How are you able to prevent payments apps from being misused whether you lose your phone? With Unified Payments Interface (UPI) in India, products and services like Paytm, Google Pay, Phone Pe, and others have change into something of a necessity. Most users have a minimum of one payment app on their phones linked with UPI. While UPI offers a protected and simple way to make payments or transfer money to someone, whether someone has access to your phone they could use it to transfer money. So what happens whether the device that carries your whole payment apps gets stolen? In case you lose your phone or it gets stolen, there are steps you’ll be able to take to block these products and services from being accessed.
We have put together a step by step guide on how you’ll be able to block Paytm, Google Pay, or Phone Pe in case you lose your phone. This will be sure that your UPI account stays secure you do not have to worry approximately money being stolen from your account.
How to temporarily block Paytm account
Call Paytm Payments Bank helpline number 01204456456.
Make a selection the option for missing phone.
Select the option for entering a different number and enter your missing phone number.
Select to log out from all devices.
Next, head to Paytm website and scroll down to make a choice 24×7 Help.
Make a selection Outline a Fraud and click on any category.
Next, click on any issue and then on the Message Us button at the backside.
You’ll have to submit one proof of account ownership which can also be debit/ credit card commentary showing Paytm account transactions, a confirmation email or SMS for a Paytm account transaction, proof of phone number ownership, or police complaint proof against missing or stolen phone.
Once done, Paytm will validate and block your account, after which you are going to receive a confirmation message.
How to block Google Pay account Google Pay users can call helpline number 18004190157 and chose the most popular language. Make a selection the correct option for other issues. Make a selection the option to talk to a specialist who will have to allow you to block your Google Play account. Then again, Android users can remote wipe their data in order that no one can access your Google account from the phone, and hence the Google Pay app. iOS users can do the same by erasing their data remotely.How to block Phone Pe account Phone Pe users will want to call 08068727374 or 02268727374. After selecting preferred language, you are going to be asked if you want to outline a problem with your Phone Pe account, press the appropriate number. Enter the registered number and you are going to be sent an OTP for confirmation. Next, choose the option for not having received OTP. You are going to be provided an option outline loss of SIM or device, choose it. You are going to then be connected with a representative who will have to allow you to block your Phone Pe account once you have some details like phone number, email ID, final payment, value of final transaction, etc.
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