SBI net-banking has an extra layer of security and that is profile password which will simply stop you to do various online transactions without that. Like you have set up your net banking password, you have to choose another password to access your SBI net banking account.
If you don’t know how to set up profile password, then this article will help you set up your profile password and also in case you forgot your profile password how you can reset or retrieve your password.
How to set Profile Password?
When you receive your SBI net banking kit for the first time and tried to login to SBI account online at that time only you have to set up your profile password.
Next enter the profile password something unique and easy to remember only for you. Ensure that your password is a combination of letters in upper and lower case, digits and special characters / images, so that it is difficult to crack.
in the next step you have to re-enter the same password for confirmation and then click [Submit]. You are displayed a form to set the Hint Question and Answer.
Select a Hint Question from the list. Ensure to select a question that you are can easily remember. Enter the answer to the hint question and then click [Submit]. You can also change the hint question of SBI net banking later on.
After that you have to remember all these passwords and the hint questions set up by you. You can also write down that in some secret place if you are sure those information are safe with you outside your brain. 🙂
Forgot Profile Password? How to reset SBI net banking profile password.
In case you have forgotten your SBI net banking profile password or want to reset you profile password you can easily change the same and choose the new one by following the steps below.
First of all you need to login to your SBI net banking account and then click Profile -> Forgot Profile Password. A Forgot Profile Password Page appears and displays a form for the Hint Question and Answer.
In this page, select the hint question, which you had set when you created your profile password for the first time. Now provide the correct answer.
Click [Submit]. The Set Profile Password page appears and allows you to define a new profile password.
Now choose a new profile password and type the same. Make sure this time you are putting a password which you are able to remember easily in future but very tough for others to guess by opting for a combination of letters in upper and lower case, digits and special characters/ images.
Re enter the same to confirm the password. Select a hint question and enter the answer for the same. Click [Submit]. Your new profile password is registered in the system as indicated by the Confirmation page that appears.
So, it is quite easy to reset forgotten SBI net banking profile password and for security reasons it is advised to change the banking passwords frequently even if you have not forgot them. Share your thoughts and experiences here by writing a simple comment below.