Following the launch of Emergency SOS in the US and Canada, Apple has now announced that satellite SOS emergency calling is available in additional countries. These include Great Britain, Ireland, France and Germany. In the first two years, this life-saving function is one for all users iPhone 14 free.
Apple iPhone 14 users can now connect to emergency services
SOS emergency calls were made with the iPhone 14 already launched in November 2022 in the USA and Canada. This is a feature that relies on a satellite connection when both cellular and Wi-Fi are out of range. It is used in an emergency to contact emergency services. Similar to one Garmin satellite communicator you can use this service to send or receive messages and share your location with family members and friends.
In addition to the hardware requirement, it is necessary that Your country supports this service. Only then can you use SOS emergency calls via satellite. Also, you won’t be forced to use the feature when a Wi-Fi or cellular signal is available. However, Apple allows you to test SOS satellite emergency calls on your iPhone to familiarize yourself with the function before a possible accident.
Apple says all iPhone 14 models will get free satellite service for two years from activation. The Cupertino-based company has not yet announced any plans for the future as to what costs users will incur after the period. It is also unclear when the offer will be expanded to other countries.
According to the South Korean magazine ETNews, tests Samsung also satellite emergency calls. Quite possible that the expected for February 2023 Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra a similar function is available.
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