How do TraceTogether tokens work?

Like the App, the Token only captures proximity data via Bluetooth technology and does not capture GPS / geolocation data. … The Ministry of Health will approach you to upload your data if it’s needed for contact tracing. The Token is designed to be convenient, light and easy to use.

Do I still need to check in with TraceTogether token?

We would like to explain that for TraceTogether Token, similar to SafeEntry with NRIC, check-out is encouraged but not mandatory. We understand that some businesses and venues do not provide check-out options at their exits.

Can TraceTogether token track location?

No. The TraceTogether App does not collect or use physical location data (e.g. GPS, WiFi fingerprinting, cell ID) for its Bluetooth contact tracing function. It records proximity via Bluetooth. This means that it’s impossible for us to track a user’s geolocation within Singapore.

How do I use TraceTogether token for SafeEntry?

You can use the TraceTogether Token to check in to SE at premises equipped with QR code scanners. You may also check directly with individual premises if they are able to scan Tokens for SE check-in.

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What is TraceTogether only SafeEntry?

TT-only SE is a form of SafeEntry check-in mode. … At TraceTogether-only SafeEntry venues, you’ll need to present your TraceTogether App or Token, and use it to do SafeEntry check in. This ensures that all visitors have TraceTogether activated, to better protect you in higher-risk places.

What happens if you forget to check into SafeEntry?

If you forgot to perform a SafeEntry check out, there is nothing to worry about. SafeEntry check outs are not mandatory. Moreover, you will be automatically checked out of a venue if your records have remained for a prolonged period of time. SafeEntry check outs are only encouraged but are not mandatory.

Will TraceTogether work if Bluetooth is off?

You can disable TraceTogether’s functionality any time by turning Bluetooth off or by pausing the App from the option in your home screen (currently only for Android). We will not be able to help notify you quickly of possible exposure to COVID-19 during this period when your App isn’t working.

Can TraceTogether App be switched off?

TraceTogether is designed for contact tracing. Once contact tracing ceases, you will be prompted to disable the functionality of the TraceTogether App or return/dispose of the Token. … For the App, you can also disable its functionality any time by turning the App’s Bluetooth permissions off or deleting the App.

Can I use TraceTogether App instead of token?

The TraceTogether app is able to replace the token, as both of them serve the same function. The app would be more convenient if you already have a smartphone.

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Does TraceTogether drain battery?

The app uses about 1MB of data in a day, which is equivalent to the data used by watching 1 second of a high definition movie, and consumes only marginally more battery than phones that already have Bluetooth enabled.

Can TraceTogether work without Internet?

This main function of the TraceTogether App does not need continuous internet connectivity to function. However, it does require Wi-Fi or data connection once a week (every 7 days), to retrieve new temporary IDs from the server, which protects you from malicious tracking.

How long does the token battery last?

Remember to check the light indicator on your #TraceTogether Token to ensure that it is working. The Token battery can last 4 to 6 months. If you see a blinking red light or there is no light on your Token, please get your Token replaced at any CC.

Is TraceTogether same as SafeEntry?

TraceTogether helps MOH identify people who were in close proximity with COVID-19 cases during the infectious period, while SafeEntry helps COVID-19 cases remember the places that they’ve been to so that MOH can spot potential clusters.

How do I scan a trace token?

By holding the TraceTogether app or token near it, the box will beep and show a green light. The SafeEntry (Business) App works in a similar way, and will also beep and display a green screen. Users of the TraceTogether app have to open the app to check in.

Is SafeEntry compulsory?

From 17 May 2021, large retail outlets that are fully within malls and buildings covered by SafeEntry and have the same operating hours, will no longer be required to implement SafeEntry for customers, clients and visitors. Premises required to implement SEGW will be informed by HDB or NEA.

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