PIN & password: LG GS170

Learn how to lock, unlock, and PUK unlock the LG GS170. 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 main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Change Codes.
  6. Scroll to and select Security Code.
  7. Enter the current security code.
    Note: The default code is 0000 (four zeroes).
  8. Select OK.
  9. Enter a new security code.
  10. Select OK.
  11. Re-enter the new security code.
  12. Select OK.

 

 

Turn on / off device lock

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

 

To lock

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Phone Lock.
  6. Select On.
  7. Enter the security code.
    Note: The default code is 0000 (four zeroes).
  8. Select OK.

 

To unlock

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Phone Lock.
  6. Select Off.
  7. Enter the security code.
    Note: The default code is 0000 (four zeroes).
  8. Select 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. Enter the PUK.
  3. Select OK.
  4. Enter a new PIN.
  5. Select OK.
  6. When Confirm New PIN message displays, re-enter the PIN code.
  7. Select OK.

 

 

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SIM PIN

Change SIM PIN

To change the SIM PIN code, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Change Codes.
  6. Select PIN code.
  7. Enter the current PIN code and select OK.
  8. Enter a new PIN code and select OK.
  9. Re-enter the new PIN code and 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:

 

To lock

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Lock if SIM is Changed.
  6. Select On.
  7. Enter the security code.
    Note: The default code is 1234
  8. Select OK.


To unlock


  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Lock if SIM is Changed.
  6. Select Off.
  7. Enter the security code.
    Note: The default code is 1234.
  8. Select OK.

 

 

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