Put ICE on it!

What is ICE?

In case of emergency (ICE) is a program that enables first responders, such as paramedics, firefighters, and police officers, as well as hospital personnel, to contact the next of kin of the owner of a mobile phone to obtain important medical or support information (the phone must be unlocked and working). → Wikipedia

Put ICE on Your Cell Phone*

*and all other mobile devices

ICEiButtonNEW!  Free!  Available for iOS 7 & Android devices

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Description: ICEBlueButton allows anyone to easily create an ICE (In Case of Emergency) record on their smartphone for themselves and their loved ones with easy entry of emergency medical data and contact information. In an emergency situation, medical personnel or attending bystanders can scan the ICEBlueButton QR code with a QR code scanner app on their mobile device and quickly learn of any medical conditions, allergies, other pertinent medical information,..   More →


Create any number of ICE records, i.e., one for yourself and ICE records for each member of your family.

On your mobile device, just click on the Apple Store or GooglePlay link, above, to download and install the ICEBlueButton app.

‘ICE’ Marks Your Contacts to Call in Case of Emergency

Got your cell phone handy? Take a moment right now to put “ICE” by the names of the people you’d want called in case of emergency.  more →

How to Add ICE to Your Cell Phone

Adding ICE (“In Case of Emergency”) to your phone is a clever means by which emergency personnel can locate your next of kin when something goes wrong.  more →

ICE on Snopes

Review the informative comments on ICE on Snopes.com.

Put ICE in your Wallet or Purse


Click, copy, resize, and print the graphic, above, and put it in your wallet or purse, and stick it on your iOS or Android device, home phone, and elsewhere. Or annotate  your own.

If you use ICEBlueButton, printout the lock screen image of your QR Code and put it in your wallet or purse. Also, print it out on label stock, and stick to vehicle door jams, etc. Incidentally, a black & white printout will be just fine. Betty's QR Code

Betty Boop’s lock screen QR Code image.

Humetrix, developer of ICEBlueButton, offers alert services and kits with wallet cards, stickers, and a frig magnet, but they are not free.

Other ICE Apps for iPhone/iPad & Android

ICEeICE Standard

Standard Card App for iOS


Editor’s Choice App for Android

Put ICE on a keychain USB?  Try ICEmaker; it’s free, too.

ICE Awareness

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