Aadhar Card Update in mAadhaar app: The unique identification authority of India (UIDAI) launched the mAadhaar application in July 2017. You can now carry your Aadhaar data with you on your smartphone without the fear of damaging or losing your Aadhaar card. Furthermore, you can use this app to complete the identity check for several procedures, including an ID check during flight or train travel. The mAadhaar app simplifies the act of carrying multiple ID and address proofs in your wallet. As this app is password-protected, it also keeps your information secure.
mAadhaar is the official mobile application launched by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for Indian residents. It allows users to carry their Aadhaar card details on their smartphones, enabling easy access to their demographic information, address, and QR code for various services. The app also offers biometric locking/unlocking features for enhanced security.
How to download and install mAadhaar app on your mobile?
To download this handy app, follow these easy steps:
- Step 1: Visit the google play store
- Step 2: Type mAadhaar in the search bar and download
- Step 3: To make sure you are downloading the right app, check to see if the developer’s name is ‘unique identification authority of India’
- Step 4: Once you open the app, it displays the terms and conditions and usage guidelines. Please go through them carefully before continuing further
- Step 5: Create a password to keep your account secured
- Step 6: Create your profile by entering your Aadhaar card number. Click on “Next”
- Step 7: You will be sent a TOTP, which will be fetched from the device automatically
- Step 8: Enter the password created in the previous step
You will now be able to see your Aadhaar card details in the app. So, downloading it and accessing your data through it is easy.
How to add your profile to mAadhaar app?
You can follow these simple steps to add your profile in mAadhaar app:
- To add your profile to the mAadhaar app, first, ensure you have downloaded and installed the app from the official app store.
- Once installed, open the app and create an account by entering your Aadhaar number and the OTP received on your registered mobile number.
- After verifying the OTP, set a password for your mAadhaar account.
- Next, add your Aadhaar profile by scanning the QR code on your physical Aadhaar card or manually entering the 12-digit Aadhaar number.
- Verify your profile using the OTP sent to your registered mobile number.
- Once verified, your profile will be added to the mAadhaar app, allowing you to access Aadhaar-related services on your mobile device securely.
How to view your profile in the mAadhaar app?
Here are the steps to view your profile in the mAadhaar app:
- Open App: Start by launching the mAadhaar app on your mobile device.
- Login: Enter your mAadhaar username and password to access the app. This provides secure authentication and protects your data.
- Locate ‘My Profile’: Look for the specific section within the app menu, usually named ‘My Aadhaar’ or ‘My Profile’. It is typically represented by an icon resembling an ID card.
- Access Your Information: Click on this section to view your Aadhaar details. Here, you’ll find your name, gender, address, and the unique 12-digit Aadhaar number.
- Verify and Update: Ensure all the details are accurate. The app might also allow you to update certain information like your mobile number or address directly from this.
How to delete your profile in mAadhaar app?
To remove your Aadhaar profile from the mAadhaar app, follow these steps:
- Launch the mAadhaar app on your device.
- Navigate to your homepage and locate your profile.
- Tap the three dots at the top-right corner of the app interface.
- Select “Delete Profile” from the drop-down menu.
- Enter your mAadhaar password when prompted.
- Confirm your decision when asked if you want to delete your profile.
- Tap “Yes” to confirm, and your profile will be successfully deleted from the app.
While you can add to your convenience with the mAadhaar app, downloading it also means that you have confidential information on your mobile phone. So, when you lose your phone, ensure that your block your SIM immediately to prevent misuse of your data.