PIN & password: Samsung t159

Learn how to lock, unlock, and PUK unlock the Samsung t159. 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 the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Lock phone.
  6. Scroll to and select the Enable checkbox.
  7. Enter the password.
    Note: The default password is 1234.
  8. Press the OK key.

 

To unlock the device, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Lock phone.
  6. Scroll to and select the Disable checkbox.
  7. Enter the password.
    Note: The default password is 1234.
  8. Press the OK key.

 

 

Turn on / off device lock

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Lock phone.
  6. Scroll to and select the Enable checkbox.

 

 

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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. Enter **05*
  3. Enter the PUK code
  4. Press * (the star key) then enter the new PIN
  5. Press * (the star key) then enter the new PIN to confirm followed by # (the pound key)

 

 

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SIM PIN

Change SIM PIN

To change the SIM PIN code, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  5. Scroll to and select Security.
  6. Scroll to and select Change PIN.
  7. Enter the old PIN.
  8. Enter the new PIN. Note: PIN must be at least four digits long.
  9. Select OK.
  10. Enter the new PIN again.
  11. Select 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 the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  5. Scroll to and select Security.
  6. Scroll to and select Check PIN code.
  7. Scroll to and select Enable.
  8. Enter the password.
    Note:
    The default password is 1234.
  9. Press the OK key.

 

To unlock the SIM card, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  5. Scroll to and select Security.
  6. Scroll to and select Check PIN code.
  7. Scroll to and select Disable.
  8. Enter the password. Note: The default password is 1234.
  9. Press the OK key.

 

 

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