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What is a PUK Code? The SIM card contains all the account details your phone needs to make and receive calls—including generated passwords, or PIN codes.
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About the Author Patrick Nelson has been a professional writer since 1992. The phone will prompt you after you have successfully entered the PUK code.
He was editor and publisher of the music industry trade publication "Producer Report" and has written for a number of technology blogs. You can get your PUK code from your carrier. The password on the website account is unrelated to the SIM card password.
Tip The default PIN code is often 0000 or the last four digits of your cell phone number. Patrick Nelson has been a professional writer since 1992.
Enter the PUK code from the website on the phone when prompted to do so. Photo Credits.
Warning If you fail to enter the PUK code correctly on the 11th attempt, the SIM card will stop working and you will have to get a new one. Enter a new four- to eight-digit PIN code when prompted to do so.