HDFC Credit Card Limit Enhancement Offers in 2022

By | January 8, 2022
HDFC Credit Card Limit Enhancement offer

We’ve seen multiple credit limit enhancement offers on HDFC Bank credit cards during 2020 & 2021 as seen here and it looks like the bank has decided to continue to same for 2022 as well.

If you’re new to HDFC limit enhancement system, do check out below link (during day time) to check if you’re eligible for the offer.

Login to NetBanking > Cards > Request > Limit Enhancement

This article will reflect all the Auto LE offers rolled out on HDFC Credit cards in 2022.

January 2022

Major Auto Credit Limit Enhancement offer has been rolled out during 1st week of Jan 2022.

  • The % of LE is different for different people. Most have got about 30-50% lift in the limit.

However, neither I nor most others I know have received the LE offer this time, probably because the limit is already high and also because it was recently revised, some 6 months or so back.

Ideally, those who didn’t receive the LE in 2021 or those who got it during early 2021 would have received the offer now.

Bottomline

It’s indeed interesting to see HDFC being so generous with the credit limit enhancement for 3rd year in the row. As a result of which, almost everyone I know is now holding HDFC credit cards with credit limit >5 Lakhs.

Did you receive a limit enhancement offer on HDFC Credit Cards in 2022 and if so how much % was that? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.Β 

Author: Siddharth

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106 thoughts on “HDFC Credit Card Limit Enhancement Offers in 2022

  1. Pranab

    My Infinia limit is standstill for the last 20-22 months.
    Nothing this time again for me as well to my newly on-board family members having paltry limits of 75K & 100K.
    One off-topic question: Is there any RP redemption to Amazon pay egv charges for mid or low segment cards?

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  2. Prasanth

    Stucked with 14l since two years not getting any offers to increase card limit

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  3. Siddsa

    I received LE but by paltry 20% for my DCB to take it to 6 lakhs. Strange algorithm of HDFC they increased my LE to 5 Lakh and a LTF DCB when I used to spend around 50-60k annually on Regalia. After one year of DCB I spent around 5 lakh annually (max being 20% of limit in month) still got paltry 20% LE.

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    1. ka

      Wow. Good for you. I spend over 12L on my regalia annually but I didn’t get LTf either for dcp or dcb.

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  4. Santosh

    Hi Siddharth,

    I received the credit limit enhancement offer on my infinia card and I took it :).
    It was 19.5%, the limit was enhanced from 1022K to 1222K.

    Thanks,
    Santosh!

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  5. Nikunj Palaniya

    I received 15% limit increase in Dec -2020. Currently it isn’t showing any offer.

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  6. RajBan

    I did not receive the offer in 2021 or now in 2022. I was hoping to get it this time but looks like I am in bank’s bad book inspite of having a 800+ credit score and an Imperia account holder. LOL !!!

    Reply
  7. ARR

    Hi Sid,
    My limit has been enhanced from 9,70,000/- to 11,20,000/-. My spends are meagre.

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  8. Rakesh

    I too did not get any limit enhancement offer. I was offered limit enhancement offer in June,2021.

    Reply
  9. Sameer

    Curious how high does HDFC go with credit limits. Would anyone know?

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      1. Harshal

        Hi Iyer,

        I hold Infinia Metal with 9L limit since March22, do u know when next limit enhancement and how much it increase?

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    1. Shivi

      Few here had 25-30 Lakhs. That was a few years ago. Would have increased now.

      Reply
  10. Vishal Sharma

    Hi, I’m using HDFC credit card since Aug 2018 & my limit is enhanced only once from 1.16 to 1.86 in 2019 & after that I didn’t received any offer.. Hope to get it soon

    Reply
  11. Aditya T

    While its nice it’s also frustrating that they don’t report credit limits to the Credit Report Bureaus.

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    1. Patty

      Yes, that is the major negative point with Hdfc Credit Cards… What is the use of having even a 1 Crore Credit Limit if it does not show up on the total credit available mapped to a particular pan/aadhar?

      Reply
    2. Shivi

      They report your highest used credit to the bureaus and your subsequent usage would be marked against that.

      Reply
  12. Saadat

    I have a limit of 3L for more than a year. Hold an LTF DCB. I have requested for enhancement before which was denied on the basis on income requirements. This time also, there is not limit enhancement offer for me.

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      1. Saadat

        I have an HDFc LTF card since 2008. I kept getting upgrades and LEs over the time.

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  13. Vaibhav

    Yeah like a week back I was on hdfc netbanking and try to see if there is limit enhancement and once again they did increase my limit with 2lakh it already high enough so I can understand they didn’t give me more

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  14. V T

    In Jan 2020 & Jan 2021 I got two credit card upgrade from HDFC. I was expecting same this year. But looks like it will not happen this year. 3-4 months back they increased my limit. So I believe that’s why I did not get LE.

