Google Adds Emergency Location Feature to its Phone App for Android Users


Google has introduced a new safety feature that will help people in case of emergency. Google Adds Emergency Location Feature to its Phone App for Android Users. So now, when you call an emergency number like 911, a location card will now appear on your screen containing necessary information. This information will include your current address along with a small map as well as your exact coordinates.

Google Adds Emergency Location Feature to its Phone App for Android Users

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This feature will helpful in a case when you get injured and need help, but don’t know exactly where you are. So when you make the emergency call, all the essential location info will pop up. So, you can tell the emergency service provider exactly where you are.

Along with this feature, the latest Phone update brings call waiting improvements and other bug fixes that should improve performance and stability. Currently, this update is available on Pixel, Nexus, Android One, or Google Play Edition smartphone.

Currently, this feature is available only for Android users. You can download the app from Google Play Store. Phone

Recently, Google Maps introduced a feature that will tell You the Best Time to Hit the Road. It pops up when you input directions. When users ask for estimated time and distance, a new bar graph appear which shows the time it will take to reach the destination.

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Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.
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