How to Enable Car Crash Detection On Android

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The Apple Car Crash Detection feature is a lifesaver, and it’s now available on Android smartphones too.

If you’re an Android phone user, then this blog post is for you. In this blog post, I’ll show you how to turn on car accident detection and add medical and emergency information to your Android phone.

Before we move forward, let’s first understand what a car crash detection feature is and how it works.

If your car ever crashes (we hope it never happens), the phone’s sensor will detect the impact and immediately send an SOS message to emergency services. Now, let’s learn how to activate this feature.

How to Turn on Android Car Crash Detection?

To turn on car accident detection on your Pixel phone, follow these steps:

1. First of all, you have to download the “Personal Safety App“, If you already have the app, make sure it’s updated to the latest version.”

2. Open the Personal Safety App and tap on the Features tab.

3. Now, scroll down to find the Car Crash Detection option, and then tap Manage Settings.

Source: Google’s Guidebooks

4. Now here you will see the option of car crash detection, Turn on Toddler.

5. Once you turn on car crash detection, you’ll need to follow the onscreen instructions to set up the Google Pixel car crash detection feature.

How to Add Medical and Emergency Information?

To effectively use the Android Car Crash Detection feature, you need to add your medical and emergency information, which will be useful if you are involved in a car accident.

Add Medical information.

To add your medical information to pixel car crash detection, follow these steps:

1. Open the Personal Safety App and tap on the Your Info tab.

Source: Google’s Guidebooks

2. Then, tap on the first option, “Medical Information.”.

3. Now, enter all your important medical information here.

Add Emergency information.

To add emergency information to Pixel Car crash detection, follow these steps:

1. Tap the second option, “Emergency Contacts,” in your Your Info tab.

Source: Google’s Guidebooks

2. Then, tap on the “Add Contact” option.

Source: Google’s Guidebooks

3. Now that your contacts list will appear, select the contacts you want to designate as emergency contacts.


What is Android Car Crash Detection?

Android Car Crash Detection is a safety feature, like Apple Car Crash Detection, that detects potential car crashes and automatically calls an emergency service.

Can I disable car crash detection?

Yes, you can disable the car accident detection feature Then, follow these steps to disable the Pixel car crash detection feature:
1. Open the Personal Safety app.
2. Tap on the “Features” tab.
3. Now, scroll down to “Car Crash Detection” and turn off the toggle.

Wrapping Up

Google’s Android car accident detection is a really helpful and life-saving feature if you’re ever in a car accident.

Now you’ve learned how to activate Android car crash detection and how to add emergency and medical information with the help of this blog post.

Now, I’m going to wrap up here. If you have any questions about this blog post, feel free to ask in the comments section.

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