Medical ID

How to set up your Medical ID on iPhone and Apple Watch

Medical ID on iPhone

Medical ID on iPhone and Apple Watch provides valuable information related to you and your health. Once you set up your Medical ID and enable it to show on the Lock Screen, anyone with physical access to the device can know about your health conditions and reach your emergency contacts.

This important tutorial will show you how to create your Medical ID on your iPhone and how you or anyone else can access it from the Lock Screen.

Tip: set your iPhone to automatically share your Medical ID information during emergency calls

With iOS 13.5 and watchOS 6.2.5 and later, your iPhone and Apple Watch can automatically share Medical ID information when making an emergency call. Emergency access to your Medical ID data lets first responders provide better care by not wasting time obtaining crucial information such as allergies and blood type. Follow along with us as we show you how to set up an iPhone and Apple Watch to automatically share Medical ID info during emergency calls.