How to Lock Aadhaar Biometrics Details and unlock when you need it
Security of Aadhaar details has become the larger controversy nowadays. We all already gave our details including biometrics into Aadhaar data base. so it’s important to Lock Aadhaar Biometrics Details.
Now the question is did our Aadhaar details are safe? We all know that all Aadhaar details are connected to the internet for their various usages. And there are reported case about the misuse of Aadhaar biometrics without permission from the owner. So securing our biometric details is the most important step we should take immediately.
Aadhaar now offers a new feature called locking of biometrics details by a simple click using their new Android application and we can unlock when it is needed.
So everyone must immediately lock their biometrics using the app
Download mAadhaar App from Google play store
Open the app
Set New Password for the application & then Enter your Aadhar number carefully(or you can scan your QR code).
Wait for the OTP in your Mobile and App will automatically verify your OTP.
Now your profile is created in the app and you can manage your Aadhaar settings from now.
Enter your password to open your profile settings
Now for locking your Biometrics info click on the options menu on right side (3 dots) and select Biometrics settings.
Now tick the box to lock your biometric info.
It will again ask for OTP wait till your OTP verification completes automatically.
Then you will get the message shown below that the updating process may take 6 hours for completion.
Now you have successfully locked your biometric data. Share this news to your friends and relatives to make them secure too.