Samsung Nexus S

Samsung Nexus S

Activate or deactivate the PIN - Samsung Nexus S

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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 "Set up SIM card lock"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 8

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 8

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Location & security.

Step 4 of 8

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Set up SIM card lock.

Step 5 of 8

Activate or deactivate

Press Lock SIM card to activate or deactivate the PIN.

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

Key in the PIN and press OK.

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

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the PIN is activated.

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 the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Location & security.
Press Set up SIM card lock.

2. Activate or deactivate

Press Lock SIM card to activate or deactivate the PIN.
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 OK.
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.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the PIN is activated.
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 the Home key to return to standby mode.
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