Considering the CoVID-19 as a major virus, Indian Government as launched an app “Aarogya Setu”. It helps in tracking the people who have symptoms of CoronaVirus and alerts you when you go near that person. But there comes the limitation as well, person who has symptoms should have installed this app in their smartphone. Second thing is that the person who wants to get alert, should have this app as well.
Citizens are doing their best in preventing CoronaVirus by not going out of their home. But it’s not possible to be always in their home as people need groceries for basic livelihood. And for this, Indian Government allowed the shopkeepers to open their ration shops. But here people gathers, so Government introduced this app that will alert you if you come near to the person who has some symptoms of CoVID-19.
Steps to Setup Aarogya Setu App
Step 1 : Open Aarogya Setu app in your smartphone and wait for the next screen to come.
Step 2 : Select your language and click on Next.
Step 3 : Now read the texts for knowledge and then click on Next for 3 times and then click on Register. You can swipe to the last screen and click on Register as well. But, it’s better to read these text.
Step 4 : You’ll get details about the permission which will be taken by the app. Read it and click on I Agree.
Step 5 : App will ask for GPS permission, if it’s off. Click on OK for permission.
Step 6 : Now, you’ll get request for Bluetooth permission. Click on YES.
Step 7 : Enter your Mobile Number and click on Submit.
Step 8 : App will automatically fetch the OTP if you have the same number in your smartphone with which you’re registering.
Step 9 : If you want to read the texts which is there in your screen then read it. And then click on Test Again.
Step 10 : Enter your details which is being asked. After the test, you’ll be told about the risk level of having CoronaVirus in you. That’s it. You can consult the doctor virtually as well.
This app is not supported by every android version. There are some articles which states that this app is getting supported by Android Marshmallow(Android 6.0) and later versions. But we also found articles that mention the support in Android Lollipop(Android 5.0). People are complaining that they are unable to install this app in their smartphone. Some mentioned the unavailability of app in their PlayStore. So, we tried to figure out these problems on FAQ.
We tested this app on devices we have. We were able to test the app on Android Lollipop, Android Marshmallow, Android Oreo and Android Pie. And this app got installed on all these devices and app was available in PlayStore. If you don’t get Aarogya Setu app then go to the Apps section in PlayStore and click on the picture, depicting Coronavirus: Stay informed. You may get Aarogya Setu app in the top.
FAQ for Aarogya Setu App
Q. Not getting Aarogya Setu app in playstore.
A. If you have checked for this app few days back then search for it once again in PlayStore.
Q. Why should I install Aarogya Setu App in my smartphone ?
A. It will alert you if you come in the contact of person who is showing symptoms. You’ll be able to save yourself by maintaining some more distance.
Q. Why this app is asking for GPS permission ?
A. It will help the common people as well as government in tracking you through geo-location.
Q. Why this app is asking for Bluetooth permission even they have taken GPS permission ?
A. If you’re a GPS user then you’re already aware that GPS doesn’t work accurately most of the time. But Bluetooth has a certain range and within this range, you’ll be alerted to maintain distance.
Q. How much space this app takes ?
A. This app comes under 5 MB only. It’s not a bulky type app.
Q. Not getting Aarogya Setu App in JioPhone.
A. Checked on JioPhone, there isn’t any app named, Aarogya Setu. So, don’t waste your time on finding this app. It’s currently available in iOS and Android only.
If you're getting more issue regarding this app then comment below.
nothing is more important than safety
So work on your immunity and install this app for alert