Time and date, Locks

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More features
Time and date
To set the time 
1
From standby select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 
> the 
General
 tab > 
Time & date
 > 
Time
2
Enter the time > 
Save
.
To set the date 
1
From standby select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 
> the 
General
 tab > 
Time & date
 > 
Date
2
Enter the date and select 
Save
.
Locks
SIM card lock
This lock only protects your subscription. 
Your phone will work with a new SIM 
card. If the lock is on, you have to 
enter a PIN (Personal Identity Number).
If you enter your PIN incorrectly three 
times in a row, the SIM card is blocked 
and you need to enter your PUK 
(Personal Unblocking Key). Your PIN 
and PUK are supplied by your network 
operator.
To unblock the SIM card
1
When 
PIN blocked
 appears, enter your 
PUK and select 
OK
.
2
Enter a new four-to-eight-digit PIN 
and select 
OK
.
3
Re-enter the new PIN and select 
OK
.
To edit the PIN
1
From standby select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 
> the 
General
 tab > 
Security
 > 
Locks
 > 
SIM protection
 > 
Change PIN
.
2
Enter your PIN and select 
OK
.
3
Enter a new four-to-eight-digit PIN 
and select 
OK
.
4
Re-enter the new PIN and select 
OK
.
To use the SIM card lock
1
From standby select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 
> the 
General
 tab > 
Security
 > 
Locks
 > 
SIM protection
 > 
Protection
.
2
Select an option.
3
Enter your PIN and select 
OK
.
Phone lock
You can stop unauthorized use of your 
phone. Change the phone lock code 
(0000) to any four-to-eight-digit 
personal code.
If 
Codes do not match
 appears, you 
entered the new PIN incorrectly.
If 
Wrong PIN
 appears, followed by 
Old PIN:
, you entered your old PIN 
incorrectly.
It is important that you remember your 
new code. If you forget it, you have to 
take your phone to your local Sony 
Ericsson retailer.