Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy S6

Turn use of PIN on or off - Samsung Galaxy S6

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The PIN protects your SIM from unauthorised use if your phone should get stolen. If use of PIN is turned on, it needs to be keyed in when you turn on your phone.

Step 1 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Lock screen and security.

Step 3 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Other security settings.

Step 4 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Set up SIM card lock.

Step 5 of 7

Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card to turn the function on or off.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 6 of 7

Turn use of PIN on or off

Key in your PIN and press OK.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 7 of 7

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Lock screen and security.
Press Other security settings.
Press Set up SIM card lock.

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card to turn the function on or off.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Key in your PIN and press OK.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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