6 Best Women Safety Apps

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Download these best Women safety apps for your smartphone and it could help you send emergency SOS SMS alerts, emails, Facebook notifications and even call friends with a single tap of the app should you need help while travelling alone at night, or being confronted with a threatening dangerous situation. [Also remember to grab these self defense keychains]

women safetyOnWatch

Positioned as personal safety app for college students, OnWatch allows you to easily alert friends and emergency responders like 911 and campus police when you need to. It also allows you to send time based alerts, for example if you do not reach home safely in an hour. You can easily inform your friends when you are safe with your GPS location. Winner of the U.S. Government’s Apps Against Abuse Challenge. Download for iPhone and Android. Offers free 90 day trial subscription to students with .edu email address, 30 day free trial for others.

CircleOf6

This app lets you add 6 friends who will be informed when you need it. CircleOf6 app when used will send a predecided SMS to your friends with your GPS location and a ‘Come and Get Me’ message. You can also send a call me message, should you need a call back phone call to get out. You can also program it to call select national hotlines or local emergency numbers. This app was also the winner of the White House Apps Against Abuse Technology Challenge. For iPhone and Android. Free to use.

Life360

This is a family locator app which connects all your family members, allowing them to communicate instantly and track GPS location of your family in real time. Of course all family members need to download and install Life360. It allows you to send panic alerts via text, email and phone call if needed urgently. It allows parents to keep track of where their children are right now and will alert them when they return home from school. Its usage can be beyond safety issues and helps to keep your family connected on a daily basis. Winner of the Webby award for Best Use of GPS or Location Technology. Download now for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. Free to use.

bSafe

Simply download the app, add as many friends you want to notify in case of emergency or threatening situations. When you press the SOS button, the bSafe app will send a SMS text message to all your bsafe friends and even call a friend to pick you up, while indicating your current map location.  For iPhone, Android and Blackberry. Basic plan is free, though you can upgrade to bSafe premium plan for $1.99/mo ($14.99/yr).

FightBack

This is an India specific app which requires you to login via Facebook to download the app. Fightback utilizes your smartphone’s GPRS, SMS, GPS, maps, email and linked Facebook account to send SOS messages when needed. With a single tap, women can send SOS emergency SMS messages and emails to select friends in the list. The app also updates the Facebook status page with emergency messages and current location, to inform their Facebook network (if needed). Available for Android, Blackberry and Nokia smartphones. Free to use.

StreetSafe

This is a more premium paid service for women desiring extra security. Once you subscribe to StreetSafe for $20/mo ($150/yr) plan, tap the StreetSafe app and their personal safety adviser will  provide instant help and can provide ‘Walk with me’ support to help you reach safely, and can notify 911 and the police (with your photos, age, height etc.)  if the situation seems potentially violent or unsafe for you. Available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone.

Note: We are not affiliated with any of these services. Be sure to check the fine print, pricing and privacy terms before you choose it as your personal safety app. Always remember to test you settings so that they work when you need it.


66 comments on “6 Best Women Safety Apps

  1. Val Vesa says:

    You should also look at Red Panic Button http://www.redpanicbutton.com also.

  2. Jeremy Norton says:

    Wow! I didn’t know we have these types of apps. I would certainly let my family download and install the life360 app on our smartphones. Great post!

  3. Meher G says:

    FightBack i think is a nice one..

  4. Mahek says:

    bSafe is my pick among these.

  5. David Jones says:

    very well written article about women safety apps. but I think no women will be interested with those application because they also not trust on it. because they only trust on them self :( & thats why they are facing lots of problem.

  6. Ashley says:

    Truly useful apps for women for the personal safety. Will refer these apps to all my near & dear. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Abhishek says:

    thanks for sharing, indian womens should know about this apps most.

  8. Bruno Babic says:

    Very useful post. Having lived in London, UK for over 10 years, now I definitely believe that one of these apps might come in very handy and helpful to women in London because street women stalkers are almost everywhere in the city.

    Wow, I’ve just got a flash of an insight or a kind of light-bulb moment about one of my next blog posts that could be related to helping guys not to turn into street women stalkers.

    Thanks.

    Bruno Babic

  9. Hindustani says:

    Thank you so much. Frankly I had no idea that such kind of applications existed……

  10. Taswir Haider says:

    FightBack is very usefull for women… thanks for sharing it…

  11. Julia Roberts says:

    Very helpful submit. Getting resided within Liverpool, UNITED KINGDOM for over decade, currently I absolutely believe that one of these applications may also come in really handy as well as helpful to females within Liverpool since neighborhood females stalkers tend to be virtually everywhere in the metropolis.

  12. slip ring says:

    that one of these apps might come in very handy and helpful to women in London because street women stalke,slip rings

  13. Irfan Siddiqui says:

    Today being in India, seeing drastically changing situation, almost not-to-safe-to-go-out situation has occur for women. I would consider this post to be very helpful in this situation.

  14. karen mains says:

    These apps are awesome and these could save lives. Didn’t really know apps has gone this far.Thanks for sharing. I would also share these useful info with my friends.

  15. Angela Lea says:

    thanks for sharing! great apps.
    I think gals should read this so that they can protect themselves.

  16. Einojuhani Kovanen says:

    Many women will surely love all those application because they are all for the safety purpose.

  17. English Point says:

    It’s a very helpful post and these apps are great. Thanks for sharing.

  18. Adam says:

    A must needed list for a country like India. Helpful article.

  19. Vaibhav Gupta says:

    Your way of presentation is nice..i appreciate it..
    i am new in blogging field so just spending time learning..

