New Delhi: Idea Company is one of the leading telecom service providers in India. The apex court and the central government’s directive passed the order that idea mobile subscribers have to link their Aadhaar with their idea mobile number positively before the deadline expires. Failing to do so may invite deactivation of the operational mobile connection. Follow the online and offline methods to link Aadhaar number with Idea mobile number.
Follow Steps to Link Aadhaar with Idea Mobile Number Online through OTP
The government has made it compulsory for telecom operators to provide an option to link mobile connection with Aadhar using OTP-based verification. However, this facility can be availed only by those users who have already registered their mobile number with Aadhaar. If you have multiple mobile numbers and your concerned mobile number is not linked with Aadhaar, you will have to visit the idea store to get it verified. The process to link Aadhaar with Idea mobile number through OTP is mentioned below:
Step 1: Call the toll-free IVR number 14546
Step 2: Choose whether you are an Indian citizen or an NRI
Step 3: Press 1 to give your consent for the re-verification of your mobile number using Aadhaar
Step 4: Enter your Aadhaar card number and confirm it by pressing 1
Step 5: An OTP is sent to your registered mobile number
Step 6: Give consent to idea mobile to access your name, photo and DOB from UIDAI’s database
Step 7: IVR reads out the last 4 digits of your idea mobile number
Step 8: If correct, enter the OTP received on your phone
Step 9: Press 1 to complete the re-verification process
Follow Steps to Link Aadhaar with Idea Mobile Number Offline
In order to link your Aadhaar with your idea mobile connection, you need to follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Visit your nearest idea centre.
Step 2: Provide your idea mobile number and Aadhaar number.
Step 3: Idea store executive sends a 4-digit verification code on your mobile number.
Step 4: Provide this code to the executive.
Step 5: Now provide your biometric/fingerprint.
Step 6: You will receive a confirmation SMS within 24 hours.
Step 7: Reply with ‘Y’ to complete the re-verification process.
You can Link Aadhaar with Idea Mobile Number Through IVR
Mobile operators are also directed to provide the facility of linking Aadhaar with idea mobile number through IVR. Here’s how to do it:
Step 1: Call idea’s toll free number at “12345″.
Step 2: Follow IVR instructions and select Aadhaar verification option
Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar number twice
Step 4: Now confirm your response
Step 5: Your Aadhaar will be linked with your idea mobile number
Step 6: A confirmation message will be sent to your idea mobile number