How to Link your Aadhar Card with Mobile Number: Have to get the message to link your Aadhar Card with your Mobile Number? If not, as per the new government rules, it is compulsory to link your Aadhar card with Mobile Number. In fact, the telecom companies like Airtel and Idea have started sending messages to the customers that they have to link their Aadhar with their Mobile Number in order to enjoy all the services. If you haven’t linked yet, don’t worry, here we will provide you complete information about how to link your Aadhar Card with Mobile Number.
In March 2017, the Department of Telecom regulated to all the telecom companies in India saying that all the users have to re-verify their mobile number using the Aadhar card. During the recent few days, the major telecom companies like Airtel and Idea have started informing their customers by sending messages.
How to Link your Aadhar Card with Mobile Number
Major companies have started putting a message on their respective stores in order to inform users. One such message was observed on the Airtel Store displays as “LINK YOUR AADHAAR CARD TO YOUR MOBILE NUMBER NOW TO STAY ACTIVE! As per Government of India, this is mandatory to enjoy continued services”. Also, the Department of Telecom stated earlier that all the Telecom companies have to do re-verification of the mobile numbers using Aadhar and the linking process before February 6, 2018.
Here is the Steps to Verify Aadhar Number.
All the Idea Users are getting SMS as shown in the image below:
The message states: “As per Govt.norms all customers must have to link their Mobile Number with Aadhar card Via biometric. U are requested to visit the IDEA showroom. Info Call 12188”.
While all the Airtel Subscribers are getting SMS as shown in the image below:
It states: “As per Government’s directive, it is mandatory to link Aadhaar card with your Airtel Mobile number. Visit your nearest Retailer to ensure continued services”.
The DOT has sent notice to all the telecom companies across India to verify the details of their users through KYC using Aadhar. So, it is compulsory to for every customer to verify mobile number with Aadhar card. Even, Idea and Airtel Customers have started receiving messages.
Process to link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number
The step by step process to link your Aadhar card with Mobile Number is listed below:
- As soon as you receive the SMS, visit the nearest telecom operator.
- Please carry your Aadhar card and Mobile Number with you. Then provide the details to the customer care executive.
- The agent will send a verification code on your mobile number.
- Confirm the code to the store personnel.
- Then, you have to give your fingerprint verification.
- Later, you will receive a Final SMS within 24 hrs. Here you have to reply to the SMS with Y.
- Finally, your Mobile number will be linked with your Aadhar card.
All the other operators will follow the similar approach as Idea and Airtel Telecom Operators.
The process to link all the mobile number with Aadhar was put forward by the Supreme Court in February 2017 that all the mobile numbers in the country should be verified. Yet, Supreme Court has not stated to use Aadhar card, but government determined to use the Aadhar.
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