How To Block/Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer & Payments

To protect your bank account from UPI fraud, Canara Bank has launched a new feature “UPI Block/Unblock” which lets you block UPI transfers and payment services for your bank account.

Today we will tell you step by step how to use the Canara UPI block/unblock feature to prevent UPI-related fraud transactions. Read also: How to Create ATM PIN online for Canara Bank Debit Card

What is the Canara Block/Unblock UPI facility?

When you block UPI for your Canara Bank account, you can not perform any UPI transactions like checking account balance, sending money/receiving money, or making payments through a QR code.

It will protect your Canara Bank account from UPI-related fraud. You can easily unblock your account anytime. Canara Bank UPI block/unblock feature available on net banking.

Suppose your mobile phone has been lost and you have activated UPI services, someone could potentially misuse your phone to initiate unauthorized UPI transactions. While they wouldn’t be able to directly withdraw money from your bank account without your UPI PIN or biometric authentication, they could still use it to make payments to other UPI users or merchants.

In this situation, you can block UPI transfers and all services for your Canara Bank account and protect your account.

How To Block UPI Transfer for Canara Bank Account

Step 1: Login to the Canara Net Banking portal with your UserID and login password. Once you log in successfully, click and open the “Other Services” tab.

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Step 2: On the next screen you will see the “Block and Unblock UPI” option, select it and proceed further.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

Step 3: Now select the “Block” option in the Action and submit your request.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

Step 4: Click on the Okay button to confirm your request. You will not be able to use UPI Banking after blocking.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

Step 5: Click on the confirm button and proceed.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

Step 6: Enter your transaction password and OTP and confirm your request.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

Step 7: Done! UPI services have been blocked for your Canara Bank account. Now you will not be able to transfer and receive money through UPI. Also, you can not make payments and check your account balance through UPI, no matter which application you are using.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

How to Unblock UPI Services for Canara Bank Account

You can easily unblock UPI transfers and services for your Canara Bank account anytime. Once you unblock UPI for your account, you will be able to transfer and receive money, check balance and make payment from any UPI application.

  • To unblock UPI for your Canara Bank account, just select the “Unblock” option and click on the submit. Confirm your request through OTP and transaction password.

Block Unblock Canara Bank UPI Transfer

Hope you love this new feature to block/unblock UPI transfers and payments for your Canara Bank account. If you ever find yourself in such a situation when your phone has been lost, you can use this feature and immediately block UPI services for your account.

Currently, this feature is available only on Canara Net banking, soon it will be available on mobile banking too.

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