PUK code unlock: Samsung Gear S

Learn how to PUK unlock the  Samsung Gear S. If you enter a PIN code incorrectly several times in a row, the device blocks you from attempting again and may also permanently damage your SIM card.




Identifying PUK code error messages

Confirm one of the following or similar error messages appear.

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


Entering PUK codes

  1. Contact Customer Care to request your PUK code.
  2. Enter the PUK.
    Note: Some phones may require the user to input in this fashion: **05*PUK * NEW_PIN*NEW_PIN_AGAIN#.
  3. Select OK.
  4. Enter a PIN of your choice.
  5. Select OK.
  6. When "Confirm New PIN' message displays, re-enter the PIN code.
  7. Select OK.