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How To Use The Arogya Setu App To Protect Yourself From Coronavirus?

​As cases of coronavirus are increasing every day in our country so is the preparation of our government. They have not only increased testing and made more quarantine centers, but they have also launched a mobile-based application with a name, Aarogya Setu. This word is taken from the Sanskrit language which means 'A Bridge Of Health.' This app gives chance to Indian citizens to get connected with the health-care services and the Indian government so that they can fight novel coronavirus (COVID-19) together.

This Aarogya Setu app creates awareness and illuminates' users regarding the application concerning dangers, best practices, and pertinent warnings and advisories in context to the containment of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). You can choose from 11 languages that this app provides. Today we are going to talk about how to use the Aarogya Setu app. But before that, you should insure your family with health insurance as it will ensure overall protection in this time of the pandemic.

How To Use Aarogya Setu App?

This ap is available on both Google Play Store and the Apple App Store for Android mobiles and iPhone users. If you haven't installed it on your mobile devices, you should do the following mentioned things:

  • Go to play store or Apple App Store, search Aarogya Setu and click on 'Install'
  • Once the app is downloaded, you should switch on Bluetooth and Location
  • When asking for a location, set it on 'Always'

  • Once the app is installed on your smartphone, it will detect other devices that have the Aarogya Setu app installed.

  • After you installed the app, it will ask you to choose your preferred language.
  • Then you have to register your mobile number and provide details such as name, profession, age, international travel.
  • Once you have submitted the details, it will cross-check the detail provided by you with the government database and uses the proximity of Bluetooth that will tell you whether you are safe or not.
  • In a situation where there is a case of coronavirus in your neighborhood. The app will inform you and will ask you to stay inside the home and take precautions.
  • If you go for grocery shopping or you are in essential services, this app will inform you whether a person who went by your side was infected from coronavirus or not using the device Bluetooth.
  • This app is helpful as it will tell whether you are, or you are not in a 'high risk' area. If you are, then the app will advise you to go for a test or call the toll-free number 1075 to schedule an appointment at your nearby testing center.

    This app also provides preventive measures tips for coronavirus. This app will share data with the government if the person is infected from coronavirus or has been in contact with the infected person. Your privacy will be saved as this app doesn't share data with third-party users.

    This app will help the government find people who are infected with COVID-19 or have encounter infected persons. This will decrease the spread of coronavirus and flattened the curve. Along with downloading the app, you should buy health insurance to be safe.​