Want to add your Covid vaccination card to iPhone's Apple wallet? Here’s how you can do it – India Today

A Covid-19 vaccination card acts as official proof of inoculation against Covid-19. It contains important information including the name of the vaccine received, the name of the beneficiary, medical record number, the date of vaccine administered and the name of the vaccination site.

With the growing importance of the vaccine card in public spaces, it becomes important to carry your vaccination card everywhere. However, the easiest and quickest way that you can access your vaccine card is by keeping it on your smartphone.

On storing your vaccine card in your phone, it becomes handy and feasible to carry everywhere and also eliminates the chances of losing your vaccine card.

Interestingly, state governments in many countries have also launched various apps to help people to access their vaccine card information.

You can also use digital payment apps like Apple wallet to store your vaccine card on your iPhone.

Here’s how to add your Covid vaccination card to iPhone’s Apple wallet

Step 1: Acquire a downloadable file of your vaccination or QR code from your vaccination provider. You can easily get this from your vaccination site.

Step 2: Now, if you have a QR code, open the camera app on your iPhone and hover it over the code. Basically, scan the QR code using your iPhone’s camera.

Step 3: Once your phone recognizes the code, a health app notification will appear on your screen. Then, tap and select the option “Add to Wallet & Health”.

Step 4: Lastly, tap on the ‘Done’ option to store the information in your iPhone’s Apple wallet.

Step 5: If you have a downloadable file or a link to download your Covid-19 vaccine record, tap on the download link.

Step 6: Then, select the option ‘Add to Wallet & Health’ to save the information on the Apple wallet of your iPhone.

Point to note: Before following the above-mentioned steps, you must ensure that your iPhone is updated to the latest software, iOS 15.1.

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