You can easily set up your Iridium 9575 Extreme satellite phone to send an SMS message, email, and call an emergency contact when in the Emergency Mode. Your phone goes into the Emergency Mode when you push the SOS button or manually select it from the phone’s menu. The following are the instructions on how to set up your 9575 phone for emergency messaging.
1. From your phone’s main screen, select Menu.
2. Select Setup
3. Select Location Options
4. Select GPS Options
5. Select GPS Update Options
a. Select the updating frequency you would like
b. Go Back to Location Options
6. Select Emergency Options
7. Select Emergency Actions. Select if you would like to Message and Call, Message Only, or Call Only.
8. Select Emergency Beep. Enable Emergency Beep if you would like the phone to beep while in Emergency Mode.
9. Select Message Recipient
a. Highlight the first entry and Select Options
b. Select Edit
c. If you would like to send an SMS message:
i. Select Enter Number
ii. Enter the emergency contact phone number you would like to send the SMS message to when in Emergency Mode. Remember to always precede the phone number with 00 or the + sign, then the country code.
iii. Select OK
d. If you would like send an email:
i. Select Edit
ii. Select Enter Email
iii. Enter the email address of your emergency contact
iv. Select OK
e. Fill in the other two emergency contact entries if desired
f. Select Back
10. Select Call Recipient
a. Enter the phone number for the emergency contact you would like to call when in Emergency Mode. Remember to always precede the phone number with 00 or the + sign, then the country code.
b. Select Save
Now you are all set up to use the Emergency Mode on your Iridium Extreme 9575 phone!