Download the NHS COVID-19 app today

The free NHS COVID-19 app is a vital part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England, and the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service in Wales.

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The NHS COVID-19 app is available to download in England and Wales. The app is a quick and easy way to get the latest advice and find out if you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

The app includes a number of features to protect you, including contact tracing, information on COVID-19 restrictions and a symptoms checker. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed to protect every user’s privacy. Read more about how we protect your data and privacy.

Video: Introducing the NHS COVID-19 app

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The NHS COVID-19 app is a vital part in the fight against coronavirus.

Now based on Apple and Google’s privacy preserving technology the app will help us safely live our lives protecting you and others.

If your postcode district becomes high risk, the app will let you know – and give you advice on what action to take.

If you come into close contact with another user who reports a positive test result the app will send you an anonymous alert.

A built-in QR scanner lets you check in to venues quickly and easily.

You can check your symptoms in the app and if they suggest you may have coronavirus, the app is an easy way to get tested.

Any data shared with the app is held on your phone.

Nobody will know who or where you are. You can delete the app and all data at any time.

The NHS COVID-19 app is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from the virus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones. Download it today.

Read more about the app in our common questions.

Give feedback to help us improve the app

We’re working to make sure the app works as well as possible for you. By giving us your feedback, or reporting any technical problems you’ve experienced while using the app, you’re helping us to improve the app for everyone.