Jio Phone users can now download the Aarogya Setu app on their devices.
The 4G-enabled feature phones offer Bluetooth and location support, which is essential for the contact tracing to function. According to a Reuters report, the app has been rolled out for 5 million JioPhone users in the country. JioPhone was launched by Reliance Jio a few years back, and it runs on KaiOS which also supports WhatsApp, YouTube and Hotstar Also Read – Aarogya Setu app crosses 10 crores registered users in just 41 days
Jio Phone users protect Yourself from corona using the Arogya Setu app
The Aarogya Setu app on JioPhone looks and feels exactly like the smartphone app. You have the risk assessment shown at the top. followed by social distancing suggestions. precautions one should follow during the pandemic. You will also find self-assessment tools and helpline numbers in this app.
It has also faced the ire of the people for being lax in terms of privacy security. But later the app developers address some of the major security concerns that pointed out. But more importantly, the Aarogya Setu made mandatory for those boarding trains. Using this app, people will test for their health condition for coronavirus before starting their journey.
As reported in the past, Aarogya Setu uses Bluetooth and location data to create a social graph. This will ensure that the government can track all the people who came in contact with a patient. The app asks users to invite their friends and family to install the app.
It also prohibits the storage of the Aarogya Setu app’s data for more than six months is a welcome move. Also, if you didn’t already know, the contact tracing app was made mandatory for all public and private sector employees.
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