How to Add ICE (In Case of Emergency) Contacts for iPhone

Here is a simple way to add ICE (In Case of Emergency) contacts to your iPhone so that Emergency Response personnel are able to contact someone if you are found unresponsive.

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NOTE: This method will prevent your contact phone numbers from being "duplicated" by using 'Notes' in your contacts rather than an actual phone number.

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Click 'Contacts'

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Click '+' to add a new contact

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Click 'First' to add an ICE name

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Type your ICE contact's name as similar to above. Make sure the contact name starts with 'ICE'. NOTE: If your contacts are sorted by last name, you may want to add this to 'Last'.

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Add the full name and relationship to 'Company'

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Click 'add field'

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Scroll to the bottom and add 'Notes'

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Add the phone number of your ICE contact to the notes section. Click 'Done' at the top.

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Your new ICE contact will look similar to this. You may also add an address or other relevant contact information. Simply click 'Edit' here and add information accordingly.

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Here is what Emergency Response personnel will see when they open your contacts on your iPhone to find your ICE (In Case of Emergency) contact.

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DONE! Repeat the above steps to add additional ICE contacts...

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I have also added a contact photo that you can use for your ICE contacts. Follow the instructions on the next page...

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Long press on the photo and click 'Save to Library'. Edit the contact, click 'Add Photo', then click 'Choose Photo', choose the photo from your library, then follow the prompts to position and save!

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