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What is the PUK code for my SIM card?

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The PUK (personal unlocking key) is a security add-on that protects the information located on a SIM card.If there is a mistake entering a SIM card PIN code, the PUK code must be entered to gain access to the device.

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To find the PUK, go through the provider's website for the details, or make a call from another phone to find out the PUK. However, if the international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) number and/or device have been blocked because the equipment is stolen or lost, the PUK may be unavailable. These conditions will depend on the policies of the provider.

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