Aadhaar-based authentication for UPI activation is Google Pay’s newest functionality. Due to the connectivity, customers can register for the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) without a debit card by utilising their Aadhaar credentials.
The launch of the Aadhaar-based UPI onboarding sequence wants to make it simpler for a bigger user base to create UPI IDs and enable digital payments. Bank account users of supported banks can currently use this feature, and more banks are expected to use the platform soon.
Over 99.9% of Indian adults, according to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), have an Aadhaar number and use it at least once every month. The Aadhaar-based onboarding feature intends to promote financial inclusion by making use of this widespread use to make UPI services available to more customers.
How to activate UPI using Aadhaar
Users must confirm that their registered phone number with UIDAI matches their bank records in order to join UPI via Aadhaar and that their bank account is connected to Aadhaar. The following phases walk users through Google Pay enrollment once these requirements have been satisfied:
-Select the UPI onboarding option in Google Pay.