Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Android 4.3

Turn use of PIN on your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Android 4.3 on or off

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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 7

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 7

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 7

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Security.

Step 4 of 7

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Set up SIM card lock.

Step 5 of 7

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card to turn the function on or off.

Step 6 of 7

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Key in your PIN and press OK.

If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked. To unblock your PIN, you need to key in the PUK which you can retrieve by contacting customer services. If you key in the wrong PUK ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently.
Step 7 of 7

3. 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 downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press Settings.
Press Security.
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.
Key in your PIN and press OK.
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked. To unblock your PIN, you need to key in the PUK which you can retrieve by contacting customer services. If you key in the wrong PUK ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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