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I need a code to unlock my garman.when it comes on it asks for a pin code..i have tried everything...resetting it a thousend times...

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You have Garmin lock activated and there are two ways to disable it. The first is to enter the PIN code, which you have forgotten, but the second method is to take the unit to the "security location" where you initially chose your PIN code. Garmin recommend that this is NOT your home or workplace as they are the places a thief is likely to take your unit to in order to try and bypass the PIN.

If you cannot recall either the PIN or the security location then the unit can only be unlocked for you by Garmin. The service is only available to the registered user and only if proof of purchase is also provided. If you didn't register your warranty or if you don't have proof of purchase then the unit is effectively scrap as it is unusable. Even if you do meet Garmin's requirements there is a charge for the service, and so unless your unit has up to date maps the investment is probably not cost-effective.

Hopefully you'll remember your security location and will regain use of your Garmin. If so, don't forget to reset the PIN code, and please take a moment to rate my answer.

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Needed PUK SIM CODE TO UNLOCK MY SIM CARD MODEL # U615 2NA QUATM WHT /SIM CARD #8901 4102 2783 1839 8793


this tells you everything you need to know about PUK Codes

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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I have a htc g1, I already received my unlock code from tmobile but when I put a foreign sim card in, it just goes to the home screen instead of asking for unlock code, how do I get to the unlock screen so...


try hard reset to original factory settings will get back. at it will ask for sim unlock code when you enter am invalid sim.

This actual video will help and make it easy for you to understand on how to Hard Reset your phone.

just follow this link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE5SYVjXK_w


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PUK1 and PUK2 codes comes together with your SIM-card, along your PIN1 and PIN2. Cell phones ask for PUK code whenever you have tried to enter PIN code 3 times unsuccessfully. If you don't know or have lost your PUK codes, go to your nearest cellular providers clinet center and ask them to reset it. You will have to show some ID though.

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Nokia 6600 slide pin code please


Sorry its a long list , but have included everything.Just pick out what you need... The default security code for Nokia2_bing.gif is 12345.
SIM pin code:
This is a pin code that locks the sim card2_bing.gif until you enter the correct code. This protects your account, even
if your sim is put into another handset2_bing.gif. To reset it you need the PUK code...
Pin Unlock Code (PUK)
If you miss keyed (or forget) your SIM PIN code, and enter the wrong one 3-5 times in a row, the sim will lock up, and you'll need to enter the unlock code to release it. You should ask your
Network Service Provider for this code when you need it. Don't try to guess it, because after a few wrong guesses, the SIM card will be permanently disabled. The PUK code was printed on the plastic card that your SIM card was attached to.
Phone Security Code:
This locks the handset, as opposed to the sim card. You can also set some handsets2_bing.gif to only accept a "new" sim if the phone security code is entered.
Master Reset Code
Sometimes known as the Master Code, this allows you to unlock a handset if you have entered the Security
Code wrongly too many times.
Which is the one that you want?

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Have forgot my securitycode for my mobile nokia 3110c


SIM pin code:
This is a pin code that locks the sim card until you enter the correct code. This protects your account, even
if your sim is put into another handset. To reset it, you need the PUK code:
Pin Unlock Code (PUK)
If you miss key (or forget) your SIM pin code, and enter the wrong one 3-5 times in a row, the SIM will lock up, and you’ll need to enter the PUK unlock code to release it. You should ask your Network Service Provider for this code when you need it. Don’t try to guess it, because after a few wrong guesses, the SIM card will be permanently disabled.
Phone Security Code:
This locks the handset, as opposed to the sim card. You can also set some handsets to only accept a “new” sim if the phone security code is entered. To reset it, you need the Master code code:
Master Reset Code
Sometimes known as the Master Code, this allows you to unlock a handset if you have entered the Security Code wrongly too many times.
Which is the one that you want?
The default security code for Nokia is 12345

Hope it helps!

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What is PUK?


hi im josh in phils. try this answer.
PUK is an abbreviation for the phrase personal unlocking key used in GSM mobile phones. Most mobiles offer the feature of personal identification ...
security code unlock the SIM. Blocking occurs when entering the PIN three times mistakenly. These acronyms come Staff Unblocking Code.
Personal Unblocking Key, if the PIN number has been entered incorrectly 3 times the phone will be blocked. ...hope i explained it.

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Security code


SIM pin code:
This is a pin code that locks the sim card until you enter the correct code. This protects your account, even
if your sim is put into another handset. To reset it, you need the PUK code:
Pin Unlock Code (PUK)
If you miss key (or forget) your SIM pin code, and enter the wrong one 3-5 times in a row, the SIM will lock up, and you’ll need to enter the PUK unlock code to release it. You should ask your Network Service Provider for this code when you need it. Don’t try to guess it, because after a few wrong guesses, the SIM card will be permanently disabled.
Phone Security Code:
This locks the handset, as opposed to the sim card. You can also set some handsets to only accept a “new” sim if the phone security code is entered. To reset it, you need the Master code code:
Master Reset Code
Sometimes known as the Master Code, this allows you to unlock a handset if you have entered the Security Code wrongly too many times.
Which is the one that you want?
The default security code for Nokia is 12345

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