VithU: V Gumrah Initiative is a SOS app for Android users. The app allows you to send a message stating that you need help. The message will be automatically sent when you press the power button of your Android device twice. Your location on Google Maps will also be sent in the message.
This SOS app for Android allows you to add contacts from the phonebook of your Android phone. Although it is a free app, it requires an active internet connection and sends the message only when there is enough balance in your phone to send the message.
Main Features of this SOS App for Android:
- Attractive interface.
- Easy to use features.
- Effective SOS app.
- Automatically sends message saying, “I am in danger. I need help.”
- Sends Location on Google maps via message.
- Sends location updates in every 2 minutes.
- Message is sent only to the people you have added in the app.
- Explanation on how to use the app is displayed when app starts.
- Easily inform others when you are in danger by pressing power button twice.
- Has News, Tips, and Show Alerts.
- Shows tweets and also allows you to tweet.
- Has News Feed, Tips, and Gumrah Show Alerts.
The app requires Internet Connection to send your location in the message. Also, messages are not free. Message charges will be deducted from your phone’s balance. Therefore, the app is useless if you do not have either Internet connection or enough balance in your phone.
Another similar SOS app for Android is SafeSpot, reviewed on our website.
Using VithU SOS App for Android:
This app was an initiative to ensure women’s safety when they are out alone. If you are an Android user, you can download the app using the link that is given at the end of this review. You can also use the QR Code to install the app by scanning it with a Barcode Scanner from your Android phone.
Once the app is installed completely on your phone, open it by clicking on its icon. The app will ask you to enable the internet connection of your phone. Do so, and then click back to return to the app.
Using this app is easy. It will also be explained to you in the app, too. A message is displayed that tells you exactly how you can use the app whenever you are in danger. It is as simple as pressing the power button of your Android phone twice. But before that you need to do the following:
- Enter Message: A message saying ,“I am in danger. I need help. Please follow my location.” is displayed. You can also edit or change this message as per your wishes.
- Add Contacts: You can add as many contacts as you want from the phone book of your Android phone. Message will be sent to the added contacts only.
- Activate: Finally, tap the Activate tab to start the service. After activating, whenever you press the power button twice (even if the app is not open), it will start sending messages with location updates every 2 minutes.
To stop sending the messages, you have to enter the app and press the Deactivate tab. This ensures that the service is stopped only when you want.
You can also check this Android app to Track Location of someone if that person is missing or in danger.
VithU: V Gumrah Initiative also has some other interesting features. It shows updates on news related to crime, and also has a Tips Feed section where you will find safety tips that you may use in emergency.
This free SOS app for Android lets you see tweets from fans of Gumrah Series (aired on Channel V). The app allows you to log in to your Twitter account and tweet your story.
VithU: V Gumrah Initiative is an amazing SOS app that allows you to get help when you are in danger. This app ensures that whenever you step out of your house or your office, you feel safe. The app is very effective and sends messages very quickly.
Scan the QR Code given below to get the app directly on your Android phone.