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Enable or Disable SIM Lock Change SIM PIN

Enable or Disable SIM Lock

When the Samsung device is restarted, depending on the phone provider's default settings, the PIN for the SIM card must be entered to unlock it. this is to prevent unauthorized persons from using the SIM card and to avoid a surprise on the next phone bill. If the Samsung device is protected by a display lock, a SIM card PIN is unnecessary and can be deactivated. this guide shows how to enable/disable the SIM card PIN query. the current PIN of the SIM card is required for this.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Biometrics and security
Step 3:  Tap on  Other security settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Set up SIM card lock
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Lock SIM card
Step 6:  Enter  SIM card PIN  and confirm with  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Biometrics and security
  3. Tap on Other security settings
  4. Tap on Set up SIM card lock
  5. Enable or disable Lock SIM card
  6. Enter SIM card PIN and confirm with OK

Change SIM PIN

Depending on the default settings of the mobile network operator, a PIN is requested for the SIM card. The request for the SIM PIN can be deactivated in the settings or offers the possibility to change the PIN of the SIM card. To change the PIN, the PIN that is still current is required.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Biometrics and security
Step 3:  Tap on  Other security settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Set up SIM card lock
Step 5:  Tap on  Change SIM card PIN
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Biometrics and security
  3. Tap on Other security settings
  4. Tap on Set up SIM card lock
  5. Tap on Change SIM card PIN

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