According to a critique of effectiveness: New Version of the Corona-Warning-App fixes problems with iPhone

the developers of The German Corona-Warning App have released a new Version of the application, with the help of the technical problems on the Apple iPhone to b

According to a critique of effectiveness: New Version of the Corona-Warning-App fixes problems with iPhone

the developers of The German Corona-Warning App have released a new Version of the application, with the help of the technical problems on the Apple iPhone to be eliminated. The software company SAP and Deutsche Telekom announced on Saturday evening. On the Apple iOS operating system, the Warning had not exchanged-App, as promised, are constantly anonymous Codes with other users, the warning of dangerous encounters, however, was in the Background, but only if the App is not actively opened.

Similar problems with Smartphones surfaced on certain Android. Cause a by the Android-Standard energy-saving mode that could be disabled on some devices, the background refresh is severely limited or even. was

The Apple operating system iOS on the iPhone, led to the presentation of the two companies, the background updating is not always on a regular basis. The team of developers I found on Saturday a way to bypass the operating system-related limitations, until Apple have solved the problem with the system itself, - stated in the message. The users need to Update to the Version 1.1.2. make. For the full activation of the update, the user would have to invoke the App once. "This applies even when a Smartphone has been turned off for a longer period of time." For Android users, an Update of the Corona-Warning App by the Robert Koch ready for several days of the Institute.

According to the technical problems with the Corona-Warning-App is the criticism of the Federal government had become louder. The German Foundation for patient protection called for on Saturday the enlightenment of the Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU). The App is an important building block in order to keep the Coronavirus in chess, said Board Eugen Brysch of the German press Agency. "Now to work on more and more Smartphones, the contact verification are incomplete. The concern over 15 million users.“

the Deputy Chairman of the FDP parliamentary group, Michael Theurer, fears that the necessary trust in the App could take damage. He claimed: "The Federal government must ensure that after this series of glitches for transparency and targeted App users, the Public and the Parliament immediately and fully informed."

The Corona-Warning App should also run in the Background and update data, if it is not opened. If there was an encounter with a person who was later tested positive for the Coronavirus, is intended to alert the mobile phone owner is actually active with a notification on the increased risk.

Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 16:19

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