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  15. Suraj

    As you said, I did not received LE in 2021 but now got 100% increase.

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  16. Gagan

    Thanks Siddharth

    I checked for potential credit limit offer across 5 cards – Was hopeful for getting atleast a good credit limit jump but alas none have any offer πŸ™

    Last year around same time, was able to upgrade one Regalia to Infinia and that too LTF!

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    1. Rejaneesh S R

      Hi
      How did you get the Infinia card LTF? I checked with HDFC Chennai customer care& with Bank branch multiple times, they all told me without any doubt that Infinia can never be given LTF (I had regalia LTF)

      Reply
  17. RKS

    Got an LE offer of 2L on 1st Jan for ‘outstanding credit history’. Bringing my CL to 10.11L on regalia. Got LTF regalia upgrade in Sep 2021.

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  18. Lokesh

    I just have the corporate card from hdfc, which is not getting limit increase ever since I got it 3 years back.

    Does anyone know how can I get limit enhancement on HDFC corporate card?

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  19. Sooraj Harindran

    I had 421000 limit. I was offered new limit of 715000 on my freedom card

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  20. Narendra Prajapati

    Hi Siddharth,
    My infinia card limit was Rs. 14.29 lacs which has been increased to Rs. 15 lacs now. This is around 5% increase.

    Reply
  21. Nikhil

    Got a LE of 67% effectively taking my Regalia First limit above 5L
    When can we expect the next wave of HDFC card upgrades? Hoping to get a Regalia or better.

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  22. Karthi

    LE received by 20%. My already existing limit was well above 10L.

    Reply
  23. Ramesh M

    Yes, I too received the enhancement offer of 25% on my Infinia. What do you mean by LE offer ? Is that LTF ?

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  24. AJ

    I got upgraded to DCB in Jan 2021 with 9.7L limit. Clocked close to 9L on this card through 2021. No upgrade πŸ™

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  25. Siddhartha

    I did do receive the limit enhancement offer this time as well. However, it is ~10%.

    Reply
  26. aka

    Is there any tangible benefit to increase the limit if a person is already holding
    2-3 premium card awith decent limits..say 5-6 lakhs ?

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  27. amol

    I received LE offer from 1.62 lakh to 1.94 lakh ie 19.75% only on 31 December 2021 for my HDFC MILLENIA CREDIT CARD.

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  28. Dinoop

    I was having a credit limit of 6.21L for along time and I had requested for a LE last Nov through post. They just increased it to 6.61 (just 40K+) and that’s it.

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    1. Sandeep Kumar

      Same happened with me just 6ok increase when requested with supporting documents. Its wise to wait for a pre approved LE in case of hdfc.

      Reply
  29. Taj

    I got LE of about 30% for my diners black on 30/12/21. It is after the one year of my upgrade to diners black. Normally i got LE after 5-6 months but this time after 14 months.

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  30. ka

    I have received 30% LE on nye and also a pre-approved dcp. Although I didn’t recieve any LE between June 2020 and September 2021.

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    1. CHIRAG SANGHAVI

      Does large credit limits (not utilization) of 10 plus cards impact Credit Score.

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    2. Balpreet Singh

      This is a big jump at such high levels.
      What is your yearly spend Ricky

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    3. Ajai Singh

      Thats crazy I am still stuck at 13Lac. I was told my spends “8-10Lac per month” will trigger a limit upgrade but nothing so far.

      How much do you spend on the card and how old is it?

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    4. The Global Investor

      Do you really need 25L on your credit card? Do you worry about risks with loss of card, etc. I’m sure you could chargeback and get the money back but mentally it would be extra stressful.

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      1. Siddharth Post author

        For peace of mind we always have options to restrict the limit, based on spend type.

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  31. ankit

    I have not got any LE on either my HDFC Infinia (15 lacs) or DCB (7.25 lacs) since last 2 years.

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  32. HM

    What’s benefit to us consumers of getting Credit limit increased beyond a certain decent value (like Rs.6-8 lakhs) ?

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  33. sam

    I am stuck with 8.8L Limit in Infinia with last 2+ years after upgrading to LTF Infinia from Regalia. In Regalia itself I was having 8.8L limit. In fact I did not get limit increase in last 3/4+ years.

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  34. Mohd Rayyan

    I got an upgrade offer from Regalia to the below cards without limit enhancement after having spends of around 8 lac

    1. Regalia First
    2. Millenia

    Don’t know why HDFC call it an upgrade.

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  35. Yaswanth

    Haven’t received LE, few of my friends received card upgrades today.

