Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020

Turn use of PIN on or off - Nokia Lumia 1020

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The PIN protects your SIM from unauthorised use if your phone should get stolen. If use of PIN is turned on, it needs to be keyed in when you turn on your phone.

Step 1 of 6

Find "settings"

Press the phone icon.

Step 2 of 6

Find "settings"

Press the dots in the bottom right corner of the display.

Step 3 of 6

Find "settings"

Press settings.

Step 4 of 6

Turn use of PIN on or off

Press the indicator next to "SIM security" to turn the function on or off.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. To obtain the PUK, call us on 191 from your Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 5 of 6

Turn use of PIN on or off

Key in your PIN and press enter.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. To obtain the PUK, call us on 191 from your Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 6 of 6

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "settings"

Press the phone icon.
Press the dots in the bottom right corner of the display.
Press settings.

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Press the indicator next to "SIM security" to turn the function on or off.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. To obtain the PUK, call us on 191 from your Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Key in your PIN and press enter.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. To obtain the PUK, call us on 191 from your Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.