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      How to Block Paytm, Google Pay, Phone Pe & UPI Payments if You Lose Your Phone

      Most users have at least one payment app like Paytm, Google Pay, Phone Pe on their phones linked with UPI. While UPI offers a secure and simple way to make payments or transfer money to someone, if someone has access to your phone they could use it to transfer money.

      So what happens if the device that carries all your payment apps gets stolen or lost?

      Deactivating UPI payments becomes one of the important tasks if you’ve lost your mobile phone.

      Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has become a prominent payment system in India.

      UPI transactions crossing over 2,800 million in June.

      Starting from bill payments to transferring money from one bank account to another.

      All major commercial banks in the country support UPI as a part of the collective goal to transform India into a digital.

      How to Block Google Pay Account?

      Follow These Steps :

      1. Google Pay users can call helpline number 18004190157.
      2. Chose the preferred language.
      3. Select the right option for other issues.
      4. Select the option to talk to a specialist who should help you block your Google Play account.
      5. Android users can remote wipe their data so that no one can access your Google account from the phone.
      6. iOS users can do the same by erasing their data remotely.

      How to Block Paytm Account?

      Follow These Steps :

      1. Call Paytm Payments Bank helpline number 01204456456.
      2. Select the option for lost phone.
      3. Choose the option for entering a different number.
      4. Enter your lost phone number.
      5. Choose to log out from all devices.
      6. Go to Paytm website.
      7. Scroll down to select 24×7 Help.
      8. Select Report a Fraud.
      9. Click on any category.
      10. Click on any issue and then on the Message Us button at the bottom.
      11. You will have to submit one proof of account ownership which can be debit/ credit card statement showing Paytm account transactions, a confirmation email or SMS for a Paytm account transaction, proof of phone number ownership, or police complaint proof against lost or stolen phone.
      12. Paytm will validate and block your account, after that you will receive a confirmation message.
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      How to Block Phone Pe Account?

      Follow These Steps :

      1. Phone Pe users will need to call 08068727374 or 02268727374.
      2. Select preferred language.
      3. You will be ask if you wish to report a problem with your Phone Pe account.
      4. Press the appropriate number.
      5. Enter the register number and you will be sent an OTP for confirmation.
      6. Select the option for not having received OTP.
      7. Select given option report loss of SIM or device.
      8. You will then be connect with a representative who should help you block your Phone Pe account after getting some details like phone number, email ID, last payment, value of last transaction.

      How to Deactivate UPI Payments?

      Follow These Steps :

      1. Block your phone number by calling the customer care service of your network carrier.
      2. This will restrict thieves from initiating transactions using your SIM card or lost mobile phone.
      3. You may be ask to provide your personal details such as your full name, billing address, and the last recharge or bill amount paid for verification before proceeding with your request.
      4. Call your bank helpline to get your phone number block from your account and ask to disable UPI service.
      5. File a first information report (FIR) about losing your mobile phone.
      6. This can be easily done online for residents of most states in India.


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