1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    So I was at work. My phone was in my pocket and I had somehow sent out an emergency text with my location pinpointed in Google maps. My phone is a ZTL XL Android phone from virign mobile. It's a crappy phone, so I'm not finding much information about it. I can't seem to replicate sending the message out by pressing the power button.
    07-17-2019 01:12 AM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central.

    Do you use a password, PIN or pattern lock on your phone? If not, pocket dialling might happen.
    07-17-2019 01:39 AM
  3. Xendure's Avatar
    Yes! I have both a pin and a finger print open. And while I've pocket dialed before, I've never sent an emergency text that sent my location along side it.
    07-17-2019 02:50 AM
  4. Xendure's Avatar
    This is the message I sent out to emergency contacts without my knowledge
    Attached Thumbnails Emergency text message-img_20190717_035553.jpg  
    07-17-2019 02:57 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Some phones (like Samsung) have an option where if you press the Power button 3 times quickly, it will send an SOS message to your emergency contacts (https://forums.androidcentral.com/e?...token=xPl9svnX). Check your manual or search the phone's system settings to see if there's a similar option.
    07-17-2019 08:38 PM
  6. mustang7757's Avatar
    Maybe it will pull up by going into settings , type in search bar SOS and turn off .
    07-17-2019 08:45 PM

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