How to block PhonePe, GPay & Paytm accounts if you lost your phone?

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions grew from Rs 9.83 lakh crore in April of this year to Rs 10.73 lakh crore in August, according to the RBI’s monthly figures. It has been shown that most frequently, users use multiple UPI payment applications. There are certain drawbacks even if it has made life easier. Due to the fact that all of these payment applications are stored on the smartphone, losing or stealing it can cause problems. This is due to the possibility of such platforms being abused.

The most crucial action in such circumstances is to prioritize blocking all of your accounts.

So now, let’s know how to block your PhonePe, Google Pay and Paytm accounts.

Steps to block your PhonePe account

  • PhonePe users can call on helpline number 08068727374. 
  • You will have to provide below-mentioned details to the customer support executive – Registered mobile number (E-mail ID registered, Last payment details, Names of the bank accounts, Alternate mobile number, if any)
  • Your account will be temporarily blocked.

Steps to block your Paytm account 

  • Call Paytm Payments Bank Helpline – 0120 4456456 after getting your SIM blocked.
  • Select ‘Report loss or unauthorized usage of wallet, debit card or savings account’ option
  • Select ‘Lost Phone’ option
  • Enter the Lost mobile number
  • Select ‘Block Paytm account’ option

Steps to block your Google Pay account

  • Reach out to Google Pay or GPay via toll-free helpline on 1800-419-0157.
  • Choose the option to talk to a specialist and provide all details to get your account blocked.

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