Nokia 5228 - Access codes

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Access codes

If you forget any of the access codes, contact your service provider.
● Personal identification number (PIN) code — This code protects your SIM card

against unauthorised use. The PIN code (4 - 8 digits) is usually supplied with the

SIM card. After three consecutive incorrect PIN code entries, the code is blocked,

and you need the PUK code to unblock it.

● PIN2 code — This code (4 - 8 digits) is supplied with some SIM cards, and is

required to access some functions in your device.

● Lock code (also known as security code) — The lock code helps you to protect

your device against unauthorised use. The preset code is 12345. You can create

and change the code, and set the device to request the code. Keep the new code

secret and in a safe place separate from your device. If you forget the code and

your device is locked, your device will require service. Additional charges may

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apply, and all the personal data in your device may be deleted. For more

information, contact a Nokia Care Point or your device dealer.

● Personal Unblocking Key (PUK) code and PUK2 code — These codes (8 digits) are

required to change a blocked PIN code or PIN2 code, respectively. If the codes

are not supplied with the SIM card, contact the network service provider whose

SIM card is in your device.

● International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number — This number (15 or 17

digits) is used to identify valid devices on the GSM network. Devices that are, for

example, stolen, can be blocked from accessing the network. The IMEI number

for your device can be found under the battery.