PIN & password: Samsung Galaxy Gear

Learn how to lock, unlock, and PUK unlock the Samsung Galaxy Gear. 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, swipe to the left or right until you land on Settings.
  2. Tap the screen to access.
  3. Tap Privacy Lock.
  4. Check Privacy Lock.
  5. Tap Pattern.
  6. Draw the pattern twice.

 

 

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, swipe to the left or right until you land on Settings.
  2. Tap the screen to access.
  3. Tap Privacy Lock.
  4. Uncheck Privacy Lock.
  5. Tap Pattern.
  6. Draw the pattern to remove the lock.

 

 

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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.

 

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SIM PIN

Change SIM PIN

To change the SIM PIN code, follow these steps:

 

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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:

 

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