Does the app consume a lot of battery?
No. Although use and battery consumption can vary between individual devices, the app and the system has been optimized to keep good battery life, while at the same time offering good location tracking. Typically, the app only consumes a few percents of battery per day, when in background mode. This is much less than most other popular applications such as Facebook etc.
How much data traffic does the app use?
The app consumes approximately 1 MB of data per month, for alerts/push notifications.
Does the app need Internet access (roaming data or wifi) to work?
Yes. However, the app keeps all previously viewed information locally on your phone and it will be available while offline. Some communication can still occur via SMS. You will of course still be able to receive SMS from the Safeture platform.
If I am offline or in airplane mode, what information and functionalities will I have access to?
The app keeps all previously viewed information locally on your phone and it will be available while offline. Alerts and push messages will however not be available.