In order to fulfill the basic functions of our service, the user hereby agrees to allow Xiaomi to collect, process and use personal information which shall include but not be limited to written threads, pictures, comments, replies in the Mi Community, and relevant data types listed in Xiaomi's Private Policy. By selecting "Agree", you agree to Xiaomi's Private Policy and Content Policy .
Agree

Tips & Tricks

Official MIUI Announcements
Subscribed
Subscribe

[Tips] [Feature Review] Panic Button: Your Emergency Saviour

2017-02-09 18:44:27
17204 186
Edited by R0user at 2017-02-09 10:35 PM


Hello, MI Fans!

Recently a new important feature has been added to the MIUI stable and beta, A Panic Button. A Panic Button is nothing but a sort of emergency number which you can dial when in distress, especially women; how it differs is instead of unlocking the phone and dialing all you need is one single click right from the lockscreen.

So lets check out how it works:
Step 1
- While the phone is locked, Press the power button, which will light up the display

Step 2
- Now the display is lit, Hold the power button, which will present the power menu along with the panic button at the end named "Emergency call"

Step 3
- Click the "Emergency call" and it will dial the emergency number 112 without the need of entering password, unlock & then dial.


To sum it all up when phone is locked, Press power button - hold it down - click emengency call

FAQ
==========

Why it dials only 112?
It's because india adopted 112 as the one single emergency response number across the country, similar to 911 in US and 999 in UK. Already existing series of numbers like 100, 101, 102 etc. has been told to be working for a year and then soon to be integrated under one roof as single 112 eventually, read more about it here

Can i customize the number further?
Well, as the goverment made it mandatory for all smartphones sold from 2017 must have one single emergency number 112 as the panic button, which eliminates the possiblity of further customization for now.

Why call is not being connected when dialed?
Currently 112 the single emergency repsonse number isn't yet up from goverment's own end but soon it will be working. Although it requires only a working SIM card with no condition for balance call to this can be made even with the zero balance, do check with your service provider too about this for support from their end.

I can't see this feature in my phone, what to do?
Although It is mandatory for new phones only, It might be soon available to your device with updates.

That's it for now folks! What do you think about this feature, let us know more in the comments.

Related Articles
================
Single Poll thread Total 118 Users Voted
 
81.36% (96)
 
4.24% (5)
 
14.41% (17)
Submit

Rate

Number of participants 7 Experience +25 Pack Reason

View Rating Log

2017-02-09 18:44:27
Favorites68 RateRate
Official MIUI Announcements
Keep yourself updated with every MIUI announcement!
370 Article Description     97595 Subscribers
Subscribed
Subscribe

Pro Bunny

Dhuka Abid | from Redmi Note 4

#1

Nice one tips
2017-02-09 19:15:56

Semi Pro Bunny

Raj1006 | from app

#2

Nice tip...
2017-02-09 20:01:23

Advanced Bunny

Manish2352 | from Redmi Note 3

#3

good one bro
2017-02-09 20:47:23

Rookie Bunny

1603303922 | from Redmi Note 3

#4

nice one buddy
2017-02-09 22:56:54
Thanks for your information
2017-02-09 23:08:23

Master Bunny

Gobinda4 | from Redmi 3S

#6

good tips
2017-02-10 00:12:43

Master Bunny

Arul Raja | from Redmi Note 3

#7

thanks for your information
2017-02-10 00:15:10
Arul

Pro Bunny

Deepak.yash | from Redmi 3S

#8

nice information
2017-02-10 00:23:23

Master Bunny

Bhavesh Kuriya | from MI MAX

#9

good... tips
2017-02-10 07:39:33

Advanced Bunny

simhakommuri | from Redmi Note 4

#10

this is use emergency
2017-02-10 07:41:05
please sign in to reply.
Sign In Sign Up
Beta Tester
MIUI 8
Prisma
India 2nd year
100K members
Redmi 3S
APP scratch card
6th MIUI
Mi Max
Independence Day
Power At Last
Photography
AP2 Livestream
100 threads in a Month
2016 Diwali with Mi
300K Members
Go Smash!
3 Days Check-In
7 Days Check-In
21 Days Check-In
40 Days Check-In
70 Days Check-In
100 Days Check-In
1 Year Check-In
Shake!!Shake!!
Lucky Draw No.
500K Members
Christmas Contest
2016 Christmas
Mi Explorers
2016 #ThrowbackwithMiComm
Pokemon Go!
App Review
1 million members
Xiaomi 7th Birthday
Resources Star
Resources guru
Mi Campus Superstars Entry
Mi Campus Superstar Candidate
Fitness Guru
June-100 replies in a month
Тема мая 2017
Winner
July-100 replies in a month
Aug-100 replies in a month
Sep-100 replies in a month
Oct-100 replies in a month
Nov-100 replies in a month
Dec-100 replies in a month
1st Anniversary
Columnist
71st Independence Day
My Poster My Life
MIUI 9
MIUI 7th Anniversary
2 million registered members
Resources Maha Guru
Mi A1 Review Contest
Newbie Member
Diwali
Twitter Medal
New Home Medal
Device Team Member
Techie Team Member
Android O Tester
Mi Apps
Christmas 2017
2018 New Year Medal
ThrowBackWithMiCommunity
MIUI Instagram
2017 Xiaomi Annual Bill
Big Change
MIUI Beta Tester
Best Contributors
Wang Cai Medal
Mi Community Updater
Color Your Planet
Spam Hunter
Color Our Planet Game
STAR Bug Hunter
Winner of April
April Participation
The Motivator
5-Star Motivator
MIUI 10
Golden Mi Bunny
Q & A Master
Q & A Rookie
Go Bunny Weekly Top3
Go Bunny Medal
MIUI Subscriber
Golden Mi Bunny
Mi Explorer in Spain
Mi Explorers
MIUI 8th Anniversary
Go Bunny Master
عيد الأضحي
Eid Mubarak
5 Million Registered Users
Mi Music: 20 FREE Downloads
Ringtones Mania
App Review Team
10 Million Downloads
Message in a bottle
2019
Throwback With Mi 2018
Xiaomi's 9th Birthday
9 Years of MIUI
MIUI 11
Dark Mode
Mi-stery Box Game
Motivator
Writer of the Year
2020
We Help!
#AnswerMi Vol 1

Copyright©2010-2020 Xiaomi.com, All Rights Reserved
Content Policy
Quick Reply To Top Return to the list