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10 Safety Apps For Women

Here are 10 safety apps, which will act as a security guard for the woman, protecting them in every situation

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An increasing number of crime against women has planted seeds of fear in the minds of Indian people. These fears ultimately result in the imposition of deadlines and strict rules which every woman has to comply with, willingly or unwillingly. Instead of bringing confidence in a young woman, these rules gradually turn them into meek beings incapable of facing the outside world. To alleviate fears of family members and to help a woman move around with confidence, entrepreneurs have rolled out apps for women’s safety. Here are 10 such apps, which will act as a security guard for the woman, protecting them in every situation:

1.   Eyewatch SOS for Women

Eyewatch SOS for Women captures audio and video of the user’s surroundings and sends it to the registered contacts along with an alert message. This app has been praised for high location accuracy, functioning without GPRS and Safety confirmation feature. On reaching the location safely the user can inform their near ones by pressing the I am Safe button. It is available on Google Play store and iTunes.

2.   SpotnSave Feel secure

Labelled as one of the most advanced safety application, SpotnSave Feel secure sends an alert message along with the location to the pre-selected contact in every two minutes. In case the user does not have access to phone, he can make use of the wristband, which comes with the app and press button given on the band. This works via Bluetooth in the same way the phone does. This app is available on Google Playstore and iTunes.

3.   iGoSafely

iGoSafely sends alert messages, emails and/or GPS position to emergency contacts on activation. The app keeps on sending messages, every minute unless the alarm is turned off using the secret disarm code. Along with the above mentioned information, iGoSafely sends a thirty-second audio recording captured by the phone's microphone. It can be activated by shaking the phone or simply by removing the headphones.

4.   Smart 24×7

Safety 24X7 is an app, which helps the user to call the police by pressing the panic button. Additionally, an option of calling some pre-designated contact is available on this app. In case of non-functioning of GPRS, location is sent via SMS. Along with providing features like tracking, customer care and chat, this app also clicks photos and records audio-video of situation. It is available on Google Playstore and iTunes.

5.   bSafe

bSafe is an all in one safety app for woman providing varieties of features. It has bSafe alarm which sends exact location and audio-video of the surrounding areas to the contact previously selected by you. Another feature ‘Follow me’ enables virtual tracking of the user via GPS tracking, until you reach the situation. Fake call feature in this app allows you to fake call to escape from some unpleasant situation and ‘timer alarm’ helps you to set an auto alarm to keep your guardian informed about your whereabouts. This app is available on Google Playstore and iTunes.
6.   Shake2Safety

This app sends an emergency SOS message or makes a call instantly to the previously selected numbers after pressing the power button four times or after shaking the phone. Shake2Safety works without internet connection and even with the locked screen. This app is also useful for reporting cases of robbery, accident or natural disaster.

7.   Trakie

Trakie enables you to get all the real-time information about the movement, location, battery percentage, signal strength and speed of travelling of your close ones. Along with providing all these features, the app also allows the user to chat with their contact. Registration of genuine and authentic numbers is possible through this app as it is verified through OTP and SIM serial number.

8.   My SafetyPin
If you are stuck in a crossroad, then My SafetyPin app acts as your guide in choosing the best and safest route. On entering an unsafe location, this app gives alerts and you can invite family or friends to track you. Safety of an area is measured using various parameters like public transport, visibility, security etc. My SafetyPin app is available on Google Playstore and itunes.

9.   CitizenCop
By using this app, any citizen can report criminal cases or illegal activity in their area anonymously. Cases of lost or stolen articles can also be reported by calling the police. CitizenCop app creates a safety zone for woman through what it calls eLakshmanRekha and provides several features like live tracking, emergency calls and SOS alerts. All android phone users and iPhone users can download this app through Google Playstore and iTunes respectively.

10.  Chilla

A woman unable to press the button of her phone while facing some problem can activate Chilla app by shouting loudly. On activation, this app sends an alert message to the woman’s guardian. Apart from this feature, Chilla app sends alert messages to pre-configured contacts on pressing the power button five times. It can be downloaded from Google Playstore and iTunes.

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