The ultimate "If I go missing" folder template and checklist. February 28, 2022

If you are a True Crime fanatic and enjoy listening to podcasts, there’s a high chance you know what an “If I go missing” folder is, and if that’s the case, I’m sure you’ve wondered how to make an ‘If I go missing’ folder/file?

The “If I Go Missing” folder is a tool to help organize important digital information in the event of an emergency (or an unfortunate vacation mishap). It isn't the easiest thing to make and it's certainly no fun to think about, but it's better to be safe than sorry.

You can read more about the ‘If I go missing’ folder here.

What to put in an ‘If I go missing’ folder?

While it can be hard to plan for something like this, knowing that the documentation you put together could give your loved ones potentially life-saving information will give you peace of mind. With so much at stake, we encourage everyone to take a few minutes to set up their own ‘If I go missing’ folder today. It will literally take less than ten minutes and could end up saving your life one day.

We created a quick guide to help you navigate the process of creating an ‘If I go missing’ folder via a handy ‘If I go missing’ folder PDF you can download and save on your computer or phone.

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Next Steps

The next step is to make sure all of the data in the folder is up-to-date:

  • Be sure to add passwords for every social media account you have and all of your email accounts on there.
  • Include a list of places where you go to often, for example, the gym or work.
  • Have clear pictures of yourself in the folder so police can use them if needed.
  • Include information about any medical conditions you might have in your 'If I go missing' folder in case you can't tell anyone yourself.

Creating your digital ‘If I go missing’ file

HelpYouFind.Me's If I Go Missing Folder

We believe that everyone should keep an "If I Go Missing" file. It's important to be prepared for unforeseen situations. However, a physical copy can easily put you in danger if it's discovered by the wrong person. For these reasons, we recommend staying digital and taking advantage of digital files to ensure your privacy and keep your information safe.

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You should always be able to easily access your 'If I Go Missing' file.

Having a physical folder makes it very difficult to access it from anywhere, especially if you are traveling constantly or if you live away from your family and close friends. This is why we suggest creating a digital file that is end-to-end encrypted to ensure your important data is safe.

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HelpYouFind.Me is the world’s first, end-to-end encrypted ‘If I go missing’ file with features that help you save your information and share it only with those you choose. No one can access your information unless you allow them to, not even us!

Protect yourself and your loved ones, create an end-to-end encrypted, secure, and digital ‘If I go missing’ file today, it’s free and it takes a few minutes to get started.

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