Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen)

Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen)

watchOS 10

Turn on Crash Detection

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You can set your Apple Watch to automatically make an emergency call when your Apple Watch detects that you've been in a severe car crash or have suffered a serious fall.

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1. Find "SOS"

Press the Digital Crown.

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1. Find "SOS"

Press the settings icon.

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1. Find "SOS"

Press SOS.

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2. Turn on detection of serious fall

Press Fall Detection.

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2. Turn on detection of serious fall

Press the indicator next to "Fall Detection" to turn on the function.

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2. Turn on detection of serious fall

If you would like the function to be turned on all the time, press Always on.

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2. Turn on detection of serious fall

If you would like the function to be turned on during active training only, press Only on during workouts.

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2. Turn on detection of serious fall

Press arrow left.

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3. Turn on Crash Detection

Press Call After Serious Crash.

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3. Turn on Crash Detection

Press the indicator next to "Call After Serious Crash" to turn on the function.

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3. Turn on Crash Detection

Press arrow left.

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4. Set emergency contacts and info

Press Medical ID.

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4. Set emergency contacts and info

Press Edit Medical ID.

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4. Set emergency contacts and info

Press Add Emergency Contact and follow the instructions on the screen to key in your emergency info and emergency contacts.

If you've added emergency contacts, they will automatically be notified if you've been in a severe car crash or have suffered a serious fall. If you add your emergency info, it will be displayed on your Apple Watch lock screen.
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5. Return to the home screen

Press the Digital Crown twice to return to the home screen.

1. Find "SOS"

Press the Digital Crown.
Press the settings icon.
Press SOS.

2. Turn on detection of serious fall

Press Fall Detection.
Press the indicator next to "Fall Detection" to turn on the function.
If you would like the function to be turned on all the time, press Always on.
If you would like the function to be turned on during active training only, press Only on during workouts.
Press arrow left.

3. Turn on Crash Detection

Press Call After Serious Crash.
Press the indicator next to "Call After Serious Crash" to turn on the function.
Press arrow left.

4. Set emergency contacts and info

Press Medical ID.
Press Edit Medical ID.
Press Add Emergency Contact and follow the instructions on the screen to key in your emergency info and emergency contacts.
If you've added emergency contacts, they will automatically be notified if you've been in a severe car crash or have suffered a serious fall. If you add your emergency info, it will be displayed on your Apple Watch lock screen.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Digital Crown twice to return to the home screen.

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