How do I unlock my iPhone without a SIM card PUK code?

Look for the Cellular option. Tap the option that says SIM PIN. There you need to switch off the Lock SIM card option. If it asks you to enter the PIN code and you have never changed it, enter the default one (you can find it in the plastic card where the SIM card came from).

How do I unlock my SIM card PUK on my iPhone?

Entering PUK codes

  1. Contact Customer Care to request your PUK code. Entering the wrong code can permanently damage your SIM card.
  2. When prompted on the Dialer screen, tap Unlock.
  3. Enter the PUK code and tap OK.
  4. Enter a new PIN code and tap OK.
  5. Re-enter the new PIN code and tap OK.
  6. Wait for the device to finish unlocking.

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.

How do I unlock SIM PIN on iPhone 4?

Of course, you don’t want to lock yourself out, but this is how it happens.

  1. Launch Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Cellular. Source: iMore.
  3. Select SIM PIN.
  4. Tap the toggle to turn SIM PIN to OFF.
  5. If you fail the three attempts, your iPhone will ask for a PUK Code, which you can only obtain by calling your carrier.

Why am I being asked for a PUK code?

If your device is asking for a PUK code (Personal Unlocking Key), it means you need to unblock your SIM card and change the PIN.

What triggers PUK code?

A PUK code is required when a SIM Card PIN has been entered incorrectly. The message Enter PUK will appear on your mobile phone if you have incorrectly entered your PIN for your SIM card 3 times in a row. This means your SIM card has been locked. To unlock the phone you’ll need the 8 digit code.

What is my SIM PIN code?

Very simply, a SIM PIN is a code, usually between four and six digits, that prevents a SIM card from being used if placed in a new phone, or even after rebooting a phone it’s currently inserted into.

What is the default SIM PIN for Iphone?

The default SIM PIN is 1111. Enter the new SIM PIN then tap Done. Re-enter the SIM PIN then tap Done.

What happens when I enter the PUK code on my iPhone?

If you entered the correct PUK, your iPhone bypasses the PIN code of your SIM and then asks you to create a new PIN. Confirm the new PIN code for your SIM and tap OK. Wait for a couple of moments until your iPhone connects to your mobile network.

How to unlock a SIM with a PUK code?

Unlock a SIM with PUK Key 1 Go to your account overview and open the My wireless section. 2 Scroll to My devices & add-ons and choose the device that needs a PUK code. 3 Select Manage my device. 4 Under See device options, select Get your PIN unlock key (PUK). See More….

What to do if you cant unlock your iPhone with Sim pin?

If you can’t unlock your SIM card using the SIM PIN or PUK code or if an alert says, “PUK exhausted,” ask for a new SIM card. *If you enter the wrong SIM PIN too many times, your wireless carrier might be able to give you a Personal Unlocking Key (PUK).

What should I do if my SIM card is locked?

When your SIM is locked, it will ask for a PUK code. If you think you can Google the PUK code of your operator, let me tell you it is a terrible idea. Entering the wrong PUK code 10 times will permanently lock your SIM. The only option then is to go to the network operator and get a brand new SIM card for your iPhone.