PIN & password: LG Optimus F6

    Learn how to lock, unlock, and PUK unlock the LG Optimus F6. Find out more on this page:

     

    Device lock

    PUK code unlock

    SIM PIN

     

     

    Device lock

    Change device lock password/PIN

    To change device lock password or PIN, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Lock screen settings.
    3. Tap Select screen lock.
    4. Enter your current PIN or password.
    5. Tap your lock method (PIN, password, or pattern).
    6. Enter your new PIN or password and tap Continue.
    7. Enter your new PIN or password again and tap OK.

     

     

    Turn on/off device lock

    To turn on or turn off the device lock password or PIN, follow these steps:

     

    Turn off

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Lock screen settings.
    3. Tap Select screen lock.
    4. Enter your PIN or password.
    5. Tap None.

     

    Turn on

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Lock screen settings.
    3. Tap Select screen lock.
    4. Select one of the following options:
      • None
        1. Choose None.
        2. Phone confirms choice.
      • Swipe
        1. Choose Swipe.
        2. Phone confirms choice.
      • Face Unlock
        1. Click radio button next to 'Face Unlock'.
        2. Click Set it up.
        3. Click Continue.
        4. Show your face to the screen.
        5. When the check mark appears, click Continue.
        6. Choose backup method:
          • Pattern
          • PIN
      • Pattern
        1. Tap Next.
        2. Draw an unlock pattern.
        3. Tap Continue.
        4. Draw the pattern again, and then tap Confirm.
        5. Tap Next.
        6. Enter a backup PIN code.
        7. Tap Continue.
        8. Enter the backup PIN again to confirm.
        9. Tap OK.
      • PIN
        1. Enter a PIN number.
        2. Tap Continue.
        3. Enter the PIN number again to confirm.
        4. Tap OK.
      • Password
        1. Enter a password.
        2. Tap Continue.
        3. Enter the password again to confirm.
        4. Tap OK.

     

     

     

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    PUK code unlock

    PUK code unlock

    Related errors:

    • 'PIN code blocked. Enter PUK code:'
    • 'Enter PUK code'
    • 'SIM card locked. Emergency calls only. Please contact Customer Care'

     

    If you enter a PIN code incorrectly several times in a row, the device blocks you from attempting again. To enter a PUK code and unblock the PIN, follow these steps:

     

    Important: You must call Customer Care for the PUK code. Entering the wrong code can permanently damage your SIM card.

     

    1. Contact Customer Care to request your PUK code.
    2. When the device displays 'SIM card is PUK-Locked. Please contact Customer Care’, tap Emergency Call.
    3. Enter the following string: **05*PUK*NEWPIN*NEWPIN#.
    4. Tap OK.
    5. Follow any additional prompts.

     

     

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    SIM PIN

    Change SIM PIN

    To change the SIM PIN code, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Security.
    4. Tap Set up SIM card lock.
    5. If necessary, select the Lock SIM card check box, enter your current SIM PIN, and then tap OK.
    6. Tap Change SIM PIN.
    7. Enter your current SIM PIN.
      Note: The default SIM PIN is 1234.
    8. Tap OK.
    9. Enter the new SIM PIN.
    10. Tap OK
    11. Re-enter the new SIM PIN.
    12. Tap OK.

     

     

    Turn on/off SIM PIN

    The SIM PIN code can protect your SIM from being used in other devices. When you turn on the SIM PIN lock, the device prompts you to enter the code after turning it on.

     

    To lock and unlock the SIM card, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Security.
    4. Tap Set up SIM card lock.
    5. Select or clear the Lock SIM card check box
    6. Enter the SIM PIN, and then tap OK.

     

     

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