Government spokesman explains: Corona-Warning-App runs on more than 85 percent of the mobile phones

The Federal government has not shown understanding for the criticism that the Corona-Warning-App runs on older Smartphones. "of Course you would want that (.

Government spokesman explains: Corona-Warning-App runs on more than 85 percent of the mobile phones

The Federal government has not shown understanding for the criticism that the Corona-Warning-App runs on older Smartphones.

"of Course you would want that (...) everyone could work with any old Smartphone, but there are technical reasons, which are not wipe out by a political will of the Federal government," said government spokesman Steffen Seibert.

The App will use new techniques and safety procedures, the older Smartphones did not. Taking these factors into account, the developers would have worked on the App.

11.8 million Downloads

"it runs on more than 85 percent of the existing Smartphones," he said. The developers have promised to double-check whether an improvement is possible.

Just a week after the Start of the Corona has been Warning App according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), in the meantime, already 11.8 million times downloaded.

the Federal government has developed Warning App since last Tuesday (16. June) ready for Download.

you can measure, whether building an App for their Smartphones over a longer period of time closer than about two meters.

a user Is tested positive and has shared this in the App, it informs other users that you have in the vicinity of an Infected stopped. Then you can cash-cost test.

Many people in Germany are in doubt, however, that the measurements on the short-range radio Bluetooth actually deliver relevant results, and the method is suitable, stem the pandemic.

In the case of a representative survey by the opinion research Institute YouGov, the persons who had not installed at the time of the survey, the App expressed, with 27 percent of the most common doubts that the App is of use to some.

concern for personal data

Almost as often (26 percent) Non-users worry that their data is not safe, and that you would feel with the App by the state and monitors (25 percent).

The fear of Surveillance, Respondents mentioned Generation Z (18 to 24 years old; 33 percent) are more likely than those aged 55 or over (20 per cent).

21 percent of the respondents to justify the users of its Non-Installation in order that the Bluetooth on your smartphone should be switched on permanently.

For a bare majority of the total respondents (51 percent), it is unlikely that you will use the App (still). For 37 percent it is likely. 12 per cent make no answer.

Other languages in about four weeks

The Corona-Warning App in the coming weeks in further languages are available. "In about four weeks there will be a Turkish Version, in addition, other languages are planned: French, Arabic and Russian," said SAP Executive Board Jürgen Müller of the 'Bild am Sonntag'. Also Romanian is in the planning stage.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 05:27

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