Delete Paytm account from phone NOW if you just suffered this blow! Here's how | How-to

Delete Paytm account from phone NOW if you just suffered this blow! Here's how

If you have lost your phone and are worried about how to remove your Paytm account from it, then check out the steps here.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 12:54 IST
Remove Paytm account from the phone you lost. Check steps. (Mint/HT)

Your smartphone provides access to lots of secrets and crucial details of yours, including financial. And now as people have started making more online transactions rather than keeping cash, your phone also contains details to your bank account. Apps like Paytm, Google Pay, PhonePe, among others are used to make online payments. These apps are installed in the smartphone and can be operated very easily. Therefore, losing your smartphone or if it gets stolen can lead to huge financial losses.

Though, smartphones come with security features with the help of which no other person who is not aware of the password can access your phone. But this is also true, that cracking or figuring out the password is not that difficult for the hackers. Also, there are passcodes to lock your Google Pay or Paytm account too, but still you need to take necessary actions to prevent anyone from accessing them. Also Read: MacBook Air user? Unlock laptop using Touch ID; know how to

In case you have lost your phone or someone has stolen it, then in order to save yourself from any kind of financial losses you can remove your payment making application from the phone. There are ways to remove or block your digital payment accounts. If you are a Paytm user, then you can follow the below mentioned steps to remove your account from the lost/stolen phone. Here is how you can do it with the help of the Paytm app.

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How to remove Paytm account from your lost phone through your Paytm app

Step 1:

Open Paytm App from any device.

Step 2:

On the home screen, click on “☰” at the top left corner.

Step 3:

Go to 24X7 help.

Step 4:

Go to Profile Settings.

Step 5:

Enter your Paytm registered phone number which you want to block.

Step 6:

Select 'I lost my phone/I want to block my account'.

Step 7:

Select 'I want to block my account to prevent it from misuse'.

Step 8:

Click on 'Message Us' at the bottom of the screen.

Step 9:

A form will be opened. Enter your Paytm registered mobile number.

Step 10:

Provide snapshot of any one of the details: Debit/Credit card statement reflecting transactions done from your Paytm account; confirmation email or SMS received for transactions done on your Paytm account; proof of phone number ownership (i.e. Mobile bill in case of postpaid); police complaint proof against lost or stolen phone; if your account is KYCed share linked KYC documents.

Step 11:

Paytm will verify the document and send you a confirmation message post blocking your account.

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First Published Date: 09 Jun, 16:28 IST