Locks

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
Select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 > 
General
 >
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
.
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.
To use the SIM card lock
1
Select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 > 
General
 >
Security
 > 
Locks
 > 
SIM protection
 >
Protection
.
2
Select an option.
3
Enter your PIN and select 
OK
.
Phone lock
You can stop unauthorised use of your
phone. Change the phone lock code
(0000) to any four-to-eight-digit
personal code.
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.
To use the phone lock
1
Select 
Menu
 > 
Settings
 > 
General
 >
Security
 > 
Locks
 > 
Phone protection
 >
Protection
.
2
Select an option.
3
Enter the phone lock code and select
OK
.
To unlock the phone
Enter your code and select 
OK
.
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