What You Need to Know About Aadhaar Card Password

By | October 7, 2017

Have you downloaded the Aadhar card online but its asking for the password to open it? Thinking what the password is? Read this article to reveal what is your Aadhar card password.

Everything You Need to Know About E-Aadhaar Card Password

Aadhar Card Password

Before looking into the Aadhar card password, let us first discuss the steps to download Aadhar card online.

Downloading an e-Aadhar card is very easy…Yeah…It’s just a mouse click away!

Below are the few steps to download Aadhar card online

Step 1: Visit the official website portal UIDAI https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/

Step 2: Enter your enrollment number and date & time of the enrollment. You can find this information in the acknowledgement slip provided to you at the time of enrollment.

Step 3: Enter your name, address, pin code and all the other required details.

Step 4: Enter the registered mobile number (the same which you’ve provided at the time of enrollment) and click on “Get OTP” (One Time Password)

Step 5: You will get the one time password to the registered mobile number; just enter the OTP in the required field and click “Validate and Download” button

Step 6: Now you can have your e-Aadhar card downloaded in your computer.

Now, How Do You Open Your Aadhar Card?

After you downloaded your PDF e-Aadhar document, it will ask you for a password. Thinking what the password is? Your area pin code is the default password. You can enter your area pin code to open your PDF file and then take a print out of it.

Are You Unable to Open the e-Aadhar Card Even After Entering the Postal Code as Password? Here is What You Need to Know.

If you’re unable to open your e-Aadhar card even after entering the postal code as password, follow the below steps:

Try the below passwords:

Your pin code number is the password to open your Aadhar card. It’s the postal code number of your city. It can be either the pin code number of your address or put the pin code number of your Aadhar card enrollment center.

In case pin codedoesn’t work, type the initial 4 words of your first name and year of birth in the format: NameYYYY.

For Example: If the name is Johnny and Date of Birth is 11.09.1991

Password is John1991.

Even, if it also doesn’t work, it seems your enrollment officer must have entered the wrong pin code while registering you. So better, please have a look at the enrollment slip and enter the pin code mentioned there to open the PDF file of e-Aadhar card

In case, if you lost your enrollment slip, contact your regional office by mail, call, and fax or in person. They will assist you to reset your password.

E-Aadhaar Card Password

How to Remove E-Aadhar Card PDF File Password?

Once you downloaded the e-Aadhar card PDF file, it will ask for a password every time. If you want to open E-Aadhar card without entering password, you need to remove the password from the PDF file. Thinking how to remove the password? It’s simple! Just follow the below steps:

  • Open the downloaded PDF in Google Chrome.
  • Open the PDF using your existing password, i.e. your area postal code (Pin Code).
  • Once the document is opened in the Chrome, hit Ctrl+P or choose print option or else save the copy of the PDF.
  • That’s it!

Now you can open the PDF e-Aadhar card without the need of entering the password every time.

These are the few important things you need to be aware of “E-Aadhar Card Password”. The password is predefined as “Your Area Postal Code” by the authority of UIDAI. If you’ve any problem in downloading the e-Aadhar card or entering/removing the password, you can contact your UIDAI regional support. They will help you in figuring out the solution! 🙂

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2 thoughts on “What You Need to Know About Aadhaar Card Password

  1. Bhaskar

    Hello ,
    Nice topic , after reading your article i get more knowledge and i am sure this is one of the best article you write. Keep it up.

    Reply
  2. Gulshan Anand

    I am not using my previous mobile number, due to which I am unable to open my Aadhar Card on the tool. Please help and advised, how can I do this and how can I update my active mobile number, plese suggest on it.

    Reply

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