How To Set PhonePe Lock- Step By Step Guide

PhonePe has launched the option to turn on the screen lock feature for their users, with this new PhonePe feature, a user can enable screen lock to unlock PhonePe app from screen password, pattern, PIN or fingerprint whichever you are using on your device. The extra layer of security has been added just like WhatsApp Fingerprint to secure your PhonePe account.

Pro Tip: You can also read our step by step guide on PhonePe ATM | How To Withdraw Cash From PhonePe ATM and PhonePe Switch and its Benefits.

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How To Setup PhonePe Screen Lock

To provide the extra layer of security PhonePe has released the lock features for its users. The feature is available in the latest version of PhonePe application, only you need to update your app from the play store to get this feature to lock the app.

Pro Tip: You can also read our step by step guide on How To Find VPA In PhonePe and How To Sell Gold In PhonePe

Step By Step Guide Enable PhonePe Lock

To enable a screen lock on your Phonepe app is as simple as sending money from PhonePe. In this guide, we can see how to set up fingerprint, pattern, or password lock on your PhonePe applications instantly and availed its top features like PhonePe SwitchPhonePe ATM, and many more.

Step 1: First of all you launch your PhonePe and make sure to login to your PhonePe account.

Step 2: Now tap on your profile which is located at the top left corner of your screen.

PhonePe Dashboard

PhonePe Dashboard

Step 3: Now you have to scroll down of your screen and you can see an option to enable screen lock. Tap on toggle bar to enable the PhonePe lock.

Enable Screen Lock

Enable PhonePe Screen Lock

Step 4: Once enabled the screen lock, you can see the toggle bar is active which means the PhonePe lock is successfully activated. You can also disable the PhonePe lock by clicking on it.

PhonePe screen lock activated

Screen Lock Activated

Every time you open the PhonePe app you need to enter your screen password, pattern, PIN or fingerprint whichever you are using on your device.

Unlock PhonePe app

Password To Unlock PhonePe App

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the maximum limit of a fund transfer using PhonePe?

The PhonePe app supports various payment methods so the minimum and maximum limits are different for each payment method.
1. UPI Transactions: The UPI limit is the same as the limit of UPI transactions.
2. Wallet To Wallet: You can send Rs 10,000 in a single transaction while your monthly top-up limit is Rs 10,000.
3. Debit/Credit: Same limit according to bank/card norms.
4. Balance Withdrawal: You can withdraw PhonePe wallet money maximum of Rs 5000 per month (If PhonePe KYC is Completed).

What is PhonePe VPA?

PhonePe VPA is a Virtual Payment Address which links the unique user of PhonePe to their respective bank accounts. A VPA is used in place of your bank account details. You can use your VPA (Virtual Payment Address) to any online merchant so that they can request the money from PhonePe for their given services.

Can we recharge metro card through PhonePe?

Yes, you can recharge metro card from PhonePe and Paytm. They are easy to use and one of them is described above from which you can recharge Delhi Metro card online. After a successful transaction, you have to tap on Automatic Vending Machine (AVM) at any Metro Station to credit the amount to your Smart Card.

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