I changed my sim & my phone is blocked & needs a puk
I was using vodacom and i had a pin code, but when i switched to mtn sim, the phone could not accept the pin as such it blocked and it currently needs to puk to unblock it. what is the puk i must use to unblock it?
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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
PUK code in PIN UNLOCKING CODE, which is required when you give PIN number wrongly for 3 times, This code is OPERATOR specific and not phone specific and you have to call you operator and get PUK if PIN is blocked...
if you provide PUK code wrongly for 7 time, you sim may become useless, then you have to buy new SIM
NOTE: You should ask your service provider,get the PUK, give the PIN 3 times wrongly and it asks for PUk,provide the PUK and set the new PIN..
PUK code cannot be given by any manual or person . Its specific for each and every mobile number. Only the service provider can provide you with that PUK code.
So please contact your service provider(MTN) customer care.
He will ask your details give him that for security check and you are all set to go he will provide you with PUK code .
WARNING: DO NOT TRY GIVING PUK CODE YOUR SIM WILL BE BLOCKED AND YOU CANNOT USE IT FURTHER . YOU WILL NEED TO REPLACE IT