Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus 3
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus 3

Are you getting the Emergency Calls only notification on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus? Then there is no need to panic as it is just a minor stuff and probably does not require the Help of a phone technician.

Phone calls are the primary function of a phone. I know we use our phone for a whole lot more than that these days that makes it seem as if phones calls have been rendered somewhat ineffective. But the fact still remains, Phone calls are the number one reasons why we buy a phone, so there would definitely be a problem when we start seeing “emergency calls only” on our smartphone that blocks us from making use of its primary function.

The Emergency Calls only problem does not only happen to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. This can and has happened to other phones: regardless of it running the Android OS, iOS or any other operating system there are out there. This happens when the sim has not or did not properly Search for the available Mobile networks.

In order to fix this problem, we will have to research for the available Mobile networks around. Just like searching for a WiFi network with the WiFi turned on. To do this, follow the steps below.

Emergency Calls Only? Solve No Network Problem On Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9 Plus

  • First off, you have to make sure your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus is Turned On.
  • From the Home Screen, Slide Down the Notification Bar.

  • Now Look for An Airplane Icon or Any Icon that says “Airplane Mode” and Click on it. Alternatively, you can access the Settings Menu >> More >> Toggle The “Airplane Mode” On.

  • Wait for a minute or two and then Turn It Off. (You can do this by tapping the Airplane Mode Icon in the notification bar or Going to the Settings Menu >> More >> and Toggle it Off there)

  • Give it a little bit of time to search for the available mobile networks and restore it on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

That’s how to fix the emergency calls only on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

Note: Just so you know, The Airplane turns off all networks Connections like Data, WiFi, and Bluetooth. So if you are Downloading a file from the internet or sending a file through WiFi or Bluetooth at the moment, then you might want to wait till you are done Downloading or sending the File before following the steps above.


This is the best fix for emergency calls only problem on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 plus. That is of course depending on the device you are using. On the off-chance that this does not work for you, then the SIM Port is definitely damage.

Taking it to a trusted technician or any nearby Samsung office should be your next course of action for a repair.

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