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    Default "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    I need some help.

    I was in Settings and opened a SIM Card option, the exact name I can't remember (something to do with blocking other SIM cards from being inserted in the device?). It didn't open the first time, so I hit it again. Then my phone was instantly PUK-locked and I can't unlock my phone.

    It says, "Emergency calls only / SIM card is PUK-locked." on the bottom of the unlock phone screen. When slide the lock icon to the unlock icon, my phone it says, "Enter PUK and new PIN Code" and I don't know what my PUK number is or what to do.

    Some background Info:
    I am using a rooted Galaxy Nexus GSM in Taiwan.
    My network provider is Taiwan Mobile.
    I recently installed a new ROM: Codename Android 1.2.0
    I recently installed Franco's kernel (1/20/2012).
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    Go see your network provider. They have the PUK code in their systems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick792 View Post
    Go see your network provider. They have the PUK code in their systems.
    Thanks for the info!

    After they give you your PUK code is it pretty straightforward to unlock it or do I have to use the this complicated way I found on the internet:

    1) Contact your mobile provider (from another phone) and ask for the PUK code. After a security check they will give you an 8-digit number.

    2) On the Nexus One tap "Emergency calls only" and you will be shown the usual dialer (don't worry, it won't call any emergency service, just show you the dialer!).

    3) Think of a new 4-digit PIN number.

    4) Type this code into the Nexus One's dialer:
    **05*<PUK number>*<New PIN number>*<New PIN number again>#

    For example:
    I received the PUK code 62862993 from my mobile provider and I want my PIN to be 1234:
    **05*62862993*1234*1234#
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    thanks for the info i will give it a try
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    Thx for Help. Emergency Call+phone pad+PUK did it!!!!!!!
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    How will I know what's/Who's my network provider?
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Taeyeon_Sunny_129 View Post
    How will I know what's/Who's my network provider?
    You don't know who your cell service is with?
    Pat
    Nook Color - CM10.1 ( Jelly Bean 4.2.2) on eMMC
    Google Galaxy Nexus - stock Jelly Bean 4.3
    Galaxy Nexus 10 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
    Galaxy Nexus 7 (2nd Generation) - stock KitKat 4.4.2
    Chromecast
    Nexus 5 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
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    i need help..for my phone is blocked puk and pin..my phone is galaxy s advance please help me
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    Contact your service provider.
    Pat
    Nook Color - CM10.1 ( Jelly Bean 4.2.2) on eMMC
    Google Galaxy Nexus - stock Jelly Bean 4.3
    Galaxy Nexus 10 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
    Galaxy Nexus 7 (2nd Generation) - stock KitKat 4.4.2
    Chromecast
    Nexus 5 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    I need a puk code for htc mini one
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    Quote Originally Posted by awtar View Post
    I need a puk code for htc mini one
    The answer is the same no mater how you phrase the question. Contact your service provider.
    Pat
    Nook Color - CM10.1 ( Jelly Bean 4.2.2) on eMMC
    Google Galaxy Nexus - stock Jelly Bean 4.3
    Galaxy Nexus 10 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
    Galaxy Nexus 7 (2nd Generation) - stock KitKat 4.4.2
    Chromecast
    Nexus 5 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    Quote Originally Posted by sk8erfrombham View Post
    I need some help.

    I was in Settings and opened a SIM Card option, the exact name I can't remember (something to do with blocking other SIM cards from being inserted in the device?). It didn't open the first time, so I hit it again. Then my phone was instantly PUK-locked and I can't unlock my phone.

    It says, "Emergency calls only / SIM card is PUK-locked." on the bottom of the unlock phone screen. When slide the lock icon to the unlock icon, my phone it says, "Enter PUK and new PIN Code" and I don't know what my PUK number is or what to do.

    Some background Info:
    I am using a rooted Galaxy Nexus GSM in Taiwan.
    My network provider is Taiwan Mobile.
    I recently installed a new ROM: Codename Android 1.2.0
    I recently installed Franco's kernel (1/20/2012).
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    I realy dont no what is PUK an how can unlock my phon an what number em I looking for I would if some one can help
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    My samsung galaxy s3 is PUK-lock and it tells me to type the PUK And new pin code what do i do to unlock my phone
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    Quote Originally Posted by carmenbelen View Post
    My samsung galaxy s3 is PUK-lock and it tells me to type the PUK And new pin code what do i do to unlock my phone
    Contact your service provider.
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    Default Re: "Sim Card is PUK-locked." Need help!

    l don't

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