Lost Aadhaar card? Here’s how to download & save it on your phone

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New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the organization that is the backbone behind everything related to Aadhaar, continues to create new facilities to alleviate the problems of users who have Aadhaar cards.

Recently, in the face of the pandemic, the UIDAI has announced that Aadhaar cardholders can download Aadhaar online anytime, anywhere. For this, the UIDAI has issued a direct link Aadhaar through which users can download their unique 12-digit identification, which has become an essential document in various walks of life. The Aadhaar card can be downloaded using the Aadhaar direct link eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/ at the user’s convenience.

Step 1: Visit https://uidai.gov.in/

Step 2: Click on the Download Aadhaar option under ‘Get Aadhaar’.

Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar number and the security code shown on the page.

Stage 4: Click ‘Send OTP’. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Step 5: Enter the OTP and click on ‘Verify and download’

Step 6. Once your data has been verified, you will find the PDF of the Aadhaar card in your Downloads folder.

Step 7: The PDF will be password protected. To open it, click on the downloaded file and enter the password. It will be eight characters long: a combination of the first four letters of your name (as in Aadhaar) in uppercase and the year of birth in YYYY format.

Step 8: Once unlocked, you can keep your e-Aadhaar card in the Downloads folder or save it to your email for future use.

In case you run into any problems, please use the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) hotline number 1947 for any Aadhaar related questions.

UIDAI is currently preparing to use Aadhaar for more use cases and collaborate with organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank, as well as other global economies to make digital identity available in different countries.

Dr. Saurabh Garg, CEO of UIDAI said: “We are looking at quantum computing, how we can leverage the capabilities of smartphones for authentication, and perhaps how to decentralize our blockchain. We will be happy to collaborate with other nations on how they can use our architecture and systems. “

The organization will also look to leverage data analytics through artificial intelligence and machine learning for Aadhaar-based document verification.

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