How do I report an emergency with a cell phone?

Answer Dial "9-1-1" on your cellular phone and the press the "Talk" or "Send" key. The cellular tower will automatically route your call to the nearest public safety answering point. Cell phones will also... Read More »

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How do I show an emergency contact on a cell phone?

Identify Emergency ContactsDecide who you will use as an emergency contact. This is the person that emergency personnel will contact if you are ill, injured or otherwise unable to communicate. For ... Read More »

What is the percentage of kids who don't have a cell phone in an emergency?

A study conducted in 2008 by CTIA, a wireless trade organization, and Harris Interactive, found that about 80 percent of teenagers owned a cellphone, while 20 percent did not. A similar study by Ni... Read More »

How to Disconnect and Disable the Emergency Button on a Cell Phone?

Cell phones can provide a sense of security by giving users access to an emergency button. This emergency button allows you to make calls to the police or ambulance when you are in dire need. Senio... Read More »

How do I report cell phone phishing?

Reporting PhishingContact your cellular provider immediately if you suspect that individuals are trying to obtain sensitive information about you using their name. Phishers often send e-mails that ... Read More »