How to Add Emergency Information to Galaxy S20 Lock Screen

Need help adding emergency information on your new Samsung smartphone? I’ve laid out a simple guide to help you do so. Adding emergency information is imperative as it lets anyone who picks up your phone view your message and emergency info without unlocking your device. Hence, this should be deemed among the first features must be set up on your new phone. Read on to find out how to add emergency information to Galaxy S20 lock screen with this illustrative tutorial.

Among the criteria that smartphone manufacturers are looking into when developing a new device are the end-user’s welfare, privacy, and security. As a matter of fact, major features entrenched in many flagship devices are designed to primarily address potential demands of the end-users. And Samsung’s newest Galaxy flagship devices, the Galaxy S20 also caters these same features including those that can be utilized for emergency purposes. And here’s how to utilize one of the emergency preparedness features on your new GS20 handset.

Steps to Add Emergency Information to Galaxy S20 Lock Screen

Time Needed : 4 minutes

Aside from contact details, you can also indicate other information to your phone's lock screen such as your blood type, allergies and medications (if there's any). This information can help first emergency responders to take action to your current situation accordingly.

  1. To get started, swipe up from the middle of the Home screen.

    This gesture will load up the Apps screen containing shortcut icons for apps and services installed on your device.

    add emergency information to galaxy s20 lock screen - swipe up from home screen

  2. Next, swipe to and tap Settings.

    Doing so will open the Settings app with sub-menus and modifiable items.

    add emergency information to galaxy s20 lock screen - open settings

  3. From the Settings screen, scroll down and tap Lock screen.

    This is where you can access and adjust display settings including screen lock, and widgets.

    add emergency information to galaxy s20 lock screen - lock screen menu

  4. On the Lock screen section, scroll down to and tap Contact information.

    Doing so will display relevant information like your phone number and email address on the Lock screen.

    add emergency information to galaxy s20 lock screen - contact information

  5. Enter your contact information on the provided text field.

    This information will be displayed on your Lock screen. Be sure to enter all necessary information for anyone to view from your phone's lock screen, whenever an emergency situation arises.

    add emergency information to galaxy s20 lock screen - enter contact information

  6. After entering the required information, tap Done.

    This will save the recent contact information to be displayed on your phone's Lock screen.

    add emergency information to galaxy s20 lock screen - save contact information

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0
Materials
  • Galaxy S20

And that’s how you add emergency information on your Samsung Galaxy S20 Lock screen. Please keep posted for more comprehensive guides, tips, and tricks on how to make the most of your Samsung Galaxy S20 and other new Galaxy devices. 

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