The SOS feature can be accessed by pressing the power button 5 times
Xiaomi recently added an SOS feature to the closed beta version of the MIUI 10 developer ROM. The New SOS features allow users to contact a specific pre-defined number in case of any Emergency. Xiaomi has added this new feature currently in five Xiaomi devices and willing to add more Xiaomi devices to the list in the future.
Xiaomi is currently testing the new SOS feature with high-end devices and one with a budget segment smartphone in China. Xiaomi soon will be adding this feature to the developer ROM for all the Chinese models by the September end.
The SOS feature can be accessed by pressing the power button 5 times and then it will send the help information or alert to the emergency contact number set by the user. Xiaomi users can activate this feature by going to Settings > SOS > Emergency Help
Xiaomi is currently busy rolling out the stable edition of MIUI 10 to its various devices like – Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, Mi MIX 2, Redmi Note 5, Mi Note 3 and Mi 5 and those will be soon getting the MIUI 10 stable version in coming days. While the iPhone and Samsung already have this SOS feature and it was long due for Xiaomi phones
Currently, the SOS feature is available to the Xiaomi devices only:-
- Mi 8
- Mi MIX 2
- Mi 6
- Mi 5
- Redmi Note 4X
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