What do I do if my SIM lock is locked?

What do I do if my SIM lock is locked?

If you forgot or don’t know your SIM PIN

  1. Contact the carrier that gave you the SIM card.
  2. Ask your carrier to help you unlock your SIM card using the default SIM PIN or PUK code.
  3. If you can’t unlock your SIM card using the SIM PIN or PUK code or if an alert says, “PUK exhausted,” ask for a new SIM card.

What does it mean when it says SIM lock?

(Subscriber Identity Module lock) A function in GSM cellphones that restricts the phone’s use to a particular cellular carrier identified by a SIM card. SIM locks are used to ensure subscribers finish their service contracts. If the contract period is over, the phone may be unlocked by entering a code from the carrier.

How do I get my PUK code orange?

Give the customer service representative your Orange mobile phone number. Answer the account security questions to verify your identity. Ask the customer service representative for the PUK code.

How do I unlock my 2 degrees SIM card?

Make sure you have your 2degrees SIM in the phone and get your unlock code either by:

  1. Sending Unlock followed by your IMEI number to 299, or.
  2. Follow the prompts for how to unlock you phone on this page.

Can a blocked SIM be unblocked?

The PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code is a code consisting of 8 digits. It is used to unblock your SIM card when you entered 3 times a wrong PIN code. A card blocked by the PUK code cannot be unblocked; it cannot be used any further and you have to replace it.

Where is the unlock code for a SIM card?

2) The SIM card unlock code, is the PIN number that came by default on your SIM card or the SIM card PIN that you set yourself. The purpose of having a SIM PIN is if someone found your SIM card they would not be able to make a call or access the info on it without first entering your SIM card PIN number.

How do I turn off SIM lock on Android?

First, go to Settings in your Android device’s main menu. In the Settings menu, choose Security, then Set up SIM card lock. First, here’s how to disable the SIM card PIN. All you have to do is to uncheck the box next to “Lock SIM card” and then confirm the change by inputting the current PIN code.

How do I recover my PUK code?

1. Get the PUK code from the SIM card packaging

  1. The PUK code is printed on the plastic card holding the SIM.
  2. The PUK code might be hidden under a scratchable area.
  3. Scratch off the area to reveal the PUK code.
  4. Sign in to get the PUK code.
  5. Give your mobile carrier a call to ask for your PUK code.

How do I find my orange sim PIN?

PIN code. You can find the PIN code on the card your SIM card was attached to. This card is included in the Welcome Box.

Where is SIM PUK code?

Find your PUK on the SIM card pack The PUK Code is an eight digit number, and is usually printed on the back.

How do I get a PUK code for 2degrees?

There are a few ways to locate the PUK code for your 2degrees SIM:

  1. Log in to Your 2degrees (easiest) and click settings.
  2. If you’ve recently purchased your 2degrees SIM card, you’ll find the PUK code printed on the label of the packaging.
  3. Calling 200 and follow the prompts.
  4. Calling Customer Care.