Lock/Unlock Aadhar Card Bio-Metric Data Online

Aadhaar card number locking, unlocking, and protection

Here is how, it works Any individual across the world can be identified by his\her biometric details iris, fingerprint. While enrolling for aadhaar card, UIDAI takes every individual biometric detail which is stored in UIDAI database. And when an individual is to be verified or identified for the specific purpose, his\her aadhaar number(biometric details) would do that job.
But aadhaar identity numbers, having been misused a lot nowadays, it is a good idea that every individual lock(biometric locking) their own aadhaar identity so that no one would misuse his\her identity.

Aadhar card Biometric details lock/unlock online

What is the Aadhar Bio-metric?
Aadhar card Biometric means at the time enrollment we have given  Iris and Fingerprint scan for aadhar card new registration.

How to Lock or Unlock Aadhar Card Bio-metric Details Online and Why?

Why we need to lock and unlock Aadhar Bio-Metrics?
We know that there have occurred many incidents in which aadhar identity of an individual has been misused by others for different purposes. So as to avoid such things from happening UIDAI has provided us with the facility of locking our aadhaar identity biometrics.
Lock your details for security purpose means to escape from unknown theft accessing your data.
Here is the  procedure for biometric locking  (or) locking\unlocking  the aadhaar identity number
1. Visit the website      https://resident.uidai.net.in/biometric-lock.
2.Enter the aadhaar card number and security code as required.
3. Click on generate OTP(which sends OTP to the registered mobile number).
 Note: for aadhar card mobile number registration                                       

4. Enter the OTP that you received and click on enable which enables the bio-metric locking.

Follow the step by step Procedure for lock/unlock your aadhar card biometrics online

Step1:  Go here - https://resident.uidai.net.in/biometric-lock

aadhar card biometric lock/unlock page1
Enter Aadhar Card number and captcha 
and Click on Generate OTP
The OTP goes to aadhar card registered mobile number
Step2: Enter OTP and Verify

aadhar card lock/unlock biometrics OTP Verify
Enter OTP that you received
and click on Verify

Step3: Enable Lock in Online for lock your aadhaar card biometric details online

Enable Lock in Online for lock your aadhaar card biometric

Enter captcha
and Click on Enable (Your aadhar biometric lock details have been updated successfully)

After enable you can also not possible to access anywhere your biometric details Iris and Fingerprint.
If you want to access your aadhar biometrics anywhere for any urgency.. for that you need to disable enabled lock, disable means full permissions for your access. or unlock 20 min for aadhar card biometric, after unlock up to 20min you can able to access your aadhaar biometrics online, after that it automatically goes to enable mode.

Example: Now many places aadhar using for identity and address, for New Simcard activation they are taking only aadhar card biometrics only...for that purpose you need to secure your aadhar details.   

Disable or Unlock Aadhaar Biometric data
Step1 and Step2 as same above
Go here: https://resident.uidai.net.in/biometric-lock
Step 3: Disable or Unlock Bio-metric Details Online
Disable or Unlock Aadhaar Biometric data
Click on Disable for Enabled lock aadhar biometric details
Click on Unlock( aadhaar biometrics will be unlocked  for 20 Minutes)

Video Lock/Unlock Aadhar Biometric Data

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  1. Thanks for this link but can you please tell me that how much time it will take to update my mobile number in there portal because I want to update my Address and some other details and I want to do all this after my mobile number updated in the Aadhar portal. Thanks in advance...

  2. My name is Sheikhali Mulla Jenuddin Kachwala and I want to correct the spelling of my name according to my passport.

    1. If do you have mobile number linked to your aadhaar then now you change it from online
      Visit: http://www.freeonlineseva.com/2015/03/aadhar-card-change-update--correction-online.html


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