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Wondering how to change UPI PIN code on Google Pay? Use these steps to change GPay UPI PIN

Figuring out how to change UPI PIN code on Google Pay can be tricky. Check out these simple steps to change your UPI PIN on GPay

By: HT TECH
Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:40 IST
If you are stuck trying to change the UPI PIN code on Google Pay, you can use these easy steps. It will help you quickly change your UPI PIN on GPay (Unsplash)
If you are stuck trying to change the UPI PIN code on Google Pay, you can use these easy steps. It will help you quickly change your UPI PIN on GPay (Unsplash)

How to change UPI PIN code on Google Pay: Online commerce has become mainstream today. Most people now prefer to transact through UPI and digital wallets, be it to buy online products and services or to pay at offline stores with exact change. Digital transactions are also simpler because you do not need to worry about carrying cash anymore. Your entire account balance is always with you through UPI linking. But, as these apps handle and manage your entire bank account balance, it is important to be vigilant towards the security of these apps. One good way to do it is by regularly changing your UPI PIN code so that even on the off chance that it gets compromised, you do not lose any money. But changing UPI PIN codes can be tricky. That’s why we have put together simple steps to help you easily change your GPay UPI PIN. Google Pay is one of the most popular UPI apps, and with our guide you will be able to regularly change the pin code and protect yourself from hackers and scammers.

There are multiple UPI platforms offering great service in India. PayTM, Google Pay, PhonePe, BHIM are a few of them which have gained popularity since the beginning of the pandemic. As the lockdown began and online shopping became popular, people began using these services more frequently. But with the rise of usage came the rise of crime and a lot of sophisticated criminals have begun targeting smartphones to hack into these apps and steal people’s money. A good way to protect yourself from these incidents is to frequently change your Google Pay UPI PIN.

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How to change UPI PIN code in Google Pay

Google Pay or GPay allows users to quickly make a transaction to another person (which is called peer to peer or P2P transaction), to an online website or offline retail store (which is called peer to merchant or P2M transaction). The Google Pay PIN Code is the access key that allows users to confirm the transaction. It is a six digit password containing numbers from 0-9. For security reasons, it is advised to never use passwords that are related to the user such as date of birth, phone number, Aadhaar Card number or a string of consecutive numbers like 123456. Always choose a random string of numbers that is difficult to guess. With that being said, check below to find out how to change your UPI PIN code in GPay.

Change your GPay UPI PIN code

Step 1:

Open the Google Pay app on your smartphone.

Step 2:

Click on your profile icon on the top right corner.

Step 3:

Next, select the bank account that you would like to change the UPI PIN for.

Step 4:

Once on the screen, click the three dot menu icon on the top right corner. You will see the option that says ‘Change UPI PIN’.

Step 5:

Create a new UPI PIN. Enter it again for confirmation. And that’s it. You have successfully changed your UPI PIN code on Google Pay.

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First Published Date: 08 Mar, 16:05 IST
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