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Peace of mind comes with your Google Pixel Watch 2.
It’s great for fitness – did you know it can help keep you safe, too?

Sometimes you want a little extra peace of mind during your workout or when you’re on the go. 

The safety features on the Google Pixel Watch and Google Pixel Watch 2 are here to help.

Corey Mercer, a Pixel Superfan from Campbell, Ohio, doesn’t take his solo walks around the local parks for granted. He has a condition called Functional Movement Disorder, which means that his body might unexpectedly freeze up and cause him to fall. So before he heads out for a walk, Mercer turns to Pixel safety features, setting a timer on his Pixel Watch 2 using Safety Check.3 If the timer expires with no response, his watch will share his location with emergency contacts.

And then there’s Fall Detection, a feature that would help connect Mercer to emergency services in case of a hard fall during a walk or bike ride – even auto-dialing if he’s unresponsive.2

“Fall Detection has given me peace of mind when I’m on my own,” he says. “If I freeze and fall, I know someone has my back.”

Fitness meets safety

Emergency situations can happen when you least expect them. With the safety features on your watch, you can exercise and seek out adventure knowing there’s a reliable way to call for help if you need it. 

Whether you’re jogging on the treadmill or cycling down the coast, the Fall Detection feature on the Pixel Watch and Pixel Watch 2 uses machine learning to determine whether you’ve taken a tumble – even if you’re on your bike. Once you activate this feature, if you’ve fallen and haven’t moved or responded to your device for about a minute, it will automatically contact emergency services and give them your location.2

Wind up in an accident en route to the gym? The Pixel Watch 2 can also help when you’re behind the wheel of your car. An AI-powered feature called Car Crash Detection is now available on your Pixel watch (and your Pixel phone) to make sure you’re OK, so you can have peace of mind no matter which device you have on you. After an automobile crash, Car Crash Detection will check in with you, and if you don’t respond, it will automatically dial emergency services and pinpoint your whereabouts.10

Pixel Superfan Corey Mercer Fall Detection has given me peace of mind when I’m on my own. If I freeze and fall, I know someone has my back.

And if you’re in a situation where you feel unsafe, you can easily alert emergency contacts or 911 with Emergency SOS4 – just press the crown of the watch five times to trigger it. You can also share your location with emergency contacts with Emergency Sharing.5

With Safety Signal on the Pixel Watch 2 (LTE), you can still use a range of safety features even if you haven’t activated LTE with your cellular carrier.6,7 When wearing your 4G LTE watch without your phone nearby, you can still access safety features like Emergency Sharing, Fall Detection, and Safety Check – plus reach emergency services and contacts, as long as you have a Fitbit Premium subscription.7 So you can focus on exercising, knowing your Pixel Watch will keep you safe.11

At home or on the trail, you’re covered

Su Fairchild, a regular hiker in central Pennsylvania, keeps her Pixel Watch 2 on her at all times, giving her comfort during activities like hiking. “Knowing what the Pixel Watch 2 can do, I definitely make sure I have it on a hike,” Fairchild says.

She has personal experience with Fall Detection. One day, Fairchild was walking into a room when she felt her foot catch on the strap of a tote bag dangling from a doorknob. She fell hard and hit the floor with both arms. Luckily, her Pixel Watch 2 detected the fall and gave her the option to call emergency services. 

After taking some time to figure out what happened, Fairchild decided she was okay and dismissed the notification. “I’m 54 and not as fit as I used to be,” says Fairchild. “But having the Pixel Watch 2 gave me a sense of reassurance.”

Wearable

Get help in an emergency with the Google Pixel Watch 2

The Pixel Watch lets you set a Safety Check, store important medical info, and connect to emergency services.

Wearable

Get help in an emergency with the Google Pixel Watch 2

The Pixel Watch lets you set a Safety Check, store important medical info, and connect to emergency services.

