How to stop UPI payment in case of lost mobile: Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has become a major payment system in India with over 10,62,991 crore UPI transactions in June. From recharges, online bill payments to transfer money from one bank account to another, UPI can be used for most tasks. All major commercial banks in the country support UPI. But it becomes very important to deactivate UPI payment in case of loss of mobile phone or any such situation.
Along with promoting digital payments, it is also important for users to understand how to keep their money safe. But it is important to note that you do not share your UPI PIN or any other sensitive details with anyone. You can easily deactivate UPI transactions by following the steps given below.
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How to stop UPI payment in case of lost mobile
It becomes very important for you to deactivate UPI payments from your linked bank accounts in case you lose your mobile phone or have a similar situation.
- Block your phone number by calling your mobile network operator’s customer care service. Before proceeding with your request, you will be asked to provide your personal details such as your full name, billing address, and last recharge or bill amount paid for verification.
- Call your bank helpline to block your phone number from your account and ask to disable the UPI service.
- File an FIR about losing your mobile phone
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You can contact BHIM toll-free number 18001201740 or call helpline number 022-45414740 for any query or complaint on your UPI transactions.
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