How to Easily Disable SOS on Your iPhone

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The SOS feature on an iPhone is a helpful tool that can be used in emergencies. It alows you to quickly and easily call for help if you are in danger or need assistance. But there may be times when you don’t need it and want to turn it off. Here we will discuss how to turn off SOS on iPhone.

First, go to Settings > Emergency SOS on your iPhone. This will open the Emergency SOS page where you can access all the options related to this feature. From here, you can turn off the Auto Call feature which will prevent your phone from automatically calling emergency services when the button is pressed five times in quick succession. You can also disable the Countdown Sound which plays an audible alert when the button is pressed five times in quick succession.

Next, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services and turn off Emergency Calls & Alerts. This will prevent your phone from sending out emergency messages or making calls durng an emergency situation even if Auto Call is enabled. Finally, if you have an Apple Watch with cellular capabilities, you can also turn off Emergency Calls & Alerts on your watch by going into its settings menu and disabling the same option as before.

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By taking these steps, you can easily turn off SOS on your iPhone and ensure that it does not contact emergency services unless absolutely necessary. This can give you peace of mind knowing that your phone won’t accidentally make a call for help when it isn’t needed, while still allowing access to this important safety feature should it ever be needed in an emergency situation.

What Causes a Phone to Become Stuck on SOS Mode?

There are several potential reasons why your phone may be stuck on the emergency SOS screen. It could be due to a system failure, or it could be because you flashed or jailbroke your iPhone and something went wrong during the process. In some cases, pressing a wrong combination of keys can also leave your phone stuck on an emergency SOS screen. If you cannot resolve the issue yourself, you should contact Apple Support for help with resolving the issue.

What Are the Consequences of Sending an SOS on an iPhone?

When you make an SOS call with your iPhone, it will automatically dial the local emergency number for the area you are in. Depending on where you are, you may have to select which service you need – for example in China mainland, you can choose from police, fire or ambulance. The device will also send a text message to your emergency contacts with your current location, as well as provide a visual alert and sound.

Investigating the Cause of Unwanted SOS Alerts on an iPhone

SOS (also known as Emergency SOS) is a feature of your iPhone that lets you quickly call emergency services. This is done by holding down the side/power button and either volume button for a few seconds. If you press this combination accidentally, your iPhone will begin to rapidly dial emergency services and an alarm sound will play for several seconds. To stop the emergency SOS from going off, you’ll need to enter your passcode or press the side/power button again.

Exiting SOS Mode on an iPhone 11

To get your iPhone 11 out of SOS mode, you will need to restart your phone. To do this, press and hold the Volume Up button and then quickly release it. Next, press and hold the Volume Down button and then quickly release it. Finally, press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo on your screen. This should take a few seconds, and once you see the logo your phone will be out of SOS mode.

Disabling Emergency SOS After Activation

To disable Emergency SOS once activated, open the Settings app on your iPhone. Tap Emergency SOS and turn the Auto Call feature off. You can also turn off the Hold Side Button option if you prefer to not use this feature.

Changing SOS Settings

To change your Emergency SOS settings, open your phone’s Settings app, tap Safety & emergency, and then tap Emergency SOS. From there you can choose your settings, such as wether to turn on Auto Call or Countdown Sound. You can also choose which emergency SOS actions you want to enable – such as sending an alert to your emergency contacts or a location tracking notification.

Turning Off SOS on iPhone 13

To turn off SOS on your iPhone 13, launch the Settings application and go into Emergency SOS. From there, toggle off the two quick-access options: Call with Hold: Press and hold down the side and volume button for several seconds; and Auto Call: Press and hold down the side button for several seconds.


The iPhone is a revolutionary device that has changed the way we communicate, work and live. It has become one of the most popular smartphones in the world, offering a wide range of features and capabilities that make it an attractive option for many users. The combination of powerful hardware, intuitive software and innovative design makes it an ideal choice for thse looking for a reliable, powerful and easy-to-use device. Whether you’re looking to stay connected on the go, take advantage of its multimedia capabilities or simply enjoy its sleek design, the iPhone is an excellent choice.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.