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How To Fix Airtel OTP not Receiving/ Coming

How To Fix Airtel OTP not Receiving Coming

An OTP (one-time password) is an automatically generated numeric or alphanumeric string of characters that authenticates a specific user for a single transaction or login session. An OTP is more secure than a static password, especially a user-created password. OTPs easily can be used for authentication and to add another layer of security.

Sometimes due to errors on the Airtel sim network, you might struggle to receive the OTP which is frustrating.

So today in this post we will give you solutions to solve such issues, Try out the following troubleshooting guide so that you will receive OTP on the Airtel number.

How To Fix Airtel OTP not Receiving/ Coming

1. Check Message Settings

If you recently have changed some settings related to your number then that may be a key reason behind Airtel OTP Not receiving.

For a specific area, an SMS Center (SMSC) number is signed which is used by your phone to send an SMS message. Please check this SMSC firstly from google and cross it by dialing *#*#4636#*#* on the Android device it will open the Testing screen then go to Phone information 1 and scroll down and refresh SMSC settings and cross-check SMSC for your Area.

If the number is incorrect then you must be traveling to another place, in this case, the phone doesn’t get time to update your SMSC thus you are unable to receive OTP on Airtel.

2. Restart your Smartphone

Restarting your Smartphone easily resolves some bugs of the network-related issue and refreshes the overall settings of the phone. See if it works or you can try to put your sim to another device for some time.

3. Blacklist Contacts

Check if you have backlisted the number from where you are expecting the OTP. many times people unknowingly block the initials of some number which blocks a series of numbers and thus SMS messages are also get blocked from those numbers.

4. Clear the Cache

Check your default message app and Clear your cache of it. Clearing the cache helps to resolve various problems related to recent issues. If it doesn’t work then try changing the default messaging app.

5. Call Customer Care

If you have followed all the above methods and none of them worked for you to receive OTP, then try calling customer care of Airtel.

In India, Airtel has 121 number for customer care service.

After calling, explain your’s fair situation to them, they will definitely help you out with this situation.


We have shared all possible solutions that we think might help you out solving OTP not receiving on Airtel sim. Hope this post helps you. If you still have doubts or questions then do comment.

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