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I have locked my phone while putting a pin number in and it is coming up with enter puk code.

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You need to contact your network provider who should be able to give you the PUK code. So say its Orange or whoever-phone them on your landline and give them your details and mobile no and they will give you instructions and PUK code to unlock it.

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Puknumber wrong on back of my phone


You are confused Mona. The number on the back of your phone is an IMEI number, it is the identification number of your phone. A PUK Code is something completely different and is a lock put on the phone by the carrier for a number of reasons, number 1 is the phone has been reported stolen, number 2 is default of payment, number 3 is someone trying the consumer access code put on by the owner more that 3 times. Only the cellular carrier of that phone can give you the PUK Code.

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Tip & How-To about Cell Phones
Your phone is asking for a PUK code? Is your phone asking for a PUK code. PUK = Personal Unlocking Key. Personal Unblocking Key, or PIN Unblocking Key.

This can only come from your cellphone carrier and usually the company that still owns the phone under the agreement. Sometimes it is because you have put another SIM card in it, and they own the phone and need you to use them as carrier to get the price of the phone back, or you are in default of payment, or on a Pay as You Go plan, it is over expired. I can also happen if you have entered the unlock code wrongly three times. This often happens when a phone is stolen or lost and has been found by or sold to someone else who then try and use the phone.
Wikipedia
A personal unblocking code (PUC), also known as a PIN unlock key (PUK), is used in 3GPP mobile phones to reset a personal identification number (PIN) that has been lost or forgotten.
Most mobile telephones offer the feature of PIN protection. After switching on the phone, if the PIN security function is active, the user is requested to enter a 4-8 digit PIN enabling the phone's non-emergency calling functions. If the wrong PIN is typed in more than three times, either the SIM card, the device, or both become locked. They can be returned to their original unlocked state by entering a PUC, provided by the service operator after verification. If the wrong PUC is entered ten times in a row, the device will become permanently blocked and unrecoverable, requiring a new SIM card. Cellular phone users are therefore advised by most providers to keep their PUC written down in a safe place separate from the device.
The PUC (PUK) is a SIM-specific code assigned and provided by the service provider.
Once you enter the PUK code, you must set a PIN. The PUK and PUK2 are used to unlock the PIN and PIN2 codes respectively if your SIM card is blocked
From Bell
The PIN unblocking key (PUK; sometimes called personal unlocking key) is a master security code for unblocking and resetting the personal identification number (PIN) for your SIM card. For added security, the PUK is unique to your SIM card.
If your PIN code is active and you enter it incorrectly three times, your SIM card will be blocked. You won't be able to use your phone, except for emergency calls. You must enter your PUK into your phone to unblock the SIM card.
If your SIM card becomes blocked, Contact us to get your PUK. You may be able to do it from the website or your cellular provider. This is from Orange - T-Mobile in the UK.

Your phone can become blocked in a number of ways - one of them is if you enter your SIM card PIN number incorrectly three times in a row.
To unblock your SIM card, you will need to use something called a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key).
Remember that unblocking is different to unlocking. Read more information on unlocking your device.

How to get a PUK code

The quickest way to get a PUK code is online using My Account. We'll show you this information whenever you need it.
  1. Register or log in to My Account.
  2. Select Help & Support from the main menu options on your account homepage.
  3. Select Get your PUK code.
  4. Then select Get PUK1 code.
  5. Once you have your PUK code, enter this into your phone to unblock your SIM.
Please enter your PUK code carefully - if you enter the wrong PUK code 10 times, you will permanently block your SIM card and we'll need to send you a new one.
Personal identification number en.wikipedia.org

Subscriber identity module en.wikipedia.org

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So your phone asks for PUK Code and you ask if there is another way

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I put the PUK code. Then I put new PIN. Then I put to verify the new PIN. Then it says: "Code Error"


PUK and PIN = two separate things

PUK = Personal Unlocking Key. Supplied by your cell phone provider as the people who own the phone under an unexpired contract.

PIN = Person Identification Number. The number you use to keep your phone locked and private.

If the phone is stolen the cellphone carrier locks it with a PUK so it can't be used unless the person who has it contacts them. Also the phone is locked if a user tries 4 times unsuccessfully to open a phone using the wrong PIN Number. You can only open it with a PUK code.

Click on my name, click on TIPS, click More, click Cellphones, read my article on PUK codes.

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Whats a puk code is locked out of my phone


when you try to enter you pin number into a phone incorrectly(3 times) it locks out the PUK code
to get it back you have to contact your service provider with proof that you own the account and they will give you the PUK code to put into the phone first
having done that you will then need to put in you pin number

Jul 22, 2015 | Cell Phones

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Error in my cell phone:pin blocked enter PUK code


once your phone says that you have to enter PUK code.you can find that on original packaging or call contact dealer that you got phone from.. PUK code comes up because incorrect pin number has put in 3 times. default pin number on many nokia's is 12345

Aug 25, 2011 | Nokia Lands Phones

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I was try to put code for my phone but sim card stop work massage on screen pin blocked inter puk no i donot know what is puk code


Pincode stands for PERSONEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER. It is the fourdigit number which is used to lock the phone. The phone will ask for the code when you switch on it.With out entering the correct pin code you can't access your phone.If you enter the pin code wrongly for a specified(normally 3)number of ties your sim will get locked.You can't use that sim in other phones also without unlocking it.PUK code (PERSONAL UNLOCK KEY)is used tounlock the sim card if it is blocked.PUK code is provided by the network operators.If the PUK code is entered 10 times wrongly the sim card gets permenantly blocked.

just call ur network provider customer care and ask for the puk code.

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Puk and pin code urgent


call idea customer care by any other idea user and ask for your puk code by telling them the numbers on the other side of your sim card and your sim contact number............
they will tell you your puk code...........

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Puk code


PUK- stands for PIN UNBLOCKING KEY.. well this happen only when u enter an invalid passcode when u enable a password protection for ur sim card. this is different when u miss entering codes on your phone lock. note: "sim locks", and "phone locks" are different from each other. sim locks only allows u 3 tries and after that a PUK will be required. while phone locks dont have any limit. so if thats the case.. ur only hope is the manual that comes with your sim cad. in there u can access for ur PUK and after entering that successfully u can now access ur sim card. but if not, u have to buy another sim card or change another number. but u can still use your phone.. -jepoyPH

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I put a pin lock on my samsung tocco but cannot remember the number and so am unable to unlock my phone for use


If it is a pin lock not a security lock phone up your mobile provider they can give you a puk code then enter your pin wrong 3 times then it will ask you for a puk code then put the puk code that network gave you and then ya can reset your pin.if your on o2 you can get the puk code on line

Nov 19, 2008 | Lands Phones

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PUK CODE FOR SGH-i607


you have entered the pin code wrong 3 times now you are required to enter a puk code to reset the pin code. 

The puk code is sim card spesific it comes with the sim card when you get it or you can get it by calling your phone service provider of the sim card to get the puk code. 


if you have entered the puk code wrong too many times you will make the sim card useless and you will have to contact your phone service provider for a new sim card, it will probably cost.

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samsung phone "PUK blocked Call SOS" - i have the PUK code but cant put it in as its not giving me any option other than call sos. how do i put the code in to unlock it.

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