Corona-Warn-App: The glitch that was no

The Corona-Warning-App is not working, according to a report the "Bild"newspaper week to millions of Android Smartphones. A look at the technical background,

Corona-Warn-App: The glitch that was no

The Corona-Warning-App is not working, according to a report the "Bild"newspaper week to millions of Android Smartphones. A look at the technical background, however, shows the limits of the spectacular statement. In fact, some manufacturers of Android Smartphones such as Samsung or Huawei to change the power Management at the operating system level. It is admitted, for example, a background update of Apps only if the user set explicitly. In this way, the high power consumption of some of the Apps to be shown in limits.

This Trick from Huawei and Samsung is contrary to Google's Standards for Android, and always leads to problems with Apps. The limitations of the Corona App on those Smartphones, however, were only slight. The Corona App has always worked. The key exchange in encounters with other App users was not also concerned with the devices from Samsung and Huawei. Because he is enshrined in the Android operating system. Also, the adjustment with the keys of infected people has worked.

The "image"-newspaper exposed Panne consisted only in the fact that the automatic adjustment of the keys in the Background stopped temporarily. This means that The key individuals who tested positive were only received when the user opened the App. With the now released Version 1.1.1 of the App you can also switch on in the settings of a " - priority background activity," which solves this Problem.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 09:19

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