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Official IRCTC App For Android – IRCTC Connect

Last Updated On: October 22, 2014

Recently Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC had released the first railway ticket booking apps for smartphone user of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. As same a couple of months ago IRCTC had also launched this booking apps for BlackBerry 10 smartphone users. Now, the IRCTC has finally released its official Android app for Android smartphone users. This app is dedicated for Android smartphone users called IRCTC Connect. IRCTC Connect app is the official railway ticket booking app for Android. This android app is make easy to booking rail tickets. With using this app you can able to book Tatkal ticket booking.

The Official railway ticket booking app IRCTC Connect is free to use. This Android app can now be downloaded for free from Google Play Store in India. The size of this Android app is about 12 MB. The app will be work with Android smartphones running on Android Version 4.1 and higher than its. The IRCTC app for android is offers you a basic  functionality at this point.

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With the help of this IRCTC Connect app, the railway travellers will be able to search and book the Indian railway tickets. so, Install this new launched IRCTC app and book railway ticket anywhere in India with one touch of your fingerprints. With using this application you can check out the existing reservations or cancellation of ticket. You will also get upcoming journey alerts with this IRCTC Connect Application. IRCTC Sign Up will must for use this android apps. The home screen of this official app is gives you menus like My Booking, My Profile, Ticket Cancellation, Ticket Routes, Availability of tickets etc. IRCTC Train Schedule are also shows this app.

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Now, we will talking about the procedure of Ticket Booking with using IRCTC app. Create an Account in IRCTC for use this app. The booking screen allows you to choose the ‘From’ and ‘To’ station and journey date. so that, the app shows you the list of all trains. you can choose a train by tapping on it and your selected train show you the availability. after choosing the right choice you can able to do process of book tickets. You will be also able to cancellation of book ticket with this app. This IRCTC has also provided a user guide for new users.

With this IRCTC Connect app you can sign up just one step. You can also search about trains, book train tickets, viewing of tickets. You can also get retaining of recently added passenger details and upcoming journey alerts. the IRCTC Connect app will not work between period of 8:00 am to 12:00 noon every day. during that period you can get your bookings via IRCTC Website or booking counters.

Features of IRCTC Connect application :

  • One step sign up to existing users
  • Search and Book train tickets
  • viewing and Cancellation tickets
  • Provide user guide for new users
  • Upcoming Journey Alerts
  • Retains recently added passenger details
  • Best Local & Travel category android app for Indian smartphone Users.

The new released IRCTC Connect app get 4.0 ratings out of 5.0 ratings. The reviews of users this app are average. The use of this IRCTC Connect app is straight forward. We will hoping that IRCTC will increase the availability features in the upcoming version of this application.

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