Learn what the different codes on your phone are for.
PIN or PIN2 code
These protect your SIM card against
unauthorised use or are required to access some
You can set your phone to ask for the PIN code
when you switch it on.
If you forget the codes or they aren't supplied
with your card, contact your network service
If you type in the code incorrectly 3 times in a
row, you need to unblock the code with the PUK
or PUK2 code.
PUK or PUK2
These are required to unblock a PIN or PIN2 code.
If the codes are not supplied with your SIM card,
contact your network service provider.
Security code (lock code, password)
This helps you protect your phone against
You can set your phone to ask for the lock code
that you define. The default lock code is 12345.
Keep the code secret and in a safe place,
separate from your phone.
If you forget the code and your phone is locked,
your phone will require service. Additional
charges may apply, and all the personal data on
your phone may be deleted.
For more info, contact the nearest care point for
your phone, or your phone dealer.
This is used to identify phones in the network.
You may also need to give the number to your
care point services or phone dealer.
To view your IMEI number, dial *#06#.
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