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PUK Code

What is a PUK Code?

A Personal Unlocking Key (PUK) code is a unique code assigned to a mobile phone’s SIM card. It is used to unlock the SIM card if it becomes locked due to multiple incorrect PIN entries. When a user enters the wrong PIN (Personal Identification Number) multiple times, the SIM card may get blocked, and a PUK code is required to unblock it.

It’s essential to enter the PUK code correctly, as an incorrect entry may permanently disable the SIM card. Once the PUK code is entered successfully, the user can set a new PIN for their SIM card.

How do you get a PUK code for mobiles?

SIM Card Packaging 

The PUK code is often printed on the packaging of the SIM card that you received from your mobile network operator. Check the original packaging or any documentation that came with your SIM card.

Online Account

Many mobile network operators provide online account access or portals for their users. You could try logging in to your account.

Contact your Network’s Customer Support

If you cannot find the PUK code through the methods above, the most reliable option is to contact your mobile network operator’s customer service team.

Remember that entering the PUK code incorrectly multiple times can permanently disable your SIM card, so it’s crucial to ensure that you have the correct code.

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