UIDAI launches mAadhaar app : aadhaar on Mobile
- UIDAI launches new mobile app called mAadhaar
- mAadhaar will negate the need to carry Aadhaar card in physical form
- Users to have demographic details of Aadhaar card on smartphones
Now you do not have to be compelled to carry Aadhar card all over for verification and availing Aadhaar-based services. UIDAI, that problems Aadhaar numbers, has launched mAadhaar app for mobile users which will allow users to holdunique identification profile on mobile.
A user will download Aadhaar number profile through their smartphones and can thus not need hard copies of the cardboard, where applicable.
How to download:
You can download the app, by getting to the Google Play Store on your android smartphones. simply sort ‘mAadhaar’ within the search possibility. download and install the first app (by UIDAI) that seems. Meanwhile, Apple device users can got to stay up for some time.
STEP 1: Visit the google play store on your android mobile or click this link: https://play.google.com/.
STEP 2: Search for “mAadhaar” in the google play store or directly visit the mAadhar app download page.
STEP 3: Download and install the application by allowing it for necessary permissions.
STEP 4: Open the mAadhar app on your mobile and create a password.
STEP 5: ON the next screen, enter your Aadhar number or select the QR code to setup your mAadhar profile.
STEP 6: You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number after completing step 5, enter the OTP and click the verify button.
STEP 7: After mobile OTP verification your mAadhar profile would be setup and you will be able to lock/unlock the boimetric data.
In February 2017, UIDAI reportedly shut down 12 websites and 12 appsavailable on Google Play store. These apps and websites were allegedly offering Aadhaar-related services illegally and charging excessive money from the public.
How to register mobile number with Aadhaar:
–Visit nearest Aadhar Center
— Fill the Aadhaar Data update or correction form
— Provide ID proof along with the Form
–Lastly, verify Biometrics
What does the app do?
The mAadhaar app will provide an interface to Aadhaar card holders to carry their demographic information, i.e. their name, gender , date of birth and address along with photograph as linked with their Aadhaar number on their smartphones.
What about security?
The mAadhaar app allows biometric locking or unlocking to secure identity verification by locking biometricsknowledge. Once the user allows the Biometric locking system, their biometrics can stay locked, until the Aadhaar holder chooses to either unlock it (which is temporary) or disable the lockup system.