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I have a phone i need to clear the software from the previous provider in order to get service through a new provider- the phone does not use a sim card

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For protecting and finding back your lost phone, I would recommend an app called LEO Privacy. You can use your preserved number to send the commands to your lost phone and then find it. LEO Privacy Applock Hide Safe Android Apps on Google Play

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I have a hacker on my phone right now-LEO Privacy. If my phone were stolen, it would lock all my apps and delete all my personal informations. I can also track my phone and even take photos to the thief if he tries to open apps with wrong password. And the Police will visit him very SOON!!!

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CDMA phones work off of the serial # of the phone. Unfortunately, if the phone is not able to be activated, it is because either the previous owner has a past due balance on the account or the phone has been reported lost or stolen. This is tracked on a network level with the service provider. The only way that can be resolved is if the original owner to which the problem is assosiated contacts the service provider to resolve. Either say they found the phone, or pay the past due balance. Until then, the phone is useless to you. Sorry for the bad news.

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I put a new sim card in and now I can't get into my phone because it reads , Enter PUK


You need to contact the previous service provider to get the code to unlock the phone to use the new sim Or use one of the online unlock services to get codes that may work

Mar 03, 2016 | LG Cell Phones

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Phone displays "SIM card rejected" or "SIM card unaccepted".


The SIM (subscriber identity module) card is a small card inside your phone that establishes a network connection. The SIM card is provided by your operator or service provider. In most cases, they are the best source of assistance with SIM card problems. Your phone may display a SIM card error message if:
  • The SIM card is out of alignment. If the phone has recently been dropped, bumped, or opened, the SIM card may need adjusting. Follow the SIM card installation instructions in your user guide.
  • The PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code is entered incorrectly multiple times. This can inactivate the SIM card. If inactivation appears to be permanent, contact your operator or service provider for a new SIM card.
  • You have recently changed service providers. In this case, either your SIM card or your phone may be configured for your previous operator and may require reconfiguring. It may also be that your phone is configured so that it cannot be used with a SIM card from a different operator or service provider. Please contact your current operator or service provider for assistance.
If none of the situations above apply and you continue to receive this error message, your SIM card may be damaged. Please contact your operator or service provider to have the SIM card tested and/or replaced. Or alternately, bring your phone to the nearest Nokia Care point for inspection

on Sep 12, 2010 | Cell Phones

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SIM card Rejected ? orvSIM Card unaccepted?


The SIM card is the small card inside your phone that establishes the network connection. In almost all cases, your operator or service provider is the best source of assistance with SIM card problems.

Your phone may display a SIM card error message if:

  • The SIM card is out of alignment. If the phone has recently been dropped, bumped, or opened, the SIM card may need adjusting. Follow the SIM card installation instructions in your user guide.
  • The PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code is entered incorrectly multiple times. This can inactivate the SIM card. If inactivation appears to be permanent, contact your operator or service provider for a new SIM card.
  • You have recently changed service providers. In this case, either your SIM card or your phone may be configured for your previous operator and may require reconfiguring. Please contact your current operator or service provider for assistance.
If none of the situations above apply and you continue to receive this error message, your SIM card may be damaged. Please contact your operator or service provider to have the SIM card tested and/or replaced.

on Mar 14, 2010 | Cell Phones

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My experia mini doesn't recognize my rogers sim card


i cant get your question clear. is your phone has any sim restriction? it means do you bought your phone with any sim service? does your phone recognizes other providers sim card? if so you need to contact your provider. else your phone is network locked. you need to unlock it. there are many ways to unlock a phone. you can unlock it using software or hardware or through codes. if you ask me the codes are the best way to unlock it. unlocking through codes is the best and simple way to unlock any phone. i got my phone unlocked through this method only. you can get the codes either from your service provider or from any other service providers. getting codes from your service provider can be got only if your phone is within 6 months. i got the codes from a third party ClassicUnlocking provider since my phone is much older.

Jun 28, 2011 | Health & Beauty

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Need code & steps to unblock puc code on cell phone


You need to phone your cell phone service provider for the PUK code. This is because it's the SIM card that locks rather than the phone and the service provider is the only one who can give you the PUK.

Once you've received the PUK you simply try to turn on the cell phone. When it says sim locked you enter the PUK code. This will clear the previous PIN number and you'll be asked to enter the new PIN.

Keep the PUK code safe as it can be used again anytime your phone gets locked.

Apr 13, 2011 | GPS

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I have an lg viewty and its an old contract phone iv recently tryed using it but it says unactive sim what does this mean??


this means ur phone(lg viewty) is locked to the particular network and needs to be unlocked in order use with a different network.

Jul 06, 2010 | LG KU990 Viewty

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Second Hand Nokia 1100 - SIM CARD Problem


all you have to do is clean out the phone insert the sim in correct way, if this does not work then get a new sim or excahnge the phone for a new one

Jul 25, 2010 | Nokia 1100

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My phone reads, "SIM CRASH" on the home screen, what should I do? I have tried unlocking the phone but that doesn't work.


OK

Sim crashes means the sim card that was put in is programmed to another phone. Basically you need a virgin sim card then activate service for the phone with that puk code. Unlocked simply does not cut it these days anymore, because of theft the manufactures of the sims are interducing a new method to simply lock people out.

The fix. A new birgine sim card.

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Jun 18, 2010 | Cell Phones

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Nokia X6 Smartphone SIM CARD NO VALID


Hi,

This message may be displayed in the following situations:

  • The SIM card is out of alignment. If the phone has recently been dropped, bumped, or opened, the SIM card may need adjusting. Follow the SIM card installation instructions in your user guide.
  • The PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code is entered incorrectly multiple times. This can inactivate the SIM card. If inactivation appears to be permanent, contact your operator or service provider for a new SIM card.
  • You have recently changed service providers. In this case, either your SIM card or your phone may be configured for your previous operator and may require reconfiguring. It may also be that your phone is configured so that it cannot be used with a SIM card from a different operator or service provider. Please contact your current operator or service provider for assistance.

If none of the situations above apply and you continue to receive this error message, your SIM card may be damaged. Please contact your operator or service provider. Or alternately, contact your local Nokia Care Point for inspection.
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Jun 17, 2010 | Nokia X6 16GB Cell Phone

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My previous owner has set a lock for sim change for my Nokia E 65.how i can remove and insert a new sim


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