How do I get the PUK code for my Iphone?
Entering PUK codes
- Contact Customer Care to request your PUK code. Entering the wrong code can permanently damage your SIM card.
- When prompted on the Dialer screen, tap Unlock.
- Enter the PUK code and tap OK.
- Enter a new PIN code and tap OK.
- Re-enter the new PIN code and tap OK.
- Wait for the device to finish unlocking.
How do I find my PUK number?
1. Get the PUK code from the SIM card packaging
- The PUK code is printed on the plastic card holding the SIM.
- The PUK code might be hidden under a scratchable area.
- Scratch off the area to reveal the PUK code.
- Sign in to get the PUK code.
- Give your mobile carrier a call to ask for your PUK code.
Why is my iPhone asking for a PUK code?
Question: Q: iPhone asking for PUK code Answer: A: Someone enabled a SIM PIN on the phone. If you fail to enter the SIM PIN you need to get a PIN Unlock Key (PUK) from your cellular carrier. You can usually get this by logging in to the carrier’s website, or just call the carrier and ask.
What does PUK mean on iPhone?
If you enter the wrong SIM PIN too many times, your wireless carrier might be able to give you a Personal Unlocking Key (PUK).
Can I get my PUK code online?
You can try online to find your PUK code as long as you have an online account through your network provider (most offer this service). Log in to your mobile phone account on your computer and look for a PUK code section on your account page.
What if I forgot my PUK code?
You can sometimes find this on your carrier’s website after you log in, and you can usually also obtain it by calling customer service or taking the phone to a carrier store. Once you have the PUK code, you can enter it and reset your SIM PIN to one you know.
Why is phone asking for PUK?
PUK is used to unlock SIM PIN and cannot be reset or modified by users. Your phone will only ask for PUK if you have locked your SIM by entering the incorrect PIN multiple times. When this happens, call your mobile network operator and request the PUK code.
Why is my phone suddenly asking for PUK code?
If your SIM card is blocked, often you have entered the wrong PIN code too many times. It usually takes three to five wrong entries for your SIM to lock itself. You may see “PIN blocked” or “Enter PUK code” on your cell phone display. The PUK code stands for PIN Unblocking Key.
What does the PUK code on my phone mean?
A PUK code stands for “Personal Unlock Key.” It’s a unique code that is linked to your mobile phone’s SIM card and is usually 8 digits long. You will need the PUK code if you have set a SIM Card lock and entered the wrong passcode 3 times.
Do you need a SIM card to get the PUK code?
Community Answer. You need the sim card number, the PUK code is not related to your phone number. On the sim card there is a number but you have to call the provider. If it’s not your sim card, you will have no luck using it.
Where can I get a PUK code for my Tesco phone?
To get hold of a PUK from Vodafone, head to its site and fill in this form. You can get a PUK to unlock Tesco Mobile phones by dialling *#06# to get your IMEI number. Once you’ve got that, ring Tesco Mobile on 034 5301 4455, who text you your PUK code along with instructions to unlock your phone.
What’s the difference between a PAC and a PUK?
A PAC (porting authorisation code) is very different. Like a PUK, it’s a unique sequence of digits and plays a role when you’re switching networks. But a PAC code is only required when you want to transfer your existing mobile phone number to the network you’re joining. How do I get a PUK?