1. JoDu8's Avatar
    This as appeared on android phones and in the UK, there was an app trialled in Jersey. I tried the app and found it intrusive and battery draining, and yet, the battery has started draining again without this trial app on. A friend on fb posted this and bugger me, the app appears to have been integrated into Google, but how?
    Does anyone know anything?
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    06-04-20 11:30 AM
  2. mikeath's Avatar
    I have disabled most Google services and opted out of everything possible. the track and trace needs gps and bluetooth so it's no wonder it is a battery hog. I doubt they can enable the service on your phone against your wishes, and even then you could keep your phone in a signal blocking case to thwart it if you want to.
    06-04-20 11:46 AM
  3. JoDu8's Avatar
    I origionally tried the UK nhs app and it drank battery as every minute it wanted to know where I was. I uninstalled the app but noticed humongous battery drain. a friend alerted me to it and low and behold, every android device as it!
    06-05-20 11:33 AM
  4. nevilleadaniels's Avatar
    Thanks for the heads up
    06-05-20 11:50 AM
  5. adr972's Avatar
    if it is a bluetooth-run app just like Italian Immuni, it always runs in background to catch infected people' s signal. No wonder if it drains your battery
    06-26-20 10:51 AM
  6. RLeeSimon's Avatar
    it's off by default
    06-26-20 01:26 PM

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