How to Set Emergency Contacts on iPhone with Steps

Want to set emergency contacts on iPhone 6/7 lock screen but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to put Medical ID on lock screen with detailed steps.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021

Most of us would like to set passcode or Touch ID for iPhone. In this way, others can’t access iPhone data and it helps protect the privacy. However, if your iPhone is lost or you get hurt in accident, how can other people contact your family?

The good news is that, Apple lets users to set iPhone emergency contacts. You can edit your Medical ID in Health app and set it appear on lock screen. What’s more, you can also edit your information like medical conditions, allergies, blood type etc. Now we will show you how to set emergency contacts on iPhone 6/7.

Also Read: How to Get iPhone out of Emergency SOS Mode >

How to Set Emergency Contacts on iPhone 6/7

Step 1. Open Health app > Tap Medical ID on the bottom.

Step 2. Tap Edit > add emergency contacts. Select one of the contacts on your contact list.

Step 3. Scroll up, there is an option of Show When locked, enable Show When Locked, the emergency contact would be shown on lock screen.

How to Set Emergency Contacts on iPhone 6/7

How to Set Emergency Contacts on iPhone 6/7

How to Access Emergency Contacts on iPhone Lock Screen

Step 1. Wake your iPhone > Go to passcode screen.

Step 2. Tap Emergency > Tap Medical ID.

Step 3. Your will see your Medical ID then > Tap Done after you have checked it.

How to Set Emergency Contacts on iPhone 6/7

How to Set Emergency Contacts on iPhone 6/7

Can’t Miss: How to Recover Contacts from iPhone with Ease >

The Bottom Line

Hope this guide can help you set emergency contacts on iPhone successfully. If you think this guide is helpful, please share it to help more people.

Author Avatar
Joy Taylor Twitter Share Facebook Share

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.

Back to Top Icon