APPLE has an emergency protocol program that all users should view and activate on their devices.
The iPhone has transformed communication, gaming, photography, and more – with this feature, it's bettering the health sector.
Apple has created a feature called Medical ID that quickly displays your key health info.
"Medical ID helps emergency responders access your critical medical information from the Lock Screen, without needing your passcode," Apple explained.
"They can see information such as allergies and medical conditions, as well as who to contact in case of an emergency."
Set up Medical ID in a few easy steps.
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Navigate to the Health app and tap your profile picture in the top right corner.
Select Edit and then activate 'Show When Locked'.
Now add all of your information and then tap Done.
To see your Medical ID, hold the volume button and lock button as if you were to power down the phone.
A new menu will appear with a Medical ID swipe bar.
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Swipe across the Medical ID bar to see the info.
Back in the Health app, you can add an emergency contact – your emergency contact will be automatically looped in via text when your iPhone dials Emergency SOS.
A former emergency services worker posted to TikTok to praise Apple's potentially life-saving technology.
"When I was an EMS and we didn't know who someone was, we could talk to their phone," @rachkent said in the video.
"It's really helpful for identifying someone who we didn't know who they were – if someone's unconscious or didn't have an ID etc."
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No one wants to be in a crisis.
But every iPhone user should have these functions enabled so they are prepared if one occurs.
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