PIN & password: Samsung T219/219s

Learn how to lock, unlock, and PUK unlock the Samsung T219/219s. 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:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Turn on / off device lock

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

 

  1. From the main screen, press Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Security.
  4. Scroll to and select Phone lock.
  5. Scroll to and select Disable or Enable.
  6. Type the current password. 
    • NOTE: The default password is 00000000 (eight  zeros).
  7. Select OK.
  8. Press the red End key  to exit.

 

 

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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. Type **05*PUK*new pin*re-enter new pin#
    • NOTE: The PIN being changed is the SIM PIN1.
    • The message, "PIN Accepted." appears.
  3. Turn the phone off and then turn it back on

 

 

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SIM PIN

Change SIM PIN

To change the SIM PIN code, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the main screen, press Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Security.
  4. Scroll to and select Change PIN.
  5. Type the current PIN. 
    • NOTE: The default PIN is 1234.
  6. Select OK.
  7. Type the new PIN.
  8. Select OK.
  9. Re-type the new PIN.
  10. Select OK
    • The PIN is changed.
  11. Press the red End key  to exit

 

 

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 main screen, press Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Security.
  4. Select PIN check.
  5. Scroll to and select Disable or Enable.
  6. Type the current PIN.  
    • NOTE: The default PIN is 1234.
  7. Select OK.
  8. Press the red End key  to exit

 

 

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