November 15, 2023
Apple extends Emergency SOS through satellite tv for pc for an extra free 12 months for present iPhone 14 customers
Since its launch a 12 months in the past, this groundbreaking service has made a big influence all over the world
One 12 months in the past at the moment, Apple’s groundbreaking security service Emergency SOS through satellite tv for pc grew to become out there on all iPhone 14 fashions within the U.S. and Canada. Now additionally out there on the iPhone 15 lineup in 16 nations and areas, this modern know-how — which permits customers to textual content with emergency companies whereas outdoors of mobile and Wi-Fi protection — has already made a big influence, contributing to many lives being saved. Apple at the moment introduced it’s extending free entry to Emergency SOS through satellite tv for pc for an extra 12 months for present iPhone 14 customers.1
“Emergency SOS through satellite tv for pc has helped save lives all over the world. From a man who was rescued after his automotive plummeted over a 400-foot cliff in Los Angeles, to misplaced hikers discovered within the Apennine Mountains in Italy, we proceed to listen to tales of our clients with the ability to join with emergency responders once they in any other case wouldn’t have been in a position to,” mentioned Kaiann Drance, Apple’s vp of Worldwide iPhone Product Advertising and marketing. “We’re so completely satisfied iPhone 14 and iPhone 15 customers can benefit from this groundbreaking service for 2 extra years free of charge.”
Constructing on this satellite tv for pc infrastructure, Apple lately launched Roadside Help through satellite tv for pc to attach customers to AAA if they’ve automotive hassle whereas outdoors of mobile and Wi-Fi protection.2 Different security capabilities that may present help when it issues most embody:
- Customers can open the Discover My app and share their location through satellite tv for pc to reassure family and friends of their whereabouts whereas touring off the grid.
- Crash Detection can detect a extreme automotive crash and mechanically dial emergency companies if a person is unconscious or unable to succeed in their iPhone.
- Verify In permits customers to mechanically notify family and friends once they have made it to their vacation spot safely.3
- Customers can arrange their Medical ID within the Well being app to assist first responders entry crucial medical info from the Lock Display screen without having a passcode.
- The free trial shall be prolonged for iPhone 14 customers who’ve activated their gadget in a rustic that helps Emergency SOS through satellite tv for pc previous to 12 a.m. PT on November 15, 2023. For Emergency SOS through satellite tv for pc availability, go to help.apple.com/en-us/HT213426.
- Roadside Help through satellite tv for pc is out there within the U.S., in partnership with AAA, and is included free of charge for 2 years, beginning on the time of activation of a brand new iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Professional, iPhone 15 Professional Max, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Professional, or iPhone 14 Professional Max. This satellite tv for pc service requires iOS 17. There could also be related prices for sure roadside help companies supplied by AAA. iPhone 15 and iPhone 14 customers who will not be AAA members can benefit from Roadside Help through satellite tv for pc on a pay-per-use foundation for AAA’s roadside help companies.
- Verify In is out there on iOS 17 or later.