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The next iPhone update will let you see COVID-19 exposure notifications without downloading any contact-tracing apps – Business Insider Australia

The next iPhone software update could make it easier for people to opt into Apple’s COVID-19 contact tracing technology, enabling all iPhone users to turn on exposure notifications without downloading a third-party app.

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  • Apple is preparing to launch an iOS update that will let users turn on COVID-19 exposure notifications without downloading a government contact tracing app.
  • Apple’s COVID-19 contact tracing tech uses Bluetooth to notify people when their iPhone comes into close contact with someone who has self-identified as positive for COVID-19.
  • At first, the iPhone contact tracing tech would only work for people who downloaded a contact tracing app from a local public health …

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