new Delhi. The use of Aadhaar Card is increasing in almost all types of needs including banks, government schemes. Along with this, the dangers related to Aadhaar are also increasing.
If your Aadhar card is lost or stolen, there is a risk of data leak. If any fraud comes in the hands, then money can also be stolen from your accounts. To avoid such frauds, UIDAI has given you the facility to lock your Aadhaar. By using it online sitting at home, you can avoid any fraud.
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how to get virtual id
You need a 16-digit Virtual ID to lock your Aadhar card. If you do not have a 16-digit Virtual ID, then you can get it by sending an SMS to 1947. Once you have a Virtual ID, it will be easy for you to lock Aadhaar from your phone.
how to lock aadhar card through sms
First of all you have to send SMS by typing GETOTP to 1947 from your registered mobile number. The OTP received on your mobile will have to be SMS by typing LOCKUID then your Aadhaar number again to 1947. After this your Aadhaar number will be locked and no one will be able to use it wrongly.
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how to unlock now
If you want to unlock your Aadhar card if needed, you can also do it from your registered mobile number. You send SMS on 1947 by typing GETOTP followed by a space in the last 6 digits of the Virtual ID. Then send UNLOCKUID on 1947 followed by a space by entering the last 6 digits of the virtual ID and OTP. Your Aadhar card will be unlocked again.
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