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Residents grumble about TraceTogether: What's wrong with just SafeEntry?

Some people want to continue to use just SafeEntry or the SingPass app to gain entry to public venues. Straits Times Facebook users argue that TraceTogether does something more than those methods.

By the end of December, checking in with the TraceTogether app or token (above) will be compulsory at all public venues in Singapore.PHOTO: ST FILE

A grumpy chorus of "Why can't I continue to use just SafeEntry/SingPass/NRIC" arose among Straits Times Facebook users in response to the upcoming roll-out of TraceTogether-only SafeEntry.

It's amazing how attached we can become to a system that's just a few months old. KDsquared Chewchew asked: "The question is why? SafeEntry was so awesome with the ability to check in my kids and spouse. Now can TT app do that as well?"

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