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A user set lock code put on the phone by a subscriber. We often see people asking what is the 'default unlock code' on a phone they have found or they have purchased a stolen phone. The only way around that is to do a Factory Reset which scrubs the phone back to new taking the password with it.
The other is a SIM Lock and when that is set, you will be asked for a PUK Code. That can only come from the carrier as they have locked it at firmware level. This is usually because they own the phone and it is still on an undischarged contract, or it has been reported stolen.
1.if you dont have the phone with you than you CAN NOT lock it - SOL
2. if you dont want people to use your phone - - call your service provider and tell them that your phone was stolen - they will stop it from working ( in other words the thief can not use your MIN).
3. if you did once set up a lock code for it - then if the Person who stole it from you get locked out after a timed period or if They turn the phone OFF and turned it back on the lock code will keep them out.
Well, my phone was stolen last week and they put a lock on it before I got it back. I connected the phone to a computer, downloaded a program, and removed the lock. So, yes. If you haven't, I would call your service provider to cancel your service temporarily so they won't rack up a bill. I checked who they had called online and found them and got my phone back. Hope this helps please rank :)
This type of lock is called a Subsidy block. Carriers have placed these locks to keep phones that were lost or stolen from being reactivated. If you have your receipt, you can call the carrier for the unlock code. However, they will require information, such as the IMEI code and SIM card # to determine if this phone has ever been reported lost or stolen. That said, you will not get the unlock code until that carrier completes their research (48-72 hrs). That is only if the phone is not lost or stolen.