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  36. Vikash Singh

    I just received the Upgrade offer from Millennia to Diners Black card. So it’s look like they rolled out Limit Enhancement as well as Card Upgrade too. So check yours now guys.

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  37. Sai Raghavendran

    They increased my DCB limit from 7.09 to 7.13. They seem hell bent on not giving me infinia.

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  38. Subrata

    They are giving card upgrades as well. For card upgrades, we do get MasterCard variant if the older card was too although the ban is not completely lifted.

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  39. Madhav Boddapu

    Sid,
    Can you please write an article on how to utilize annual membership benefits offers by DCB cards?

    Reply
  40. Raman

    Hi There,

    I have got only 2k limit enhancement. My current limit is 160,000 and the upgraded offer is to 162,000. I didn’t take it because 2k means nothing in terms of limit enhancement.

    Any thoughts!!!

    Reply
  41. Diablo

    Got 300% LE on my Regalia.
    From 242k to 10L!
    Sid, how long till i get invited to Infinia?

    Reply
    1. Siddharth Post author

      Just ask and you shall be invited.

      Btw, thanks for reminding me about Diablo, my 15 yr old memories playing that game. πŸ™‚

      Reply
  42. Mayur Patil

    I have dcb since five years, but don’t have a bank account with hdfc. Just got an email stating that convert my dcb to life time free by opening back account and also get reward points worth 5000. Have replied them positively but no reply from their side further. How to proceed? Will this offer be considered if i directly go to bank and open an account?

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    1. Abhishek

      my DCB is life time free due to some savings account opening offer. opened it almost 3-4 years ago, keep 10k parked in there though.

      last month got limit enhanced from 7.75 to 9.75. not much.

      Reply
  43. Mayank

    I did not receive any LE offer on my card since last two years. Can anyone tell me probable reason. I have never defaulted in payment of credit card dues and my credit score is also good.

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    1. Pranab

      I’m on the same boat! Last LE on my Infinia was 2+ years ago (2nd Jan’20).

      Reply
  44. Ashish

    Bit off topic query. I booked an Indigo flight via smartbuy (cleartrip). They charged about 3700 + convenience fee. The invoice given by smartybuy/cleartrip mentions the same value. However, the invoice sent by Indigo was for about 3200 only. Even the base fare is different in the 2 invoices. Now because, of this, when doing a reschedule at Indigo website, i am being asked to pay fare difference of 700 for a later flight, which ideally shouldn’t have happened. Anyone got any clue what’s happening here. For my earlier bookings, whenever i bothered to check the airline invoice, it was always the same amount (barring convenience fee) as the one shared by smartbuy.

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    1. Pranab

      That happens due to ‘Dyanamic Price’ (I think).
      During Travel sale in Nov, when I booked first ticket (Indigo), it costed me 7694 (after 500 discount).
      Immediately when I booked second ticket, it costed 8115 (after 500 discount).
      In Indigo site, it was showing 8615 for both the bookings (higher value in my case).

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      1. Ashish

        I understand dynamic pricing. In my case, there is difference in values for the invoices generated for the same booking by indigo and cleartrip, which seems wrong to me.

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        1. Pranab

          That happened to me as well.
          Cleartrip/SB Invoice: 7694 (8194, if 500 discount is considered).
          Indigo Invoice: 8615

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        2. Deva

          I too faced the same.. for group booking Cleartrip get reduced fare from indigo but Cleartrip never pass the reduction to customer..
          Hence the difference.
          I have emailed to Cleartrip/smartbuy but their reply was pathetic

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    2. Mo

      This is happening mainly with domestic flight ticket. Raise issue with SmartBuy and their partner Cleartrip/Yatra providing both the invoice and you will get back the difference in amount.

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    3. Iyer

      You can claim refund for the difference. Airline invoice is the final price plus convenience fee is what clear trip should have charged you. If excess, you can claim refund. It happened to me once and i got the refund after numerous follow ups.

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  45. Ramesh

    Have anyone received credit limit enhancement when the international transactions disabled on their cards? I heard from bank employee that credit LE will not be available if international transactions is disabled.

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    1. Shail

      False. Have disabled the international transactions on my card and still received LE enhancement offer. Infact it’s a good practice to disable the card for international use when that’s not required to avoid any fradulant transactions which don’t require OTP authorisation.

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    2. Rohit

      @Ramesh
      that’s absolutely wrong information
      Because it is RBI circulation to banks that they have to mandatoryly disable International transactions if customer did not travel in particular time duration. I always keep it disabled and I got limit enhancemt even for Amazon pay card along with hdfc.. I would advice everyone to disable it first as soon as you get your new credit card and for others by default it would get disabled (not sure all banks follow this)

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  46. SHIV Duggal

    I have not seen any limit enhancement since last more than 1 year….may be because it is already 15 lakh…..what is the highest limit we can see?

