How do you unblock a SIM card?
Unblocking your phone Your phone can become blocked if you enter the wrong SIM card PIN number three times in a row. To unblock your SIM you’ll need a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code.
What is Telkom default SIM PIN?
Unlock PIN (Personal Identification Number) If your device locks when used with a SIM card and requesting for PIN code, simply insert your PIN code to unlock your SIM card. A new SIM card usually comes with a temporary default PIN of 0123 or 1234.
Why does it say my SIM card is blocked?
The SIM card on your mobile phone will become locked if you enter an incorrect personal identification number (PIN) three times. To unlock it you must reset your PIN by entering your SIM card’s unique unlock key (also called a PIN unblocking key or PUK).
How do I get my SIM PUK code?
1. Get the PUK code from the SIM card packaging
- The PUK code is printed on the plastic card holding the SIM.
- The PUK code might be hidden under a scratchable area.
- Scratch off the area to reveal the PUK code.
- Sign in to get the PUK code.
- Give your mobile carrier a call to ask for your PUK code.
Can a blocked SIM be retrieved?
In case you have lost your SIM card or your SIM card was blocked due to multiple entering of wrong passwords, you can easily retrieve it. Your lost SIM card can easily be retrieved using a back-Up or Welcome Back SIM card.
How do I activate my Telkom SIM card?
SIM Activation: Telkom SIMs need to be activated individually and by inserting the SIM in a handheld device. Activate a Telkom SIM by dialing *101# two to three times and restarting the device until you receive a balance SMS confirmation message.
Does 8ta airtime work on Telkom?
Mobile newcomer 8ta announced yesterday that prepaid and hybrid subscribers can now buy airtime online via its Web site, using their credit cards. The cellular arm of Telkom, 8ta has added the ability to purchase airtime and data bundles to its free self-service portal at www.8ta.com.