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These directions are for an AT and T phone, but other than that, are the same for any carrier.
A PUK (PIN Unlock Key) code is required to unlock SIM cards that have become locked following three successive incorrect PIN entries. If your SIM card becomes locked, you will need to get a PUK code from your phone carrier to unlock your SIM card.
You can obtain your phone's PUK code from your carrier in one of these ways:
Log in to Your account.online
Use a Technical Support Chat
Contact your carriers Customer Care
Get Your Phone's PUK Code Online
Go to the Phone/Device page.
From the My Phone/Device screen, select the Unblock SIM Card link under the My Make & Model heading.
The Unblock SIM screen will display your PUK code and will give you instructions for unblocking your SIM Card.
Once you receive your PUK code, you will need to enter it into your phone to set a new PIN code.
Note: If you enter the wrong PUK code 10 times in a row, your SIM card will be invalidated, and you will need to purchase a new SIM Card. The phone will display the following error: "PUK blocked call operator
dont try more than 3 times.If you try more than 3 times the Sim will get
locked.And it will ask for PIN code.Both these PUK and PIN code can be given
only by the network service provider. Please call the network service provider
of your mobile.And ask him to provide the PUK code or PIN code.He will ask you
some basic details like name,date of birth for his verification.And he
willprovide you the PUK and PIN
code.This is done for free of cost.
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Hi PUK code is called as PERSONNAL UNBLOCKING KEY. Your phone will ask for PUK code when you entered the PIN
code wrongly several times depending upon the mobile make. The mobile asks for
PUK code so that unauthorized persons do not use your mobile for wrong cause. To get PUK code please contact your service provider
through phone or go directly to their office. They will provide you the PUK
code for your mobile. The PUK code is unique for each mobile phone model.so
that you can open your phone. When you planning to call your service provider
you cannot use your mobile as it is fully locked. Please use some other mobile
with same network to call your service provider. This PUK
code prevents thieves from being able to
make use of stolen handsets, that is why it can only be given by the service
provider only. While you get the PUK code ,the service provider
customer care officer will ask for your personal details to check whether the
mobile belongs to you only. If they are satisfied with your answers they will
provide with the PUK code DONOT enter the PUK code several times wrongly,It will
block your sim card permanently. This PUK code is FREE. You no need to pay any money to
get the PUK code Thank You.
Ask your network provider if they can give you its(SIM) PUK unlock code PUK1 and PUK2. Don't try to use the SIM lock for now until you have the PUK code. You have only three(3) try to give its correct PIN or else it will be totally block.
If you log onto your companys website under your account and go to the option that says devices you can get the puk code- If you enter in too many numbers it will permanently block your sim card and you will have to buy a new sim card from your cell phone company- they are about $20