  20. Rebecca Marshal says:

    Very nice post for ladies, girls and there parents. I like Life360 application very much.

  21. MicroSourcing says:

    Circle of 6 is a great app because it makes sure there’s a handful of people who know your whereabouts at any given time. These apps are necessary considering the number of apps out there that can compromise users’ privacy and safety.

  22. Ally says:

    While it sounds a bit overkill they would be useful in dangerous situations.

  23. meble says:

    thanks for that list, safety is our priority

  24. Dini Febri says:

    This is really a very nice blog regarding the importance of these type of apps . There is a real need of security and safety of women as many cases area happening now a days.

  25. Web Design says:

    Blogging was my passion over the years of writing randomly and the sites like this have helped and inspired tremendously. You are the tower-house for beginners.

  26. mynul says:

    thanks for sharing, many womens should know about this apps,

  27. Web Design says:

    This is one of those things that I have been looking at doing for a while, but this is definitely a good reason to get on and do it!

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  30. ashikur rahaman says:

    Every women need proper safety.so its really need for every women to safe them.

  31. aslam says:

    Very useful article for ladies because the most time women are alone -Street, home..- and app like this help them a lot :)
    I think FightBack is a very helpful app -even for men-

  32. Jen Smith says:

    Wow! technology is awesome. These apps are wonderful and should be on every women and child’s phone. Sometimes mace isn’t enough and we need to get in touch with others quickly so these apps are of great use.

  33. Ummi says:

    Thanks for share the apps, all women needs security,,,..

  34. Crookbud //Technitian says:

    Your six apps are good, they really suit with women.

  35. Debbie O'Connor says:

    What a great list with video links to show how they all work. I often don’t think about my personal safety but I think that maybe I should a bit more.

  36. Stephnie says:

    This is a very security oriented article indeed every women must have to have its knowledge good luck and thanks

  37. Muzamal says:

    it is a very major problem in world about woman life, woman safety.
    but you thinking is great and i hope your thinking will be done any solution thanks for sharing.
    woman are so cute and innocence .

  38. vinay goud says:

    really very use full for women..!!

  39. vinay goud says:

    really very use full for women..!!
    i hope every women will get this apps on their mobiles

  40. Webmaster's Adda says:

    must have apps for today’s women

  41. Everything Android says:

    Apps have become a necessity for every smart phone user. And with the increasing security risks, apps like these are really helpful especially to women. Thank you for sharing the list of apps.

  42. Sportsman Salary Blog says:

    A great security oriented apps, every women must have to have its knowledge. Secondly great article man. It will be helpful for women

  43. Bilder Freistellen says:

    Wow its superb!!! I was unaware of these applications. Anyways Good post, keep Updating.

  44. Femvigor says:

    Well, I think you must re-post this article every year, because it’s very important information for women.

  45. Harsh Shah says:

    Every women should aware about, thanks for sharing, even i have posted about the same on my blog. Highly Recommended for all women.

  46. Buy Facebbok Likes says:

    Very useful post. Having lived in London, UK for over 10 years, now I definitely believe that one of these apps might come in very handy and helpful to women in London because street women stalkers are almost everywhere in the city.

  47. Emma says:

    These apps are awesome this apps might come in very handy and helpful to all women

  48. Manish says:

    A good collection of apps that would help us protect our woman. In India it is very much needed these days. Thanks

  49. Deltech Furnaces says:

    OnWatch is an app. that allows to easily alert friends and emergency responders like 911 and campus police when need to. It also allows you to send time based alerts, for example if you do not reach home safely in an hour. I like this very much.

  50. Grosir Perlengkapan Bayi says:

    this is why i like outseas with high tech.. but from what i know that this feature can’t use on other country.. i mean if i live in Indonesia and the phone from U.S.A. i think no cooperate.

  51. Santh says:

    This is very much needed for my country people (india) thanks for sharing ….

  52. Abinav says:

    Must needed apps for all the women in a city like Delhi..Useful article bro..:)

  53. jual baju couple says:

    That apps was a very great ideas. I appreciate it.

  54. Ayman Faizan says:

    Your apps. are eye catching really impresses and forward to my friends for check it greatness.

  55. Ayman Faizan says:

    FightBack is very usefull for women…Thank you so much. Frankly I had no idea that such kind of applications existed

  56. kishor says:

    Helpful apps for woman in India.

  57. bagareddy says:

    best apps useful for every women……

  58. Abinav says:

    All those apps would be very useful for all women..:)

  59. ajal says:

    Great informative stuffs for women. I am sure that ever women will like this article completely. I already read most of your article in your website.The contains your helpful thought to protect women. I even recommend every women members in my family to download and install Bsafe.
    I have a question in my mind, do any one have to buy to use life 360.

    Any way Thank you for sharing this article.

  60. Nomi Ansari says:

    Yes in tech round we need women safety. The best revealed in this post.
    Thanks for sharing.

  61. Nirma Rabbani says:

    Great Safety tips for women and girls of the fast era. I think the girls in the hot season will have t do best of the safety among their daily routines. thnks for sharing.

  62. Pradeep says:

    Every woman should be aware of, thanks for sharing, even, who also wrote on my blog. Highly recommended for all women.

  63. firoze zia hussain says:

    may like to see totemsos women safety app in 42 languages https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=indiahelpline.com&hl=en

  64. Gowthami says:

    Women safety is very important these days. I hope these apps really help to the women. update if you get any new apps. Thanks.

  65. Hemant Kumar Arya says:

    Awesome post. As we all know that womens are not safe at all anywhere even sometimes in her home. So I guess these apps will help them pretty much. I really appreciate this great article.
    Thank you 😀

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