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New Covid-19 tracing tool appears on smartphones

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https://www.bbc.com/news/health-53120290

A Covid-19 tracing software tool has appeared in the settings of both Android phones and iPhones as part of an update of their operating systems.

On iPhones it's found in the settings app, via the privacy menu and then health sub-section. On Android phones it's in the Google (services and preferences) section of the settings menu.



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I don't think I will activate anything like this. I only want apps that are useful to me and not track and trace or any form of tracking apps.
I will observe the 2 metre rule until it goes down to 1 metre.


What was that you said again?

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I can't find it but then again I am not mobile phone savvy :lol:



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I'm confused.
Is the tracing app already on our phones?


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Trish wrote:
21 Jun 2020, 17:46
I'm confused.
Is the tracing app already on our phones?
When you update it next time it'll end up on there.



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It's there but unless the government give the official go-ahead you won't get it.



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True @Nockya, I heard this on the radio last night.



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