In the society where we are living, we see few bad things happening usually crimes mostly affecting women. We usually talk about law and punishments about crimes happening all over the time but instead of this in the mean while, we have better technology and many things that can be very useful for example, a simple SOS app installed on your phone that will track your activity and may send emergency sms/message to your family. We may use this app as precautions that could make women a bit safer.
Here we tried different SOS apps from various operating systems and so writing about the most useful apps now:
Star India Pvt Ltd. made this app which is very useful and may send location to the receiver periodically. At the click of the power button of your smartphone 2 times consecutively begins sending out alert messages every 2 minutes to your contacts that you feed into the app as the designated receivers or guardians.
Size is about 2.2 MB and average rating is 4.4
Sentinel app is another better SOS app which can send instant alerts in case of danger. App works in multiple scenarios even without triggering an alert manually. With simplicity and ease of use being the keys, app can call, email and SMS alerts to multiple pre-configured numbers from their servers in an alert scenario. The alerts consist your last known location, time and direction of travel. We may track the phone via website directly.
This is initiative from Microsoft, which focusing on societal challenges and contributing to making the world safer place for all people. This app helps women in distress by alerting their friends, families as a standalone app, as well as it is available as an integrated solution for Police or security agencies who can monitor distress SOS calls and provide help through a interactive portal.
Guardian is the ultimate security app in your hand. Being easy to configure and the power of being tracked by buddies and security groups simultaneously, ensures multi-fold security for you.
Size of Guardian is about 3MB and rating in Windows phone store is 4.5
This app is primarily available on iOS devices where it can be used as an emergency app by sending location data and ofcourse the message via video clips. This is most used location tracker app that will send your precise GPS position & 7-second video clip to your entire emergency contacts in the shortest possible time but unfortunately sending sms facility isn't available yet in this app.
Size of app is about 3.3MB and rating is of 4.5.
These are top sos apps which are simple to install and won't be taking too much space on your phone and also you may suggest us other apps similar that you are using for SOS.