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How to Add Emergency Information on Android 8.1 Lock Screen

Last Updated on September 15, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to set or add emergency information on the lock screen in Android Oreo 8.1. You can put emergency info on the Android lock screen, including a name, emergency number, address, blood type, medications, and more. You will find this emergency information setting your Android 8.1 devices under the users & account devices. This emergency info is helpful when your device is lost. Any person can see your added lock screen details without unlocking your phone and contact you if you find your lost phone. This set-up emergency contacts on your Android devices is the most helpful setting. Also, clear all information and contacts from your Android devices.

How to Add Emergency Information to Android 8.1 Lock Screen

Android devices have slightly different settings to create and display emergency information on your lock screen in Android Oreo 8.1, Nougat 7.1.2, and Marshmallow 6.0 devices.

Add Emergency Information to Lock Screen Android 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Go to Settings on your device.

Tap user and account settings in Oreo

Step 2: Tap Users & accounts.

Tap emergency information in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 3: Tap Emergency information.

Add name and contact number in Oreo lock screen

Here, you will see two tabs: one is Info, and the other is Contacts.

Step 4: Tap Info.

In emergency info, you will add a name, address, blood type, organ donor, medical notes, allergies, and medications.

Add emergency contact in android Oreo lock screen

Step 5: Tap the Contacts tab.

Step 6: Tap + Add contact.

Step 7: Select the phone number to add to the lock screen.

Now, add emergency details to your Android Oreo lock screen. You will check it using the settings below.

Step 1: Go to the Lock screen on your device.

Tap emergency from Oreo lock screen

Step 2: Tap Emergency.

Tap emergency information on Oreo device

Step 3: Double-tap Emergency information.

Add emergency information to android Oreo lock screen

Now, you will see your added name, contacts, and other details. Any people call you directly from these added contacts without unlocking your Android Oreo 8.1 devices. You will edit and delete emergency information on your device at any time.

How to Remove or Delete Emergency Information From Lock Screen in Android Oreo 8.1

Step 1: Go to Settings on your device.

Step 2: Tap Users & accounts.

Step 3: Tap Emergency information.

Step 4: Tap Three vertical dots at the top right side.

Step 5: Tap Clear all.

Step 6: Tap Clear.

Clear all your added emergency information from your Android device.

Add Emergency Contact and Info on Android Nougat 7.1.2 and Marshmallow 6

1st Way:

Settings > Device > Users > Lock screen settings > Emergency information > Continue > Add information & contact number.

2nd Way:

Notification bar > User icon > More settings > Emergency information > Add Info & phone number.

And that’s all. I hope this little tip helps add emergency information to Android 8.1. If you have trouble, let us know in the comment box below. Please stay connected with us for daily Android tips and tricks.

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