Today Unique Identification Authority of India has launched an official app ‘ mAdhaar ‘ for Aadhaar card. Currently, this App is available for Android users.
The mAdhaar App is specially built for Aadhaar holders to carry their demographic information like Name, Date of Birth, Gender & Address along with photograph as linked with their Aadhaar Number. You can also update your profile, but only after successful completion of the request. It also comes with a biometric locking/unlocking feature to secure the personal data. The first Step of this app, you need to set up a password followed by entering your 12-digit Aadhaar number. It will then send an SMS from your registered mobile number with Adhaar card for verification.
Once user enables Biometric Locking system their biometric remains locked till the user chose to either Unlock it or Disable the Locking system. The App also features a Time-based One-Time Password, which can be used instead of SMS based OTP.