SwissCovid: Android users already have access to Corona-App - view

Finally starts, the Swiss Corona-Tracing App. First, however, only in a pilot phase, and about 15'000 hand-picked Users from the army, the health care and the

SwissCovid: Android users already have access to Corona-App - view

Finally starts, the Swiss Corona-Tracing App. First, however, only in a pilot phase, and about 15'000 hand-picked Users from the army, the health care and the Federal administration to check on the heart and kidneys. You have been sent a Link. The General Public can download the App until the end of June, when the Parliament has given its blessing to do so.

in theory, anyway. From a purely practical, you could download the App at least for Android phones since Monday afternoon. The App is available in the Google Play Store and download it. In Apple's App Store, however, it is not to be found. There was already the first glitch with the new App?

one way or the other: The interest in the App is great. According to the VIEWS of the report, the number of Pre-Downloads on the later of Monday, was exhausted in the evening, a short time later, the Download was possible. Up on Tuesday afternoon about 10'000 people have installed the App on your phone.

So you can come to the App

So you get "SwissCovid" already on the Smartphone. Important: currently this only works with Android phones, not the iPhone.

Download: you Search in the Google Play Store for "SwissCovid". Attention: Only if you write the terms together, is found the App. Or simply click here on this Link. the Install: The App is similar to any other application with just a few clicks to install. It doesn't need a test account or something Similar. The interface of Google has already been installed with a Google App Update. the App state you Start the App for the first Time, you have to by the exact statements by clicking on it. For example, that the movements of the smartphone be tracked with GPS. the A release is required: So that the Corona App to work properly, you have to allow the Smartphone access. The battery optimization is not allowed to shut down the App, otherwise possible contacts can be via Bluetooth recorded. This is a necessary Evil, even if as a result, the power consumption rises slightly. Bluetooth can be switched off but then still, about if one is at home. the The Tracing start: In the next step, is turned on for the actual Tracing. So that all of the longer contacts with other Smartphones, can be anonymously recorded. The Tracing can be turned on by the way, at any time with a simple click in the App. the App: is the "SwissCovid"App. You can see in the main screen that comes up everytime you start the App, whether the Tracing is active and whether any reporting is done via contact with an Infected. Click on the Tracing area of it comes to an Overview, where you can also always turn off the Tracing. the information: With just a few clicks you can get to the Corona-Check the BAG or on the question page of the Federal office. And there is also an area where you can enter in case of a positive Test a Code that you get from the doctor. Then all the contacts with a pre-installed App would receive a warning message. The Corona works-App

DP3T is one of the EPFL and the ETH Zurich initiated the App, which should help to get the Corona pandemic in the handle. So the App works: Ill a Person Covid-19, get it from your doctor, and a Code that you are typing. In the result, all users of the App can be warned that have been in the last two weeks in the vicinity of the infected Person and asked to go into quarantine, or to see a doctor. In the centre of the project of privacy is: The individual transaction data are stored locally on the Smartphone and should be protected against abuse. The App is ready to use – but because the Parliament has decided last week that an application for a change in the law was needed, is a large-scale use is currently not yet possible.

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Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 19:48

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