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Apple users can nowand Apple Watch to quickly show proof that they got the hang of it. The new feature is part of the latest update, which also includes and for .
Apple last month started allowing users to store verifiable health records in the Health app and the feature was included in the beta ofbut not to all iPhone owners. But now the possibility of storing your immunization status means you can leave your printed card at home. This is a timely feature for the .
But there is a catch. this feature will not work if your vaccinator has not provided you with a QR code or a downloadable file of your vaccination record. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the new Apple Wallet feature and more. Before trying to add your card, make sure your phone is updated with the latest software update,. Plus, here’s how . And some states have , too much. We recently updated this story.
Add your vaccination card using a QR code
If your vaccinator gave you a QR code when you received your vaccine, you can scan it using your iPhone camera. Once your phone recognizes the code, a notification from the Health app will appear. You will have the option to add it to your Apple Wallet and to your Health app for easy access.
Download a file from your vaccine supplier
If you have received a link to download your COVID-19 vaccination record, you will be able to tap the link on your iPhone to save the information. The link should give you the option to add your card to Apple Wallet and the Health app.
Add your existing vaccination record to Apple Wallet
If you have logged in your provider in the Health app to access your medical records, you can see your COVID-19 vaccination record in the app. You will see a notification under vaccination record in the app. Faucet Add to portfolio and you’re done.
What to do if you only have a printed card
For now, Apple only accepts verifiable records, which means you will need to contact your provider to request a QR code or downloadable file to use the Apple Wallet feature. Otherwise, there are other ways to. Some states have but otherwise a clear picture works great too.
Other upcoming Wallet updates in iOS 15 include support for, including driving licenses. Rumor suggests Apple will verify credentials like those using facial recognition, similar to an approach to authenticate transactions on the iPhone.
The information in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute health or medical advice. Always consult a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have about a health problem or health goals.