Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Key features of mAadhaar app and more

Aadhaar is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. and a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime. UIDAI launched the mAadhaar app, which serves as your digital Aadhaar copy, on-the-go.

mAadhaar :-

mAadhaar is the official Aadhaar smartphone app launched by UIDAI, to enable users to conveniently access their Aadhaar details, right from their smartphone, whenever and wherever they wish. The app is available for download on all smartphones running on Android 5.0 and above.

Features of the mAadhaar app :-

1) Biometric locking/unlocking: The mAadhaar app allows users to lock or unlock their Aadhaar biometrics temporarily, in order to prevent potential misuse.

2) TOTP generation: In case the SMS-based OTP fails, you can use the app's Time-based One-time password (TOTP) feature.

3) Generate or fetch VID: The app lets you generate/fetch your VID.

4) QR code/eKYC: Use QR code scan instead of manual entry.

Here's how you can get mAadhaar on your smartphone :-

To download the mAadhaar app, go to Google PlayStore and search for mAadhaar. Click on the Install button. Once the app is successfully installed, you'll be required to set a 4-digit password to ensure app security. Finally, add an Aadhaar profile to start accessing your Aadhaar on smartphone.

Set up your profile on the mAadhaar app :-

Open the mAadhaar app, and on top-right corner, click on the three-dots icon, and select 'Add profile' option from the drop-down menu.

Then, enter your Aadhaar number or scan QR code on your Aadhaar card.

Subsequently, an OTP will be sent to your Aadhaar-registered mobile number, and automatically detected by the app.

After successfully verification, your Aadhaar details will be downloaded on your smartphone.

Lock/unlock facility on mAadhaar app :-

To use the lock/unlock facility, log in to the mAadhaar app.

At the bottom of the screen, click on 'Biometrics Unlock' notification. Then, enter your mAadhaar password.

Post authentication, your biometrics will be locked, and you will not be able to do any transactions.

Further, to unlock your biometrics, follow the procedure again.

You can also use the in-app toggle button for this service.

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