A personal unblocking code (PUC), also known as a Personal Unlocking Key (PUK), is used in 3GPP mobile phones to reset a personal identification number (PIN) that has been lost or forgotten. Most mobile telephones offer the feature of PIN protection.
1) How do you unlock a SIM card that is PUK blocked?
Unblock your phone with a PUK code. Your phone can become blocked in a number of ways – one of them is if you enter the wrong SIM card PIN number three times in a row. To unblock your SIM card, you will need to use something called a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key).
2) What is a PUK number on a cell phone?
A PUK or ‘Personal Unlocking Key’ is a security feature on most mobile devices that protects your SIM card data. A PUK code is required when a SIM Card PIN code has been entered incorrectly. You can get your PUK code: Over the Internet: via My Account. Over the phone: via a Call.
3) How do you remove a PUK code?
Unblock your SIM card with PUK code or remove ‘SIM Lock’ when the security PIN for your SIM card is entered incorrectly 3 times, the mobile phone becomes “blocked” to prevent unauthorized use. To remove the block, the PUK (PIN Unlock Key) code needs to be entered.
4) What is the PUK code for AT&T?
If your device displays PUK2 or PUK blocked call operator, then the wrong PUK code was entered 10 or more times in a row. The SIM card is blocked and must be replaced. To replace the blocked SIM card, you can: Visit an AT&T store.
5) What do you do when your SIM card is blocked?
If you enter a wrong PIN code too many times, usually three, your SIM will lock itself. This protects you from someone using your personal information or making calls if your cell phone is lost or stolen. You may see “PIN blocked” or Enter PUK code” on your cell phone display.
6) How do I enter PUK code Samsung?
Entering the wrong code can permanently damage your SIM card.
Contact Customer Care to request your PUK code.
From the ‘PIN Blocked Call Customer Care’ screen, enter **05*PUK*new pin*re-enter new pin#.
The message PIN Accepted appears.
Turn the phone off and then turn it back on.