Apple has launched its satellite emergency SOS service in Australia and New Zealand.
Apple Emergency SOS is a feature that allows iPhone users to call emergency services even when they don't have cellular or Wi-Fi coverage.
To use the service, you need to have an iPhone 14 or later running iOS 16 or later.
Here are some additional details about Apple Emergency SOS:
Press and hold the side button and volume button simultaneously until you see the Emergency SOS slider.
Slide to Emergency SOS.
If you have a cellular or Wi-Fi connection, your call will be routed through that connection.
Your iPhone will send a message to emergency services with your location.
Apple Emergency SOS is currently available in Australia, New Zealand...
the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal,
Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Mexico.