The NHS COVID-19 app, available to download in England and Wales, is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones and community, helping to stop the spread of coronavirus.

The app has a number of tools to protect you, including contact tracing, information on local area restrictions and venue check-in. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed to protect every user’s privacy.

If you have an Apple phone, . If you have an Android phone, .

For more help on downloading the app, see this user guide.

If you’re having issues downloading the app, visit our troubleshooting common questions, or report a problem using our online form.

The NHS has used several mobile applications during the course of the pandemic to help patients assess and report their symptoms. This week, they have started trialling the 'NHS Covid-19' contact-tracing app, after a series of delays in the development process

(Updated 25/11/21)