Sony Xperia Z5

Sony Xperia Z5

Android 5.1.1

Turn use of PIN on your Sony Xperia Z5 Android 5.1.1 on or off

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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 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Security.

Step 4 of 7

Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Press Set up SIM card lock.

Step 5 of 7

Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card to turn the function on or off.

Step 6 of 7

Turn use of PIN on or off

Key in your PIN and press OK.

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 you key in the wrong PUK ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 7 of 7

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Set up SIM card lock"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Security.
Press Set up SIM card lock.

2. Turn use of PIN on or off

Press Lock SIM card to turn the function on or off.
Key in your PIN and press OK.
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 you key in the wrong PUK ten times in a row, 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.