Quickest way to book vaccine slot on cowin website

How to Book Covid vaccination on Desktop

  1. Download and install a chrome browser.
  2. Install the cowin booking chrome extension.
  3. Open an incognito window and allow this chrome extension in incognito mode by visiting chrome://extensions in your chrome browser.
  4. Go to https://selfregistration.cowin.gov.in/ (make sure you have already registered and added yourself inside the portal using your govt id)
  5. Click on Edit auto-fill inputs.Quickest way to book vaccine slot on cowin website
  6. Add your
    1. mobile number
    2. pincode
    3. State name
    4. district name
    5. slot preference
  7. Set the following
    1. Search by – district
    2. refresh interval- 30
    3. skip days- 1 (0 skip days means search slots starting today. 1 skip days means search slots from tomorrow. Leave this empty to search slots including today.)
    4. Age filters
    5. Vaccine filters.
    6. Free/paid
  8. Set to true the following
    1. Attempt to book automatically
    2. Enable Auto Refresh (Keep refreshing the search results at an interval input in ‘Refresh Interval’ till a slot is found).
    3. Confirm booking automatically on the captcha page.
  9. Click on save changes.
  10. Now reload your page and automatically the phone number will get added.
  11. Enter your OTP.
  12. Go to https://selfregistration.cowin.gov.in/appointment
  13. Now the extension automatically books your appointment.
  14. If you don’t get the appointment, keep logging in using OTP after 15 minutes.
  15. Repeat until successful.

How to install on smartphone

  1. Install Yandex browser on your smartphone
  2. Install the chrome extension in your Yandex browser. Check out this article on how to install chrome extension in mobile.
  3. Follow the same process as in the Desktop method.

By Muthali Ganesh

I am an engineer wih a masters in business administration from Chennai, India. I love discovering and sharing hacks.