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I want to change my pin code but cant,, then i try for 3 times and it want my PUK code i don know what is it..and then i try for 10 times then become invalid sim

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You need to contact your cell phone service provider, they will give you your PUK code once you provide your account details and they can verify your identity.

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I have some how locked my Samsung TracFoneq and now I need a PUK code.


Samsung Tracfone: Locked Phone: Need PUK code:

"The PUK code is not related to the handset. It is rather associated with your SIM card. When you enable the PIN in your SIM card, every time you switch on your phone, you will be asked for your pin. At given number of tries provided by your mobile operator, that you have provided the wrong PIN (usually operators set it at 3 tries), then you came to the stage called PUK-blocked. To unlock, you would need the PUK code of the SIM card. The PUK code is usually an 8-digit code. This PUK code should have been provided to you when you purchased your SIM card. Some has the PIN-PUK code printed in the card body of the SIM card, while some attach it as a separate print out. Should your operator failed to provide this PIN-PUK code to you, perhaps, you would have to get it from your operator. Try calling their customer service. Just like the PIN, the operator as well could say how much tries do you have to successfully unblock the PUK of your SIM . The common number of tries set by the operators is 10 tries.. Got it?. What. You have to go to your provider to get the PUK code. If you enter it incorrectly THREE times you will forever block your card and all data on the card will be lost (phonebook) Your best bet is to visit a store rep BEFORE you block your card to keep your data intact.

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Jan 14, 2016 | Samsung Cell Phones

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My phone don't have a puk code


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Hi,

My name is Ben and I'm your guru, i.e., mentor, an influential teacher or popular expert: a management guru. - origin from Sanskrit, 'weighty, grave'.for today.

PUK Codes

A PUK (PIN Unlock Key) code is required to unlock SIM cards that have become locked following three successive incorrect PIN entries. If your SIM card becomes locked, you will need to get a PUK code from AT&T to unlock your SIM card.

Since I don't know the name of you carrier, I'm using AT&T as an example. Most carriers use the same methodology though the wording may be different.

You can obtain your phone's PUK code from AT&T in one of these ways:

• Log in to myAT&T online
• Use our Technical Support Chat.
• Contact Customer Care


To get your phone's PUK code online:

? Log in to myAT&T.
? From the myAT&T tab at the top of the page, hover over the Wireless link and select Phone/Device under the My Wireless Service heading.
? From the My Phone/Device screen, select the Unblock SIM Card link under the My Make & Model heading.
? The Unblock SIM screen will display your PUK code and will give you instructions for unblocking your SIM Card.

Once you receive your PUK code, you will need to enter it into your phone to set a new PIN code.

Note: If you enter the wrong PUK code 10 times in a row, your SIM card will be invalidated, and you will need to purchase a new SIM Card. The phone will display the following error: "PUK blocked call operator."

You can also do it without any assistance from anyone, However, be sure to read the following carefully because there are pitfalls.

Although most people remember their primary SIM PIN code, those other codes - used for various verification purposes - are never to be found when needed. Below we've included a set of short codes which, when entered on a handset's standby screen, will let you easily change PIN and PUK (short for Pin Unlock Code) codes - but keep in mind, they may not work with all handsets and mobile operators.

More importantly, when changing ones PUK codes there'll be no help to get from the mobile operator if the new codes are forgotten, so make sure to write any changes down alongside the old PUK codes. Also, please note that the codes should be entered without the spaces shown below.

Change SIM Card PIN

** 04 * old PIN * new PIN * new PIN #

Change SIM Card PIN 2 (Write down the new code)

** 042 * old PIN * new PIN * new PIN #

Change SIM Card PUK (Write down the new code)

** 05 * old PUK * new PUK * new PUK #

Change SIM Card PUK 2 (Write down the new code)

** 052 * old PUK * new PUK * new PUK #

Display Handset IMEI

*# 06 #

This was wordy but hopefully it helped you.

Ben

Aug 15, 2011 | Orange Cell Phones

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Cant find out my puk code i put the rong password in to many times


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Subject: How to unlock a SIM card
Customer's exact description: Cant find out my puk Problem with the Cellular Phones
cant find out my puk code i put the rong password in to many times


PUK Codes

A PUK (PIN Unlock Key) code is required to unlock SIM cards that have become locked following three successive incorrect PIN entries. If your SIM card becomes locked, you will need to get a PUK code from AT&T to unlock your SIM card.

Since I don't know the name of you carrier, I'm using AT&T as an example. Most carriers use the same methodology though the wording may be different.

You can obtain your phone's PUK code from AT&T in one of these ways:

• Log in to myAT&T online
• Use our Technical Support Chat.
• Contact Customer Care


To get your phone's PUK code online:

? Log in to myAT&T.
? From the myAT&T tab at the top of the page, hover over the Wireless link and select Phone/Device under the My Wireless Service heading.
? From the My Phone/Device screen, select the Unblock SIM Card link under the My Make & Model heading.
? The Unblock SIM screen will display your PUK code and will give you instructions for unblocking your SIM Card.

