- You will be able to use Aadhaar service even without internet
- aadhar card sms service launched
- Its very easy way
New Delhi. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made new changes in its Aadhaar related service option. This new service of Aadhaar has been introduced as ‘Aadhaar Service on SMS’. Through this option, card holders can avail many benefits without any hassle. Through this, changes in Aadhar card will also be done easily from mobile phone. Through this service of UIDAI, those users will be helped who cannot access internet, resident portal or mAadhaar App.
Through this service, users get an opportunity to use many Aadhaar related services including Virtual ID (VID) generation or retrieval, Aadhaar locking and unlocking, biometric locking and unlocking. Now all these services can be used only by sending an SMS from your registered mobile number to the official helpline number 1947 of UIDAI.
Let us know which format you can use for further actions from the SMS process:
Generate Virtual ID: First of all note that the message has to be entered GVID (space) and last 4 digits of Aadhaar number. Then after that SMS has to be sent on 1947.
Retrieve VID: Enter the message RVID (space) and the last 4 digits of the Aadhaar number.
You can get OTP in two ways. First you can do by using Aadhar number or your VID.
OTP with Aadhaar Number: GETOTP (space) and enter the last 4 digits of the Aadhaar number.
OTP with Virtual ID: Enter the last 6 digits of your official virtual ID in GETOTP (space) and SMS.
How to Lock and Unlock Aadhaar via SMS:
Locking: It is necessary to have a VID to lock the Aadhaar. After that the locking process can be done through 2 step SMS method.
step 1: The text in the first SMS should contain GETOTP (space) and the last 4 digits of the Aadhaar number.
Step 2: The second SMS is to be sent immediately after receiving the OTP. Format LOCKUID (space) Last 4 digits of Aadhaar (space) 6 digit OTP should be entered.
Dependents are also linked to the registered mobile number and if the last 4 digits are the same then LOCKUID (space) in the text last 8 digits (space) of Aadhaar number 6 digits as OTP.
step 1: Message GETOTP (space) by typing the last 6 digits of your VID.
Step 2: UNLOCKUID (space) Last 6 digits of your VID (space) Message by writing 6 digit OTP.