What is TOTP in Aadhaar & How To Generate

If you don’t have Aadhaar registered mobile number to receive OTP then you can use the Aadhaar TOTP facility and generate TOTP using the mAadhaar application instead of mobile number-based OTP.

TOTP (Time-based One-time password) facility available on mAadhaar official application. You can enter this TOTP instated of mobile number-based OTP and complete your request.

To download Aadhaar, update any details, or any Aadhaar related request, you need to enter OTP which is sent to your registered mobile number. Now you don’t need to depend on this mobile number-based OTP, you can open the mAadhaar application and generate TOTP to complete the process. In one word, TOTP is an alternate option of SMS-based OTP.

Here we will tell you, how to generate Aadhaar TOTP and how to use it.

How to Generate Aadhaar TOTP?

First of all, download and install the mAadhaar official application on your mobile phone and register your Aadhaar card.

After registering yourself, now you can access many Aadhaar related services and generate TOTP.

To generate TOTP, open the mAadhaar application, and log in.

After login, tap on My Aadhaar.

Aadhaar TOTP

Next screen, click on Get TOTP.

Aadhaar TOTP

And next screen, you can see your 8-digit TOTP code which is valid only for 30 seconds, and then it will be changed.

Aadhaar TOTP

How To use TOTP?

After generating TOTP, now you can enter this 8 digit TOTP to complete your request as you can see in the below screenshot. Please note, that this TOTP is valid only for 30 seconds and it refreshes every time after 30 seconds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

(1) How to get Aadhaar OTP without a registered mobile number?

Ans: Instead of Mobile number-based OTP, you can generate TOTP using the mAadhaar application and enter this 8-digit TOTP to complete your process. Please follow the above process to generate TOTP online.

(2) After entering TOTP, it shows incorrect why?

Ans: TOTP is uniquely generated every 30 seconds for each resident separately. You need to enter TOTP within 30 seconds.

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