Focused on your health, so you can enjoy your workout

Safety risks come in a variety of forms beyond falls and accidents. On the Pixel Watch 2, the same sensors that help you track your heart rate during races can also help you keep an eye out for elevated heart rates. With irregular heart rhythm notifications and the ECG app, you can also count on the Pixel Watch 2 to spot signs of atrial fibrillation (AFib),8,9 which can be difficult to detect. Being notified of an irregular heart rhythm that may be AFib is a first step to addressing it.

If you do find yourself in a situation where emergency responders are called to the scene, Medical Info on your watch stores important details like blood type, health conditions, and medications. If an emergency call is made, your information can be provided to some emergency services. Update your settings so that Medical Info displays on the screen even when your Pixel Watch 2 is locked. As an extra precaution, you can add the Medical ID Tag to your watch band to let emergency services know that your Pixel Watch 2 has important medical information on it. 

Whether you’re on a morning run, an afternoon bike ride, or a drive to the gym for an evening workout, the Pixel Watch 2 safety features keep an eye out for you. So you can focus on the things you love, knowing your watch is always there to help.

Takeaways
The Pixel Watch 2 helps you stay safe without losing focus during exercise and adventure1Fall Detection connects you to emergency services if you’ve had a hard fall on a run or bike ride2The Pixel Watch 2 LTE has Safety Signal, a range of features to keep you safe even if you haven’t activated LTE with a cellular carrier
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  1. Works with most phones running Android 9.0 or newer and requires a Google Account, Google Pixel Watch app and internet access. Some features require a Fitbit mobile app and/or a paid subscription. Google apps and services are not available in all countries or languages. See g.co/pixelwatch/specs for technical and device specifications. Google apps and services are not available in all countries or languages. Data rates may apply.

  2. Fall Detection is not available in all countries and depends on network connectivity and other factors. Your watch may not be reliable for emergency communications. Fall Detection may not detect all falls. To call emergency services on a Google Pixel Watch without 4G LTE, your paired phone must be nearby. Users must grant location permission for Fall Detection to share location externally. Data rates may apply. See g.co/pixelwatch/personalsafety for more details.

  3. Data rates may apply. Safety Check requires location enabled and 4G LTE service or an internet connection. Safety Check is dependent upon network connectivity and other factors and may not be reliable for emergency communications or available in all countries or languages. See g.co/pixelwatch/personalsafety for more details.  

  4. Emergency SOS requires 4G LTE service. Emergency SOS is dependent upon network connectivity and other factors and may not be reliable for emergency communications or available in all countries or languages. See g.co/pixelwatch/personalsafety for more details.  

  5. Data rates may apply. Emergency Sharing requires location enabled and 4G LTE service or an internet connection. Emergency Sharing is dependent upon network connectivity and other factors and may not be reliable for emergency communications or available in all countries or languages. See g.co/pixelwatch/personalsafety for more details.  

  6. Emergency Sharing, Fall Detection and Safety Check require location enabled and are dependent upon network connectivity and other factors and may not be reliable for emergency communications or available in all countries or languages. Fall Detection may not detect all falls. See g.co/pixelwatch/personalsafety for more details.  

  7. Not available on Pixel Watch 2 (Wi-Fi) or in all countries. Safety Signal requires location enabled and, in cases of emergency, provides Fitbit Premium subscribers without a 4G LTE watch line with access to a 4G LTE network for use of safety features only. When your watch is not connected to your phone, Safety Signal does not support Wi-Fi calling. 

  8. Some features require the Fitbit mobile app.

  9. Irregular heart rhythm notifications are only available in select countries. Data is recorded only when user is still or sleeping. The ECG app is only available in select countries. Not intended for use by people under 22 years old or with other known arrhythmias. See fitbit.com/irregularrhythm for additional details.

  10. Car Crash Detection is not available in all languages or countries. For country and language availability and more information, see support.google.com/googlepixelwatch?p=ccd. Car Crash Detection may not detect all crashes. High-impact activities could also trigger Car Crash Detection. This feature is dependent upon network connectivity and other factors and may not be reliable for emergency communications or available in all areas. 

  11. Not available for Verizon or AT&T customers.