To get to the Manage my Data section of the NHS COVID-19 app, select About this app on the homescreen then select Manage my data.
What you see in this section depends on how you have been using the app. You may only see your postcode district and local authority.
When you first download the NHS COVID-19 app, you’ll be asked to enter your postcode district, which is the first part of your postcode. If your postcode district covers more than one local authority area, the app will ask you which local authority you live in. This is so the app can give you the most accurate information for your area’s risk level. Read more about why we ask for your postcode district or local authority.
Last test result taken
If you have booked a coronavirus (COVID-19) test through the app, or linked your test result, the date you received your result will be shown here, and whether it was positive or negative. This information helps the self-isolation countdown timer to work. Read more about how the app calculates how long you need to self-isolate.
Symptoms onset date
If you report coronavirus symptoms in the app, you will be asked for the date when your symptoms started. This is the date that’s shown here. If you said that you cannot remember when your symptoms started, the app will record it as 2 days before you entered your symptoms. This information helps the self-isolation countdown timer to work. Read more about how the app calculates how long you need to self-isolate.
If you have been in close contact with an app user who has tested positive for coronavirus and chosen to share this result anonymously, the NHS COVID-19 app will send you an alert. Read more about when this alert is sent. The information in this section helps the self-isolation countdown timer to work. Read more about how the app calculates how long you need to self-isolate.
The encounter date tells you the date you were in contact with the person who tested positive. It is likely that they did not know they had coronavirus at the time, and only received a positive test result later. Read more about what to do if you’ve been in close contact with someone who’s tested positive for coronavirus.
This is the date that you received an alert on your phone to tell you that you’d been in close contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus. Last day of self-isolation This reminds you of the last day of your self-isolation period. Read how your self-isolation period is calculated.
If you have used the NHS COVID-19 app to check into a venue in the last 21 days, a list of these venues will appear, along with the date that you checked in. Read more about how it’s decided whether you get an alert that you’ve been at the same venue as people with coronavirus. This list may help you to remember where you’ve been, if you’re asked by contact tracers from NHS Test and Trace or NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect.