The application of the Public Transport Card is almost a reality. In the absence of a series of details in the implementation of this app on iOS, the iPhone operating system, and with everything already prepared for Android (more than 100,000 users already use it), it seems that the virtual transport bonus could be operational In the next weeks.
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This has been announced by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of the Community of Madrid, which is now looking for volunteers with iPhone who want to participate in the development phase. In this way, users who wish to do so will be able to download the beta version of this application to their mobile phone, with the intention of detecting those functionalities that can help to continue with the start-up.
But how can I get the virtual transport voucher if I have an iPhone? What steps must I follow to obtain the Public Transport Card application on my mobile? This is all you need to know.
Not all users will be able to access the Public Transport Card application on iPhone at first. In fact, in order to participate in this test, the Madrid Transport Consortium has enabled a form on its website in which those interested must register.
After making this prior registration with the necessary data, users will receive an email with an invitation to download the 'TestFlight' application, which will allow testing the beta version of this app for iOS.
To do so, you just have to enter the code you receive in this application. It will also be necessary to have an iPhone 7 or higher, in addition to having downloaded the iOS 13 version and higher.
«The Transport Card App is an application that allows the loading of transport tickets through the mobile phone in the same conditions as any other point of sale, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and without moving from where you are», have explained from the Madrid Regional Transport Consortium.
At the moment, they point out, the number of transport cards that can be loaded on each phone is unlimited and the funds made will appear immediately. This functionality, however, is different from the virtual card.
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With the intention of improving the user experience and resolving doubts from citizens, the Consortium has set up an email (probaAppCRTM@madrid.org) that allows the implementation of this application to be promoted.