Yes, you heard right? Getting your account activated for SBI YONO is quite an easy task but sometimes problems do come along the way. Such as the SBI YONO activation code is expired and the system is not allowing us to proceed further. Here’s a tip for you!
The main reason for the expired code is that you have taken enough time to complete the YONO registration process. Sometimes it is just a technical glitch that happens for no reason. But the real deal is frequent interruption of the registration process.
For instance, when everything has been done from your end. Your bank has approved your application. You have even got the activation code. Everything was going well until you got the notification “Your YONO activation code is expired”
It can be fixed but let us see why it happen in the first place.
Expired SBI YONO Activation Code?
For security purposes, Bank has made any kind of code valid for a certain period of time only. Even for online payment authentication, the OTP (One time password) is valid for a few seconds only. You would not be able to reuse it but repeat the whole process from the beginning.
This mechanism will keep away hackers and unauthorized transactions of various kinds.
What do You need To Do?
The Activation Code will be expired if not used within 30 minutes. So, be ready and create a permanent password as soon as possible.
Another thing is the time period between your application and processing by your bank does also count.
Your banker knows it, for example, you have requested in the morning say 8 AM and submitted it to your bank at 11 AM. Your application will not work.
The dealing staff may ask you to reapply and submit again on the spot. So, if it occurs to you, just reapply again and get it approved at the earliest without taking much time. And it will solve your issue.
Codes Validity Period.
- YONO cash is valid for 2 hours after that it will get expired.
- YONO activation code has to use within 30 minutes of post approval from the bank, or else it will get expired.
- Various YONO OTPs are valid for only a few seconds, the link gets expired when it is kept for too long.
The Use of YONO Activation Code?
YONO activation code is a system-generated code delivered to your registered mobile number once your application is processed by your Bank. It is the process of SBI internet banking activation without an ATM card.
You will get these only when you choose to get your YONO activated by your bank. You can avoid using this code if you have other arrangements.
When using an ATM card for YONO activation, there is no need for an activation code, instead, you will be asked to provide card details and ATM PIN for validation and approval. It is much better as you do not have to visit the bank and it happens instantly.
Though certain times, you have done mistakes and the system is not allowing you to use your ATM card. You might want to use the Activation Code.
How to Use It?
For the first time when you have received it, you have to open the YONO app. Follow these steps to complete the task.
- Open YONO application on your mobile phone.
- On the main screen choose the option I Have Activation Code.
- Put your User ID and Temporary Password along with the activation code.
- The referral Code can be left as blank. If you want to add, ask the concerned staff. The referral code is the contact number of the employee.
- Hit the next button. You will get the confirmation message immediately on the screen. Guiding you to different menus.
- Now, Set your MPIN too. Create any 6 digits as your MPIN, accept the terms and conditions of using YONO and there you go. Your YONO activation process is completed.
The YONO MPIN…
YONO MPIN is an alternate route to access YONO. Instead of providing a username and password, you will provide MPIN to gain access to your bank account.
It simplifies the login process where you do not have to punch complex passwords again and again. The 6 digits MPIN is easy to remember and it actually makes faster access to your bank account.
Do not stop using a username and password. It makes you forget when you do not use it for a longer period. Whenever you require accessing your bank account on a computer or laptop. This is the only credential that would work. MPIN is only a mobile-based application.
On top of that, when you need to reset your password. You have to login to SBI internet banking with a username and password.
MPIN stop functioning when you switch phones. Other times, the system needs you to change MPIN for security reasons. Your existing MPIN may not work. You will have to create a new MPIN again which requires logging in with a username.
Useful Tips For Successful SBI YONO Registration.
- Make sure your mobile can send messages.
- Internet connectivity should be good.
- Check whether your bank account is mapped properly with the mobile number. Bank may assist you with this.
- Avoid calls during the activation. Interruption during the process may lead to failure registration.
- Make sure your phone is running on the latest software version. Android 9 and below are not compatible with SBI YONO.
- If your phone hangs and is slow. Make it better to avoid complications.
So, as you have seen, It is pretty easy to troubleshoot the issue of an expired YONO activation code. You can see a few of the tips mentioned above to pinpoint the real issue of failed YONO registration.
Another issue is when you do not get the activation code at all. In that case, all you have got to do is to ask your bank to resend it. If a mobile number is not mapped properly, you may not get the code.
It should work the next day. It is always advisable to meet your banker if there is any doubt related to your account or internet banking issues. Hope this article helps you troubleshoot your issues.
15 thoughts on “What you need to do when SBI YONO activation code is Expired?”
How to find my refferal and activation code for my youno sbi
Referral code is optional. You will get it from your branch. When your application is processed by your bank you will receive an activation code. If you don't get it still, ask your branch to resent it.
I have not received the activation code
Please ask your bank branch to resend it.
My activation code is expired
Your branch may resend you a new one but you have to use it within 30 minutes
Can I visit another brand near by my home for the activation code?
Only your home branch may be able to do so.
Great job. It helped
I didn't receive my activation code after visiting the brach what should I do
Branch can send you multiple times within 30 minutes of your registration. If not you'll have to restart the whole process. Let your branch troubleshoot mobile updation in CBS before doing it again.
Once we missed to use the activation code,how many days need to reapply
You can request your branch to resend it multiple times, but you have to activate YONO within 48 hours if not done, then you have to reinitiate the whole process.