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Quit Genius - Best way to quit smoking for good

Version: 1.1.2 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 2 - General Health
Country: United Kingdom
Category: Smoking Cessation
Released: 01/11/2017
Updated: 22/03/2018
Version: 1.1.2
Size: 186mb
Developer: Digital Therapeutics
Reviewed On: 18/08/2018
This App achieved an Orcha score of 86%

It was assessed as a Level 2 App. These apps are focussed on general health. They may collect data and they may have a number of more advanced features. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focussed we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Effectiveness as well as the User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

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Developer description
Best app to help you quit smoking! 1000s of smokers have stop smoking cigarettes successfully using our personalized and scientifically proven support! Download today to see for yourself why Quit Genius is the most effective quit smoking app! Quit Genius is the first quit smoking app to deliver behavioral therapy that is personalized to you and scientifically proven to help you quit, for good! The therapy is delivered in fun, bite-sized steps consisting of animated video clips, audio sessions, interactive exercises and mindfulness sessions. With daily trophies, badges and achievements, we’ll help you stay on track and motivated on your quit smoking journey! WHY QUIT GENIUS? ?? Our users love Quit Genius and thousands of people are smoke-free using the app! ?? Built by doctors, psychologists and world-leading experts on quitting smoking so it’s scientifically proven to work! ?? Personalized to your own smoking triggers. ?? Audio sessions that simplify the process of quitting smoking. ?? Reflective exercises that help you build healthy habits that last. ?? Interactive quizzes to reinforce your learnings. ?? Motivational reminders to help you on your quit smoking journey. ?? Mindfulness sessions that support you through cravings, anytime and anywhere! ?? Quit when you’re ready: Prepare yourself in the best way right up until your quit date THE PRESS LOVE QUIT GENIUS ?? Featured in The Times of India, Wired, Mail Online, Metro, Evening Standard, The Mirror, Pharmatimes and TechCrunch. “This quit smoking app is basically like having your own personal therapist in your pocket” Evening Standard. “This app helps change the way smokers think and could be a game-changer” Mail Online “Quit Genius makes supportive, effective treatment as accessible as reaching for your phone” Wired Quit Genius is completely free to download and use, and there are no ads.
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features:

General Information
The App provides general information or guidance
Social Support Networks
The App has its own or provides access to social networks relevant to its area of focus
Goal Setting And Gamification
The App allows you to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that
Alerts And Notifications
The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus
Automated Guidance
The App uses the data it has to provide automated advice and guidance about your health
Wellbeing Tracking
The App allows you to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices

This review area looks at what information an App collects from you, what it does with that information and how secure is its handling of that data. For some Apps this is only a minor issue as they don’t gather much information. Other Apps can gather lots of very personal and sensitive information and for these it is important to know how they go about handling this.

Data Collection

The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you

The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable but not Sensitive) – The type of information this App collects, is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to you and so could poses a risk in terms of your privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don’t do with this information.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share your data in any way with other people without your consent.

The App does allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.


This review area looks at what evidence there is that there is a suitably qualified professional or organisation behind the App or that it has been endorsed, accredited or underwritten by such an individual or organisation. It also assesses what evidence there is around user testing and the effectiveness of the App in terms of claimed health benefits. The higher the Level of the App and the more sophisticated its functions, the more crucial this becomes.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.


It was clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.


This Review Area looks at how an App has been designed to support the overall user experience. This includes its availability on both primary platforms, how customisable the App is, how well it caters for end users with different capabilities and needs – such as visual or other impairments – how content is managed, how well supported the App is and what it costs. This area also looks at overall User Review scores from both platforms.


It was clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.


The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight. The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.


The App does appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.


The App isn't entirely free to use.

We evaluate more apps than anyone, so that you can be aware of the good and bad.

Any score below 65% would indicate that an App has some issues that users should investigate further prior to using this App.

Scores below 45% indicate that an App has considerable issues or challenges and in its current form is potentially unhelpful or unsafe.

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