- MyJio app users can now find COVID vaccine slots inside the app
- Users can find a slot by using the new “Vaccine finder” tool
- It lets users search vaccine slots by pin or district
Jio users can now book COVID-9 vaccination slots through the MyJio app. The updated version of the app now features a “vaccine finder” tool, which offers an intuitive interface for booking a vaccine.
It provides important filters which allow users to find slots based on age, doses, and vaccine type. This new tool will let Jio users to easily find COVID-19 vaccination slots in a nearby area.
MyJio now features a new Vaccine Finder tool
According to Jio, the MyJio app fetches information on the available COVID-19 vaccination slots from the CoWin website integration. Users can search for a vaccine by entering their pin code or district and then filter the search by using options like Dose (Dose 1 or Dose 2), age (18+ or 45+), Vaccine (Covishield, Covaxin, or Sputnik), and cost (free or paid).
There is a toggle available that allows users to see only available slots. One gripe about the vaccine finder tool by the MyJio app is that after finding a vaccine slot, it again requires users to visit the CoWin site within the app to book a slot.
How to find COVID-19 vaccine slots using MyJio app
Here are the steps to find a COVID-19 vaccination slot through the MyJio app:
- Launch the MyJio app, scroll down and tap on the banner for the COVID-19 vaccine finder
- Alternatively, users can type “Vaccine” in the search bar to find the tool
- Once the Vaccine Finder tool is launched, users can search vaccine slots by entering a PIN code or by district
- Users can make use of search filters like dose, age, vaccine, and cost
- After hitting the Search button, it will show the list of available slots
- Users can click on each date to see the availability of a COVID-19 vaccine in the desired area
- Once the desired vaccination center is found, the user can click on the “Book on CoWin” button to book the vaccine
- The CoWin website will open inside the MyJio, whereas users will have to enter a mobile number and OTP to book a vaccine.
In related news, Paytm recently introduced its COVID-19 vaccine finder tool. Unlike the MyJio app, Paytm users can not only find vaccine slots but also book a slot within the app without the need of visiting of CoWin site.