UIDAI Launches mAadhaar – An Aadhaar app for Android users
Adhaar is an essential document of all Indian citizens. And the technology and idea behind Aahaard card are great. It is a unique identification document and it also includes demographic information of a person. Today, in our society, lots of bad campaigns are promoted about the misuse of Aadhaar demographic information and some related stories are also reported Some time ago but UIDAI denies these arguments. And they report that Adhaar demographic information is safe. Now, UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India ) has launched an android app named mAadhaar. The most advantage of this app is user can lock/unlock their demographic information linked to Aadhaar by using the mAadhaar app. Now, the mAadhaar app is only available for Android users they can be downloaded the app from Google Play Store. If you are finding the app from Google Play Store, you should check and confirm the name of the app is mAadhaar and also check the developer name of the app is Unique Identification Authority of India to confirm it is not a fake app. And here we include the download link of the mAadhaar app on Google PlayStore.
mAadhaar – An Aadhaar app for Android users
mAadhaar android app helps to carry Aadhaar card on users mobile so the users do not need to carry the Aadhaar card in their wallets. The app having the information of a user like a name, date of birth, gender and address with their photograph. And it allows the user to download Aadhaar card with their android smartphones so the users not required to keep the hard copies of the Aadhaar card. Also, by using the mAadhaar app, the users can update their profile via QR code and share eKYC details with service providers such as telecommunications companies. The registered mobile number is essential to use the mAadhaar app. And you should have the registered mobile number sim within your smartphone when you install the app. In case your mobile number is not registered with Aadhaar visit the nearest Enrolment Centre/Mobile Update End Point. Now UIDAI releases a beta version of mAadhaar and better features will be made available in future updates. For more information and user-guide just read the look at the description available on Google Playstore.
Features of mAadhaar app mentioned on Google PlayStore
- Aadhaar Number Holder profile download – A convenient way to carry Aadhaar number with demographic details anytime, anywhere.
- Biometric locking/unlocking – To secure biometric authentication by lock the biometrics data. Once resident enables Biometric Locking system their biometric remains locked till the Aadhaar Holder chose to either Unlock it (which is temporary) or Disable the Locking system.
- TOTP generation – Time-based One-Time Password is an automatically generated temporary password which can be used instead of SMS based OTP.
- Update of profile – An updated view of Aadhaar profile data after successful completion of the update request.
- Sharing of QR code and eKYC data by Aadhaar Number holder – Share QR code and password protected eKYC data to retrieve accurate demographic information from it instead of manual entry.