How to pin emergency contacts to your phone

Posted on 20 December 2016

The holiday season is the time of year when emergency services are the busiest as more people are on the roads or outdoors. We show you how to pin emergency contacts to your phone for quick access.

Pin website pages with a list of emergency numbers

iPhone 7

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Android: Huawei P9 (lite)

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how to pin emergency contacts android

Bonus tip for Android: If ER24 is one of your phone contacts, you can also create a shortcut to the contact simply by pressing down on the number and selecting ‘Create shortcut’ in the options menu that pops up.

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Other useful webpages worth creating a shortcut to:

Now you can simply tap on your homescreen to access your choice of emergency contacts.


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In the interest of our patients, in accordance with SA law and our commitment to expertise, Mediclinic cannot subscribe to the practice of online diagnosis. Please consult a medical professional for specific medical advice. If you have any major concerns, please see your doctor for an assessment. If you have any cause for concern, your GP will be able to direct you to the appropriate specialists.

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