Apple plans to revolutionize emergency calls completely renovated with a new interface for iOS. The design is almost finished and will be released in future updates, although Apple has released a preview for developers that has left us with the mouth open. With its new SOS functionality, you can make an emergency call with your iPhone using the power button.
If the function is activated by simply pressing the power button 5 times followed quickly, you will make emergency calls. According to the web Macrumors, the function is active in the United States, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK and yes, also will be available in Spain.
In addition, this SOS includes a countdown before the emergency call occurs while a siren, so that in the event that has been made in error, you realize on time and cuts the call is ringing. In any case, this function can be deactivated by going to Settings.
Do you want to see it? Introducing the new iPhone emergency call in action:
The iPhone have the function of emergency calls for many years even with the screen locked, but with this new update iPhone users will have an additional way to activate the service when they are in trouble and can not make calls as normal , As had been done so far.
For now, this feature is only available for developers who have access to IOS 10.2 Beta 2 and will be a matter of weeks to reach the general public, especially seeing the pace of updates that iOS users are suffering because of the many bugs in iOS 10.
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