Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Turn use of PIN on or off - Samsung Galaxy Tab A

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

Step 1 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Lock screen and security.

Step 3 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Other security settings.

Step 4 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Set up SIM card lock.

Step 5 of 7

Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card 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. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a 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 7

Turn use of PIN on or off

Key in your PIN and press OK.

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. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a 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 7 of 7

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press the settings icon.
Press Lock screen and security.
Press Other security settings.
Press Set up SIM card lock.

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card 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. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a 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 OK.
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. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a 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.