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My phone says enter PUK, what does PUK stand for and how do i find out what it is?

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U contact ur network customer service and ask them for your PUK code..

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My phone ask for puk code


PUK Code
PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a unique eight-digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PIN number to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered after the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways - The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack. If you do not have this then - Please contact your phone service provider.
Your cell phone service provider can give you the PUK code once you give them your account details and they have confirmed your identity. For details to obtain the PUK code for the SIM card, please click on this link and follow my instructions.
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5705889-puk_code

Mar 11, 2013 | Cell Phones

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Phone saying enter puk code


Hi,

Puk/PIN code is a security code that protects your SIM card, it is unique eight digit code specific to your SIM card. This code is required when the PIN number to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered after the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways -
The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key.


You can contact to your mobile phone provider, along with documentation or you total identification, and soon after they could give the PUK code.

Hope this helps.


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Oct 31, 2011 | Samsung SGH-U900 Flipshot Cellular Phone

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It is asking for a PUK code after i put in the phone unlock code. Wat is the PUK code


PUK stands for Pin Unblocking Key,this PUK code is used if wrong PIN (Personal Identification Number)code is entered for several try's.It means if you enter PIN for more than 3x,the simcard will be blocked and ask you to enter the PUK code as what is explain above.

Usually this PUK code is on the package together with your simpack when you bought it. in your phone case,you need to enter the PUK code to unblock the PIN so you can access the simcard data's and features,otherwise,if you lost your PUK code, just contact your service provider and ask for your PUK code.



hope it helps...

Jun 11, 2011 | Samsung B3410 Cell Phone

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Whats the c3 nokia puk code


Hello there,
The PUK code stands for the PIN UNLOCK KEY. It cannot be obtained anywhere online as it is not a universal code. You have to contact your phone provider because they are the only one who have access to this key.
Good luck!

Feb 19, 2011 | Cell Phones

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I entered in the wrong code to much and it said enter PUK what do i do


Hi there,
PUK stands for PIN UNLOCK KEY. You are experiencing this problem because you have entered the wrong PIN for your SIM card 3 times. This automatically activates the prompt for the PUK. You can get the PUK by calling your phone provider.
Good luck.

Jan 01, 2011 | Samsung SGH-D900 Cellular Phone

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The phone asks to enter puk code and now says has so many tries the rep does not know the solution


PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a unique eight digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PIN number to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered after the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.

Nov 28, 2010 | Cell Phones

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Phone comes up with - PIN blocked.Enter PUK code.I think this happened because I tried to enter PIN code but could not remember it .


PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a unique eight digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PIN number to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered after the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways -
The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.
Contact your mobile phone provider.

Aug 18, 2010 | Nokia 6500 Slide Cellular Phone

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Puk blocked


PUK Code
PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a unique eight digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PIN number to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered after the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways -
The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.
Contact your mobile phone provider.

Aug 18, 2010 | Cell Phones

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What is PUK code


puk stands for PERSONAL UNBLOCKING KEY which means if an invalid pin code is entered for three times (note that pin code is used to stop unauthorised use of sim) then u ll b asked to enter puk code. If wrong PUK code is entered 10 time thn ur simm ll b blocked permanently it means u can't use tat sim nemore. u can get ur PUK number by calling custemercare of ur operator.. thnx

Oct 21, 2009 | Nokia 1661 Cell Phone

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The puk code you have entered was wrong

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.

Aug 13, 2008 | LG KG220 Cellular Phone

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