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How to get a "PUK" Code for a GSM cell phone

If you have ever entered your passcode incorrectly more than a few times on your cell phone, you have probably seen it ask you for a "PUK" Code. PUK is an abbreviation for "Personal Unblock Code". Each phone has a unique PUK code, and you have to contact your carrier to get it. It's a good idea to write your code down just in case you need it in the future. If you ever get a new phone, it will have a different PUK code.

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My phone says PUK blocked and only lets me do emergency calls and you cant type in the code anymore


PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a uniqueeight-digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PINnumber to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are thengiven 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is enteredafter the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and willrequire a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways -The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.If you do not have this then -Please contact your phone service provider.
Your cell phone service provider can give you the PUK code once you give themyour account details and they have confirmed your identity.For details to obtain the PUK code for the SIM card, pleaseclick on this link and follow my instructions.
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5705889-puk_code

Apr 24, 2012 | Cell Phones

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Have LG neon2, need puk code to unlock my phone.


PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a uniqueeight-digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PIN numberto unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered afterthe 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require anew SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways - The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.If you do not have this then -Please contact your phone service provider.
Your cell phone service provider can give you the PUK code once you give themyour account details and they have confirmed your identity.

Jun 23, 2011 | LG Neon GT365 Cell Phone

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i need to know how to figure out what my puk code is.


PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a uniqueeight digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PINnumber to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are thengiven 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is enteredafter the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and willrequire a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways - The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.If you do not have this then -Please contact your phone service provider.
Your cell phone service provider can give you the PUK code once you give themyour account details and they have confirmed your identity.

Dec 26, 2010 | LG Cell Phones

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i need to find out what my puk passcode is how do i do that?


Hi there, You can get PUK code from your SIM Card Provider, just call the Customer service.

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Mar 23, 2010 | LG Xenon GR500 Cell Phone

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dont know security code


The security code for the sim card is probably what it is asking for. You can find this out by incorrectly trying to access the phone a few times, and if it switches to asking for a PUK code, you need to contact your carrier to be provided with that number.

Do not enter incorrect PUK codes. If you enter too many, you will be locked out of your sim card permanently.

Mar 01, 2009 | Cell Phones

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