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UIDAI Suggests Secure Way To Avail mAadhaar Services, Check What’s That


The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has recently issued useful advice to safeguard the use of the mAadhaar app. The UIDAI has stated that mAadhaar app users would be required to provide a 4-digit passcode in order to utilise any Aadhaar services such as Aadhaar lock/unlock, biometric lock/unlock, and so on. Regarding the same, UIDAI recently suggested to mAadhaar users on its Twitter handle that "Set a 4-digit passcode for your #mAadhaar app. This passcode will be required if you use any services related to the selected Aadhaar profile like Aadhaar Lock/ Unlock, Biometric Lock/ Unlock, VID generator, eKYC etc." By following this advice and generating a passcode, Aadhaar cardholders will be able to have secure use of their mAadhaar app. So to create a 4-digit passcode, follow the ways covered below:


How to create four-digit passcode for mAadhaar app?

How to create four-digit passcode for mAadhaar app?

Aadhaar card users using the mAadhaar app must click on 'Register My Aadhaar' and enter a 4-digit passcode of their choice to generate a 4-digit passcode. To download and utilise the mAadhaar app services with a passcode, simply follow these easy instructions.

  • Open the default app store of your mobile phone and search for the mAadhaar app.
  • Now on the mAadhaar page, tap on the ‘Install' button.
  • Now allow all the required permissions and select language and proceed.
  • Now set a 4-digit password for your app, you must keep this password secure as it will be required every time you log in to the app.
  • Enter your Aadhaar-registered mobile number to generate the OTP.
  • Enter and verify the received OTP, and upon successful verification, you will be allowed to avail mAadhaar services from your smartphone.
How to manage mAadhaar app?

How to manage mAadhaar app?

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) also recently revealed how mAadhaar app users can obtain mAadhaar services, saying that there are three tabs in the app which are designed as Aadhaar services, personalised Aadhaar profile, and Aadhaar enrolment center. The mAadhaar app provides access to all Aadhaar online services, including downloading Aadhaar card, creating a customized Aadhaar profile, and identifying the nearest Aadhaar enrolment center and so on.

About the three sections in mAadhaar app to avail Aadhaar services, UIDAI has also recently informed the users that "Your #mAadhaar has three major sections: Aadhaar Services Dashboard - Single window for all Aadhaar online services for Aadhaar holder, My Aadhaar Section - Personalised space for the Aadhaar profiles you add and Enrolment Center Section - For locating the nearest enrolment center."

UIDAI has also released the most recent version of the mAadhaar app. To access all Aadhaar services in a new way, UIDAI has advised customers on its Twitter handle that "To experience the new and updated features and services in the #mAadhaar app, uninstall any previously installed versions. Download the latest version from: (Android) (iOS)."

Benefits of mAadhaar app

Benefits of mAadhaar app

The mAadhaar users can get the following benefits by using the mAadhaar App:

  • You can get or download your Aadhaar by downloading or requesting a reprint of Aadhaar or by retrieving lost or forgotten Aadhaar.
  • Using mAadhaar you can View/Show Aadhaar as ID proof in an offline mode wherever required.
  • You can also update your address details online using document or without document proof.
  • Using the mAadhaar app you can also manage the Aadhaar of your family for up to 5 members.
  • Using the mAadhaar app you can also share paperless eKYC or QR code to the nearest service providing agencies.
  • Using the mAadhaar app you can secure your Aadhaar number using locking Aadhaar or biometrics facility.
  • You can generate or Retrieve VID using the mAadhaar app that you can use to access Aadhaar services instead of the Aadhaar app.
  • Using the mAadhaar app you can use Aadhaar SMS services offline.
  • Users can also check any Aadhaar related request status under the dashboard section of the app.
  • Using mAadhaar app one can also view and manage update history and authentication.
  • You can make an appointment to visit your nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra.
  • After a successful update request, the Aadhaar Sync facility allows residents to get the new details in an Aadhaar profile.
  • Additional information about the mAadhaar app, contact, user guidelines, terms and conditions and more are provided in the ‘More' tab of the app.
  • The More section also has links to supportive documents from which individuals can obtain the Aadhaar enrollment or Aadhaar update/correction forms, in addition to useful FAQs and access to the Chatbot.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 12, 2021, 17:01 [IST]
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