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Built for Emergencies

When you find yourself in an emergency, every second is critical. Parachute does everything your phone can do to protect you — with a single touch

Get Help

Parachute calls, texts and emails your emergency contacts and livestreams your location, audio and video to them, so they can see what's happening in real time

Capture Evidence

Parachute captures your location, audio and video and saves it away from your phone, so it's accessible even if your phone is destroyed or taken

New in Parachute (March 2018)


You will now feel a silent nudge when you press down to activate Parachute on newer iPhones

New in Parachute (August 2017)

Parachute 101

Learn how to use Parachute with our brand new Parachute 101 lesson. Find it in Settings


Improved accessibility when using VoiceOver mode

New in Parachute (July 2017)

Emergency Notes

You can now add emergency notes that will be shared with your contacts when you activate Parachute

Profile Picture

You can now add a profile picture for your emergency contacts to identify you

Contact Names

Parachute will now save each contact's name along with their number/email

Redesigned Settings

The Settings page now features a fresh new design

New in Parachute (June 2017)

Download Incident Video

You can now download Parachute incident video and save it on your phone. Just touch the "Manage" link on your email

Automated Text & Phone Bot

Your emergency contacts can now text & call Parachute to get more information on a Parachute alert, see who has them listed as an emergency contact, and learn more about how Parachute works

New in Parachute (February 2017)

Background Location Streaming

When you activate Parachute and then move to another app or lock the screen, Parachute stays on and keeps streaming your location. When you return back to Parachute, video and audio streaming continue. As always, to stop Parachute, hold the Eye and the X


If a Parachute incident is interrupted by a phone call, FaceTime call or another app, a message explaining the interruption is displayed on the livestream. After the interruption is over, live video and audio resumes

New in Parachute (September 2016)

Vertical Video

By popular demand, you can now shoot vertical video. Parachute will automatically keep your video upright, regardless of how you hold your phone

Live Battery Monitoring

Parachute now lets emergency contacts see if an incident ended abruptly because your phone ran out of battery

New in Parachute (May 2016)

Discreet Recording

Parachute blacks out the screen during an emergency to ensure your safety

Faster Activation

Activate Parachute from anywhere in iOS through the notification center widget, or by force-touching the app icon

Add Organizations

Add organizations as emergency contacts and share your incidents with them when you activate Parachute


Turn the flash on and off during an emergency


Parachute keeps track of your altitude during an emergency, so others can tell which floor you're on

Smarter Streaming

Parachute has a brand new streaming algorithm that performs much better in situations where the network is slow, choppy or even totally offline

Delete Incidents

Delete incidents after 24 hours using the link on your email

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