PIN & password: Samsung T229

Learn how to lock, unlock, and PUK unlock the Samsung T229. 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 settings.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Change password
  6. Enter the current password.
    • Note: The default password is 00000000 (eight zeros).
  7. Select OK.
  8. Enter the new password.
  9. Select OK.
  10. Re-enter the new password.
  11. Select OK.

 

 

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, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Select Lock Phone.
  6. Select Enable.
  7. Enter the security code.
    • NOTE: If you have not created a security code, the handset asks you to create a code.
  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.
  1. Enter **05*PUK*new pin*re-enter new pin#.
  • Note: The PIN being changed is the SIM PIN1.
  • The message PIN Accepted appears.
  1. Turn the handset 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, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Change PIN code.
    • Note: The PIN code must be enabled.
  6. Enter the current PIN.
  7. Select OK.
    • Note: The default PIN is 1234.
  8. Enter the new PIN.
  9. Select OK.
  10. Re-enter the new PIN.
  11. Select OK.
  • The PIN is changed.

 

 

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, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  4. Scroll to and select Security.
  5. Scroll to and select Check PIN code.
  6. Scroll to and select Enable.
  7. Enter the PIN code.
  • Note: The default code is 1234.

 

 

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