How to Reset OPAY Password and PIN
- on May 24, 2023
Login Password and Payment PIN are some of the major security features OPAY prioritized the most. If security hadn’t necessary in Fintech apps, then a password and PIN shouldn’t be needed in signing into your OPay account.
However, if that’s the case, thennobody will use the fintech app anymore since unauthorized users can just come from nowhere and access your money app. But one thing I love about OPay is that, likewise other payment apps in Nigeria, you’ll be prompted to enter your password before you can access your dashboard.
However, if you forgot your password, you may not be able to log into your account, and that means you may not be able to access your funds and perform other transactions. People in this situation are mostly frustrated and feel miserable.
But don’t worry, forgetting your OPay password isn’t an issue, as OPAY allows you to retrieve your password and PIN even if you lost it or can’t remember it. Meanwhile, you have to continue reading this article, as it’ll guide you to reset your password and PIN.
In other words, I’ve compiled a list of everything you need to know about OPAY securities such as how to reset OPay password and PIN if you forget it, and also how to change OPay password and PIN on the mobile banking app.
Without further ado, let’s get started!
OPay Password Reset
Opay password is a 6 digit unique code that must be entered whenever you want to login your Opay account on mobile app or via web in order to access your Opay wallet.
A lot of people mistake the Opay password for their OPay PIN. Don’t get it twisted, your OPay password is totally different from your OPay payment PIN that you use for transfers, buying airtime, paying bills, etc.
The PIN you use for transfers and other transactions on OPAY is four digits, and is only required when you want to make payments or carry out transactions. But login password is 6 digits and is required only when you want to log into your OPay account.
Now that you know the difference between your OPAY PIN and Password, let’s see how to reset OPAY password if forgotten.
How do I Reset my Opay Password if Forgotten?
To reset your OPay password when you forget it, you have to open the OPay mobile banking app. Then click on “Forgot Password“ on the Login page. After clicking on it, an OTP will be sent to your registration phone number, enter the OTP code in the provided box, then click on verify.
Next, you’ll be prompt to input a New Password you want to begin using. Enter your preferred password twice and click on the confirm button. However, note that your unique password must passes password settings requirements such as one capital, lowercase, number or signs.
That’s it, you have successfully reset your OPay login password.
Forgotten Password but still Signed In?
If you’re already logged into your account on the OPAY app or via website and want to reset your password because you’ve forgotten it, and afraid to log out, the steps below will help you reset your password after logging into your account.
- Launch the OPay app on your phone.
- Tap on the Me tab located at the bottom right corner of your OPay dashboard.
- Click on the Settings icon opposite to your profile icon, then click on the Password option.
- Next, tap on the Forgot Password option. Then, an OTP will be sent to your OPay number.
- Confirm the OTP code by inputting it in the space provided.
- Next, enter a New Password you want to start using.
That’s all. So, if you’re among those asking questions like “I forgot my Opay password, I do I reset it”. I believe that has helped. Meanwhile, what if you didn’t forget your Opay password, but just decided to change it for some reasons? Let’s see how to change Opay password then.
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How to Change OPAY Password
To change your OPAY password, follow the instructions given below:
- Open the OPAY app on your smartphone.
- Tap on the Me tab menu
- Tap on the Settings icon
- Next, tap on the Password option, and click on the Change Password option.
- An OTP verification code will be sent to your OPay number. Enter the OTP code in the provided space to continue.
- Next, set a New Password you’d prefer using.
And that’s simply the seven steps needed to be taken in order to change your Opay password on the Opay app.
How to Activate OPAY PIN
When you first create an OPAY Account, you’ll be required to create a payment PIN. This PIN is a 4-digit unique code that’ll be use anytime you want to carryout transactions on the OPAY Account.
In a nutshell, a PIN is used to authenticate or authorize a payment in the OPay App. To Activate this PIN,
- Login to your OPAY Account via App or website
- Tap on Me and then tap on the settings icon
- Select Password and tap on PIN
- Input your preferred four digit PIN and you may be asked to authorize your action via otp code or OPay login password
- Next, tap on Create New PIN.
Boom! You’ve successfully created a new transaction PIN for your OPAY Account. But, in the case that you forget your payment PIN on OPAY, follow the below steps to change the PIN.
How to Reset OPAY Payment PIN
To change your OPAY PIN, follow the below instructions:
- Login to your OPay account using your unique username and password via mobile app or web
- Navigate to Me tab, under Settings, tap on Password and PIN
- Tap on Change PIN and input your old PIN, then enter your preferred New PIN.
- A verification code will be sent to your OPay phone number. Input the code to authenticate your actions.
Other ways to Retrieve Your OPAY Password and PIN
Some other way to retrieve your OPay Password and PIN if forgotten is to simply contact the OPAY customer support.
You can get their contact on the Opay website or on the Opay app contact page. There are many contact options there. All you need to do is to send them a message explaining your situation to them, and you’ll get a reply as soon as possible.
Moreso, you can simply contact OPAY customer support team via any of the below mediums:
FAQs about OPAY PIN and Password
How do I recover my OPay PIN?
To reset/change your OPAY PIN, login to your account, under Me tab, click on Settings and then tap on Password and PIN. Next, tap on Change PIN and an otp code will be sent to o your OPay phone number to authorize your action.
How can I reset my OPay Card PIN?
To reset your OPAY Card PIN, login to your OPay account and tap on “Card” tab. On the card you want to change it PIN, tap on Change Card PIN, you’ll be prompt to input your OPay password or sent you an otp to authenticate the Card PIN changes.
How do I reset my OPAY transfer PIN?
OPAY transfer PIN, otherwise known as Payment PIN. To change this transfer PIN has been discussed in this article. You can click or scroll upward to learn more about that.
Conclusion about OPAY Forgotten Password and PIN
A password and payment PIN are very confidential documents accessing money account. In fact, without your password, you cannot access your OPay account. Although with a lot of things that might be on your mind you may forget it sometimes.
If you’re asking questions like “I forgot my Opay password, I do I retrieve it?” or “how do I reset my OPay password”, I believe this article has got you covered?
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