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Just lock and unlock your Aadhaar number by an SMS!

Wednesday - July 24, 2019 11:47 am , Category : BUSINESS
Keep your Aadhaar number safe
Keep your Aadhaar number safe

Know why it’s important to keep Aadhaar number locked?

JULY 24 (WTN) - In the modern age, everybody uses the internet. Many tasks like from the banking transition to the railway ticket booking are easily done on mobile. But as much of the facilities are being used by mobile phones, but the same fear is for the data hack and the data breech. The news comes every day that someone's mobile phone data is hacked or breached, and money is withdrawn from his bank account. However, due to the negligence of mobile phone users, data hacked or breached incidents happen so mobile phone users need to be cautious.

As you know, there are many works being done on the Aadhaar number in India at this time. Aadhaar number is being used from bank to many other places. But, do you know that the data of your Aadhaar card can also be breached so that you may have to face the problem. It is very important to lock your Aadhaar card to keep it safe.

After several incidents of data breached occurred, UIDAI has given the best option to the Aadhaar cardholders to keep the Aadhaar data safe through the "Lock and Unlock Aadhaar" feature. UIDAI claims that with the help of this feature, you can lock your Aadhaar number and secure it so that it can’t be misused. As you know, the Aadhaar number is used in many places at this time, the digital security of Aadhaar card is very important in this case.

If you want to lock the number of your Aadhaar card, first of all type GETOTP from your registered mobile number. After typing GETOTP, type space on the last four digits of the Aadhaar card and send it to the number 1947. As soon as you send messages to the number 1947, your mobile will get an OTP of 6 digits.

Now type LOCKUID from your registered mobile number. After typing LOCKUID, type the last four digits of the Aadhaar card by giving space. After typing the last four digits of the Aadhaar, give the space by typing the 6 digit OTP, and send this message to the number 1947. Once the message is delivered, UIDAI will lock your Aadhaar number, and you will be sent a confirmation message that you have locked the Aadhaar number.

Now if you have to unlock your Aadhaar number; firstly, type GETOTP on your registered mobile number. After typing GETOTP, type the last 6 digits of the virtual id by giving space and send it to the number 1947. As soon as this message is delivered, you will get an OTP of 6 digits from UIDAI.

Now to unlock your Aadhaar number, type UNLOCKUID on your registered mobile number. After typing UNLOCKUID, type the last 6 digits of the virtual ID by giving space. After typing 6 digits of the virtual ID; type the 6 digit OTP and send it to the number 1947. As soon as you send this message to UIDAI, let you know that UIDAI will unlock your Aadhaar number and you will get a confirmation message.

So, we advise you to keep the lock of the Aadhaar number when you do not have any work of it. That's why, because many cases of digital fraud are going on these days. In such a situation, if you do not keep your Aadhaar number safe, then you can be victim of digital fraud. It will be better if you keep your Aadhaar card number locked so that you can’t have to face any kind of problem.