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  47. Robin

    They are offering me so called upgrade from Regalia to Millenia. Is it upgrade or downgrade?πŸ€”

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    1. Sachin

      Even my wife is offered millennia to regalia but looking over the fact that regalia rewards when converting to cash credit comes to 20 paisa and millennia it’s 1 for 1. So millennia is gud.
      Even HDFC thinks regalia is premium .
      Only positive is lounge access, for which we have 3-4 other cards so millennia is gud and we have given a pass to regalia.

      Just one confusion remains, I was upgraded to infnia from regalia, would same happen from millennia to infnia or it would be millennia then regalia and then infnia πŸ˜’πŸ§

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  48. Rohit

    @Robin
    Absoulte downgrade.. Regalia comes with priority pass which itself is worth several 100s of dollars. Once upon a time even my RM tried to talk as if millenia card was infinia πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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  49. Selva

    Most of Hdfc regalia card customers got DOWNGRADE option to Millenia card, Ridiculous! some customers having fee Millenia card upgrade from LTF Regalia

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  50. Parth Patel

    I have 25Lakh limit of infinia since last 2 years. Spends are about 2 lakh/ Month. Is anyone with 25L CL getting limit enhancements? If yes what are your spending range.
    Dont need LE but just curious to know.

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  51. Shraman Jain

    Got my first credit card in September 2020 as a pre-approved LTF Hdfc IOCL CC but with a paltry limit. Then in September, i got limit increased by 100%. Now, i have recieved an offer to upgrade to Moneyback+. However the card only comes as FYF and have to use smart pay to convert it to LTF as informed to me by customer care executive.

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  52. Bolar

    I am using HDFC money back card from last 1.5 years with 48K limit. Right now, I have upgrade offer for money-back plus card. Should, I go for it?

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  53. azharuddin

    Difficult to trust hdfc bank these days…RMs are cheaters..I got one offer in hdfc NetBanking page in oct to upgrade to millenia card there charges mentioned as β‚Ή1000 but when I asked my RM he said this charge not applicable for you, you can easily upgrade

    Post this when RM got changed, new RM said it’s not LTF🀬.. on a side note new customers getting LTF offer…so decided to close my hdfc credit card…also there is no transparency in reward points credit..rewards points are credit after 90 days and I bet you will remember πŸ˜‚I love axis bank card system especially axis bank ace card cashback per transaction is very transparent..also they send sms after each transaction

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  54. Soumitra

    My Diners Clubmiles/Privilege limit has been on a standstill since last June (2021) when it was actually reduced by 1L. Stuck at 460K with my spending hovering around 20-30K per month.

    Thinking of reducing the spending to <10K given that my other cards (IDFC/Amex) is offering better RR for money spent.

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  55. Suji

    Got this one on HDFC Millenia card!
    They over-communicated for this one, accepted it.
    Does it really help to have a higher limit ?

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  56. Zephyr

    Are limit enhancement and card upgrades still being given by hdfc in feb as well?

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  57. BB

    Hi Siddharth,

    I’m having an old HDFC money back credit card from 6+ years, however didn’t get any upgrade till now. Also, I’m using it very very less these days as i have Amex MRCC and FK Axis. What’s your suggestion whether to continue that hdfc card or close it and also any tips to get it upgraded would be helpful.
    Thanks

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  58. theindianguy

    ppl here are confused if they think high spends equals credit limit increase. keep your spends to maximum 20 % of present limit. Spending too high equals credit hungry in bank systems. A potential default risk. Its counterintuitive but that’s how the systems are set up.

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  59. Rejaneesh S R

    I was using regalia till last month & my CL was stuck at 10.98 L for more than 2 years now. Now i am upgraded to Infinia metal, but still no option to increase my CL!

    Reply
  60. Sud

    I got limit enhancement on my millennia card today. Limit has been increased from 120K to 168K.

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  61. Abi

    Finally my credit limit increased in money-back card. I got the pre-approved card in 2020 with 40k limit. In 2021 limit was increased to 48k. Yesterday got a new limit of 96k. Hope it doubles like that.

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  62. Selva

    today I Got 30% increase and so called upgrade to millennia (fees) from MY Regalia(LTF), I think cross sell team also having monthly target in order to complete their target offering like this SO Called UPGRADE.

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  63. Shamanth

    HDFC is being cheeky with limit enhansements.
    Got a 10K limit enhancement offer this morning.
    If I pass it, will they provide a higher CLE in the coming months or shall I take it?
    Is there a minimum time gap between the two CLE offers that we receive?

    Reply

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