Basic use

Activate or deactivate the PIN

The PIN protects your SIM 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.

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Find "Set up SIM card lock"
Press arrow up to access the main menu.
Press Settings.
Press Security.
Press Set up SIM card lock.
Activate or deactivate
Press Lock SIM card to activate or deactivate the PIN.
Key in the PIN and press OK.
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, 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 in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from your operator.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
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