By Schweizerische Rettungsflugwacht


The Rega app is freed from charge and provides the following benefits:

Alert the Rega Operations Centre: your current location is automatically transmitted to Rega. That saves valuable time in an emergency.

Share stay location: you can share your location with Rega or your contacts if you finish up pursuing an out of doors exercise, such as climbing. Friends or relatives can track your route and alert Rega instantly in the app should you fail to return as deliberate. Then Rega can determine the final transmitted location and initiate a search operation.

Test the alarm: check that the app has been configured accurately and that the alarm characteristic will work correctly in an emergency.

Store useful info: in your profile, enter information (e.g. your patronage number) that is necessary for the Rega Operations Centre in an emergency.

Available in neighbouring nations: apart from Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the Rega app is out there for download in Germany, Austria, France and Italy.

The Rega app is on the market in four languages: German, French, Italian and English, relying on the language setting on your smartphone.

Important remarks:

After installing for the primary time:

Add the Rega app icon to the home display screen of your mobile phone.

Open the Rega app, configure it as applicable, and accept the Data Protection Regulations and Terms of Use. Then enter your personal particulars and verify your mobile phone number so as to keep away from any delays in an emergency.

Allow the app to entry your location, in order that Rega can find you extra easily and rescue you more quickly.

Use the check alarm characteristic to verify if the alarm will work accurately in an emergency.

Raising the alarm in an emergency:

Alarm procedure: once your location has been efficiently transmitted to Rega, a telephone connection is about up with the Operations Centre. A rescue mission can solely be initiated after the Operations Centre has spoken to the individual elevating the alarm by telephone.

The location function only works if there's sufficient cell phone coverage (GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile phone network).

Phone calls can't be made with no SIM card.

If the SIM card is blocked, it is only potential to name the European emergency number 112.

Always elevate the alarm outdoors in the open air (better sign reception).

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