Having ICE info on your phone or in your wallet is crucial if you're in an emergency situation and can't communicate.
ICE information can help emergency staff find out:
Some smartphones require you to download an emergency contact app. Others let you enter ICE info without an app.
Depending on the app you use, you'll find your ICE data displayed on the lock screen of your phone.
The data often includes:
Many smartphones have a feature that will allow you to add ICE info without needing to download an app.
The Health app on many iPhones allows you to add data emergency staff can access even if you have your phone locked.
Refer to your user manual or contact your provider to find out if your phone has a built-in feature.
If your phone doesn't have this feature or you can't download an app:
Make sure you have emergency contact information somewhere on you that's easy to find.
For example, keep a card in your wallet with your:
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