Once you receive your PUK code, you will need to enter it into your phone to set a new PIN code.

Note: If you enter the wrong PUK code 10 times in a row, your SIM card will be invalidated, and you will need to purchase a new SIM Card. The phone will display the following error: "PUK blocked call operator."

You can also do it without any assistance from anyone, However, be sure to read the following carefully because there are pitfalls.

Although most people remember their primary SIM PIN code, those other codes - used for various verification purposes - are never to be found when needed. Below we've included a set of short codes which, when entered on a handset's standby screen, will let you easily change PIN and PUK (short for Pin Unlock Code) codes - but keep in mind, they may not work with all handsets and mobile operators.

More importantly, when changing ones PUK codes there'll be no help to get from the mobile operator if the new codes are forgotten, so make sure to write any changes down alongside the old PUK codes. Also, please note that the codes should be entered without the spaces shown below.

Change SIM Card PIN

** 04 * old PIN * new PIN * new PIN #

Change SIM Card PIN 2 (Write down the new code)

** 042 * old PIN * new PIN * new PIN #

Change SIM Card PUK (Write down the new code)

** 05 * old PUK * new PUK * new PUK #

Change SIM Card PUK 2 (Write down the new code)

** 052 * old PUK * new PUK * new PUK #

Display Handset IMEI

*# 06 #

This was wordy but hopefully it helped you.

Ben

Aug 13, 2011 | Samsung Cell Phones

2 Answers

It says on the screen of the phone: PIN blocked. Enter Puk code:


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Dear User

PUK code is related to your SIM card Provider .Contact them to get Code for FREE.Don't assume PUK code. Don't enter Wrong Code many times. SIM card will be Permanently damaged if you entered more than 3 or 10 times.
Let me know if you need further assistance..

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Jul 01, 2011 | Nokia Cell Phones

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Phone has come up with PUK Lock on it. It needs a PUK code but to my knowledge it has never had one of these before. Turning the phone off & then on again doesn't do anything.


Its not the phone, but the sim that requires a PUK code. If you check your original sim starter pack, you would see your PUK code printed on it. I want you to know that its quite different fron the four digit pin code. Enter this puk code to unlock your sim. But if you cant find your starter pack, then I want to believe you know the number of you customer care, you could ask one or two people if you dont. Then, when you know the number, use some one else's line, but of your same network, perhaps a friend's, and call the customer care agents. Tell them your sim is requesting a PUK code which you dont have access to. Give them your phone number, and they should sort out the rest for you.
I hope this helps you.
Have a nice day.

Jun 30, 2011 | Cell Phones

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My PIN is blocked because someone tried to change my sim and she doesn't know my code.Then now,it says that I should enter my PUK code.But I don't know my PUK code because I don't have the card...


PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a uniqueeight-digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PIN numberto unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are then given10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is entered afterthe 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and will require anew 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 themyour account details and they have confirmed your identity.

Jun 13, 2011 | Cell Phones

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Samsung puk code and pin number


Lisa, PUK codes and PIN codes are not associated with phones. Rather, they are a function of your network. That is to say, they are related to your sim card.
Pin codes are a range of 4 to 6 digit numbers initially assigned to your sim to enable you lock and unlock it. You could change this to digits of your choice.
PUK codes are some 10 digit code, also assigned to your sim card by your network providers, (but which unlike pin codes can't be changed).
If in the event of trying to enter your PIN, you enter the wrong number 3 times in a row, your sim would be blocked, and would prompt you for your PUK code.
The correct PUK code must be entered, because after the 10th wrong attempt, you line would be blocked permanently.
Now, if you check your original sim certificate, you would find both your PIN and PUK. But in case you cant find it, contact your network providers, they should provide you with the codes, and when they do, write it down and keep somewhere safe.

I hope that helped?
Have a lovely day.

Jun 08, 2011 | Cell Phones

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My phone is locked i don,t know the pin sonnyericson w705


Hi,

PIN CODE is SIM dependenet and not phone dependent

PUK code in PIN UNLOCKING CODE, which is required when you give PIN number wrongly for 3 times,
This code is OPERATOR specific and not phone specific and you have to call you operator and get PUK if PIN is blocked...

if you provide PUK code wrongly for 7 time, you sim may become useless, then you have to buy new SIM

NOTE: You should ask your service provider,get the PUK, give the PIN 3 times wrongly and it asks for PUk,provide the PUK and set the new PIN..



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Sep 30, 2009 | Sony Ericsson Walkman W705 Cell Phone

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The sim pin is locked on my samsung slim a747 and i do not know how to get it unlocked. AT&T gave me a PUK code but I cant get passed the sim pin code to enter it.


puk code can be used onnly if u hav tried using ur pin wrongly more than 3 times so try remembering the pin else try it 3 times if its right no problem if not after 3 times it wil ask puk code at tat time use it phone wil be unlocked
 
another solution is cal ur AT&T
they also hav pin no get it from them

Dec 19, 2008 | Cell Phones

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