OTP plays a vital role in managing security whether it is for Online Banking, Financial Transactions, Aadhaar Card, etc. So while registering for Aadhaar Card it is recommended to provide your personal valid mobile number so that in the future you can manage your Aadhaar Card in a simple way.
But most of the times we have seen that Aadhaar Card One Time Password [OTP] is not received on the mobile number even waiting for several times, so in such situation this article “Aadhaar Card One Time Password [OTP] Not Received on Mobile Number” proves useful and what shall be done in such case we will explain to you.
While performing various Aadhaar related tasks like downloading Aadhaar Card, Correcting or Updating Aadhaar Card, Getting Aadhaar Card Number on Mobile, Linking Aadhaar to PAN, Linking Aadhaar to Bank Account, Recovering your Aadhaar Card Number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number, Changing Aadhaar Address, Changing Aadhaar Name, Changing Aadhaar Fathers Name, Changing Aadhaar Mobile Number, Changing Aadhaar Email id, Changing Aadhaar Husbands Name etc. OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number as per the data present in Aadhaar Database, and if in case you don’t receive the One Time Password on your mobile number you can’t proceed further to perform the task.
So below are the possible reasons for not receiving Aadhaar OTP on your mobile number and solutions to it.
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Reasons for Not Receiving Aadhaar OTP on Mobile Number
- The mobile number might not be provided while enrolling for Aadhaar.
- The mobile Number given for Aadhaar might be wrong.
- Your registered mobile number might be got deactivated/ barred/ suspended/ out of coverage.
- Your SMS Memory might be full, that might be a reason for non-receipt of Aadhaar OTP.
- UIDAI Server might be busy, because of this reason you might have not received OTP on your registered mobile number.
Solutions to Aadhaar Card OTP Not Received on Mobile Number
Mobile Number might not be provided while enrolling for Aadhaar.
If you have not provided your mobile number while registering for Aadhar Card then you will have to visit nearest Aadhar Enrolment Center to get your Mobile Number registered in your Aadhaar Card, you can follow the complete procedure on how to register mobile number in Aadhar Card by clicking here.
Mobile Number given for Aadhaar might be wrong.
The mobile number which you had provided while enrolling for Aadhaar Card might have been provided wrong and the OTP might be going to that wrong mobile number, so in this case you will have to visit Aadhaar Card Center to get your Aadhaar Registered Mobile Number Updated. You can follow the complete tutorial on how to update your registered Aadhaar Mobile Number by clicking here.
Your registered mobile number might been got deactivated/ barred/ suspended/ out of coverage.
If because network coverage you are not receiving your Aadhaar OTP than make sure you are under coverage area to receive the OTP’s. And if your mobile number is deactivated/ barred or suspended than get in touch with nearest mobile operator store to restore your mobile services or number.
Your SMS Memory might be full, that might be reason of non-receipt of Aadhaar OTP.
If because of full memory you are not receiving your Aadhaar OTP than just deleted unwanted SMS from your phone, you can delete all existing Messages from your phone so that you can continue receiving new SMS.
UIDAI Server might be busy, because of this reason you might have not received OTP on your registered mobile number.
If because of UIDAI Server your OTP messages are delayed or not received than try again after 1 or 2 hours.
So the above are the possible reasons and also solutions given if your Aadhaar Card One Time Password Not Received on Mobile Number.