Apple iPhone 5s (iOS8)

Apple iPhone 5s

iOS 9.0 iOS8
iOS7
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How to guides

Turn use of PIN on or off

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 "SIM PIN"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 6

Find "SIM PIN"

Press Phone.

Step 3 of 6

Find "SIM PIN"

Press SIM PIN.

Step 4 of 6

Turn use of PIN on or off

Press the indicator next to "SIM PIN" 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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, 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 Done.

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, 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 "SIM PIN"

Press Settings.
Press Phone.
Press SIM PIN.

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Press the indicator next to "SIM PIN" 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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Key in your PIN and press Done.
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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
PLEASE NOTE:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, 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.

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