Question about Cell Phones
I am having problems with my government phone from ohio it is a tracphone and a samsung it is asking for a puk code and i have no clue what that is so please help me thanks
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: My phone (A Samsung, model:
PERMANENT UNLOCK CODE SAMSUNG SGH A117, T429, T729
Insert ANY unaccepted SIM card in the phone and then turn the phone on, follow the steps in 1 to 4 below to enter all the codes. The phone will states "Wrong card" at the end of step 2 and "network lock deactivated" at the end of step 4 if you do everything right so pls take your time to enter the code or follow the instruction correctly at each step. When entering some of the zeros at steps 3 and 4 your phone may display the zero as hyphen or minus (-), dont worry, just count when entering the zero to ensure you enter just the right numbers of zeros. Now let's begin... 1/ Put any unaccepted SIM card in your SAMSUNG SGH Phone, turn the phone on, it will display "WRONG CARD"
2/ At the wrong card screen, type *7465625*638*00000000*00000000#
3/ Now remove the battery with the SIM card, Put the battery back and turn the phone on again without the SIM card, it will display "Insert SIM card" 4/ At the insert SIM card screen/end of step 3 above type #7465625*638*00000000#
At the end of step 4 phone will show "network lock deactivated" 5/ Now Reinsert your unaccepted card or any other unaccepted SIM card in the phone and enjoy your unlocked phone!
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
PUKs, or personal unblocking keys, are used to unblock a mobile phone which becomes blocked. Mobile phones may become blocked when a PIN (personal identification number) is entered incorrectly on three consecutive occasions. In some instances, the phone may become blocked, which requires a PUK to unblock it, and in other instances, the SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card itself becomes blocked and again will require a PUK to unblock it.Mobile phones are also blocked when they are reported stolen and if there is an outstanding payment on the account.It is important to differentiate between unblocking phones (using a PUK) and unlocking mobile phones (using another type of code). NOTE: It is a criminal offence for anyone to attempt to unblock a mobile phone, other than the network provider who put the block on the phone.If your phone has become blocked by mistake, for example you have entered the PIN incorrectly on three consecutive occasions, then you need to contact the mobile phone network operator with your details. To explain a little more, specific to your mobile phone network, You need to go to your Service providers, web site & navigate your way to the specific PUK details for your mobile phone network operator. Usually you have to Register your phone to get a PUK code.
Posted on May 06, 2010
it is possible that your sim card provider has locked your account because of several missed attempt to unlock the sim on a new phone. all you need to do is call your telco provider and ask help to reset your PUK code. Goodluck!
Posted on May 10, 2010
It's not the problem with your phone, contact the customer care of your service provider (network operator), and tell them your problem, they will give you the number instantly. If you enter wrong/random numbers several times, your sim card will be unusable. Good luck
Posted on May 24, 2010
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