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Hi I have an iphone on the orange network and I have managed to lock the sim card - i can't make any calls and i now need to orange puk code to unlock it - any ideas???? I feel lost without my phone

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Hi the good news is your phone isnt locked the PUK code is the security code for the sim card you have in the phone, now if you want to continue using that sim card then all you need to do is call your service provider or you can sometimes get the PUK code from their web site.
they wont charge for giving you this code all they will ask you is whats the phone number for the sim card or they will ask you for the code written on the sim card, then they will give you the code over the phone so you can use that sim card.

The other option you have is if you dont need to use that sim card then you can just get another sim card and put this in your phone then this wont ask for the code plus when you get a new sim card you get given the PUK code just in case you ever need it.

chances are you want to use the sim card you have in the phone so the first thing to do is have a look on their web site and go to the help or support section and look for the PUK code section you will need to enter the sims phone number then you should get the code.
if you cant find this on their site then just give your service provider a call and they will give you the code over the phone for free, or go in to your nearest orange shop and ask them for your PUK code and they will also give you the code for free as the code is for your sim card so it belongs to you.

once you enter this code you wont be asked for it again unless you have problems with security codes in the future, the PUK code is just a safety feature to stop anybody getting your data such as phone numbers off the sim if your phone is ever stolen, so give them a call and they will sort you out in a matter of minutes.

let me know if you need further assistance ok

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Posted on Aug 27, 2010


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its not worth guessing the code as its 10 digits long and random the only people who have this number is your service provider so give them a call and they dont charge for this service.

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hi, if you have had the phone and sim card from new then the PUK code is usually written on the card that the sim card was attatched to so if you still have this then look on their for the PUK code if you dont have this then dont worry just read on.

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