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Episode from the podcastHands-On Android (Audio)

Protect Yourself in an Emergency - How Android Can Ensure Your Personal Safety

Released Thursday, 24th September 2020
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There are plenty of ways that Android protects your data and online security, but how can Android help you out in the real world? Jason Howell takes a look at a number of features within Android that reach outside of the device to protect users from disasters, threats, and illness.

  • Emergency info on the lock screen.

  • Adding contact information to the lock screen.

  • Emergency Broadcast Notifications.

  • Sharing location with emergency services.

  • Earthquake alerts.

  • Personal Safety app for Pixel devices.

  • Car crash detection.

  • Safety Check.

  • Emergency Sharing.

  • Exposure Notifications and COVID-19.


Host: Jason Howell

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