Aadhaar Card: As the need for Aadhar card is increasing, the fraud related to it is also increasing. Now it is needed everywhere for taking government schemes, banks, subsidies. Along with this, the fraud related to it is also increasing. If your Aadhaar card is lost or your data is stolen, then the risk of its misuse increases. All money can be cleared from your bank account at any time.
In order to avoid banking and financial frauds, UIDAI is giving Aadhaar card holders the facility of online Aadhaar locking and unlocking. Aadhar card holders can lock and unlock the Aadhaar number by UIDAI to strengthen data security and privacy. Once this facility is used, fraudsters will not be able to cheat your Aadhaar card.
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how to lock
To lock someone’s Aadhar card, card holders need a 16-digit virtual ID. This is necessary to lock the Aadhar card. If you do not have a 16-digit Virtual ID, you can get it by sending an SMS to 1947.
lock by sms
First of all you have to send SMS by typing GETOTP to 1947 from your registered mobile number. After this an OTP will come on your mobile number. This OTP has to be sent again to 1947 number by typing LOCKUID Aadhaar number. After this your Aadhaar number will be locked and in case of loss it will not be misused in any way.
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how to unlock
If you want to unlock the Aadhaar number, then for this you have to send an SMS from your registered mobile number. For this you will need a virtual id.
SMS to 1947 from your registered mobile number by writing GETOTP space and last 6 digits of Virtual ID. Now after the OTP arrives, again on 1947, the last 6 digits of the UNLOCKUID virtual ID and the OTP will have to be messaged. After this your Aadhar card will be unlocked.
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