COVID vaccine card available in Apple Wallet, other devices

Smart phone devices are making it easy to keep up with your vaccination card.

COVID vaccine cards are becoming a daily necessity for some and smartphones are making it that much easier to carry it around. 

iPhone users can now go paperless with the new Apple iOS 15.1 update that was just released. In addition to new features like Share play that allows users to play games, listen to music and watch videos together, iPhone owners can also add their COVID vaccine cards directly to the Apple Wallet.

The wallet feature makes it easy to access a COVID vaccine card at businesses and venues that require proof before entry.

Apple iPhones are not alone in this smartphone capability.

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Android devices can upload COVID vaccine cards to devices that run Android 5 or above. 

In order to save the information to your phone, first, you must have a set lock screen in order to protect the documents. Then, on your Android phone, visit the website, app, email or text from your healthcare provider and find your COVID vaccination. 

Next, find and tap “Save to phone.” It might ask if you want to save with Chrome or Google Pay. Choose Google Pay even if you don’t have the Google Pay app.

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There are also multiple apps that allow you to keep a digital copy of your COVID vaccine card, including taking a photo of the front and back of your card and saving the photo in a note. 

Apps include the Drive app for Android users, VaxYes, the Clear App and CommonPass. 

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