's battery life, call 911, send your location to a contact and more.
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You've completed the steps!
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