How To Lock And Unlock Your Aadhaar Biometric Details
The Fear around Aadhaar card security is increasing day by day. All the Biometric data lie under the thumb of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). And the safety matter troubles us and the UIDAI has been always working on the security.
As it was not given earlier but now UIDAI has given the permission you can lock and unlock your biometric details. Here in this tutorial we will learn step by step how to easily lock and unlock biometric details of any aadhaar card.
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Method to Lock and Unlock Aadhaar card Biometric details
Step 1:- First visit the official website i.e. “uidai.gov.in”
Step 2:- In the middle section of the website there is three sections, Aadhaar Enrollment, Aadhaar update and Aadhaar services.
Step 3:- Go to Aadhaar Service and click on third option i.e. “Lock/Unlock Biometrics”
Step 4:- A new page will appear which will contains some instructions and notes read that carefully. Once you scroll down there will be other options like Aadhaar number, Enter Security code, Enter OTP
If you want to lock your biometric details then just give the asked details. You will need to enter your 12 digit aadhaar number in the relevant field, enter the security code from the box and just click on Get OTP. You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number with aadhaar card. After login you just need to click on “enable” once you enabled it the n your biometric details will be locked.
After locking the biometric details any service that requires authentication, aadhar can’t be used there. If you want to use it then you have unlock the biometric details.
How to Unlock Aadhaar card biometric details
To unlock the Aadhaar Card biometric details you will have to login again (just simply follow the above steps to login) enter the security code again and this time click on disable. Once done your biometric details will be activated to use.