What's New

- Bug fixes for 3Gs

App Description

As seen in The Sunday Times, Stuff Magazine & The Guardian

The ultimate adventurer’s accessory and the complete traveller’s companion. This app is a life saver so don’t be without it.

Whether travelling the world, mountain climbing or just hanging out at home, it’s the app that everyone should have on their phone.

The only app that sends your info and exact location, straight to the local emergency services. The app sends your details, your location, who you need and what is wrong, all to the emergency services in the language of the country you are in!

-Send your personal details and location straight to the emergency services, in the language of the country you are in.

-Automatically knows the emergency numbers to call for every country in the world.

-Send your location to your friends and they can navigate to you with the app. Additionally you can navigate to other Distress Signal users on the map too.

-Torch with S.O.S.

-Alpine Distress Signal

-Emergency contact info updated on the lock screen after use, so first responders and see your information

-Find nearest hospitals and police around you and navigate to them

-A handy compass

-Send pre-set message with your location to your short-list of contacts

-An alert siren

-SMS emergency feature currently works in the UK, Ireland, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Philippines, France, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Italy, Austria and Iceland.

-The USA and others will be updating their systems to work with the app this year! This process is all done automatically so you don’t have to do anything to stay up to date.

For anywhere else in the world we still offer the number to call in an emergency.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 30, 2013 Initial release
  • May 01, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • July 01, 2013 New version 2.1
  • July 18, 2013 New version 2.4
  • September 21, 2013 New version 2.5
  • November 02, 2013 New version 2.6
  • November 29, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • December 07, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99
  • June 26, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99