Now EPFO has given a new facility for PF members. There are many employees who don’t have enough Internet knowledge, and that's why they also don't know how to retrieve UAN Number on line. If the employee unable to activate his/her UAN, They can try to Activate UAN Through SMS.
To Activate UAN Through SMS, Kindly follow the above steps:
To begin the activation process, unlock your phone and open the text message app and select “Write New Message”
EPFO has set up a text format for employees to send the request to them, Type as same as we have given and enter your UAN in the “12 digits uan number” section & your Member ID in the “22 digits EPFO member ID” section.
EPFOHO ACT,<<12 digit="" ka="" number="" uan="">>,<<22 digit="" epfo="" id="" ki="" member="">> 22>12>
When you successfully typed the text message like our given example, Send it to the given number. 7738299899
You will receive a confirmation message that your sent SMS is successfully received by EPFO. Soon, Your UAN will be activated by the EPFO authorities.