Samsung Galaxy J7 V / J7 (2nd Gen.) - Set Up SOS Messages

Note Notes:

  • In any emergency situation, you can send a message to an emergency contact by quickly pressing the power key 3 times.
  • A notice of your approximate location is sent to the mobile phone of a chosen contact.
  • Up to 4 emergency contacts can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > Advanced Features > Send SOS Messages.
  2. Tap the switch to turn on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.
  3. To continue, review the Terms and conditions, select (check) the agreement option then tap Agree.
  4. From the 'Create emergency contact' prompt, tap Add.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • To create a new emergency contact:
      1. Tap Create contact.
      2. Enter a name and 10-digit number.
      3. Tap Save.
    • To use an existing contact for the emergency contact:
      1. Tap Select from contacts.
      2. Tap the desired contact(s) to select (check).
      3. Tap Done.
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (upper-left).
  7. Tap Attach pictures to turn on or off.
    Note Message will include a snapshot taken by the front or rear camera.
  8. Tap Attach audio recording to turn on or off.
    Note Message includes a 5-second audio recording.