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Morse SOS - FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How do I use the app?

Just tap on the app to start flashing the SOS signal. Press the back button on your Android device to stop flashing the signal.


Can I change the signal blink color?

Yes! Press the menu button on your Android device to show the options menu. Then select the color you want. You can choose between Red, Yellow and White. Though I would personally suggest keeping the default Red.


What about other colors?

Umm... the purpose of this app is to try and save you in certain dangerous situations and your objective then would be to get help as quickly as possible and get out of the situation. The color options that are provided have been scientifically proven [don't ask me when/where :o) ] to be the most visible to the human eyes. I am sure you do not want to be deciding if you like Teal or Burgundy better in such a situation. Less choices, faster decisions.


Why is Red the default color?

Why not? Okay, red is like the universal sign for danger. Flares are red. I read somewhere long ago that the human eye is most sensitive to the color red. Why, even all stop signals are red.


Can I also send out an audible SOS signal?

Yup! Starting with Morse SOS version 1.1, you can turn on an audible SOS signal. Just press the menu button on your Android device and selct Toggle Audio from the options menu. Repeat the same procedure again to turn off the audio.


I restarted the App and now the sound starts by itself.

Morse SOS remembers your last color and audible signal settings between restarts. So if the sound was on the last time you quit the app, it will be on when you start it again. You can turn it off by selecting Toggle Audio again.


I restarted the App and now it doesn't blink with the default Red color.

See previous question. Morse SOS remembers your last color setting between restarts. You can always change it back to whatever color you want from the options menu.


This app saved my life. How can I thank you?

It's nice to know that this app helped save you from danger. That is reward enough. If you would like us to share your story on this website, you can contact us and let us know your story and we will proudly publish it for all to read.



Did you even test this app?

Due to a limited budget, I have only been able to test this app on my Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-I5700 running Android 1.5 (Cupcake) where it works like a charm. Please feel free to donate other phone models for testing if you feel the irresistible urge to do so. ;)


Do you maintain a changelog for this app?

Why, yes! You might even see your name in there if you have provided some useful feedback that resulted in a change. :) This is just a way of letting you know your feedback is appreciated. Worry not, your e-mail details will not be revealed in the changelog to protect your privacy. You can find the changelog here.


I have a feature suggestion or improvement area for this app. How do I contact you?

Thanks! You can use the contact page to reach us.


I am facing some issues with the app. How can I contact you?

Let me know if you face any issue with this app on your phone and I will try to get it fixed. Remember to include your phone model, Android version, carrier and location details. Use the contact page to reach us or just post your issue on our Facebook page. Remember, if the problem is specific to a phone model, I might not be able to help though I'll surely give it a shot.


I simply love (or hate) this app! What do I do?

If you love this app, let your friends know; if you don't, let us know. We'll see what we can do about it. To tweet this app to your friends, you can simply click on the little Tweet button at the bottom of this page or the app description page. You can also 'like' or 'share' the app on Facebook using the buttons provided. Also, become our fan on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to be in on the latest announcements!


I have some feedback / complaint / compliment / important message. How do I contact you?

Please use the contact page to reach us or post a comment / tweet on our Facebook / Twitter page.


I have a great idea for a new app. How do I contact you?

Use the app requests page.


How do I contact you for anything else?

You can use the contact page or just post your comment / query on our Facebook page for any other matter.


This page is full of Facebook / Twitter buttons!! What's the matter with you??

Sorry... Got carried away. :oP Why don't you just give in and join us on Facebook / Twitter ? :o) We'd like to stay in touch.