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Learn how to generate new UPI PIN number!

Are you wondering how to generate the four-digit Unified Payments Interface (UPI) PIN number on UPI-based apps? Don’t worry! We’re here to help (as always). Generating UPI PIN numbers has become quite easy. Thanks to digitalization! Today, many leading UPI-powered apps like Airtel Thanks have enabled their users to generate their PIN numbers online. Thus, you no longer have to take the trouble of visiting the banks for setting up these numbers.

Let us understand how to get a UPI PIN number using these applications in just a few clicks while sitting at home:

Airtel Thanks UPI PIN

Airtel Thanks is an UPI-powered app, which is available on the App Store and Play Store, for carrying out several transactions under a single roof. Some of them include bill payments, online recharge, money transfers, and so forth through Airtel Thanks instantly and free of charge. To perform these transactions on the app, you need to get started by first activating a UPI PIN number.

Now, if you’re wondering how to generate a UPI PIN via Airtel Thanks, follow these steps mentioned below:

  • Install the app on your smartphone
  • Register with your mobile number
  • Once logged in, head straight to the ‘Banking’ section
  • Fill out your personal details
  • Link your bank account to the app
  • Enter the OTP sent on your phone for verification purposes
  • Generate the UPI ID once you’re done with the mobile number and device verification
  • Add the UPI to your bank account. It can be anything- either your own Airtel Payments Bank or any other bank that supports UPI payments
  • Set the UPI PIN to secure all your online transactions

Once you’ve completed these steps, you’ll be all set to make instant transactions through the Airtel Thanks app.


Setting up a PIN number on PayTM is quite simple. That’s right! All you have to do is download the app on your mobile phone, create your UPI account and follow these steps mentioned below:

  • Open the app on your mobile phone
  • Click on the ‘Profile’ icon and scroll down to the ‘Payments’ section
  • Select ‘UPI & Linked Bank Accounts.’ On doing so, you will see a list of the linked bank accounts. In case, the UPI is not set for an account, an option called ‘Set Pin’ will appear on your screen
  • Click on it and enter the six-digit card number and its expiry date
  • Once done, sit back and wait to receive the one-time password on your registered mobile number
  • Submit the password and PIN on the next screen
  • Press ‘Submit’ to set your new UPI PIN

With these steps, you can easily understand how to create a UPI PIN number via Paytm without any hassle.

UPI PIN on PhonePe

You can also use the PhonePe app to do the same. So, come, let’s find out how to set upi pin in detail below:

  • Install the app on your smartphone
  • Head straight to the ‘My Money’ page
  • Select ‘Bank accounts’ under Payments Method
  • Choose the bank account for which you wish to set a UPI PIN. If you’ve never generated the PIN before, you will see a ‘Set’ option
  • Click on it and enter the debit/ATM card details as well as the expiry date. But hey, if your card does not have an expiry date, enter 00/49
  • Wait to receive the OTP. Once received, enter it and the new UPI PIN to set your account

The above-mentioned steps are pretty easy to follow. So, it becomes quite simple to set up the PIN number through PhonePe.

Get the PIN on Google Pay (GPay) 

Below are a few steps that will help you to find out how to create the PIN on GPay:

  • Download and open the app on your smartphone
  • Click on your photo in the top right section
  • Press ‘Payment Methods’
  • Select the bank account for which you wish to create a UPI PIN
  • Choose ‘Manage UPI IDs’
  • Press ‘+’ next to the UPI ID you wish to create

Follow the above-mentioned steps to create a new UPI ID through Google Pay.

To sum up, your PIN can be set using the applications, which allow transactions. So, make use of those apps to generate your UPI PIN while sitting at home with ease. Thank us, later!