Smartphones have become an important part of our lives today. We don’t know how many times we use our smartphones from the time we wake up in the morning to the time we go to sleep at night. Today all our personal information is stored digitally on smartphones. Be it bank accounts, property papers or anything else, these days we store everything. In a way, this is also true because when needed, the work gets done easily. But sometimes it overwhelms us. In fact, if for some reason our phone is lost or stolen, there is a high possibility that the person who stole it can use our bank details in a wrong way. You must have read many news through internet that people Thieves launder their money by stealing information. So, today through this article, we are going to tell you how you can keep your bank details safe if your smartphone is accidentally stolen or lost.
This way keep your money safe
Block mobile banking
If your smartphone is lost or stolen for any reason, the first thing you should do is turn off the mobile banking service. For this first call the customer care number of the bank you are using the service and stop mobile banking instantly with some information. If possible go to the bank branch and do this manually.
Today our SIM cards are directly linked to our bank accounts. Our mobile number is linked not only to bank accounts but also to all necessary documents and services In such a situation, nothing untoward happens, so block the SIM card immediately. To block the SIM card, either contact the telecom operator or visit the outlet
block upi and mobile wallet
After mobile phone is stolen or lost, immediately close all UPI IDs and wallets. In fact, everyone has some UPI app on their smartphone these days. Our account is linked with these UPI apps. In such a scenario, the person who stole the mobile can access the UPI apps and launder our money. So block them immediately.
Also, immediately report the loss or theft of your smartphone to the nearest police station and keep a copy of the FIR with you. With FIR, your work can be done faster and you can easily block all things.