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If you get vaccinated against Covid-19, you will get a vaccination certificate. You can either get it as a printout in the vaccination center, in the doctor's office or in the pharmacy. Perhaps it will also be sent to you as a PDF file. Ultimately, however, you have a QR code that certifies the vaccinations and your vaccination protection. If you do not always want to have the printed document and the iPhone with you for the corresponding proof, you can transfer the corona vaccination certificate to the Apple Watch, even to the Apple Wallet. You can read here how to do this and what alternatives there are.
CovidPass is an open source application hosted within the EU by Marvin Sextro. However, you don't have to download anything to use it, you can carry out the individual steps for adding the corona vaccination certificate to the Apple Wallet directly in the web browser. To use a PDF or a scanned document, the Mac is recommended. If you want to take a picture of the document or read out the QR code, the fastest way is on the iPhone. Do you have https://covidpass.marvinsextro.de called, then you just follow these three steps:
To call up the corona vaccination certificate on the Apple Smartwatch, open the Wallet App and scroll to the corresponding entry. Call up the wallet app on the Apple Watch, this should work by pressing the lower button (right) twice, if you have not assigned another function to it. Does the whole thing work for you? Feel free to leave a comment on the topic :)
In fact, there were a few privacy concerns about the first version of CovidPass. However, these have been cleared for some time now. In one mobiFlip contribution A corresponding adjustment was made from June 2021 under the heading "CovidPass and data protection". Accordingly, the collected data is no longer transmitted to the server. Only a hash representation is now used for the signature. Furthermore, it is already shown on the website that the data is processed locally in the web browser. The whole thing is open source and you can check out the source code on GitHub look at.
Comes with the same name as the aforementioned example https://covidpass.eu/de around the corner. The principle of use is the same: A QR code is required, which is processed locally in the web browser after it has been fed into the system. Only a cryptographic hash is sent to the server to create the signature required for the wallet. The COVID Pass web app with the .eu extension is also open source. If you want to take a look over the shoulder of developer Philipp Trenz, the path leads you to GitHub again - Right this way.
If you want to use your Covid-19 vaccination certificate on the Apple Watch completely without a web application, without QR code or hash values and server, then you can do that too. Simply take a photo of the document and transfer it from the iPhone to the watch. Using the watch app on the iPhone, you can even set up the photo or the QR code required for the scan as a clock face. To be on the safe side, you can keep the photo on your iPhone and mark it as a favorite or move it to a special folder so that you can find it again quickly. Here is a suitable guide: iPhone Photos - Folders, Albums, and How to Edit Them.
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