Product Review: SelfSafe USB Emergency Identification Bracelet

Given the current times of the pandemic, staying safe and healthy is critical especially if you are currently sheltering at home alone and your loved ones are located elsewhere. Introducing SelfSafe, a USB emergency identification bracelet designed to protect you and your family, wherever you are.

SelfSafe has a removable 8GB drive that holds all your important information: medical, financial, insurance, and more. It attaches and snaps on the back of the bracelet. After attaching the drive to the Selfsafe the bracelet, the adjustable band is easy to snap into place for all day wear.

SelfSafe is PC-compatible and a simple drag-and-drop features make adding and updating information easy. Everything you enter into SelfSafe is secure because it’s encrypted and password-protected. It’s not in the cloud nor do you need an Internet connection, in face no one can access your information if the bracelet is misplaced.

How To Set Up:

When you unbox the SelfSafe you will find the bracelet and the 8GB drive and that’s it. The user guide for the SelfSafe is located on the 8GB drive. To get started you must plug in the 8GB drive to your USB port on your computer.

Within the SelfSafe drive, double click on the file named “StartSelfSafe.” Next, enter the password “Safety1st” in the EasyLock Login window. (Note: It is case sensitive.) SelfSafe comes set up with a default password for use when accessing the device for the first time. Click “Login.” In the next window, read the End User License Agreement and choose “Accept” if you agree to the terms.

After such need to change the password. For safety reasons, SelfSafe strongly recommends that you change the default password of your device. To do this, click on “Options” in the menu of the EasyLock navigation window, then choose “Change Password” from the dropdown menu.

The next step requires Adobe Reader to be installed on your computer and that it is your default pdf viewer. To open SelfSafe, double click on “SelfSafe.pdf,” located on the right side of the EasyLock navigation window. Make sure it has opened in Adobe Reader or SelfSafe may not work properly.

It is now time to set up your SelfSafe bracelet by entering your first, middle and last names in the spaces provided on the SelfSafe home screen.

After you’ve entered your name on the Home page, click on Emergency in the main menu bar. Begin entering your information by clicking on the black triangle in the Blood Type field.

This will open a drop-down menu containing all blood types and the option “I don’t know.” Choose one. Next, click in the “Date of Birth” field. SelfSafe requires a month, day and 4-digit year in this field. Continue to fill out the remainder of your emergency information on the page. For more information about what to enter in a specific field, hold the cursor over the field and hover.

The next steps require you to enter your Information on the “General Information” tab. When you arrive at the General Information tab, you will see that some of your personal information is already filled in. These were auto-filled from previous categories.

Following the General Information page, the remainder of the pages requires you to enter your personal information in each of the below categories starting with Family History.

Health information about your family members that might be helpful to providers as they care for you. Doctors Contact information for all of your health-care providers so you or other providers can contact them during your travels, or whenever deemed necessary.

A detailed list of your medications, including prescribing physician, what each is treating, dosage, refill instructions and pharmacy contact numbers.

A list of your past and current health conditions, surgical procedures, illnesses and allergies.

Your immunization records and most recent results of health screenings and diagnostic tests.

Account and contact information for all of your insurance policies, as well as contact information for your credit card providers, should cards become lost or stolen.

Information about Medical Power of Attorney, wills and organ donation, as well as descriptions of other fi les you are storing in SelfSafe.

information, including passport number, airline and hotel reservations, and locations and emergency contact information for U.S. embassies and consulates near your travel destinations.

Once you are finished entering personal information into SelfSafe, you will need to save your changes to the SelfSafe encrypted device. You will need to follow the instructions within the user guide (as I did) to make sure you save it to drive and a backup to your PC.

After it’s all set up you’re ready to hit the road with your SelfSafe with all your important and emergency information safely fastened around your wrist.

Overall I think the SelfSafe USB Emergency Identification Bracelet is a great product for those who have cancer, a serious disease, medical problems or allergies that need medical attention ASAP. The amount of information that is stored on the bracelet is extensive and for those with a disease, sickness, or in an urgent medical situation, it could be a lifesaver.

The SelfSafe retails for $29.95 and can be purchased here: https://selfsafe.net/product/selfsafe-usb-bracelet/.

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