BlackBerry 8520 Curve

BlackBerry 8520 Curve

Activate or deactivate the PIN - BlackBerry 8520 Curve

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The PIN protects your SIM card from unauthorised use. If the PIN is activated, it needs to be keyed in when you turn on the phone. Follow these instructions to activate or deactivate the PIN.

Step 1 of 8

Find "SIM Card"

Press the Menu key.

Step 2 of 8

Find "SIM Card"

Scroll to Options and press the Navigation key.

Step 3 of 8

Find "SIM Card"

Scroll to Advanced Options and press the Navigation key.

Step 4 of 8

Find "SIM Card"

Scroll to SIM Card and press the Navigation key.

Step 5 of 8

Activate or deactivate

Press the Menu key.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. To unblock the SIM card, you need to key in the PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, the SIM card is blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM card from your operator.
Step 6 of 8

Activate or deactivate

Scroll to Enable Security or Disable Security (depending on the current setting).

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. To unblock the SIM card, you need to key in the PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, the SIM card is blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM card from your operator.
Step 7 of 8

Activate or deactivate

Key in the PIN and press the Navigation key.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. To unblock the SIM card, you need to key in the PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, the SIM card is blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM card from your operator.
Step 8 of 8

Exit

Press Disconnect to return to standby mode.

1. Find "SIM Card"

Press the Menu key.
Scroll to Options and press the Navigation key.
Scroll to Advanced Options and press the Navigation key.
Scroll to SIM Card and press the Navigation key.

2. Activate or deactivate

Press the Menu key.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. To unblock the SIM card, you need to key in the PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, the SIM card is blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM card from your operator.
Scroll to Enable Security or Disable Security (depending on the current setting).
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. To unblock the SIM card, you need to key in the PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, the SIM card is blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM card from your operator.
Key in the PIN and press the Navigation key.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. To unblock the SIM card, you need to key in the PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.

Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, the SIM card is blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM card from your operator.

3. Exit

Press Disconnect to return to standby mode.
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